The Bancroft Library Open House

Come One, Come All!

March 26th, 2014
10am - 4pm

Come one, come all to the second Open House at The Bancroft Library. Explore the library collections and see magnificent displays of dynamic compendia. Discover our museum for a day through astonishing exhibits, amazing staff illumination, and riveting demonstrations with your friends and family.

Download the event program here.

For more information:
Call 510-642-3782
Email friends@library.berkeley.edu

Mar 17, 2014 | Categories: Events | Titangos

Reading Room Spring Break Hours

Monday, 3/24 - Tuesday, 3/25
1 - 5pm

Wednesday, 3/26 - Friday, 3/28
CLOSED

Please note that while Bancroft will be open to the public for our Open House on Wednesday, 3/26, the Reading Room will be closed to researchers.

Mar 06, 2014 | Categories: News | Titangos

Announcing the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study Digital Archive

The Bancroft Library is pleased to announce the publication of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study Digital Archive: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/collections/jais/

The result of a two-year digitization project generously funded by the National Park Service as part of the Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program, the digital archive makes available nearly 100,000 original manuscript items from The Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study initiated in 1942 at the University of California, Berkeley. This research project sought to document the mass internment of Japanese Americans by embedding Nisei social science students recruited from the Berkeley campus into selected internment sites.

The Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study Digital Archive website provides access to this massive collection of research materials through various means, including textual searches and browsing options, visual mechanisms such as GIS tagging and interactive maps, a timeline, and pointers to related resources. The collection comprises daily journals, field reports, life histories, extensive correspondence between staff, evacuees, and others, and secondary research materials collected and compiled by the research staff.

Mar 04, 2014 | Categories: News | Titangos

Winter Holiday Closure

The Bancroft Library Reading Room is CLOSED from December 21st to January 5th.

January Intersession Hours:
January 6th - January 17th
Monday - Friday, 1pm - 5pm

Normal hours of operation will resume on January 21st.  Please plan your research accordingly.

Dec 02, 2013 | Categories: News | Titangos

Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

The Bancroft Library Reading Room will be CLOSED Thursday, 11/28 and Friday, 11/29.

Normal hours of operation will be in effect on Wednesday, 11/27, and will resume on Monday, 12/3.

Please plan your research accordingly.

Nov 25, 2013 | Categories: News | Titangos

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