Preliminary Guide to the "Incidents of the War" Civil War Photograph Albums

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Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Fax: (805) 893-5749
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
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Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Guide to the "Incidents of the War" Civil War Photograph Albums, ca. 1980s

Collection number: Wyles Mss 54

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    25 November 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: "Incidents of the War" Civil War Photograph Albums,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1980s
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 54
Collector: Katz, D. Mark
Extent: .8 linear feet (2 albums)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Vault
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

"Incidents of the War" Civil War Photograph Albums. Wyles Mss 54. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Purchase.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains two photograph albums with 100 images, reproductions of Civil War era notables such as Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Robert E. Lee, as well as Civil War sites and battle scenes. Originals were taken by photographers such as George N. Barnard, Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, James Gardner, David Knox, and Timothy H. O'Sullivan from 1861 to 1865. The albums were produced by D. Mark Katz, Americana Antique-o-graph, ca. 1980s. UCSB copy is No. 2.
D. Mark Katz also published a short-lived (1986-1988) magazine by the same name, Incidents of the War, for Civil War collectors and enthusiasts, and wrote related books - Custer in Photographs (1985) and Witness to an Era: The Life and Photographs of Alexander Gardner: The Civil War, Lincoln, and the West (1991).
There is no container list for this collection.

Collection Contents

Box 1

Two scrapbook albums