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Portfolio of German Kamerun (Cameroon) and Togo color prints. Purchase, Breuer
3 Civil War enlistment forms. Buffalo, New York, 1863. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Collection of 14 early printed fragments, ca. 1490-1597, including five leaves by Wynkyn de Worde. Gift of William P. Wreden, date unknown. Gave to Dave G. to examine 4/28/04. Asked about it 11/16/10.
One Civil War document: Poll-book for October Election, 1864. [Oversize boxed].
Three receipts, 1780s. Moved to SC 665, 8/18/09.
One Confederate Civil War document: Complete Roster, [1862-1865]. Lists …
Holograph Confederate Civil War document, charging Private William Price with desertion from Company E, 1st Regiment, Alabama. Signed by Captain John H. Wood at Meridian, Miss.
The collection includes correspondence, photographs, officer biographies, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, and other miscellany.
One Civil War document (ADS): General Orders, 5 July 1864. [Oversize boxed].
Includes contributions to a collaborative communal book. Created by UCSB students, staff, faculty and visitors during the three millionth volume celebration at the UCSB Davidson Library and the Arts Library.
One Confederate Civil War document (ADS): Soldiers' Pay Account, 12 Nov. 1861.
One Civil War document: Clothing account, 1865. [Oversize boxed].
One Civil War document: Poll-book for October Election, 1864. [Oversize boxed].
One Civil War document: Poll-book for October Election, 1864. [Oversize boxed].
Cards and flyer re Civil War reunions, 1908-1915, along with calling cards of Henry G. Potter and Major A. P. Bass. Found in unsorted Wyles SC.
One b/w Civil War group photograph, ca. 1861-1865.
One holograph letter written by A. A. Humphreys in Washington, D.C., concerning his Civil War service on General George McClellan's staff.
l ALS to Thomas Chandler re [apprenticeship/indenture?]. Ballitore, [Ireland?], 1 February 1704. [Returned to Ballitore Collection]
136 items: documents, receipts, promissory notes and bills of the Lanesborough, Massachusetts family. Gift of Wilbur Jacobs , 1968. Alpha list.
Typescript reminiscences "Memories of the Civil War," Feb. 12, 1936. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Includes images of Gibraltar, Egypt and Pyramids, Ceylon/India, Japan (Kamakura, Nara, and other), Yosemite, U.S. Southwest.
Three letters (ALS) to his father Abiel Abbot, clergyman of Bevely, MA and his sister Adeline Gould, describing his unfavorable impressions of Cumana, Venezuela. Purchase, Michael Brown, $375, [fund?]. Bernath Collection. Alpha list.
Bronze plaques, bookends, paperweights, casts, and other items apparently acquired from multiple sources, some by purchase. Also, pair of gloves purportedly worn to a Presidential reception, shook hands with Pres. and Mrs. Lincoln.
Various flyers and promotional literature describing present-day programs. [dates?]
One black and white composite photo of Lincoln and family; also one black and white similar composite photo of George Washington and family. [Oversize boxed].
Executive Order [official copy] appointing Major General William T. Smith and the Honorable Henry Stanbury as Special Commissioners "to investigate and report … upon the civil and military administration in the military Division bordering upon and west of the Mississippi."...
Printed Ohio Republican presidential election ticket, 1860.
The collection contains pamphlets, flyers, broadsides, articles, clippings, playbills, facsimiles of letters and addresses, poster stamps, and other items about Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1860s-1970s.
Copy of photograph taken in Aug. 1860. [Oversize boxed].
Mounted portrait and campaign leaflet, issued in Butte California, for the 1864 presidential election. [Oversize boxed].
One carte de visite by E. Anthony, from a photographic Negative, first portrait of Lincoln by M. B. Brady.
Photograph. Copy of last photograph of Lincoln. Move to Wyles Mss xx
Two cartes de visite: D. B. Spooner, Springfield, MA, 1864 and Lazier, Syracuse, NY, n.d.
Portrait - sketch by Alfred Stanley Harkness, Sr. Pencil inscription on back reads "Presented to Hannibal Hamblin 1864." [Oversize boxed].
The collection contains printed copies of Abraham Lincoln portraits, as a young man until his death, derived from photographs, engravings, drawings, and paintings, some framed. These are not originals, but copies from about the 1860s to about the 1960s.
Postcards of Salem State Park, Illinois.
Engravings, prints, picture postcards, flyers, pamphlets, photographs, political cartoons, and other illustrations with Abraham Lincoln in them, as well as buildings, monuments, and sites having some association with Lincoln.
193 black and white snapshots taken by an Italian army officer during tour in Abyssinia (Ethiopia). Includes images of soldiers in uniform; scenic views; riverboats, ships, airplanes and tanks; monuments and Italian graves; and several photos of hangings and other...
One holograph document (AL). Laid in Abbé Proyart's Life of Princess Louisa (Salisbury, 1808). Alpha list.
One holograph letter written from Washington City to Samuel Guoiner about the author's visit to a Texas battle ground with General Gaines, shortly after the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836, where he saw General Santa Anna and General Almonte...
Holograph account of the author's experience with William Walker and his fellow filibusters during their invasion of Roatán in the Bay Islands of Honduras in 1860. The account mentions meeting Walker and his filibuster officers Anthony Francis Rudler, Thomas Henry,...
[Captain] (1881-1945). Two letters (TLS) from Achmed Abdullah, pseudonym of Alexander Nicholayevitch Romanoff , a Russian-born writer, to a Mr. Seidler, mainly about his novels and short stories. New York , 1924. Alpha list.
William McKinley memorabilia, including early and modern day first day covers, other philatelatic items, medals, programs, tickets, postcards, souvenir cards, etc. There is some material re Spanish American War.
One letter (TLS) to Oscar [?], mainly about the author of Frank's Ranche. UCLA, Department of English, 24 Nov. 1969. Purchase from Doris Harris, $35
One Civil War era document, for receipt of one keg, at the Chambersby agency, 6 Jan. 1865.
The collection includes photographs, playbills, posters, magazines, sound recordings, and programs.
Album of 48 black and white albumen prints, some faded, of the British Camel Battery in action against Turkish forces. Photos include brief captions in English. Images feature Aden countryside and villages; Arab men, women, and children; local Jewish population;...
Title on cover: "Arabien & Aegypten." 30+ albumen prints, with German and French captions, including panoramic view of Aden (Yemen) and other views of countryside; scenes of Cairo, pyramids, and Sphinx. Also several portraits of local inhabitants.
Purchase, Pablo Butcher, $450
Two printed maps, including areas of Bald Peak and Mount Marcy, New York. Found in Romaine Trade Catalog Collection. Alpha list.
15 black and white aerial views, with captions, taken by the US Army Air Corps, 6th Photo Section, mainly military facilities and public buildings (Army and Navy Club, Bilibid Prison, Legislative Building and Walled City, ships (Asiatic Fleet, U.S.A.T. Republic...
16 glass slides (positives), no captions, of local inhabitants (several of women and children) engaged in daily activities and missionaries (one as Father Christmas), villages, buildings, compounds, location unknown.
Album contains 48 black and white photographs taken in rural Africa, possibly Nigeria. Images include indigenous peoples, some possibly Hausa and Yoruba; tents and thatched houses; river boats; people on horseback. The album's primary focus is the digging of a...
Album contains 180 black and white photographs taken in Nigeria, Gold Coast (Ghana), Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Niger, and Sierra Leone. Photos are captioned in English, and document travels around Africa, including a trans-Saharan journey. Images feature local peoples, such as...
From looks of two different cars and different photo paper, probably two different tours. See dealer description for details. Purchase, Dublin Bookbrowsers, about $950
Three black/white 8"x10" glossies of Steve Gibson and the Red Caps, the Haitian Voodoo Dances, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
41 cartes de visite, albumens, tintypes, watercolors and drawings, most unidentified portraits of African American men and women, one with inscription Mrs. [Sara?] Long. The cdvs are from various locations, including Wilmington, North Carolina, Richmond, Virginia, Columbus, Ohio, and Liverpool.
Includes several photos from E. Suffolk and Norfolk, Virginia.
60+ pieces of sheet music, featuring artists and composers such as Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Stephen C. Foster, W. C. Handy, Isaac Hayes, Lena Horne, Ink Spots, Mahalia Jackson, Mills Brothers, and Jelly Roll Morton. Also caricature pieces, including blackface,...
Six printed items, some written in dialect, with titles such as "Shew Fly!" and "Song of the Negro Boatmen." .02 linear feet (1 folder). Oversize boxed.
24 stereoviews, various companies. Includes scenes such as "Cotton is King, Plantation Scene, Georgia…," and "Down in Dixie," along with many other stereotypical, racist views and captions.
5 portraits, unidentified man, woman, and children. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Bamako.; Marché de Bamako; Assistance médicale des soeurs noires.; Dispensaires des soeurs Noires; La Père Docteur Garnisson au dispensaire de Ougaougou (capitol of Burkina Faso); Visite chez les indigënes; Construction d'un église;. Album dated 1936; 38 original photographs (varying seizes)...
Album contains 172 black and white photographs with borders, each captioned with handwritten descriptions, placed double-sided in corner mounts onto 21 cardstock leaves. The majority of photographs measure 11cm x 7cm, with a few features measuring up to 16cm x...
26 original photographs depicting camp and village scenes, indigenous hunters and women at work; wild game hunting including gazelles, hippopotamus, and crocodile in the border regions of South Africa and Portuguese East Africa, Tembe, Delagoa Bay (Maputo Bay), Maputo River...
Album from the library of the French minister for the colonies. Marius Moutet 1876 – 1968 presented to him by the governor (Ferdinad Jacques Louis Rougier) in April 1937 when he visited Koulouba (the administrative seat in the capital, Bamako)....
Album of a trade fair from French West Africa (mainly Dakar in present-day Senegal). Full list of captions (in French) with album and in CF. "Foire expostion de l' A.O.F." (caption on first photo). A.O.F. most likely represents the acronym...
(Derived from the dealer description) Congo, ca. 1931. - 1947. The collection includes : One album (45 x 32 cm.) with 110 original photographs. (sizes vary from 22.5 x 8.5 / 14.5 x 9, 5 cm / 6.5 x 4.5...
A collection of hundreds of negative images and black and white photos from the same region, circa 1950-1959. All depicting Mali/Senegal and surrounding countries. Some with descriptions (most in French), others in envelopes. Photoque Ifan. (descriptive numbers?) (Musée de l'Institut...
A joint UCSB / Jackson State project, part of a campus wide exchange program between the two institutions, with the aim to collect oral histories in Mississippi relating to race relations, and completed for a symposium to commemorate the 30th...
One letter (ALS) to Francis P. Farquhar of San Francisco (Dec. 30 , 1939) , along with three b/w snapshots, biographical sketch of her husband, George Horsfield (Director of Antiquities, Transjordan), and Christmas greeting card, with image of both of...
60 black and white photos, most with captions in English, of the Aguacate gold mines in Costa Rica and environs, buildings such as the saw mill, commissary, cabins, farms, superintendent and staff, workers, and families, as well as a few...
Typescript, "A Manuscript Crinkled by Dewfall, Bleached by the Sun," inscribed to Wallace Hebberd , 1968. [See also SC 134]. [SBHC]. Alpha list.
Collection, compiled by Ala Story, American British Art Center board member and, later, Santa Barbara resident. Mainly correspondence from poet Marianne Moore, also a 1947 letter (ALS) from Robert Frost, and photographs of E. E. Cummings, ca. 1944-1966. Alpha list.
Independent Catholic, non-U.S. (mainly Europe).
(Secretary to Somerset Maugham). Two letters (TLS) to Laurence Brander, one praising Brander's book on Maugham, 1963, and one about Maugham's death, 1966. Villa Mauresque, 1963, 1966. Alpha list.
Includes approximately ninety audio recordings of programs given by Alan Watts and recorded at the Esalen Institute and by Pacifica Radio, among other sources.
52 slides, including images of indigenous population, as well as miners and seal-fur company employees, reindeer wrangling, steamers in ice, and eruption of Mt. Katmai in 1912. Locations include Nome, St. Michaels, Fort Wrangle, Kodiak, and Port Clarence.
22 black and white snapshots, with pencilled captions in English. Includes images of Skagway (town and environs, "Princess Ena" at dock), Port Alice ("Princess Louise" barge, view from dock), Prince Rupert (wireless station VAJ), dock area at Barkley Sound, loading...
Six b/w 4 1/2" x 6" ambrotype prints, tied together in a booklet, of Sitka harbor, Muir and Davidson glaciers, and other scenes, taken by McAlpin and Lamb Photo, ca. 1890s.
Approximately 50 b/w loose photos, many of Eskimos, sleds and dogs, settlements and scenes around Nome.
59 black and white photo postcards, mainly of local Eskimo men, women, and children, including portraits, group photos, settlements, hunting, fishing, day to day activities. Several with stamp of E. Mathews, Plattsburg, N.Y.
Nine-page handwritten account of an Alaska Trail sheriff during 1898. The author of the account is unknown, but the manuscript was sent from Adeline Teehan of Guelph, Ontario to Marshal Bond, Jr. of Santa Barbara, CA.
Purchase, Carmen D. Valentino, 2005. .05 linear feet (1 folder). Monaghan funds.
One letter (TLS) to [Brand] Whitlock, re Whitlock's book Uprooted. Cannes, 24 Mar. 1926. Laid in Paine's Joan of Arc. Alpha list.
Copy of letter (TLS) to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, , re current research leading to development of the atomic bomb, 2 Aug. 1939. Part of first day issue of Einstein commemorative 8 cent stamp, 14 March 1966. Purchase from Doris...
One 8x10 b/w photograph of Albert Einstein and his wife at the Santa Barbara Biltmore beach, with Dr. Ludwig Kast, their host for the visit, ca. 1940s. Photo byObert's Photoshop, 536 Bath St., Santa Barbara. Purchase from Jeremy Norman &...
Includes entries for voyage from China to NYC in 1851. Bernath Collection. Purchase, Carmen Valentino, $650, Friends funds
Approx. 42 letters. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Correspondence to the master of a private school in Lowell, Massachusetts re recollections of Abraham Lincoln. Correspondents include Robert Todd Lincoln, Murat Halstead, James Tanner, Charles Francis Adams, Fitzhugh Lee, Henry Brewster, John McConnell, and Alva Adams.
[Private, Illinois Light Artillery, 2nd Regiment (Vol), Company L]. Copies of Civil War correspondence. 7 items. , Battery L, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery, including description of his battery's participation in the Battle of Shiloh.
