Preliminary Guide to the Robert L. McConnell Collection

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Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Fax: (805) 893-5749
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Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Guide to the Robert L. McConnell Collection, ca. 1861-1865, 1893

Collection number: Wyles Mss 24

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:
    17 July 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert L. McConnell Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1861-1865, 1893
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 24
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
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

Robert L. McConnell Collection. Wyles Mss 24. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Phil McConnell, 1982.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains Civil War and later items, of Robert L. McConnell, a Union lieutenant with the Ohio Infantry, 8th Regiment. Includes two letters to friend Mary Williams of Medina, OH, 1861-1862, and one from Mary C. McConnell to her granddaughter, 1866, along with a daguerreotype (presumably of McConnell), a pin (with the inscription "Winchester, Antietam, Fredricksburg, Chancelorville, Gettysburg"), four Masonic pins, and two 1893 Columbian Exposition coins.

Collection Contents

Box

Civil War and later items, of Robert L. McConnell, a Union lieutenant with the Ohio Infantry, 8th Regiment, ca. 1861-1865, 1893