Philip Bancroft papers, 1908-1959.


Bancroft, Philip, 1881-1975. Philip Bancroft papers, 1908-1959.

Philip Bancroft papers, 1908-1959.

Contains correspondence relating primarily to Bancroft's political activities as a member of the Republican Party, the Progressive Party, and as an unsuccessful candidate for United States Senator. Principal correspondents include Hubert Howe Bancroft, Herbert Hoover, Hiram Johnson, Edgar Augustine Lucie, Martin Madsen, Frank Finley Merriam, Raymond W. Miller, George Cooper Pardee, Theodore Roosevelt, Charles Allerton Shurtleff, Justus S. Wardell, and Clement Calhoun Young.

2 boxes, 4 cartons, and 1 oversize folder (5.85 linear ft.)

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