(1816-1860). One note (ANS) from English author, entertainer, and mountaineer Albert Smith to Gil [?], asking when he will come with Mrs. O'Beckett to see his show. On letterhead with stamp "Albert Smith's Ascent of Mont Blanc." Eggleston Hall, May...
Six framed color photographs, 1977, of Jorge de Sena and José Luis López Arangueren and others; also 27 slides of Jorge de Sena , youth to time in Santa Barbara, copies of photographs, courtesy of Mecia de Sena, July 1982....
(1924- ). Two letters (TLS) to poet Philip Whalen, one with extensive autobiographical information , 1963. Also, one b/w photo and other ephemera. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS), signed A. L. Huxley, to Sir John C. Squire, founder and editor of the London Mercury and a poet, pleading ignorance in relation to some bibliographical business in the London Mercury. London, 30 Dec. 1919. Purchase, $225,...
One letter (ALS) to Richard Thoma, saying he is at the Hotel Berkeley, because his house is too full of relatives, and wondering when the two can dine together. Paris, 29 Dec. 1929. Purchase, $150,accessioned Feb. 27
One letter (ALS) to a Mrs. Gielgud, regarding problems with missing luggage of son Matthew on a train trip from London to Paris.. Paris, 11 Jan. 1930. Purchase, accessioned Nov. 30
One letter (ALS) to Henry Tracy, of Hollywood, saying that he is "…thinking about a novel I don't seem to be able to write, thinking about the linguistic basis of literature, thinking about politics in relation to psychology." . La...
One letter (ALS) to Bertram [Cl…?], saying he has no suitable item for anthologizing and decrying blood sports as "aesthetically disgusting and ethically wrong." [London?], 11 Feb. 1935. Order 1/27/87. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to Dr. Sweet, saying that "I'm returning your cheque, as I don't know when I will be publishing another book & the chances are that between now and then I'd have lost your address…". San Cristobal, N.M.,...
One letter (ALS) to Mr. E. L. Morrow of Warwick, R.I., saying that he feels unqualified to pass judgment on Morrow's theory of space. Los Angeles, California, 29 Dec. 1957. Order 866,213, 2/21/80. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to Miss Mary Dwyer, regarding her difficulty reconciling Huxley's statement in Tomorrow and Tomorrow that "God is love," with all the evil and suffering in the world. New York, 7 Oct. 1957. Also, one note (ANS) from...
One letter (ALS) to Miss Olive van Horn, saying that "…I am not an American citizen and, tho' in sympathy with what you are doing, feel that it is not for me to intervene in a matter of strictly American...
One letter (ALS) to a Mrs. Bell, declining invitation to speak. Berkeley, California, 6 Feb. 1962. Purchase, Walter R. Bejamin, 4/4/84, $75 – in accessions log. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS), aerogramme to A. Srihari Rao, stating that "I don't wear spectacles & still think that practice of the Bates Method is in many cases very helpful." Los Angeles, California, 14 July 1963. Purchase, accessioned Feb. 27
One note (ANS) to Geoffrey Grigson, Assistant Literary Editor of The Morning Post, recommending Irving Babbitt's essay Buddha and the Occident, Greta Hort's Sense and Thought, and Mark Benney's Low Company. Postmarked London, 25 Nov. 1936. Purchase, David J. Holmes,...
One note (ANS) from Laura A. Huxley to J. G. Moore, re permission to quote and stating that Aldous' body was cremated. Los Angeles, California, 25 July 1965. Also four black and white b/w photographs of Huxley in Los Angeles,...
One black and white b/w photograph of Aldous Huxley, signed and dated 1959. Alpha list.
One inscribed poem, for Verne Jensen, entitled "Fifth Philosopher's Song." N.p., n.d. Alpha list.
Two manuscripts, same handwriting, bound together; the first about Alexis Petrovich, son of Peter the Great of Russia, who died in prison in 1718; the second about Don Carlos, son of Philip II of Spain and Maria of Portugal, who...
Deed, Mississippi, 1826. [Oversize boxed].
One letter (ALS) and two stamped envelopes to Elliot Woodward, re copy of sermon on the death of Abraham Lincoln. Cincinnati, 19 Apr. 1866. Laid in: Alexander Clark, Memorial Sermon… (Wyles E457.8 C59).
[Ohio Volunteers, 66th Regiment]. Collection of Civil War era receipts, essays, notes, poems, and obituary notice, ca. 1861-1862.
One document (AD): Account of provisions expended by the ship Alexander of Boston, on one of the Crozet Islands (located in the Indian Ocean, midway between Madagascar and the coast of Antarctica), 1805.
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, regarding the editor's desire to write a history...
Vitae, leaflets, papers
One letter (TLS) to J. G. Moore, re sending copy of the book Karezza. Bloomington, Indiana, 23 Mar. 1948. Purchase from Doris Harris, $40
One note, (ANS) from Munnings, English painter of horses, to George R. Adams of Santa Barbara, thanking him for his letter, July 18 , 1944. Alpha list.
Collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other printed ephemera relating to Alfred J. Shepherd's naval career in Taiwan, Japan, and Guam during and after World War II. Materials are primarily from his time in post-war Taiwan as a lieutenant in the...
One signed greeting card, n.d.
[Private, Kansas Mounted Infantry, 1st Regiment, Co. D; First Lieutenant, U.S. Colored Infantry, 79th Regiment]. 16 Civil War documents, including appointments, discharges, special orders, and muster roll, 1864-1865.
(1864-1949).. One letter (ALS) from former Smith College art professor, critic, and painter Alfred Vance Churchill, to Dr. [Stuart?] Atkins, re translation of German lyrics later in life. May 7 , 1948. Alpha list.
61 b/w prints, captions in French, with some images of Europeans, but mainly local inhabitants and street scenes from Algiers, Biskra, Sidi Akba, Theniet el Had, Constantine, Sidi Said, as well as ruins of Timgad. Purchase, Krul
Album with 141 b/w photographs, captions in Dutch, and accompanying map with itinerary of unknown traveler. Includes images of people, street scenes, markets, gardens, festivals, Koranic schools, desert, oases, cavalry, and camel corps. Places include Constantine, Tizi Ouzou, El Kantara...
92 b/w photographs, captions in French, with views of local men, women, and children, residences, street scenes, government and other buildings, hospital, markets, mosque, gardens, military encampments, fortifications, French Foreign Legion, camel and horse transport, other French and Moroccan troops...
121 black/white snapshots, no captions. Images of port, ships (one with French flag), street scenes, local inhabitants, buildings (some with signs in French), roads, car with hand crank, desert with camels, ostriches, fields and agricultural equipment, railroad station (with sign...
48 b/w images, captions in English, of local inhabitants, street scenes, snow, markets, oases, and countryside, starting in Marseilles and travelling to Algiers, Cape Carbon, Bougie, Chabet el Akra, el Kantara, Biskra, and Sidi Okba.
Eight black and white snapshots, including Oran street scene with children, countryside, Route de St. Antoine, local inhabitants, laborers loading ship, horse transport, and Oued (river) Sal Sal. Bernath Collection. EBay purchase, $25 + s/h
Mainly videotapes re dance, from a UCSB faculty member of dramatic art and dance.
One letter (TL), 1931, from Alice E. Andrews (daughter of Christopher Columbus Andrews) to Dr. Solon J. Buck of the Minnesota Historical Society, re earlier correspondence between her and Thomas L. Sullivan pertaining to republication of her father's Civil War...
Handwritten copy of Burton's diary, 1851-1938, written mainly in essay form, most sections pertaining to the 1850s and including a discussion of her father's [Rev. Daniel Saunderson Whitney] activities with the underground railroad and having fugitives in their home in...
Correspondence, with Wilbur Jacobs (UCSB Professor of History), re the Stephenson-Binkley Prize awarded by the Organization of America Historians, and various UCSB Library staff about his book collection, which UCSB wishes to acquire , 1964-1968. [did UCSB acquire?]. No alpha...
. Mainly correspondence of the Allen Family of Providence, Rhode Island, including scientist Zachariah Allen, his wife Harriet Arnold Allen, their son Judge Henry Wilder Allen, and other family members. Correspondents include John R. Bartlett, Hiram Fuller, Chandos Fulton, Oliver...
Photocopy of a typescript manuscript, abridged from the original, "Journal from Wheeling down the Ohio and Mississippi, 1817." Location of original unknown.
Two almanacs, with daily entries by an unknown author, from the area around Concord, Massachusetts. Talks about chopping wood, plowing, planting, and other agricultural activities, and making occasional trips to Concord.
Holograph letter written at Hatteras Island regarding what to do with his money if he doesn't return.
[Union Army General]. One 1857 letter (ALS) to Col. (?) re getting the "Big Mail Contract" across the plains to California and asking for support for his proposal. Earlier, after the Mexican-American War, ca. 1848-1849, he was a lieutenant in...
Two engraved portraits, [ca. 1850s-1865].
Eleven letters from American Presbyterian missionary Lowrie, from Canton and Shanghai, China, to Anna Dickenson, New York City. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Words and music by George Clinton Baker. Sheet music. Liberty Publishing Co., Santa Barbara, CA. Schauer Printing Studio, Santa Barbara, CA. Purchase, [Selvaggio?]
Two receipts for contributions to the Missionary Packet, Morning Star. Boston, Missionary House, 1866. Alpha list.
Holograph list titled "Volunteer Organization 1861" with columns labeled Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and subcolumns labeled Regiment, Company, Pay per Month, Battery per Company, and Light Artillery. Under the column labels are rows listing army ranks, including Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major,...
One printed circular, re solicitiation of funds and invitation to form auxiliary societies. Washington, 25 Mar. 1843. 1999
One Civil War era document, war loan bond, 1 Apr. 1863.
Nine U.S. flags, ranging from 33 to 48 stars, plus one Confederate Artillery flag.
One letter (TLS) from A. S. W. Rosenbach, President of the Society, to Sol Bloom, re membership in the Society and information about the Society's holdings relating to George Washington. Philadelphia, n.d. Alpha list.
Broadside, welcoming "our brave Volunteers…" and inviting them to the organization's headquarters and the Seaman's Mission Reading Room, where "Ladies will be in attendance to give full information regarding objects of interest in the vicinity of Yokohama and Tokyo," ca....
One printed certificate titled American Lloyd's Certificate of Classification No. 1719 to certify that the 1/2 Brig Mary M. Williams was built at Pembroke, Maine in November 1862 and was examined in New York in August 1877 and found to...
Souvenir album, with more than 150 black and white photos, presented to one of the officers visiting the American Military Mission Turkish War School, Dec. 30, 1947. Mainly images of officers and Turkish trainees in classroom and other campus settings....
109 black and white snapshots, no captions, including images of crew and passengers on a Matson Line ship, Pago Pago and surrounding countryside, harbor, local inhabitants welcoming visitors, daily activities, gardens, houses and other buildings, street scenes, group shots, U.S....
107 uncaptioned black and white snapshots in a decorative black lacquer album. Includes images of fellow American and Korean soldiers, military base, Jeeps and other military vehicles; kennels, dogs and puppies; Norterounding area (exact location unclear); straw thatched huts; local...
Three pamphlets, ca. 1918-1919. [why Wyles?]. Moved to SC1039.
Three pamphlets, ca. 1918-1919. Transferred from Wyles SC 464). Alpha list.
One Civil War era document: Circular (printed) re relief for refugees of the war, 1865.
40 cartons of records from American Women for International Understanding (AWIU), a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in 1968 to create an international network of women to foster understanding and goodwill among nations. The collection includes minutes, scrapbooks, and correspondence, but...
Audiocassettes of broadcasts by Pastor C. O. Stadsklev of Hopkins, MN. Stadsklev (dates) was
[Lieutenant, Wisconsin Infantry, 7th Regiment (Vol), Co. K.]. Reminiscences derived from Civil War diaries, 1861-1866. Written ca. 1906.
One note (ANS) to Beverly Moio, saying Moio should visit, and that she is in the midst of Volume 5 (of her diaries). Los Angeles, June 1972. Purchase, accessioned Feb. 27
Two holograph letters written to his mother regarding his experiences as a soldier.
Photocopy of a 40-page handwritten manuscript, "A Cruise in the Gulf of Mexico by an Ex-salt of the Texas Navy," Jan. 1856. Location of original unknown.
[Rear Admiral]. Two engraved portraits, 1865, n.d.
Engraved portrait, n.d.
One page from an unidentified newspaper, with several articles / letters to the editor re the proclamation. In-hand as of 6/16/11. Oversize boxed.
Portraits. [Oversize boxed].
Interviewer: David E. Russell, [1990?]. Interviewee(s): Andrew Meca.
Two Christmas cards by cartoonist Andy Gump, ca. 1920s. Laid in Sidney Smith's Andy Gump: His Life Story (Spec, Sweet PN6728.G8 S58 1924). Alpha list.
[Private, New York Infantry, 114th Regiment (Vol), Company F]. Four Civil War letters (ALS), 1863.
"Bio-bibliography" of an author who wrote mainly about Native American groups such as the Choctaw, including the Civil War and post-Civil War era. Oklahoma State University, Department of History, 1985.
A graduate of the University of Chicago in 1936, Mrs. Anita J. Mackey recounts her career as a medical social worker for the Veterans Administration in Chicago, Los Angeles and, finally, in Santa Barbara. Interviewer: David E. Russell, 1994-1999. Interviewee(s):...
11 Civil War era letters (ALS) to Miss Ann Drew of Smithville, NC. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Letter and workshop program
One letter (ALS) from the abolitionist, lecturer, actress. playwright, and feminist Dickinson, re an invitation to speak – says her fee is $150 and her schedule is very busy, but she is willing to consider the offer. Philadelphia, 12 Sept....
One note (ANS) from Anna S. C. Blake, founder of a Santa Barbara manual training school which developed into the present-day University of California, Santa Barbara, expressing gratitude to an unknown recipient for the devoted care she/he has given to...
Diary of a young woman who lived with her family near Pottstown, PA and who describes her daily life, social engagements, and includes mention of abolitionist riots, 1857-1858. Brief guide, TL 12/23/2003.
Mainly correspondence, research files, and printed material collected by Shupe, re the Goddian Movement, founded by Lawrence A. Whitten.
[Illinois Infantry, 104th Regiment (Vols), Company D]. Six Civil War era letters (ALS), 1860-1862.
[Adjutant General, New Hampshire]. Seven Civil War era letters (ALS) from Colby's wife and others, re personal matters and various requests, 1863-1864.
Papers of composer Anthony Menk primarily recordings of his compositions as well as other musical performances.
Printed text of Resolutions and Address at the meeting. Syracuse, New York, January 9, 1851.
