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The Bancroft Library

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The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections.


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by Cooper, Juan Bautista Rogers, 1791-1872; McKinlay, James, 1803-1875; Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe, 1808-1890; Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858; Online Archive of California
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Papers collected by H.H. Bancroft for his history of California. Primarily Alviso family documents relating to the sale of cattle, tallow and hides and to early government in San Jose. Also included are miscellaneous papers of Juan B.R. Cooper, M.G. Vallejo, Thomas O. Larkin and James McKinlay
Topics: Alviso family, Cattle, Hides and skins, Candlemaking, genealogy