Porter Garnett (1871-1951), editor.
Title Papers of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851. [Parts I and II of III only].
Book Condition Collectible: Like New
Edition First Edition
Publisher Berkeley: University of California, 1910
Seller ID JW715-008
Parts I and II of III only. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches. [iv], 297-353; [iv], 123-139 pp. Each volume with a frontispiece reproducing a manuscript page transcribed in the text; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight. Fine. These two volumes offer transcripts of manuscript documents held by the Bancroft Library at the University of California, including a manuscript Constitution of the San Francisco Vigilance Committee, and a List of Names Approved by the Committee on Qualification, both 1851. Porter Garnett was an assistant curator at the Bancroft Library at the University of California from 1907 to 1912. With Gelett Burgess, Garnett was co-founder of The Lark (1895), and in 1922 became professor of graphic arts at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, where he founded the Laboratory Press.
Porter Garnett, Papers of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851 [Parts I and II of III only], California Local History