Two photograph albums and an article in UCSB Library's Soundings, primarily relating to mining engineer Anton K. Money's life in western Canada and Alaska from 1923-1964. Includes some related clippings, correspondence, and ephemera.
Life history of a mining engineer who fled war-torn Europe, to explore Canada's mining frontier during the 1920s. Interviewer: David E. Russell, 1982 [when did DER start at UCSB?]. Interviewee(s): Anton K. Money.
One note (AN) on George E. Littlefield (Boston, Mass.) stationery, re Johann Zainer, latter fifteeenth century Ulm printer who, among other things, printed Antonio Rampegolo's Aurea Biblia (1476). Laid in Rampegolo's, Aurea Biblia (BV4830.R33 1476), gift of Mrs. McKinley Helm....
." Tinted lithograph of a sketch made from the 'Beacon House' on Morris Island. Printed for the Benefit of the Sanitary Commission by the Lithographers' Association of New York.
Three letters (TLS), including two to Matthew J. Bruccoli, re literary matters such as John Dos Passos' reputation, 1969, 1971, n.d. Alpha list.
Printed catalog and systems documentation for the original cataloging project for the ARVM, now superceded by online catalog.
Seven B+W photos (approx. 7 ½ X 4 ½ ) of Arctic scenes: indigenous people in kayaks, hunting scene, a thatched hut, large group of people in front of a wooden structure, a western schooner-like sailing ship. N.D. No specific...
64 black/white photographs, mainly of the Eskimo population and environs of Alaska.
Typescript narrative journal written under the pseudonym Raul of the Andes, recounting the travels and observations of three young men, members of the Catholic social movement La Federación de Cículos Católicos De Obreros, which had been founded in Argentina by...
Civil War print. [Oversize boxed]. [date?]
Four items. United States, General Land Office, 1906-1909. [Oversize boxed].
Photocopies of Civil War affidavits, statements by residents re destruction and removal of property by soldiers, 1864.
One Confederate Civil War receipt for impressment of one hundred bushels of wheat, for use by the Army of Northern Virginia. Issued to John B. Tate.
One partial note (ANS), "With best wishes," signed by Toynbee, n.d.. Found in Kimball Young's copy of Toynbee's A Study of History (New York , 1947). Alpha list.
Broadsides, flyers, newsletters, pamphlets and related items, collected by Arthur Hochberg. Includes Weather Underground Organization and Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) materials. Most from the Bay Area (San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, CA) and Chicago. Hochberg was one of the...
One letter (TLS) to Mr. [?] Titus, re Meeker's radio speech and his book, The Ivory Mischief. Wayne, Illinois, 22 Jan. 1941. Alpha list.
Originally housed in seven photograph albums, number 2-8 by dealer. Taking photos out of album since some captions on back. Many appear to be images of Kumasi and environs.; also a number of family back in England. Approx. 650 photos.
(1863-1947). Three letters (ALS), laid in various books by and about Machen, re gifts and literary matters. London , 1924-1926. Alpha list.
(1863-1945). One letter (ALS) from English author and journalist Arthur Morrison, known for his gritty depictions of London's East End, to a Mr. [Stone?], mainly about Morrison's book A Child of the Jago (1896). Salcombe House, Loughton, Essex, England, December...
(1871-?). 11 typescript poems, signed , 1943. Laid in The Passing Show. Alpha list.
Two letters (ALS) from British poet, critic, and magazine writer Arthur Symons (1865-1945) re books and book orders; also, three signed holograph poems. Alpha list.
Collection of correspondence , 1931-1932, re his publication of Charles Lamb's Grace before Meat. Alpha list.
Drafts and notes for Humanistic Perspective, vol. II, a textbook edited by Warmoth.
This is an album of a soldier in the U.S. Army, Arthur Williams, who was stationed in Peking (Beijing) as part of the foreign military forces during the Boxer Rebellion. The photographs date from ca. 1905. Williams took many photos...
Primarily correspondence, clippings, and photographs collected by Margaret [?], re Robert Henri, William Merrit Chase, and Santa Barbara artists William Louis Otte and Della Shull, ca. 1907-1957. Alpha list.
Holograph letter written at Head Quarters, Fort Pickering.
Notebook of typed transcripts of diaries and other documents of D. R. [Delos Rodeyn] Ashley, Lansford W. Hastings, John Bidwell and Judge Benjamin Hayes, pertaining to journeys to California. Apparently a copy of material at the Bancroft Library (MSS C-B...
Purchase, Maslan, $450
Purchase, Maslan, $1,000
Album, with about 96 black/white numbered but uncaptioned photographs, of Asmara and environs during the period of Italian occupation. Images of street scenes, local inhabitants, Art Deco buildings such as the Cinema Impero, Jamia al Kulafae Mosque, railway linking to...
Ten printed pamphlets, programs, articles of association, and other items relating to the organization and activities of this group of California pioneers. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Pamphlets, program brochures, and catalogs
Pamphlets, brochures, flyers, and other ephemera dealing with issues of radiation and fallout, bomb shelters, civil defense, U.S.-Soviet relations, government and religious response to the development of the atom bomb.
Six-page list, with many clergy represented, mainly New England, organization not named. [Oversize boxed ].
One document (ADS), notice re sale of property of Jonathan Hopkins, 14 October 1800. Alpha list.
Auction of the steamer Beatrice (late Rappahannock). "Built by the British Government for a sloop of war in 1856…" [Oversize boxed].
(1840-1917). Two printed announcements in French: exhibit opening , 1900, and third anniversary of the death of Eugène Carrière , 1909. Alpha list.
(Governor of Illinois). Signed document, appointing Benjamin P. Hinch as Notary Public for Gallatin County, 1851. [Oversize boxed].
Scrapbook entitled "Civil War Time: Memories and Experiences…," with clippings from newspaper account by Smith, 1914.
23 items, ca. 1902-1944, in denominations from 50 groschen to 10,000 kronen. From the von Luschen/Loschen (?) Collection. Alpha list.
Illegible signature. Found in unsorted SC.
Two sheets of autographs and signed documents, ca. 1859-1862. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
French printed, linen backed, folding map covering Luxembourg, and parts of France, Belgium and Germany. Purchase, Margolis and Moss, $50
HPA. Interviewer: David E. Russell, 9/25/91; 8/12/94; 1/18/96-1/20/96. Interviewee(s): Avanta Meeting (who present?), Marilyn Peers, HPA Avanta Network (who present?). Transcript: None found. Related materials: None found.
Bound volume, containing numerous documents, mostly in Portuguese (maybe some Spanish). Rough translation of title is "Goods/Property of the Order of St. Benedict of Aviz" which is in Portugal, Portalegre District.
This is a historical collection of eight videotapes that were acquired in 3/4 inch U-Matic format and document important Chicano historical events such as Chicano cultural arts performances in theater and music as well as Chicano protest marches. The tapes...
Educational Survey of El Dorado County. Mimeograph report, mainly about a school system in northern California, and related newspaper clippings, ca. 1917. Deaccession?
Holograph letter signed by A. B. Thompson in San Francisco, [California] to F. D. Atherton, Esq. in Valpariso about difficulties with regard to a property claim which may be solved by Atherton's testimony. The letter asks Atherton to verify certain...
One letter (ALS) to Jonas Huddle, reflecting on the character of local "Yankie" (sic) residents. Cheyenne City, Dakota Territory, 8 Apr. 1868.
41 b/w prints of Baku (now capital of Azerbaijan) and countryside, likely taken by a British family. Includes images of family and friends, street scenes, the port, local inhabitants with carriages, wagons, camels, and other forms of transport, wooden oil...
15 letters from brothers Samuel and Orange Baldwin, both with the 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. [Expand].
. One check for $34.25, payable to E. B. Gardette, signed by Richard Ashhurst & Sons. Philadelphia. 30 July 1834.
Interviews with Barbara Berendzen, a family member featured in one of Virginia Satir's filmed family reconstruction workshops. The oral history traces the family history since the reconstruction, in an attempt to assess the Satir Model as a form of family...
Publisher's publicity letter and 5x7 b/w glossy photograph, laid in signed uncorrected proof copy of American author Barbara Kingsolver's Pigs in Heaven (Spec PS3561.I496 P539 1993). Alpha list.
Interviewer: David E. Russell, [1994?]. Interviewee(s): Barbara S. Uehling. Transcript: ?
Found item, provenance unknown. Alpha list – title only. Oversize boxed.
62 black and white photographs, most snapshots, only one caption "This is your first victory garden 1942," likely taken by Corporal Bartony (probably with the United States Army Forces Far East) during his time in what appears to be somewhere...
Mounted, possible original watercolor, by unknown artist [initials G.E.P.], dated 1869, depicting the Oct. 21, 1861 battle near Leesburg, VA. No evidence this was a Currier & Ives, most of their Civil War lithographs being produced during the war, but...
One Civil War document (ADS), a notice warning against "Northern Secessionists and Traitors," posted outside John Folsom's store [?} after the Battle of Bull Run, 23 July 1861. Trade/purchase, accessioned Oct. 3, 1980.
Invitation from the Government of the United States to John A. Niebling, a Civil War veteran, to attend the 75th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg, June 29, 1938 to July 6, 1938, at Gettysburg, Pa.
Prospectus and order form for chromo lithograph, ca. 1869.
by V. Berezovski (St. Petersburg, 1898), translated from the Russian by Nicolai H. Hiller, 1942. Typescript carbon. Alpha list.
Holograph letter written from Little Rock, Arkansas by Elisha Baxter, who in 1872 became the tenth Governor of Arkansas, to Andrew Johnson, the seventeenth President of the United States, about the rumored resignation of William O. Stoddard as United States...
(1825-1878). One holograph poem by American poet, literary critic, translator, and travel author Bayard Taylor, signed B.T., ca. 1870s. Alpha list.
Holograph note written and signed by Bayard Taylor, an American poet and travel author from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, about keeping an appointment to give a lecture on Alexander von Humboldt. The note is mounted behind a cardboard frame. One black...
Scrapbook of postcards, programs and ticket stubs of Wagner's operas from the 1938 Bayreuth Festival.
Two albums, 93 b/w photographs, some captions in French, many of what appears to be early diamond mining in what was then the Belgian Congo, with images of laborers, European overseers, heavy machinery, and settlements. Places named include Mulomba, Bamba,...
Ben Garza was involved in the Chicano Student Movement while a student at UCSB. He was an amateur photographer and recorded events and meetings. Of particular interest are the few but significant photographs including City Hall during the Chicano Student...
Photo album contains 28 black and white and sepia photographs, primarily portraits of the Benitez family taken in photography studios in Guadalajara. Also includes some photographs that are reproductions of paintings. Some photos have identifying information in Spanish on the...
One black and white 5" x 7 1/4" mounted print of Chapin as Abraham Lincoln in the play "In the White House," [ca. 1906].
One letter (ALS) to his father, Henry [?], and grandmother, re personal and family matters. New York, July 15, 1836. Alpha list.
Invitation to Mr. [George P.?] Tebbetts for presidential reception. Santa Barbara, 24 Apr. 1891.
Presidential Campaign - Cloth Momento, 1888. [Oversize boxed].
122-page Civil War autograph book belonging to Benjamin W. Johnson (15th Arkansas Regiment), with signatures and statements, mainly from fellow Confederate prisoners held at Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, entries dated from April to July 1862. The book also includes...
Experimental recordings made by Emile Berliner. Includes nine 6" zinc masters (1891-1893), one 7" zinc master (1898) and one 7" shellac pressing (1898).
(1715-1808). Copy of diary, re Indian life in Pennsylvania area, Original in t he Archives of the Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. [Provenance of copy?]. [See also SC 456]. No alpha list.
One letter (TL) 1953, and one letter (TLS) 1954, to Louis and Annette Kaufman, re projects he is working on. [Perf. Arts]. Alpha list.
Correspondence laid in Lincoln's New Sale, ca. 1926, 1949.
16 etchings of various buildings where Lincoln lived, ca. 1920s-1930s.
The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, articles, announcements, and reviews.
Bound typescript of poems and diary extracts, entitled Moods – Ever Changing and To Each His Gift, along with related correspondence and photo. Oral History 53 also relates to Kelley. Gift from Nes and Le Synadinos
Photocopy of one letter [TLS], from Frank L. Hieronymus, Dean of Faculty, Westmont College, to Dr. Rollin Quimby, University of California, Santa Barbara, re Jewish services during the Civil War. Laid in: Korn's Was There a Confederate Jewish Chaplain? Santa...
ca. 156 b/w prints of Spanish Colonial Architecture, taken by Harmer in 1925, the year of the Santa Barbara earthquake. Harmer was an architect who designed many of the Spanish-style buildings in Santa Barbara.
Newsletters, programs, pamphlets and ephemera related to puppetry.
pamphlets, including joke books (early 20c?).
English, 1549. Alpha list. [Oversize boxed]. [check if facsimile].
. 35 printed Bible Teachers' (New York) manuals, with titles such as "Revelation for the End of the Gospel Age" and "Who May Know the Secrets of God."
50+ small tracts by Bible Truth Publishers of Oak Park, Illinois, with titles such as "The Broken Safe," "The Destiny of Man," and "Which Church Saves?"
Genesis. Found item, provenance unknown. Alpha list. Oversize boxed.
Biblical Library of Stanley S. Slotkin, with 30 original leaves and accompanying printed text for 16th-18th century bibles and other religious works; also copies of articles about Slotkin, his collecting and gifts. Alph list. [Oversize, map cabinet 20/6]
One typescript, compiler unknown, of early English-language authors and their works, to mid-19th century, arranged chronologically by birthdates of the authors, with subject indices. Alpha list.
One holograph document (AD), "A key to some of the principal characters in the Bibliomania," apparently referring to English bibliographer Thomas Frognall Dibdin's The Bibliomania, or Book-Madness … (1809). Alpha list.
5 b/w snapshots. Purchase, eBay
One postcard size b/w photo of Oroville, California bridge completed in 1855, with materials brought around Cape Horn.
One scrapbook, with printed accounts of the Bidwell family, primarily from Massachusetts and Connecticut, including service in the Civil War, n.d.
Three printed leaves , 1968. Laid in Bissett's Awake in the Red Desert (PR9199.3 B45 A93). Alpha list.
Three psychedelic, color postcards/flyers, Wes Wilson artist, advertising events presented by Bill Graham at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco. Headliners include Jefferson Airplane and Butterfield Blues Band. Provenance unknown. Alpha list.
