Guide to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), Starr Post No. 52 Collection

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Guide to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), Starr Post No. 52 Collection, ca. 1883-1940

Collection number: Wyles Mss 4

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:
    07 November 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), Starr Post No. 52 Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1861-1940
Date (bulk): (bulk 1883-1937)
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 4
Creator: Grand Army of the Republic
Extent: 1.3 linear feet (1 carton and 1 bound volume in 1 oversize box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur (Box 1) and Del Sur Oversize (Box 2)
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

Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), Starr Post No. 52 Collection. Wyles Mss 4. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Laura Belle Stoddard Tent 22, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1982.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains ten secretary's books (mainly minutes), one account book, and a scrapbook entitled "Souvenir 1907 Encampment - Santa Barbara 40th Dept. Encampment of California and Nevada GAR, Santa Barbara, California, April 1907," containing photographs and biographical forms of Civil War Union veterans, along with clippings and engravings (including two hand-colored Courier & Ives).

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Secretary's books - 10 volumes, mainly minutes of meetings, together with reports, resolutions, general orders, muster rolls, photographs, and clippings, 1883 - 1937

Box 1: 2

Account book - 1 volume, 1907 - 1926

Box 2

Scrapbook entitled "Souvenir 1907 Encampment - Santa Barbara 40th Dept. Encampment of California and Nevada GAR, Santa Barbara, California, April 1907", ca. 1861 - 1940

Abstract: [Primarily contains photographs and biographical forms of Civil War Union veterans, along with clippings and engravings; also some material from years before and after the encampment, including hand-colored engravings of Civil War scenes, with two by Currier & Ives]