Preliminary Guide to the Charles H. Johnson Papers

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University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Preliminary Guide to the Charles H. Johnson Papers, ca. 1858-1916

Collection number: Wyles Mss 36

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

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles H. Johnson Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1858-1916
Date (bulk): (bulk 1861-1866)
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 36
Creator: Johnson (Charles F.)
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: 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

Charles H. Johnson Papers. Wyles Mss 36. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1977.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection mainly contains correspondence from Charles H. Johnson, a Civil War Union soldier, Michigan Cavalry, 1st Regiment (Vol), Co. M, to his mother, 1858-1866, as well as some later correspondence, a few photographs, and miscellany, including a cookbook with medicinal recipes and Civil War diary entries from 1862.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

1858-1860, 1858 - 1860

Box 1: 1 - 9

Correspondence (mainly to his mother)

Box 1: 2

1861, 1861

Box 1: 3

1862, 1862

Box 1: 4

1863, 1863

Box 1: 5

1864, 1864

Box 1: 6

1865, 1865

Box 1: 7

1866, 1866

Box 1: 8

1868-1898, 1868 - 1898

Box 1: 9

1904, n.d., n.d.

Box 1: 10

Photographs (3 items, incl. 1 tintype, apparently of Johnson), n.d.

Box 1: 11

Miscellany, ca. 1862 - 1916

Abstract: [Incl. marriage and death records, clippings, sewing kit, and cookbook [connection to Johnson unknown], which also contains medicinal recipes and 1862 Civil War diary entries]