45 black and white albumen photographs from the Yenangyat area of Western Burma, including images of railroads, oil wells and workers, Buddhist temples and statues, other buildings, local inhabitants (men, women, and children), rural scenes, water buffalo, countryside, markets, boats,...
"The Making of a Radical." Student Radicalism and the 60s Counter Culture: The Personal View of a Participant (Santa Barbara, UCSB Oral Hsitory Program, 1982), 270 pp. In this account of the 1960s, William Timberman recounts his association with the...
Color lithograph by the Orcutt Co, Lithographers, Chicago, executed for B. F. Larrabee & Co., . Found in misc. mss map drawer. Map cabinet 20/6. Alpha list.
Holograph letter written near White's Ford, Virginia.
Alpha list (title only).
(1826-1884). One letter (ALS) from English writer, journalist, and newspaper editor Jerrold to unknown recipient, responding he regrets he cannot interfere in a personal matter. [London, 1882?]. Found in Jerrold's The Life of George Cruikshank in Two Epochs (1882). Alpha...
(1861-1929). 1 note (ANS) from [?], re an unpublished poem on Christmas card by Carman, n.d. Gift from Martina and Randolph Sasnett, accessioned May 23
One letter (ALS) re request for admission. New York, 1878. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Holograph letter written by the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Sanitary Commission in response to complaints about camp conditions.
Two World War I era flyers: "To Help Horses in War Time." London, ca. 1916-1918. Alpha list.
Files and videocassettes of a professor at UCLA's Anderson Graduate School of Management, mainly pertaining to the Western Training Lab, tannebaum's work there with small group processes such as Sensitivity Training and T-Groups, and his career in organizational development.
Exhibit catalog from DeGolyer Library, SMU, 1989.
1885 reproduction of July 2, 1863 issue of Vicksburg Daily Citizen, printed on wallpaper; piece of Confederate flag from Fort Dionelson; and related publication, The Campaigns for Fort Donelson.
One exhibit announcement (John Henry Nash, Printer) and one related letter (ALS) from W. R. K. Young to Averill (?), Sept. 22 , 1917. Printers Collection. Alpha list.
(1856-1915). One letter (TLS) from Booker T. Washington, American educator, orator, author and leader of the African-American community, on Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute stationery, to Charlotte Bowditch, noting he is to speak in Santa Barbara the following Tuesday. Los...
Grand Jubilee Concert program, in honor of the Emancipation Proclamation, Jan. 1, 1863.
61 printed programs, with numerous advertisements, for the Boston Museum, Boston Theatre, Gaiety, and Globe Theatre. Includes such productions as Uncle Tom's Cabin (1876) and Edwin Booth in Hamlet (1877). Provenance unknown. Alpha list.
Holograph letter written in Baltimore regarding missing muster and descriptive rolls for new Afro-American soldiers who were joining the regiments near Alexandria.
13 b/w seemingly all of same boy, album from Boston/New England store. Incl. two images of African Americans – nanny and man holding horse. No captions. Purchase, Fairlook, $50. Alpha list – title only.
One note (ANS), from Ohio municipal reformer, diplomat, journalist and author Brand Whitlock, conveying best wishes to unknown recipient. Cannes, 5 May 1931. Alpha list.
[General, CSA]. Two engraved portraits, n.d.
Large album contains 210 black and white snapshots and one postcard, with some captions in English, taken primarily in Brazil. Images feature shipboard views; stops along the journey to Brazil in Lisbon (Portugal), with shots of a monastery, harbor scenes,...
24 printed cordels (long narrative poems in booklet form, with woodcut illustrations on the cover) in Portuguese, mostly on contemporary themes and famous people. Authors include Abraão Batista, Allan Sales, José Soares, Marcelo Soares, and Paulo de Tarso. Printers Collection....
130 black/white photographs, along with a few postcards, some with captions in English, from a British family, depicting their life on a banana and dairy plantation called Bemfica in Macuco, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Includes images...
One album with more than 40 snapshots and 50 postcards, captions in English, apparently from a British expatriate in Buenos Aires, Argentina, who traveled to Brazil, then England (including Oxford) and Germany. From dealer description:
Sixteen letters (ALS) to Miss Nancy Bridges, from brother William and other cousins, relatives, and friends in various units and locations in Georgia, Maryland, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, re day-to-day camp life, requesting items like boots, socks, and pants...
. Mainly receipts, supply and equipment bills, and member lists of the Bristol Artillery Company of Bristol, Rhode Island. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Album contains 188 black and white photographs with borders, mounted double-sided to 23 brown cardstock leaves, each separated with web-patterned tissue guard. Occasional manuscript captions. Photographs range in size, the largest measuring 22,5 cm x 14cm, the smallest measuring 6cm...
241 black and white photographs in large album commemorating the British Association for the Advancement of Science's meeting in South Africa. Images feature shots from the journey to and from Africa, including shipboard views and port scenes of Southampton (England),...
Six printed items: "A Computation of the Charge of the Militia, as Proposed by the Bill in Parliament…," n.d.; "Directions for Applying Godbold's Vegetable Balsam…,"n.d.; "Form of Association Agreed to by The Committee of Sixty-One…," 1780; "Proposals for a Subscription...
107 black and white photographs, some captions in English on reverse. Includes images of U.S. Engineers' Hospital, St. George Anglican Cathedral, Carnegie Library, scenes of Georgetown, drum and kettle band, market, roads, rivers, agricultural activities, Muslim cleric, bride and groom,...
12 b/w albumen prints, with captions, mounted in a small album. Includes image of the photographer, J. A. Teixeria, and views of New Amsterdam and Georgetown … Accompanied by an Oct. 1939 issue of Geographical Review, containing an article, "An...
One document on vellum, signed by Edward and Thomas Chalcroft, Surrey, 1720. Provenance unknown. [++Oversize boxed].
18th century, primarily relating to members of the Macdonald, Mackenzie, and Maclean families. Alpha list. [Oversize boxed].
Seven Liberal Party posters, with images of party leader Joseph Grimond, and three Labour Party posters, with images of party leader Harold Wilson. Provenance unknown. Oversize Map Cabinet 20/6. Alpha list.
The photographs were taken by an American seaman from the U.S.S. Pittsburgh, on May 22, 1920. The photographs were converted into postcards. There are views of Jaffa, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem, including landmarks such as the Damascus Gate, the Mosque of...
Album contains 96 uniform-sized photos. 8 x 6cm. Inserted four to a page in the pre-cut windows on both sides of 12 album leaves. No captions. Black oblong tied album. 25 x 17cm. Photos of animals, particularly domesticated animals. There...
4 albums and 7 loose photographs, Waziristan (Afghanistan/Pakistan border area). [expand].
A Looking-Glass for Traytors, re trial of those implicated in the death of King Charles I. London, 1660. Alpha list. [Oversize boxed].
One broadside, "A los Mexicanos – e Hispano- Americanos…," San Francisco, 1863. .02 linear feet (1 folder). Translation inserted.
Printed broadside from Office A. R. Q. M. [Acting Regimental Quartermaster] 49th Missouri Infantry Volunteers, Eufaula, Alabama, dated October 5th, 1865, states that in compliance with Special Orders, dated Head-Quarters, Sub. District of Montgomery, October 11, 1865, all horses, mules,...
Printed broadside of soldiers from New Hampshire who died during the American Civil War, with caption titles, We Honor The Brave and Our Fallen Heroes, and names listed as follows: 9th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Company I, Died of Disease:...
Three printed broadsides, authorized by David Perkins, from New-England Union Volunteer Company in Concord, Lebanon and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The first broadside, printed on official stationery of the company and dated December 26, 1864, is about paying $775 for substitutes...
1 document (TD), declaration of Pam Shannon Wells re her membership in the Brotherhood of the Sun, Santa Barbara, California
More than 40 pamphlets printed by the Brotherhood of the White Temple, Inc. (Sedalia, Colorado), most by M. Doreal, with titles such as "Atlantis and Lemuria," "Symbolism of the Great Seal of the United States," and "Wisdom of the Kabbala."
Holograph letter written at Arlington Heights, Virginia, describing the First Battle of Bull Run.
Examples of printing, one as early as 1791, along with 20th century California programs, prospectuses, and examples and correspndence relating to the history of half-tone printing. Donation by McCurdy
Found item, provenance unknown. Possible link to Chris Brun, former Head of Spec. Oversize boxed.
One letter (TLS) re not being able to have lecture printed in Soundings. Portola Valley, California, 25 May 1984. No alpha list.
One note (ANS) to Lewis Strauss, re visiting him. New York, 13 Feb. 13, 1935. Alpha list.
Broadside, ca. 1862. [Oversize boxed].
Mutt and Jeff Joke Book , 1911. Alpha list. [Oversize, boxed].
One oversize sheet, with names of officers and troops, for the U.S. 24th Infantry, Company K., April 30, 1874. .02 linear feet (1 folder). Oversize boxed.
One unsigned holograph letter from a Union navy sailor at Washington Navy Yard to his mother and father, Joshua Buffum, of North Billerica, Massachusetts. He recounts the Confederate capture of the USS Isaac P. Smith, commanded by Lieutenant F. S....
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23 black/white images, many photo postcards, captions in Bulgarian, including soldiers in groups and on horseback, military band, pontoon bridge, wedding. Purchase, eBay $62.00 + 5.60 postage
240+ pages, gilt covers, several color drawings.
49 black and white albumen prints, captions in English, taken by an unidentified British woman. Images of Buddhist pagodas and temples, Burmese women and children, houses, street scenes, markets, Irrawaddy River, leper asylum. Locations include Rangoon, Mandalay, Bhamo, and Bhiwani....
Large album contains 303 black and white photographs and several watercolors and sketches documenting the travels of a British family, primarily in Burma. Photographs illustrate a journey by ship from Marseille harbor and along the Riviera coast (France) to Port...
101 black and white photographs: 49 mounted panoramas, Burma Oil Co., other Burma, Port Said, Chester and other England, one dated 1902); 1 7 ½" x 9 ½" mounted albumen of oil field with rigs (looks familiar – see other...
Eleven hand-colored images, no captions, people and scenes of Burma. Purchase: Margolis and Moss
Three black and white photographs and four photo postcards, some captions, incl. images of oil wells, (Burmah Oil Company) drillers, and Viceroy reception, with American and other flags flying. eBay purchase, $6.99
186 black and white photos (most are approximately 3 ½ X 5 ½ format, but some are full page-size; includes one loose photo) mounted on detached album pages. Photos show indigenous inhabitants and various locales two of which appear to...
Albums and loose photographs, most pertaining to Ray J. Burnap (Hartford, CT), including military training at Paris Island, SC (1917), with AEF in France (1918-1920); also Edison Lamp Work; also trips around the US, ...Includes many picture postcards – dealer...
Holograph letter written at his camp in the field.
13 letters to Disciple of Christ preacher Bushrod W. Henry (Shelbyville, Illinois), from family and friends. .5 linear feet (1 folder). Removed from Montgomery Collection (Wyles Mss 9).
Holograph letter concerning the possibility of getting more troops for the 165th regiment.
"Report on the Coal Properties in Moffat County, Colorado, Owned or Controlled by J. M. Martin." Typescript carbon, with photographs and map, ca. 1911.
43 black and white photographs taken by C. Dominguez of Peruvian men, women, and children of African descent. Photos are primarily candid portraits, including images of musicians, and agricultural and city backgrounds.
Four photograph albums (B+W photographs and some B+W post cards) concerning "Kenya pioneer," C.E. Lee and his descendents. The engineering firm Kenya Uganda Railways and Harbour (K.U.R.H.) employed Lee and at least one son, who maintained these photographic documents. Dated...
102 black and white snapshots, some with captions in English, most apparently in and around Richmond and Louisiana, Missouri. Includes street scenes and window display for Chautauqua (educational summer-camp movement), many images of young adults in groups, picnic and other...
One letter (ALS) to General [Joseph B.?] Carr re recommendation of a Colonel Austen to a position. New York, N.Y., 28 Nov. 1879.
One holograph letter from Charles W. Gibson, a Civil War Union soldier, describing his service with the Wisconsin Volunteers, 14th Regiment, Company R. Written from a camp near Providence, Louisiana.
Holograph letter written and signed by C. C. Washburn from Washington, D. C. to Will to acknowledge Will's favor of the 4th and to promise support for him over two other members of the 34th Congress, namely, Jim Thorington and...
Includes 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.
edited by Albert Dressler. Prospectus, describing the work as "Sixty-two pleasant and provoking pages of rare and original telegrams on various subjects, exchanged by the cinese to and from Downieville, Sierra County, California, during the year 1874 …" along with...
One bill of sale, butcher bill, Ocean Market, San Francisco, 1865. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
World War I era printed document: Treasurer's Report, Dec. 1918. Alpha list.
14 printed pamphlets and flyers, with titles such as "Justice to California Women," "Women under California Laws," "Why California Women Should Vote," and "New Laws in Suffrage States." Purchase from Sun Dance
Seven-page handwritten letter in ink (ALS), to Capt. T. S. Holloway of Wickford, Rhode Island, from an unknown author who has prospered as a banker and merchant, discussing conditions in the mines, including different nationalities of the miners, and prospects...
Civil War document appealing for volunteers. San Francisco, 18 Sept. 1861.
Facsimiles, copies, etc. Map cabinet 20/6.++ Oversize boxed. Alpha list.
1 printed document, 4 pp., establishing the first official medical practice in California. Mexico, 6 Aug. 1836. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Rosa, D[on] Luis de la. 1 printed decree, 4 pp., originating in the Ministry of Finance, detailing the articles of tax collection and distribution. Mexico [City], 6 Aug. 1845. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Monthly ledger sheets, Feb. 1877 – Dec. 1878, for Consolidated Mining Co., Dardenelles Consolidated General Mining Co., and others, all located in Forest Hill, Placer County, California. Lists names, mining occupations, and duties, including one entry for a Chinese water...
One document (TDS), Founders' List. Los Angeles, n.d. Gift from International Bookfinders , 1967. Alpha list.
Official guide, daily program, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints leaflet, and water exhibit souvenir. From: William Moran Collection and purchase (Mormon piece), aGatherin, $40
84 black and white snapshots glued in an album with wood covers, likely California, but very few captions. Many images of children, most in rural areas with flat terrain, some doing chores like carrying eggs, and with chickens, goats, and...
Two black/white cabinet card photographs by [John Calvin] Brewster, Ventura and Santa Paula, CA, of churches in El Rio and Santa Paula, [ca. 1900].
Sepia prints. 15" x 20", three of Yosemite and one of the Mendocino Coast; 7 3/4" x 21", one of The Alhambra. Descriptions on back of each, including no. of the photograph. Photographer unknown; images Ansel Adams-like in appearance. [Oversize...
