Archives for March 2014

A conversation with Kim Bancroft

Kim Bancroft is a longtime teacher turned editor and writer. She is the great-great-granddaughter of Hubert Howe Bancroft, a bookseller in San Francisco during the Gold Rush who created and ran what he called a “history factory.” He assembled a vast library of books, maps, letters, and documents; hired scribes to copy material; employed interviewers […]