Guide to the Samuel B. P. Knox Papers

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Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
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Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Samuel B. P. Knox Papers, ca. 1898-1914

Collection number: Wyles SC 402

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

Descriptive Summary

Title: Samuel B. P. Knox Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1898-1914
Collection Number: Wyles SC 402
Creator: Knox (Samuel B. P.) Papers
Extent: .02 linear feet (1 folder)
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 B. P. Knox Papers. Wyles SC 402. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains three items: one letter (TLS) from the Secretary to the President, John Addison Porter, Executive Mansion, 30 Apr. 1898 to P. C. Knox, re his brother Dr. S. B. P. Knox; one document, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary to the Navy, thanking S.B. P. Knox, M.D., for contributions to the "Eyes for the Navy" appeal, undated; and one "Personal Military and Civil History," filed by Knox with the Soldiers and Sailors Historical and Benevolent Society of Washington, D.C., 1914. Knox was a surgeon during the Civil War with the 49th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He later was a resident of Santa Barbara was a charter member of Starr-King Post No. 52, Department of California and Nevada, Grand Army of the Republic, and was its first Surgeon. He also was President of the Board of Trustees of the Santa Barbara Public Library for 22 years.

Collection Contents

Box

one letter (TLS) from the Secretary to the President, John Addison Porter, Executive Mansion, 30 Apr. 1898 to P. C. Knox; one document, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt; and one "Personal Military and Civil History," filed by Knox, ca. 1898 - 1914