17 items, including images of 1906 San Francisco earthquake and homes of Hollywood stars such as Bob Hope, Mickey Rooney, and Jack Benny, ca. late 1930s.
Seven printed programs of movies shown at the California Theatre, "The Family Theatre" at 20 Canon Perdido St., Santa Barbara, CA , 1936-1937. Gift of Elizabeth Cobb. Alpha list.
Group photo, with list, 1899. [Oversize boxed].
Group photo, with list, 1899. [Oversize boxed].
Picture postcards (several from Illinois), facsimiles of nineteenth century newspapers, South Mountain Railroad Co. first mortgage bond, material relating to "America in the Making," an exhibit of original American documents, and other ephemera, including greeting card with drawing "Santa Barbara...
Album containing 65 black and white snapshots, with English captions on back, of Phnom Penh and the Hindu temple complex Angkor Wat. Angkor images include Phom Bakeng temple, reliefs and sculptures, the libraries, trees overgrowing the ruins, and Buddhas. Includes...
Two leaves. Purchase, eBay, $19.38 + $9.00 shpg
1862 Civil War era printed document [37th Congress, 2nd Session, Senate Mis. Doc. No. 94], joint resolution protesting the continued use of slaves as servants to Confederate officers held as prisoners at Camp Chase, near Columbus, Ohio.
One printed group photograph of the commander and headquarters staff of Camp William Penn, used for organization of U.S. Colored Troops, 1863-1865. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Incomplete printed text of an essay on the Dred Scott decision.
Broadside, printed in color. [Oversize boxed].
One document: pay warrant from A. Campbell to M. McCarthy, Deputy Pay- Master General, for His Majesty's forces in Mauritius and Bourbon, 25 February 1813. Gift of William P. Wreden. Alpha list.
Alpha list (title only). Oversize boxed.
16 Civil War documents, most from the Office of Chief Engineer, Military Division of West Mississippi, New Orleans, pertaining mainly to work on Fort Barrancas (overlooking the entrance to Pensacola Bay). Includes reference to use of "persons of African descent,"...
see notes; ca. 185 images.
(1707-1778). Two engraved portraits, with signatures, of Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, Carl Linneaus, n.d. Alpha list.
[aka Karl Pedersen]. One ms diary in Danish, re 1880 move from Denmark to Nebraska, with typescript translation. Copy of translation published in UCSB Libraries' Soundings. Alpha list.
HPA. Interviewer: David E. Russell, [dates?]. Interviewee(s): Carl Rogers; also former students and associates John Schlien, Alberto Zucconi, [and who else?], [dates?]. Transcript: The Quiet Revolutionary Related materials: HPA Mss Arrangement: John Schlien: Phone interview, Aug. 27, 2001: A19636-37/CS (digitized)
Essay for G. Wesley Johnson's H248 class, spring 1975, based on interviews with Carmen Camarillo Jones. Interviewer: Tomas A. Salinas. Interviewee(s): Carmen Camarillo Jones. Transcript: No, but index to tapes as appendix to essay. Related materials: None found.
One printed color map of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia, issued by the Touring Club Italiano. Found in-houe
Carte de visite album in a mother-of-pearl album including family portraits and portraits of people in circus or theatrical costumes.
The collection consists primarily of numerically arranged binders with plans, briefs, public hearings, permits, site investigations, laboratory results, and reports relating to the Superfund response action to the Casmalia Resources Hazardous Waste Management Facility. Also included are U.S. Environmental Protection...
Holograph letter written and signed by C. M. Clay to W. H. Crook, Esq. in Washington, D. C. about receiving Crook's letter of March 16 and being glad to do anything to please his [Clay's] friend C. E. Kincaid, Esq....
Six issues of different newspapers [dates and places?]. Found item, provenance unknown. ++ Oversize boxed.
One letter (ALS) from unidentified author to Wilson re change in careers and other personal matters. [London], 24 Sept. 1928. Found in unsorted SC.
One holograph poem, "Flight of the Children," from Porphyry's Journey (1951). Laid in Hemley's Seas and Seasons. Alpha list.
(1835-1894). One short, signed holograph poem by American poet and story writer Celia Thaxter, 1883. Alpha list.
Set of ten printed cards, mainly engravings of buildings, celebrating the 1876 Exhibition in Philadelphia, produced by M. Burt, Cleveland, Ohio. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Printed card with engravings of the 1876 Philadelphia exhibition, distributed by Mills & Co.,Printers & Publishers, Des Moines, Iowa. .01 linear feet (1 folder).
Tapes of staff meetings and related material pertaining to the La Jolla center, home of the Carl Rogers Memorial Library, and advocates of client-centered psychotherapy and the person-centered approach Interviewer: [?], 1991. Interviewee(s): Nel Candel's name on at least one...
Seminar in Athens, 1961, assembled by Carolyn Wack. Alpha list.
One printed map, "Sketch of Capt. Gunnison's Route to Sept. 20th, 1853. "Senate Ex: Doc: No. 29. 1 Sess 33 Cong." Probably removed from Gunnison and Beckwith …. Oversize boxed.
Adjustable cardboard wheel, showing days of the week for dates rom 1800-1899, along with lists of presidential electors (38 states at the time), and list of presidents of the U.S., ca. 1881.
One Italian document, birth certificate, Diocesi di Vicenza, Provincia di Padova, 1943, along with one letter (ALS, in Italian) , 1922, and one undated handwritten note (in Italian). Laid in Giovanni La Cecilia, Storie Segrete Delle Famiglie Reali (Main D...
Certificate sent from Adjutant-General's Office, State of California to Captain O. D. Peck in Taylorsville, California. The certificate states that Captain O. D. Peck of the County of Plumas, State of California has made H. Lamott Jr. his true and...
About 200 black and white snapshots (with a few cyanotypes and black and white picture postcards), apparently taken by an American serviceman on board ship - the Buford - to Manila (Philippines) via Gibraltar, Malta, Suez Canal, Aden (now Yemen),...
Four issues of the Camarillo, California newsletter
Letters and documents apparently assembled by Charles A. Christian, a collector. Includes lists of his desiderata, a return for a battalion commanded by Major David Nye (1797, and cyanotype of a C[?] Stuart. Provenance unknown. Alpha list.
Two photograph albums with 88 black and white images, plus 67 other loose photographs [1 album], many with captions, most taken by Rev. Charles A. Roach on a bicycle trip from Durban to Cairo in 1943, on the way back...
Two albums, b/w photographs, of the travels of the Rev. Roach: 1938 (bicycling to Bucharest, with images of Cracow (and other parts of Poland), Czechoslovakia, Dobšina ice caves, Budapest, Jewish population at Puspokladany, Huedin, gypsies in Romania, Orlat, farms, Brasov,...
Collection of letters, photographic negatives, and clippings, mainly pertaining to Andersonville [Civil War] survivors, ca. 1911-1912. Gift of Mrs. T. M. Storke, n.d. Alpha list.
Two letters (ALS) from H. C. Chatfield-Taylor, in part about times at Cornell and one carte de visite of Storke as adolescent (Osh Kosh, WI photographer), n.d. Alpha list.
Manuscript 1866-1867 diary, in French, possibly by a relative of Montecito resident Muses. Includes description and sketch maps of Toth and Mogyorod, in present day Hungary. From the Charles Arthur Muses estate
One Civil War era letter (ALS) to Vincent Roberts, re McClellan report and other documents, Mar. 2, 1864. Also, biographical notes about Eldredge, a lawyer and Democrat Congressman from Wisconsin, 1863-1875. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
French identity card (with photo) for pilot and corporal , 1917, and passport, listing address as Tahiti , 1934. Alpha list.
The collection contains unpublished typescript carbon prose story, "The Lion", with holographic corrections by the author.
The collection contains the unpublished typescript carbon prose story, "The Night the Rapist Got Caught in the Washing Machine", with holographic corrections by the author.
62 original, signed poems by Charles Bukowski (including the last one he wrote, 5 Jan. 2004, two months before his death), sent to John Martin, publisher of Black Sparrow Press, 2003-2004; together with 34 original, signed contracts re foreign publication...
One letter (ALS) from Jon Welsh, Loujon Press, to John [Martin?] re publication of Crucifix in a Death Hand. New Orleans, 5 June 1965. Laid in Bukowski's Crucifix in a Death Hand (PS3552.U4 C7 1965). Alpha list.
(1726-1814). 1 ALS, January 1801. [Returned to Foot Collection]
One engraved portrait by George E. Perine, New York, . Purchase, $2.25
43 handwritten letters, in French, from … Bernath Collection. Purchase, House of Mirth via eBay
One holograph letter from Charles Devens to an unknown recipient, summarizing his service in the Civil War. Written from Boston.
Mainly correspondence to Willson, manager of the El Mirasol Hotel in Santa Barbara, about hotel matters. Includes some correspondence relating to the 1925 earthquake. Purchase from Doirs Harris, $75
Dickens ephemera, including a note (ANS), possibly with Dickens signature. In hand, provenance unknown. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) from Dickens' son, also named Charles Dickens, to [?] Gay, re visiting the Union League Club, 1887. Laid in: Charles Dickens, Bleak House [Spec PR4556 .A1 1853d]. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) from Dickens' son, also named Charles Dickens, to [?] Massell, regretting to inform him that he has long since given away every scrap of his father's writings. London, 27 Oct. 1880. Alpha list.
. [3rd Texas Vols.]. Two Civil War letters (ALS): one from Annie Anna Hallock to her cousin, Charles E.Baker, re personal news, 1861, and one from Baker to his mother, noting he still has not received the boots or shirts...
One brief holograph letter from Charles Phelps requesting that his residence be listed in a directory as the Willard [hotel] lobby.
Flyer re Radio League of the Little Flower. Laid in Father Coughlin's Radio Discourses. Royal Oak, Michigan, . [ARC]. Purchase, $12.50
Typed letter from Charles F. Adams, who served as a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War, congratulating Charles M. Smith for being made President of the First Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry Association and informing him that a...
29 cartes de visite, with inscriptions, of Dr. Charles F. Winslow and others, many from Lima, Peru. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
[Private, New York State Infantry, 21st Regiment (Vol), Company F]. One Civil War document [ADS]: Discharge. Buffalo, 18 May 1863.
[Rev.] Engraved portrait, 1835.
One black and white photograph by Pereira, of the author of The Circus of Dr. Lao. Alpha list.
Address by Halpine to [?], re Civil War, n.d.
One Civil War note (ANS) from Headquarters, Department of the Tennessee re order to report to duty at Huntsville, Alabama. Nashville, Tennessee, 20 Feb. 1864.
Fifteen open-reel films and dozens of cassette recordings, on humanistic elements in management.
One letter (TLS) to Dorothy Crawford, thanking her for his use of her writing on his NBC radio program "Cheerio" and asking permission to include it in his proposed inspirational book of days. New York, Sept. 14 , 1940. Laid...
(1856-1944). One letter (ALS), to Mr. [?] Payn re his book [The Hawarden Horace?}. London, 2 Feb. 1895. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) from military historian Peirson to "Pen" re writing, publishing, and other matters, Dec. 23, 1905. Found in unsorted Wyles SC.
.1 linear feet (1 folder).
One account book, 1824-1825. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Prospectus for Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1927).
(1808-1890). One letter (ALS), in French, from French historian and writer Nisard, to an unknown woman. Found in Nisard's Les Gladiateurs… (1860). Paris, 28 February 1854. Alpha list.
(1814-1884). One signed inscription, "All men think all men mortal but themselves," 6 Dec. 1879. Alpha list.
(1814-1884). One autograph, [n.d.] and one letter (ALS) from English novelist and dramatist Charles Reade, re purchase of the stock of his publications Peg Woffington a nd Christie Johnstone, [London], 8 May n.y. Alpha list.
Editorial files, correspondence, and research files about pagan, witchcraft, 'cult' subjects. Also, a number of serials that have been incorporated into the ARC Serials holdings.
Editor Paul Delaney's working archive of Ricketts' Pages from a Diary in Greece, published by Tragara Press in 1978. Includes typescript of author's text and editor's introduction and notes, with holograph corrections, deletions and additions; complete corrected galleys; and incomplete...
One letter (TLS) from Harry Robb, author of Poddy, the Story of a Rangeland Orphan (1947) to western writer Charles Snow, mainly re Robb's earlier life in the west. Kingsburg, CA, July 12 , 1950. Laid in unidentified Snow book....
Two albums, beginning 1893 in n. Yorkshire [?], …
One holograph letter, dated 13th July 1859, written and signed by Charles Sumner in London about his improving health, his return for the opening of Congress, and how much he detests slavery. One photocopy of a holograph letter, dated 4th...
Holograph poem written and signed by Charles Sumner, United States Senator from Massachusetts, to Charles W. Sanger of Waterville, Maine about the country moving forward not by violence but by the majesty of peace, justice, and freedom.
One letter (ALS) from A. Ro[?], mainly about payment to a Mr. Charles Willing, for rum to replenish a ship's supply. London, 26 June 1763. Alpha list.
Two letters (TLS) and one letter (ALS) to Harvey Taylor , 1942, and clipping, laid in Dunshee's Through the Ages [Spec PS3507.U926 T5]. Alpha list.
One document (TDS), permit allowing Charlotte M. Endicott of Canton, MA, to collect plant specimens from areas of the Metropolitan Park Commission. Boston, May 22, 1894. Alpha list.
. One souvenir booklet with black and white illustrations. Chattanooga: T. H. Payne & Co, 1885.
(1834-1928). One note (ANS), re a speech by Depew, president of the New York Central Hudson River Railroad Co. and, later, Republican senator from New York.. [New York], 28 May 1886. Alpha list.
One typewritten account of Depew, re his role as Secretary of State of the train carrying Lincoln's body from Albany. Notes, for example, that "Wherever the highway crossed the railway track the whole population of the neighborhood was assembled… Huge...
Collection of documents, invoices, and receipts of a Massachusetts doctor, ca. 1809-1836. Alpha list.
Four items. Purchase, Books on the Orient
[Admiral]. One black and white photograph of the Japanese surrender on the U.S.S. Missouri, in Tokyo Bay on 2 Sept. 1945, inscribed by Nimitz to the Library of the Santa Barbara College of the University of California. [Oversize boxed].
Album of 50 black and white photographic postcards, with captions. Includes images of local men, women, and children, buildings, parks, railroad, airfield, panoramic views, and street scenes of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapa de Corzo, Tonalá, Comitán de Domínguez, Tapachula, Arriaga, and...
