Guide to the Watson / Moderwell Families Collection

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Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Guide to the Watson / Moderwell Families Collection, ca. 1893, 1906

Collection number: Wyles Mss 18

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:
    Special Collections staff; latest revision, D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    30 October 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Watson / Moderwell Families Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1893, 1906
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 18
Creator: Haymond, William
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size 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

Watson / Moderwell Families Collection. Wyles Mss 18. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Homer F. Barnes, 1963.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains historical material relating to the Watson and Moderwell families, including a typescript family record of William Haymond (father of Rebeckah Haymond, who married Thomas Watson in 1813), with genealogical information and transcriptions of letters by Haymond, mainly relating to life in late 18th century Virginia, and containing notes by his granddaughter Mattie D. Watson. Also, a notebook with handwritten information about the Moderwell, McCracken, Kelly, Watson, and Haymond families, and an account by Erastus Cratty Moderwell of his life, including his service during the Civil War.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Haymond, William -- typescript family record, ca. 1893

Box 1: 2

Moderwell, McCracken, Kelly, Watson, Haymond familes -- notebook, ca. 1906