Preliminary Guide to the Kingston Collection

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Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Preliminary Guide to the Kingston Collection, ca. 1814-1895

Collection number: Mss 57

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 by D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    19 September 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Kingston Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1814-1895
Collection Number: Mss 57
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

Kingston Collection. Mss 57. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

Biography

The collection contains papers relating to Joseph Sampson Beal, Alexander Holmes, Joseph Alexander Holmes, and other Holmes family members, from the Kingston and Plymouth, Massachusetts area. A brief genealogical chart is included in folder 1 of the collection.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence, documents, and financial records (mainly bills and receipts) of the Beal and Holmes families. There are a number of items from the Civil War era.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Genealogical Chart (Beal, Gay, Holmes, and Savery family members included), n.d.

Box 1: 2

Beal, Joseph Sampson, 1814-1886, n.d.

Box 1: 3

Holmes, Alexander, 1824-1905, n.d.

Box 1: 4

Holmes, Joseph Alexander, 1818-1895, n.d.

Box 1: 5

Holmes family, 1841-1873, n.d.