Two printed flyers offering land in Minnesota and Dakota, promoting "The most healthy climate of the world …Settlements of Americans, Germans and Scandinavians; Odd Fellows' and Catholic Colonies…LANDS SOLD ON LONG CREDIT!" ca. 1870s.
This collection includes articles that were published in un-indexed Latino community newspapers, as well as those appearing in major regional newspapers, art magazines, journals, and various anthologies and exhibition catalogues. There are interviews with artists such as Guillermo Gomez Pena,...
40+ small illustrated pamphlets by Jack T. Chick, with titles such as "Creator or Liar?" "The Passover Plot?," "This Was Your Life," and Is There Another Christ?"
More than 100 pamphlets, flyers, and other printed pieces mainly by Moses David, with titles such as "Gaddafi! Earth's Last Pharaoh?" "How to Survive War," "Exorcism," and 'Revolutionary Sex." Also copies of Mo letters, as well as articles, reports, and...
Album contains 33 commercial albumen prints of Valparaíso, Santiago, Iquique, Arica (Chile), and St. Vincent (Cape Verde Islands) with captions in German and Spanish. 17 photos of Valparaíso feature panoramic and street views, buildings and monuments, local peoples, and casualties...
16 color picture postcards with images of public buildings, parks, street scenes, and panoramas. Purchase, Margolis and Moss, $20
396 black/white snapshots, captions in English, of the voyage out, including Cape St. Vincent, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Port Said, Indian Ocean, Colombo, Sumatra, Penang, Singapore, and Hong Kong. China images include Shanghai (Bund, street scenes, funeral, boats and river),Tientsin (border regiment,...
Photograph album containing 34 black and white small format photographs and one pencil drawing. Locale appears to be northern China and Mongolia. Chinese are in Qing period attire. Scenes of city gates and walls, ships at port or river banks,...
Archive/collection of Margaret Gillespie Fagg, wife of Rev. Dr. John Gerardus Fagg, missionary to China and minister of the Middle Collegiate Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of New York City. Included in the collection are: Seven diary journals, over 100 photographs...
Purchase, Pat Zadina Books, 2006. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Large album contains 141 black and white photographs (some loose), possibly taken by a staff member of a British legation in China. Images include river and canal views; temples, churches, priests; chancery and related buildings; scenic views; horse races, tennis,...
25 black/white photos, captions in English, of lakes, rivers, boats, tea houses, pagodas, and streets scenes with local inhabitants. Locations include Mootoo, Soochow, Tahu Lake, Hangchow, Shanghai, Ningpo, and Nanziang.
Purchase, Pablo Butcher, $225
Two albums, captions in English, no dates.
missionary calendars, …
Album contains 48 black and white photographs, primarily of boats on the Yangtze River. Other images include men engaged in "deck cricket" onboard the H.M.S. Royal Arthur; a sporting event with tug-of-war and hurdles; houses; temples; scenic views. Album probably...
Three cards, one for the play "My Partner," one for linen goods, and one for laundry service (with stereotypical character), all ca. late nineteenth century, apparently New York and Boston. Asian American Fund Purchase, June 2000. Pegasus ID: ALP1559-1561. Alpha...
1 b/w 8" x 8" [copy] print of father feeding son, n.p, n.d. Could just as likely be in China.
One document (ADS) sent by one En Ze to one Mei Zhang, acknowledging receipt of one brick of gold, to be deposited in various banking institutions. Qing Dynasty, 1904. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Engraving of Staircase Hall, at Christchurch College, Oxford. No alpha list.
Black and white portrait, on foam board, of Chris Brun, Head of UCSB Special Collections, ca. early 1960s-1989. Oversize boxed. Alpha list.
Includes copies of early Christian Science serials.
One card (TNS) to Tom Willis, UCSB Audiovisual Department, re taping of lectures. Santa Monica, 27 Jan. 1961. Alpha list.
One signed black and white portrait photo (stamped Gilberts of Goleta) and one black and white photo of a line drawing of Isherwood , 1965-1966. Alpha list.
(1890-1957). Printed essay "A Bookseller's Breviary," with holograph inscription, Nov. 1936. Purchase from Paul C. Richards, [$25?]
One letter (TLS) to Professor [?] Wells, responding to his request to reprint the essay "A Casual of the Sea." New York, 26 June 1928. Purchase from JFF Company, $58
One letter (ALS) re gift of photographs to the cathedral library, from the Duke of Northumberland. Salisbury, [England], 27 Sept. 1920. Found in Wordsworth's The Old Service Books of the English Church (London , 1904). Alpha list.
10 color examples of work by Santa Barbara-based Chroma Litho printers. Found in misc. mss map drawer. Map cabinet 20/6. Alpha list.
Printed broadside of a two-feature event at the Palace Theatre, with Fiestas Trained Animal Circus and Lew Wallace's "Ben Hur," with lecture by Prof. Wayne. Alpha list.
One handwritten invoice re furnishing half bushel of lime to repair the barracks in the citadel of Detroit [part of the Northwest Territory of the United States since 1796], 14 Oct. 1797. Alpha list.
Constitution and By-Laws, incorporated Nov. 2 , 1936, and revised Feb. 8 , 1960. Alpha list.
13 items – bills, notes, letter, re Purchase of guns from Baltimore arms dealer, Magruder, Taylor & Roberts. Includes mention of Colts, Whitneys, Smith & Wessons, as well as cartridges and powder flasks. Some orders are from Southern buyers in...
One of Gen. Jubal A. Early, 7 Sept. 1885, and one of Gen. Gabriel Rene Paul, 1 Jan. 1864.
The collection mainly contains engravings, lithographs, and color prints of Civil War battles and battlefields, from diverse sources. Includes original printed items (some disbound), as well as later (some recent) reproductions.
35 printed cards, with color illustrations, containing biographical sketches of prominent Union and Confederate officers such as Admiral David G. Farragut, General James A. Garfield, General William T. Sherman, and General Pierre G. Beauregard, ca. late 1800s.
"A few facts to be considered before voting for President," 1864.
"Died, Near the South-side Railroad, on Sunday, April 9th, 1865, The Southern Confederacy, Aged Four Years …," printed by James B. Rodgers, Philadelphia. Has old Wyles broadside catalog number: b E 489 D5.
Two printed poems, "Meagher's Letter on the American War," written from the perspective of Irish soldiers fighting for the Union, and "A Dream of Napoleon." Liverpool, ca. 1864-1865.
"Proclamation of Emancipation . . . by President Lincoln, January 1st, 1863." Advertisement for copy of the document, lithographed by Rosenthal, and published by L. Franklin Smith, Philadelphia, ca. 1865.
4 lithograph reproductions of Civil War era ordnance drawings.
"Soldier's Depot - Wash & Bath Room (Basement)," by Major & Knapp, New York, printed for D. T. Valentine's Manual, 1864.
"Famous Union Battle-Flags." [same as Wyles SC 557?]
4 items. Found in unsorted Wyles SC.
Nine letters (ALS), acquired as a lot, but only some related to each other. .02 Linear feet (1 folder).
One unused Civil War cover, 1861, with the verse"Jeff Davis and Stevens may come with their troops, But when our boys give them a set to, Their proud flag of treason they'll twist into ropes, And bang them upon their...
Includes U. S. fractional currency and Confederate currency [revise].
Roll of men on extra duty at post bakery in Houston, Texas and Salem, Dent County, Missouri. Aug. 1862.
One document (ADS): Morning Sick Report of the 1st Brigaded of General Ruggles Divison. [Tangipahoa?], Louisiana, 30 July 1862.
One document ( ADS), signed by 34 men who declare they have received $150 for enlisting. Marshfield, Massachusetts, 15 Sept. 1862.
Special Requisition No. 40, for wagon tongues, horse shoe nails, horse collars, paper, envelopes, pens, and other. Gainesville, Virginia, 22 Oct. 1863.
Manifest for steamer at Jacksonville, Florida, April 1864. Found in unsorted Wyles SC. Alph list.
One document (ADS), U.S.S. Powhatan, requisition from the engineer's department for naval stores. Key West, Florida, 1 Apr. 1864.
General Orders, No. 15 (printed) re level of pay equal. Head Quarters, 3rd Division, 18th Corps d'Armee. Camp Hamilton, Virginia, 1 May 1864.
Annual Report, Fifth Company, Court Martial for 1864." New York, 1 Jan. 1865. [Oversize boxed].
. Two items: Volunteer Enlistments. Buffalo, New York, 1863.
Eight documents (ADS): Final statements of colored volunteers, 1864.
16 documents (ADs): Reports of enlisted men employed as servants, cooks, waiters, and hostlers. Various Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee regiments, 1865.
Five items, including one special order re equipment apparently pertaining to the 30th U.S. Colored Troops, ca. 1860-1865.
U.S. documents pertaining to various regiments and units of government, acquired from multiple sources.
Various designs, used in the Civil War and printed by Hapgood, Boston.
Collection of engravings, Union and Confederate officers, 1860s.
Ten items, carte de visite size, mainly of Civil War figures.
Collection of four items, including questionnaire re Ash Palmer; document "Schedule of Coupons…" presented for payment to Ezra Lincoln, Assistant Treasurer, U.S., Boston, 1863; and photo of George Armstrong Custer in uniform.
Two letters (ALS) from [Al??] to his sister Maria, requesting news and other personal matters. Found in unsorted Wyles SC.
Leather field surgeon's pocket instrument kit, from the Civil War era, containing reusable hypodermic needle, knives, needle and thread, and other unknown instruments.
Color lithograph "Famous Union Battle-flags," by A. D. Worthington & Co., Hartford, CT, n.d.
Author's signature illegible.
Two printed items, ca. 1861-1865. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
One hand-drawn map in pencil of Winchester, [VA], with location of various Union regiments, on the reverse of a printed broadside, "Carrier's Annual Address to the Readers and Friends of the Wiinchester Republican, January 1, 1862." Includes note from a...
Includes printed maps and drawings, from diverse sources.
One handwritten sheet, ink on paper, of "Just before the Battle Mother," by George F. Root, n.d. [Oversize boxed].
Muster rolls from various regiments.
Philadelphia, 19th Ward Bounty Fund, with list of committee members and receipts with amounts and names of recruits, 1864.
Twelve documents: Pensions, 1884-1889, n.d. [for several Civil War ? veterans].
17 printed copies, with captions, from the Photographic History of the Civil War. Patriot Publishing Co., 1910. [Ovesize boxed].
15 print reproductions from The Photographic History of Civil War (1910). [Oversize boxed].
Ten cartes de visite, including soldiers in uniform, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and John Wilkes Booth.
Printed poem, "A Mother's Prayer for 1863," by A. V. P. [?]. West Chester, 2d month [Quaker date], 1863.
"A Soldier's Dream before a Battle." Camp Smith, Tennessee, Oct. 28, 1864.
Five-page handwritten draft of an untitled poem that the unidentified author says was based on a series of dreams. N.p., Feb. 25, 1865.
Handwritten poem: "The Land of Rest," 22 Sept. 1865.
]. "Taking Up Quarters," with handcolored engraving of the U.S.A. General Hospital, Patterson Park, Baltimore, ca. 1861-1865. 02 linear feet (1 folder).
. Two handwritten Civil War era poems, one entitled "Increase Our Pay and Rations" and the other written on board the gunboat 'Osceola' the night before the fight, ca. 1861-1865.
Printed pamphlet: "Souvenir: Poetry of the War," for an event described as "The Spectacular and Historical Allegory." Includes numerous advertisements for Grand Rapids, MI businesses, 1891.
Printed cartoon entitled "The Peninsular Campaign," with Gen. McClellan seated backward on a donkey, extensive captions and sign reading "Harrison's Landing, July 7, 1862."
One October 1864 election poll-book for Company H, of the 192nd Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, held at Gallipolis, Ohio. In-hand as of 8/3/11. Oversize boxed.
Includes engraved group shots and composite images, mainly of generals, cabinet members, politicians.
The collection mainly contains engravings, lithographs, and color prints of Civil War scenes (other than battles) such as views of forts, artillery emplacements, ships, officers' quarters, McLean's House at Appomattox, and domestic scenes. Includes both originals and reproductions, ca. 1860s-1980s,...
Maps, flyers, and other ephemera, ca. 1960s.
One Civil War sketch map of Vicksburg and one carte-de-visite photograph of Fred B. Shell, a war correspondent for Harper's Weekly who was with Ulysses S. Grant's army during the Siege of Vicksburg in 1863.
Holograph Civil War era letter written from the Planter's Hotel, mentioning the evacuation of Columbus and the promotion of General Buell, and discussing the high cost of writing paper and the prevalence of shinplaster currency.
Reference to evacuation of Columbus (Ohio) and promotion of Major General Buell. .01 linear feet (1 folder).
Various etchings, engravings, lithographs. [Oversize boxed].
Broadside, with lyrics to "New Patriotic and Comic Song, on the Sinking of the Pirate Alabama, by the U.S. Gunboat Kearsarge …," written by Silas S. Steele, 1864.
Broadside, song lyrics of "A Nation Mourns Her Martyr'd Son," 1865.
"The Battle of the Wilderness." One leaf, with [hand-colored?] illustration. Published by Charles Magnus, 12 Frankfort St., N.Y., n.d.
Three holographic copies of Civil War era songs, titled "The Prisoner's Hope," "The Soldiers Are Coming Home," and "The Sour Apple Tree," the latter regarding the capture of Jefferson Davis.
One printed item, "Songs for the Crisis," ca. 1861-1865. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Includes individual and composite engravings. [Oversize boxed].
Unbound scrapbook format, with typescript accounts, clippings, memos, newsletters, and other ephemera, ca. 1933-1934. Gift of G. B. McReynolds of SB
49 letters, written to Clara A. Nichols, mainly from family members [see dealer description} …
Manuscript and typed letters written from June 28, 1930 to July 15, 1931 by Clarence V. Carruth, Jr. of Scarsdale, NY and New York City, while traveling as a young American utilities executive with portfolio to purchase existing utilities in...
33 black and white photographs of the Hartman Exploration & Development Company's coal mining operations at the Clark Ranch, north of Denver. Colorado, near Lafayette. Includes images of ranch buildings, the initial drilling, starting the375 foot mine shaft, timbers used...
119 original black and white photographs , mostly taken in East Africa by a British Army Lieutenant from 1941 to 1943, most captioned as well as five original views of Victoria Falls circa 1906. Photographs vary in sizes, the smallest...
Holograph letter written at Harrison's Farm, near Norfolk, Va.
Interviewer: David R. Russell Interviewee(s): Claude Clark. Transcript: Transcripts : yes, for tapes 1-2. Related materials: some background/research material.
