Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter

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Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter, 1886

Collection number: Wyles SC 1

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

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter,
Date (inclusive): 1886
Collection Number: Wyles SC 1
Creator: Acheson, Alexander Wilson
Extent: .01 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

Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter. Wyles SC 1. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

Scope and Content of Collection

One letter from Alexander Wilson Acheson (1842-1934), Civil War soldier, mayor of Denison, Texas, and physician, on letterhead stationery of The Missouri Pacific Railway Co., to the editor of the Philadelphia Press, re the editor's desire to write a history of Pennsylvania troops in the Civil War. Acheson had been a private in the Thirteenth Pennsylvania Regiment and later was transferred to the 140th Pennsylvania Regiment. Talks about his experiences in the Civil War. Denison, Texas, 8 Jan. 1886.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Acheson, Alexander Wilson


Collection Contents

Box

One letter from Alexander Wilson Acheson to the editor of the Philadelphia Press, 1886