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Bancroft Library

Overview
Works: 1,140 works in 1,414 publications in 2 languages and 13,259 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction  Biography  Autobiographies  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  Sources 
Roles: Other, Editor, Correspondent, Composer
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
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Autobiography of Mark Twain by Mark Twain( )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents Mark Twain's authentic and unsuppressed voice, brimming with humor, ideas, and opinions, and speaking clearly from the grave as he intended. Eschewing chronology and organization, Twain simply meanders from observation to anecdote and between past and present. There are reminiscences from his youth of landscapes, rural idylls, and Tom Sawyeresque japes; acid-etched profiles of friends and enemies, from his "fiendish" Florentine landlady to the fatuous and "grotesque" Rockefellers; a searing polemic on a 1906 American massacre of Filipino insurgents; a hilarious screed against a hapless editor who dared tweak his prose; and countless tales of the author's own bamboozlement, unto bankruptcy, by publishers, business partners, doctors, miscellaneous moochers; he was even outsmarted by a wild turkey. Laced with Twain's unique blend of humor and vitriol, the haphazard narrative is engrossing funny, and revealing of Twain's mind
The annotated Huckleberry Finn : Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) by Mark Twain( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faithfully reproduced from the University of California scholarly edition, sparingly annotated, and includes all the original illustrations that Twain commissioned for the orginal edition
The Larkin papers : personal, business, and official correspondence of Thomas Oliver Larkin, merchant and United States consul in California by Thomas Oliver Larkin( Book )

9 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Negro trail blazers of California; a compilation of records from the California archives in the Bancroft Library at the University of California, in Berkeley; and from the diaries, old papers, and conversations of old pioneers in the State of California by Delilah L Beasley( Book )

15 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of real African Americans in California from the earliest explorers to the dawn of the twentieth century
My Jack London : a daughter remembers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program helps us to understand the author of those well-loved action stories whose rugged example and realist style influenced writers from Hemingway to Orwell. His daughter traces her father's life through personal reminiscence, archival family photos, and rare film footage
Autobiography of Mark Twain by Mark Twain( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Mark Twain's authentic and unsuppressed voice, brimming with humour, ideas, and opinions, and speaking clearly from the grave as he intended
Roughing it by Mark Twain( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's ramblings took him all over the American West during the 1860s. He prospected for gold and silver, speculated on timber and mining stocks, sailed to Hawaii, and worked for a succession of small newspapers. This is his fictionalized account of these years, tall tales abound, as do sketches of the unforgettable characters he encountered
The Art of Nahuatl speech : the Bancroft Dialogues( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La personalidad jurídica del indio y el III Concilio Provincial Mexicano (1585), ensayo histórico-jurídico de los documentos originales by José Alberto Llaguno Farías( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in Spanish and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain in the Mississippi Valley, 1765-1794 by Lawrence Kinnaird( Book )

in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Index to printed maps by Bancroft Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some treasures of the Bancroft Library celebrating the dedication of the enlarged and remodeled library, May 6th, 1973 by Bancroft Library( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposition addressed to the Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of the Union by Carlos Antonio Carrillo( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pious Fund was established in Spain to support the Alta and Baja California missions. When Mexico became independent and the missions were being securlarized, it tried to claim the lands and assets, including the Pious Fund, of the missions. Carillo proposed that proceeds from the sale of the mission lands be used solely for the missions of California
The Negro trail blazers of California by Delilah L Beasley( Book )

9 editions published between 1919 and 1987 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first comprehensive history of Afro-American pioneers and their descendants in California. Traces their history from the earliest explorations of California by Estevanico, Friar Marco's "Negro guide," in the late 1520s to the contributions of Afro-American servicemen in France in World War I
Handbook of Hispanic source materials and research organizations in the United States by Ronald Hilton( Book )

6 editions published between 1941 and 1942 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn West : selections from the Robert B. Honeyman Jr. collection of early Californian and Western art and Americana by Jack Von Euw( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Past tents : the way we camped by Susan Snyder( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valley of salt, memories of wine : a journal of Death Valley, 1849 by Louis Nusbaumer( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexico: ancient and modern : as represented by a selection of works in the Bancroft Library : an exhibition celebrating the acquisition of the Silvestre Terrazas collection by Bancroft Library( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey to California, 1841 : the first emigrant party to California by wagon train : the journal of John Bidwell by John Bidwell( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bancroft Library University of California

California Bancroft Library

California. University. Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley Bancroft Library

Languages
English (166)

Spanish (7)

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The annotated Huckleberry Finn : Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade)Autobiography of Mark TwainRoughing itDrawn West : selections from the Robert B. Honeyman Jr. collection of early Californian and Western art and AmericanaPast tents : the way we camped