Interviewer: DER? Transcript: None found. No paper files found. Related materials: None found. Arrangement: Paul Williams, n.d.: A19659-60/CS (digitized).
(1889-1961). Five letters (ALS) from English novelist to J. G. Wilson, mainly re sending copies of Houghton's books to various parties including the Queen of Yugoslavia , 1932 , 1943-1949. Alpha list.
[Congressman from Ohio]. Printed Civil War speech, delivered in the House of Representatives, Feb. 3, 1862.
(1841-1904). One letter (ALS) from English theatre critic, playwright, and travel writer Clement Scott, to J. L. Toole, asking him to forward [an article?] to the editors of the Dramatic College Annual. [London?], 18 June 1866. Alpha list.
Contains black and white snapshots and a few commercial photos, some captions (in English), as well related brochures, maps, coupon books, menus, and other ephemera of a trip apparently taken in conjunction with an international gathering of physiologists. Locations, mostly...
Holograph letter written at Hilton Head, S.C., requesting overdue statements of hospital discharges.
74 picture postcards, most black and white, of Cambodia (Phnom Penh), Laos, and mainly Vietnam (Hanoi, Haiphong, Hue, Saigon), many of local inhabitants, daily activities, street scenes, dances, and buildings.
Derwent letter facsimile and accompanying essay, from University of Arizona Library, 1977.
Mainly 19c U.S. coins, some with holes drilled in them; also a few Chinese coins.
Three letters (ALS) re family history. Baltimore, 1886-1887. Alpha list.
Holograph letter written by a superintendent of the United States Sanitary Commission requesting the discharge of a rebel prisoner.
22 b/w snapshots, with inscriptions, mainly group photos, missionary families, and street scenes, most in or around Cali, Colombia. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
229 B+W photographs, varying sizes, all small-format, of people and locales in Colorado and Wyoming. Rural scenes, family snapshots, some photos relating to oil industry and mining. Locales mentioned include Craig, Mule Creek (Colorado) and Jackson Hole (Wyoming).
Business card of Frank Smith. Colorado City, Colorado, n.d.
(From the dealer description) Correspondence between Seth Taber and David B. Suave, officers of the Flora Bell Mining Company from 1911-1916. Twenty seven letters, primarily correspondence of Taber and Suave with three letters from D. E. Carpenter of Scranton, PA,...
Eleven-page scrapbook with dried and pressed samples of Colorado wild flowers, with names such as "Prickly Poppy" and "Butterfly Flower." Found in Romaine Travel box, 8/13/09. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) from the Adjutant General's Office, War Department, in response to a question from George May Powell, reporting that on or about Apr. 1, 1862 there were 2,300 colored troops from Delaware, 26,000 from Kentucky, 9,500 from Maryland,...
Preliminary report compiled by N.L. Taliaferro for C. F. Nickle of Commonwealth Petroleum Corporation., covering sites in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino Counties in California. "Based on field examination made during the latter part of November, 1919." Includes information...
The collection includes correspondence, newsletters, articles, fundraising proposals and publicity.
One printed postcard soliciting Civil War photographs and prints. Boston, Aug. 1904.
Conference Brochure, November 19-21
99 b/w images, captions in English, of local inhabitants, desert, oases, wells, irrigation, early all-terrain vehicles, camels, caravans, tents, street scenes, markets,mosques, city gates, and ruins of southern Tunisia and Algeria, beginning with Tozeur, then el Oeud, Ferjane, Touggourt, Ouargla,...
Printed engraving, portraits of Jefferson Davis and other Confederate leaders, 1864.
Includes documents, correspondence, currency and photographs.
Etching by Charles B. Hall, 1897. [Oversize boxed].
Includes individual and composite engravings. [Oversize boxed].
Printed bond with handwritten additions, in the amount of $5000, signed by Robert Tyler, Register of the Treasury. Richmond, Oct. 1, 1862.
Twelve Civil War era lithographs, "approved by the War Department."
1 holographic document, State of Connecticut to Barlow & Babcock for printing costs, 1785. Purchase, $35
Four Civil War documents (ADS): Circulars re various matters such as wearing uniforms when off duty, 1865.
[Winchester, VA]. Civil War regimental newspaper, vol. 1, no. 2, 22 Mar. 1862.
One note (AN), "With the author's compliments & sincere respect," to poet, novelist, and literary critic Andrew Lang, [ca. 1911]. Found in Constance Mary Pott's Francis Bacon and His Secret Society (London 1911). Alpha list.
Disbound printed documents, first and second parts, 4 pp. Stamp of Bibliateca Particular. Cordoba (Spain), [ca. 1700s]. Transferred from uncat Special., 10/2/09 Acquired 1969. Alpha list.
First monthly report of the Contention Gold Mines Company in Colorado containing information about the company's stocks, operational costs, and a financial prospectus for Contention stock at founders' price.
Files from DeKoven Foundation of Ohio, Inc. pastor, Roderic B. Dibbert, re bishops connected with the 'Continuing Church' movement and some of the jurisdictions within the movement.
One note (ANS) by Ina Coolbrith (1841-1928), poet and niece of Joseph Smith (founder of Mormonism). Purchase, n.d. Alpha list.
Printed pamphlet for "Self Respecting, Self Supporting, Small Salaried Women," San Francisco, CA, ca. 1899-1900. Gift of Allen Adrian. Alpha list.
One matted b/w photograph, inscribed "To Hon. Cecil R. King, with highest esteem, Cordell Hull." Purchase from Randall House, $75
(Secretary of State). Telegram to Rita Fikkert, advising that Gloria Fikkert and grandparents are well and remaining in the Netherlands. Washington, D.C., 13 July 1940. See also: Rita Fikkert Collection (Bernath Mss 26 and PA Mss 8). Alpha list.
(1710-1753). 1 ALS. London, 18 July 1740. [Returned to Foot Collection].
Miscellaneous letters (ALS) from various unidentified correspondents, most re personal, financial, and legal matters. Alpha list.
Three typed letters between Joseph H. Barnard and Stanley F. Horn dated 2 May 1944, May 13, 1944, and 27 May 1944. The letters pertain to Barnard's book "The Army of Tennessee" and include Horn's anecdotes, gathered during his time...
A group of eight catalogs and related ephemera (circa 1940s)pertaining to costumes, fabrics etc., many seemingly connected to theater and dance suppliers. Includes sheets with swatches of decorative fabrics and samples.
Parts 2 and 3: Nos. 111 and 130 of the Tract Society of the Medodist Episcopal Church. New York, ca. 1830s. Transferred from uncat. Special, 10/2/09. Alpha list.
One note (AN), re sending a review copy of The Bounty of Sweden, 13 July 1925, and one list of hand printed books, [ca. 1947]. Printers Collection. Alpha list.
Contents include black and white photographs, color photo postcards, booklets, flyers, cards, and receipts, often with typed captions, mainly from a January 1942 Havana trip, along with photo postcards from the return trip through Florida (Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach,...
Six images, Santiago and Havana, Cuba. Purchase, Howard Karno
Photo album with 33 B+W photos. This is most likley the S.S. Yorck, a steamship built in 1906 by F. Schichau Shipyard, Danzig, Germany for Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd), for the Bremerhaven to New York service. Under the command...
Two albums with 61 black and white photographs, some duplicates, some captions in English, apparently taken by an American tourist on a visit to Cuba. Includes images of Havana Harbor, boats, Havana coast, Moro Castle, Fort Cabanas, rural areas, banana...
Three mounted black/white albumen photographs, pack mules transporting sugar cane after the Spanish American War. Alpha list.
From dealer description: Photo album: Summer 1936 in a Cuban resort. A photograph album measuring 7 by 10 inches. Contains 32 leaves, each with a 4 3/4 by 7 1/4 inch photograph tipped-on, and one extra photo. A penciled inscription...
Holograph letter written in Washington, D.C.
Scrapbook, mostly photos, from Peru; and 1 folder of family correspondence, telegrams, and biographical notes, mainly relating to Lauro Curletti, ca. 1921-1926, 1969. Also, letterbook of José /Giuseppe Curletti, 1869-1870, written in Spanish and Italian, with letters from South American...
Two partial, printed, mounted bills stating that "The Possessor of this Bill, shall be paid by the Treasurer of the Colony of Connecticut, Nine Pence, Lawful Money, by the first Day of January, A.D. One Thousand, Seven Hundred and Eighty-two…"...
"Grand Banner of the Radical Democracy, for 1864." Hand-colored lithographic print, 1864. Item 2681 in Currier & Ives: A Catalogue Raisonne. [Oversize boxed].
One hand-colored print by N. Currier, "Bombardment of Vera Cruz, March 25th, 1847." [Oversize, boxed].
Holograph letter written on back of gold wrapping paper at camp in Mississippi.
Includes some Montecito images. Arrangement: artificial collection assembled by dealer; some groupings of items. Includes some Montecito, CA images.
(1809-1884). Calling card of Cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor of the reaper, with address of 20 East Burton Place, [Chicago], n.d. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to UCSB Librarian, Allen B. Veaner, decling invitation to be 1983 Corle speaker. Berkeley, 21 June 1982. Alpha list.
(David Herbert). One bookplate, n.d. Alpha list.
One letter (TL) and one typed form , 1937, together with a page of notes re detention by U.S. Customs Service of a package containing the book The Paintings of D. H. Lawrence, based on a controversial 1929 London exhibit....
159 items: Primarily correspondence and research files (including notecards, typed transcripts, clippings and photostats) relating to Alpheus Thompson, a Maine sea captain who moved to Santa Barbara and married a daughter of Carlos Antonio Carillo. Brown edited the book China...
One holograph letter written and signed by D. T. Van Buren, Colonel and A. A. G. (Assistant Adjutant General), from Head Quarters, Department of the East, New York City, to First Lieutenant R. G. Wells about dispatching two orderlies whose...
Vicksburg, Mississippi). Newspaper, July 2, 1863 issue, printed on blank side of wallpaper. [Oversize boxed].
Interviewer:?, Oct. 3, 1972. Transcript: None found. Related materials: None found.
Two holograph letters of a predominantly personal nature, written to his wife.
[Civil War Major General]. Three letters (ALS) to A.G. Peterson mainly about financial difficulties and a letter to the editor of the National Tribune from an unidentified writer, pleading Sickles' case, all 1913. Also, an obituary from the National Tribune,...
Correspondence and financial materials, including Civil War era, of Daniel S. Hardenberg, Assistant Surgeon of the 56th New York Infantry. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
(1782-1852). Autograph of American statesman Daniel Webster, on envelope with Washington, D.C. stamp, Mar. 13, . Alpha list.
Descript. /Summary (520): Album with pasted-in photographs and clippings from newspapers and copies of flyers including underground leaflets. (Ephemera and clippings in Danish language, some in Norwegian). Contains also: National Air Force, air balloons, helicopters, various Danish, German and British...
(1883-1966). One letter (TLS) from Dard Hunter, American authority on printing, paper, and papermaking, to Matthew J. Bruccoli, American scholar and professor of English, re visit of latter. Chillicothe, Ohio, 4 June 1962. [Printers]. Purchase, $60
This small collection consists of assorted postcards depicting Scottish entertainer Sir Harry Lauder (1870-1950), best known for his humorous songs sung in Scottish brogue, recording for most of the major recording companies including the Gramophone Co., The Victor Talking Machine...
Speech, September 9
[Massachusetts Cavalry, 1st Regiment (Vol)]. One Civil War document (ADS): descriptive list of a detachment of recruits being transferred to Camp of Rendezvous (Barrett is the only person listed), 4 Jan. 1864.
Two letters (TLS) from David Davies to A. F. Pollard and one letter (TL) response from Pollard, re Davies' book, The Problem of the Twentieth Century , 1930. Found in Davies' The Problem of the Twentieth Century. Alpha list.
(1801-1870). One photoengraving. [Oversize boxed].
Printed address, memorializing Civil War admiral Farragut.
(1862-1943). Bound volume, holographic writing in German, entitled "Mechanik," lectures of German mathematician David Hilbert, while he was at the University of Göttingen, 1905-1906. Alpha list.
Oration delivered to the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, at Middlesex Center, 4 July 1862.
Four items, ca. 1970s, from or by American poet David Kheridian, including one letter (TLS), mimeographed poetry magazine: Mary Fisk School Poetry, flyer, and wedding invitation. Alpha list.
Box 1 located at Annex 2. Inquire at Special Collections for access.
The collection includes research files used in writing "Fort Laramie and the Changing Frontier (Official National Park Handbook, 1983), correspondence, diaries, and treaties.
Typescript of article by Lavender, "How Historical Can a Historical Novel Be?" along with signed copy of the 1982 issue of Soundings, describing Lavender's appointment as William Wyles Collection consultant, and including a bibliography of Lavender's publications. .02 linear feet...
The collection contains several maps prepared for publications of David Myrick, on western railroad history, ghost towns, and San Francisco.
Correspondence, documents and related materials, re Kenya. Alpha list.
Vitae, Notes on Transpersonal Psychology; Misc. Unpublished Papers; Underground Magazine, Vols 1-4 [writing as z. Dee]
One letter (ALS) from Harold S. Edwards (Marysville, CA, 5 June 1957, thanking Lavender for introducing his son to the Concord Philosophers, along with a leaf from a scrapbook with clippings about the Concord School of Philosophy and Henry D....
Clippings, ca. 1931, about Jordan, Stanford University's first president, and other Stanford ephemera, including three picture postcards of 1906 earthquake damage. Alpha list.
Holograph diary of F.B. Davis, a Union sailor who served on the USS Quaker City. The first dated entry is for Jan. 1, 1863; the last is Dec. 31, 1863. His diary begins at his home in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. In...
One letter (TLS) to Hamilton Von Breton re regional foreign policy conferences. Washington, [D.C.], 14 Jan. 1963. Alpha list.
London, 1653. [Gt. Brit. Sovereigns, etc. 1649-1658 (Oliver Cromwell)]. Printed by Henry Hills and William du-Gard. Wing C-7077. Oversize boxed. Alpha list.
Program and other material relating to the 250th anniversary celebration of the town, 1886. Laid in: Proceedings at the Celebration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town of Deham Massachusetts [Main F74.D3 D5]. Purch
Broadside, with portraits of Lincoln, George Washing, Andrew Johns, Sherman, Grant, Sheridan, Porter, Faragut, and Dahlgreen, n.d. [Wyles Map Cabinet 1/1].
. Correspondence, newsletters, lists, clippings and articles, many by Haverland., a former UCSB librarian, about the early days of the William Wyles Collection. Donated in the memory of Della B. Haverland and Stella Haverland Rouse. Latest donation by S. Raby,...
