1 box (70 items in 41 folders) : ill., facsims., maps ; 1x3-28x38 cm.
Ephemera documenting H.P. Kraus's assembling of his Sir Francis Drake Collection of books, manuscripts, maps, architectural drawings, portraits, and medals. Include dealers' descriptions, notes, and correspondence, some in typescript and some photocopied or in carbon copies; typescript transcriptions and translations of ms. materials, photographs of ms. letters and maps; one bookseller's label (folder D028). Also include photocopies of bibliography entries and excerpts from books discussing Drake's and related voyages. Some items have ms. annotations.
Numbers on folders (D001 to D059, with omissions) correspond to the numbered items (1 through 60) in Sir Francis Drake : A Pictorial Biography by Hans P. Kraus : The Catalogue of the Collection (LCCN 75087886; available also in digital form: see address below).
Includes background material for items in the same Drake Catalogue numbered 1, 3-15, 18-32, 34-35, 37-39, 42-45, 51, 54, and 59.
In English, Spanish, Latin, Italian, German, French, and Dutch.