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by Hubert Howe Bancroft
 

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The autobiography (originally published in 1891) of Hubert Howe Bancroft who was the founder of the Bancroft Library of Western Americana. He lived and recorded pioneer California as a newspaper man and studied these times as one of the great historians.
The book consists of a fascinating series of essays outlining Bancroft's career as a historian,

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The autobiography (originally published in 1891) of Hubert Howe Bancroft who was the founder of the Bancroft Library of Western Americana. He lived and recorded pioneer California as a newspaper man and studied these times as one of the great historians.
The book consists of a fascinating series of essays outlining Bancroft's career as a historian, collector and publisher. Chapter XI, "Some of my Assistants," has brief sketches of Henry Oak, Thomas Savage, Frances Fuller Victor, and Ivan Petroff, among others, is especially interesting.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940025776154
Publisher:
The History company
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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