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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="GenInfo" /> &nbsp;510-642-6481 Reference desk<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;510-642-7589<br>  
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="GenInfo" /> &nbsp;510-642-6481 Reference desk<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;510-642-7589<br>  
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;Monday-Saturday 9:00 to 4:30 <br>  
'''Hours and holidays:'''&nbsp;[http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/info/hours.html Bancroft Reading Room]<br>  
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;{''Optional''} <br>  
'''Directions and map:''' &nbsp;[http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/info/directions.html Traveling to Bancroft]<br>  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  

Revision as of 12:43, 26 October 2013

Bancroft Library     University of California, Berkeley
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Contact Information



The Bancroft Library
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

Telephone:[1]  510-642-6481 Reference desk
Fax:  510-642-7589

Hours and holidays: Bancroft Reading Room

Directions and map:  Traveling to Bancroft

Internet sites and databases:

  • The Bancroft Library - University of California, Berkeley
  • Repository Internet site {create a link for each bullet, and then give a line or two listing content so the reader will know if it is worthwhile to click on that link}.
  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

{Please briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).[2] For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.[3]}




{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Bancroft Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 General Information in The Bancroft Library Internet site (accessed 26 October 2013).
  2. Source 2.
  3. Source 3.