Preliminary Guide to the Samuel S. Smyth Papers

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Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Preliminary Guide to the Samuel S. Smyth Papers, 1862-ca. 1884

Collection number: Wyles Mss 34

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:
    David C. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    22 November 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Samuel S. Smyth Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1862-ca. 1884
Date (bulk): (bulk 1862-1864)
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 34
Creator: Smyth, Samuel S.
Extent: .4 linear feet (1 document box)
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

Samuel S. Smyth Papers. Wyles Mss 34. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Anderson, n.d.

Biography

Samuel S. Smyth, during the Civil War, was a captain in the Illinois Light Artillery, 1st Regiment (Vol.) Battery F. For information relating to the 1st, see : Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, Volume VIII, revised by Brigadier General J. N. Reece (1901).

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains originals and photostats of correspondence and journals, 1862-1864. There also is a microfilm copy, which has been cataloged separately (Wyles E601 S6).

Collection Contents

 

Series 1.  Correspondence

Box 1: 1

1862

Box 1: 2

1863

Box 1: 3

1864

 

Series 2.  Journals

Box 1: 4

1862 - 1863

Box 1: 5

ca. 1864 - 1884

 

Series 3.  Photostats

Box 1: 6

Photostats (of the originals in the preceding folders)