Guest Pass, Seventh Session, with engraved portrait of Woodrow Wilson. San Francisco, 28 June 1920. Alpha list.
One letter (TLS) to Allan and Mrs. Nevins, re trip to Pasadena, the Huntington, Santa Barbara, and elsewhere, doing research. Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 12 June 1960. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to Dave [?], re an interview he conducted with her and her impressions of L.A. New York, n.d. Purchase from Reese, $75
One letter (ALS) on Denishawn letterhead stationery, to Miss Wirt Hicks, thanking her for becoming a founder subscriber to the Denishawn Magazine. New York, [ca. 1924-1925]. Accession log says TLS, ca. 1928, purchase, Karmiole, $75, 1/18/85.
Poetry and ephemera by Holt, sent to Philip Whalen. Alpha list.
One poem, "For IV." Santa Barbara
Interviewer: David Russell. Interviewee(s): Dennis Lynds. Transcript: Yes, for Tapes 1-8. Related materials: Background/research materials.
Pamphlet and map from the Diamond Oil Company of San Francisco. Purchase, Bea and Peter Siegel, $135
Portfolio of German Southwest Africa (now Namibia) color prints. Purchase, Breuer
Mainly tapes and transcripts of interviews Dale Carlisle did with Direct Relief International (DRI) staff and other individuals regarding the establishment in 1948 and history of DRI and its founders Wilhelm (William) Zimdin and Dezso (Dennis) Karczag. Also included is...
Santa Barbara organization. Interviewer: Dale Carlisle? [check tapes]. Interviewee(s): Dennis Karczag, David Green, Mr. [?] Tulsi. Transcript: None found. Related materials: Org chart, grant proposal, Speakers' Bureau list. Related collection: Direct Relief International Collection (SBHC Mss 22; Dennis Karczag Papers...
Discharge certificate for Corporal Frank A. Hofmann in Peter Snooks' Company Q, 56th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, who was enrolled on December 25th, 1862 to serve two years during the war. The certificate states that Hofmann is hereby discharged from...
Discharge certificate for Private H. V. Latham signed by Charles A. McCall on official stationery of Mount Pleasant, U. S. Army General Hospital from Washington, D. C. and signed by C. A. McCall (Charles A. McCall), Assistant Surgeon U. S....
Printed Civil War document: "Argument for absent owners in the matter of the Newborn seizures," re merchandise seized by combined U.S. Government land and naval forces in and around Newborn, North Carolina in March, 1863. Found in unsorted Wyles SC.
Photographic scrapbook of the 1974 theatrical production based on the Tragical history of the life and death of Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlow conveived and directed by Arthur Joe Lopez and photographed by Ernest A. Smith and John Rodriquez.
Relating to land owned by William Lock the Elder and William Lock the Younger in Kerry County, Ireland, during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Alpha list. [Oversize boxed].
Mainly financial and legal documents, most from U.S. east coast. Alpha list.
Mainly financial and legal documents, most from U.S. east coast. Alpha list.
Mainly financial and legal documents, most from U.S. east coast. [Oversize boxed]. Alpha list.
Mainly financial and legal documents, most from U.S. east coast. Alpha list.
Holograph letter written on the south side of the Rappahannock.
One letter (TLS) from Don Farran, President of the Iowa Authors Club, to Carl Van Doren, promoting Farran's Ballad of the Silver Ring. Hampton, Iowa, April 18 , 1935. Also one 1935 newsclipping re Iowa Authors Club. Laid in Don...
One charcoal drawing, with quote by Bert Kessler, from Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology. Transfer from Main, via Carol Gibbens, through Jane Faulkner, 5/1/06. Oversize, Map Cabinet 20/6. Alpha list.
From his vantage point as University Librarian, Professor Donald C. Davidson traces the evolution of the UCSB Library, explaining the origins of each collection and describing the trials he faced in keeping pace with the academic needs of a growing...
Scrapbook and loose papers, including correspondence, travel accounts, b/w snapshots, documents, maps, and tourist brochures, mainly about trips to Mexico, including Guyamas and Hermosillo areas. Alpha list.
Correspondence, notes, flyers, clippings and other printed material, color prints, and a few microcassettes, primarily relating to Don Hamilton's work as a homeless advocate.
Picture postcards, b/w and color, many mailed, with messages.
One typescript in binder and one set of handwritten notes in binder, re Lewis' The Bents and the St. Vrains as Pioneers in the Trade of the Southwest. Dissertation, UC Berkeley, 1924.
Typescript copies of reminiscences and family history, early 19c to mid 20c, re Jacob Glendenin Adams, Nancy Hamilton Adams, Joseph Copley Alter, Wells E. Bigelow, Ralph Oliver Reiner (Santa Barbara resident), and Marjorie Ward. Includes accounts of 19c journey to...
Album of several hundred black and white snapshots, with typescript captions in English, compiled by the son of a missionary family posted to Colombia. Includes many images of the Cali and Bogota areas; also some of Costa Rica, El Salvador,...
Holograph letter written at the Cumberland Hospital in Nashville regarding family news.
One photograph album, ca. 56 b/w photos, along with 5 loose b/w photos, taken by a missionary school teacher at the Dorchester Academy in the African American community at McIntosh, Liberty, County, Georgia, ca. 1890s.
Collection of Vaudeville performer Dorothy Rae (born Dorothy Pfeiffer; also performed as Dorothy Adams), originally of Chicago, Illinois. The collection is primarily photographs, a 1927 National Vaudeville Artists Year Book and other ephemera. In the Year Book Rae is listed...
Collection of correspondence from Dorothy Pound, wife of Ezra Pound, to Kirgo's Books, re purchases. Washington, [D.C.] , 1950-1953. Accessioned 6/18/84. Alpha list.
[wife of explorer/journalist Henry Morton Stanley]. One letter (ALS) to Mr. Thomas, re husband's lecture tour, her nomadic life, other authors, and plans for the summer. Midland Hotel, Bradford, England, 15 May 1891.
Writings, biographical and promotional materials, workshop materials, and audio cassette recordings from Jacobs, a humanistic educator whose work focused on movement and expression.
The collection consists of audiocassettes and transcriptions of Maria Velasco's opening remarks, the slide lecture and event publicity (handbill, press release and news articles.)
Papers of Santa Barbara theater director and author. Harmer directed plays at the Alhecama theatre in Santa Barbara, Calif., edited a Santa Barbara bilingual magazine Don Quijote and later became the chief information officer for the Naval Construction Battalion Center...
As a student at the University of Kiel, Professor Douwe Stuurman recalls his experiences in Nazi Germany and how Hitler's programs compromised the academic integrity of the university. He describes his military assignments during World War II, which led to...
Holograph letters written to his brother, Philip, during December, 1861 and January, 1862. All were written from Camp Griffin, Virginia, with one adding the address of Head Quarters, 6th Maine Regt.
2 ALS, from Edith G. Hawthorne, 1935, and Millicent Todd Bingham, 1945; and 1 print, "Vine", a page from A Common Botany, designed, engraved, and hand-printed on Sekishu, a Japanese rice paper, by Walter Stein, Boston, 1956. [move to othe...
The manuscript portion of the collection contains two hand-printed leaves, on Japanese rice paper, from A Common Botany (1956).
48 black and white photographs by a member of a British expedition in the mountainous area of Hindu Kush (now northern Pakistan/Afghanistan), near the Russian frontier, including images of Drosh fort and bazaar, mountain views and passes, river gorges, bridges,...
Photograph album of a Dutch traveler from his trip to Dutch East Indies, dated Mendoet (village of Mendut), July 1923, measuring approximately 5.25 x 7 inches (13 x 17.5 cm). Contains 20 sepia photographs, measuring approximately 3.25 x 4.5 inches...
136 black and white mounted photographs, printed Dutch captions, in an album entitled "Banka-Album," presumably referring to Bangka Island, east of Sumatra and site of one of the world's largest tin-mining operations. Locales include Muntok, Djeboes, Blinjoe, Soengeiliat, Merawang, Pangkalpinang,...
One letter (TLS) to Harold S. Chase re gift of two volumes of Edward Borein's (Santa Barbara artist) reproductions. White House, Washington, [D.C.], 11 May 1953. [from CDCC]. Alpha list.
One letter (TLS) to Paul C. Stark re Advisory Board of the National Council for Community Improvement. White House Washington, [D.C.], 24 June 1954. Alpha list.
Handwritten diary, in ink, approximately 129 pages, Sept. 5 – Nov. 23, 1862, by E. C. Ambler, Chaplain with the [New York?] 69th Regiment. Writing from Annapolis, talks about parole camp, widespread illness, visits to the hospital, camp news and...
270+ black and white prints and color slides. Locations include Bali, Burma, Cambodia (Angkor Wat), Laos (Vientiene), Malaysia (mainly Malacca and Penang), Shanghai, and Thailand (including South Thailand - Kra Isthmus). Images feature street scenes; agriculture, countryside, and river views;...
Two handwritten ledgers with manuscript documents and maps pertaining to the E. Conway & Company purchase of lands in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Contra Costa counties, with early information about oil development in California.
Holograph telegram written and signed by E. G. Wheeler, Major Commanding Post., on official stationery of the South-Western Telegraph Company, from Okolona, [Mississippi] to Capt. L. D. Sandidge about having no reliable news, [with the enemy] reported to advance by...
[Civil War Union Sergeant, E.S. Maryland, 2nd Regiment (Vol)]. One document (ADS), re payment of transportation charges. Baltimore, 10 May 1864. Moved to SC 544.
Holograph letter written from Boston, regarding the visit of his son, Robert S. Littell, to Washington, D.C.
(Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court). One holograph speech re new UCSB campus, [ca. 1956]. Alpha list.
(Governor of California). One letter (TLS) to Victor G. Loly re recommendation to State Board of Cosmetology. Sacramento, December 19 , 1947. Alpha list.
One letter (TLS) to [Curtis] Freschel, re successful investments. Santa Barbara, CA, 25 July 1922. Purchase from James Lowe, [$100?], Friends funds
Three large-format manuscript documents dated 1785, 1799, and 1809 representing legal contracts known as indentures. Issued in New Jersey.
232 black and white photographs in three albums, apparently spanning the German and British colonial periods. Images include indigenous peoples; markets; colonial officers; boats and railways; street scenes; countryside views; animals including cattle, lions, elephants, and antelopes.
Photo album with 49 B+W photos taken during a journey on an unnamed German steamship ( North German Lloyd registry), originating in Europe in 1930. Scenes of various locales in Europe and Asia including Gibraltar, Stromboli, the Suez Canal, Singapore,...
Third Ohio Infantry.
One document (ADS) to Captain Thomas Harris re stores shipped on board the ship Juno. Boston, 17 January 1799. Purchase from Lost Horizon Bookstore, $75
5 albums and xx loose photographs, incl. a few panoramas. Includes images of what appear to be oil wells – taken by the photographer who may have been associated with one of the oil companies? Not sure yet if all...
One note (ANS) from American writer and philosopher Saltus to [?] Allen re a libelous aricle about Saltus. Laid in Eden: An Episode. [11 Apr. 1888]. Alpha list.
Correspondence and autographs from actors and actresses, to a San Francisco autograph collector. Alpha list.
(1729-1797). 3 ALS, 1781, 1793. [Returned to Foot Collection]
(1816-1906). One letter (ALS) to a Mr. [?] Baxter, inviting him to visit and have lunch. Boston, Feb. 25, 1888. Found in Samuel de Champlain, Voyages, ill. by Slafter (1880). Alpha list.
(1810-1876). Holograph poem, untitled and undated, by the Massachusetts Unitarian parish minister and author of the carol "It Came upon the Midnight Clear." Alpha list.
(1819-1861). Newspaper supplement, with text of speech by Randolph, Californian and southern sympathizer, at the Theatre in San Jose, [CA] 1861. [Oversize boxed].
Three letters (TLS), to Harriet von Breton, re oil spill issues, 1969. Also, one note (TNS) re water quality improvement act, 1969. Alpha list.
One holograph letter written and signed by E. Schriver, who at the time was Captain at Headquarters of Eastern Department of the U.S. Military, to Major R. L. Baker about receiving Baker's report and asking him whether he has sent...
Two Lincoln photos (copies), with accompanying letter (TL) by Jay Monaghan (1957), explaining the context in which they were taken, and one letter (ALS) from V. S. Lovell to J. H. Williamson (1892), talking about one of the photographs.
One letter (ALS) from Edward A. McClemand's father to Mrs. Julia Trumbull, re appointment of Edward to the Military Academy at West Point. Springfield, IL, Apr. 13, 1866. Found in unsorted Wyles SC.
Six letters (ALS) by circus writer Seago to [Raymond Toole-]Stott, mainly about articles he is working on. Laid in correspondence to: Toole-Stott Circus Collection]. Alpha list. Transfer to Toole-Stott?
One black and white inscribed photograph of western artist Edward Borein. Santa Barbara, California, 16 Sept. 1930. [Oversize boxed].
Poster advertising The Pinto Horse, by Charles Elliott Perkins; illustrated by Edward Borein. First edition was published in 1927. Alpha list.
Two prints: "Moving Camp" and "Blackfeet Women." [Oversize boxed].
Correspondence, telegrams, assessments, contracts, inspections, reports, and other material relating to U.S. business interests in Latin America pertaining to property and commodities such as rubber, bananas, coffee, and coal, much of it apparently relating to the activities of Edward C....
Collection of copies of documents from Mexican War and Civil War, ca. 1846-1861. Originals in the National Archives.
Holograph letter written by Edward D. Baker, a friend of Abraham Lincoln and a Senator from Oregon, stating his desire to sell notes to raise five hundred dollars. He asks the letter's recipient to be his agent.
[Lieutenant, New York Cavalry, 5th Reg. (Vol.), Co. F]. Copies of Civil War correspondence, 1861-1863.
One document (ADS) re the history of the Independent Corps of Cadets (Guards of the Governor) of Massachusetts and their role in the Civil War, n.d. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
(1822-1909). One letter (ALS) re his study of Spanish language and paper on the archives of Spain and Mexico. Boston, 24 Nov.1879. Alpha list.
[American author and Unitarian clergyman]. One letter (ALS), responding to unknown woman's letter and sending her some religious tracts he has written. Intervale, N.H., Aug. 10, 1908.
Urban renewal. Interviewer: DER and Joe Bill. Interviewee(s): Edward J. Logue. . Transcript: Uncorrected transcript.
One sheet, ink on paper, by British craftsman Edward Johnson, considered one of the fathers of modern calligraphy. Transferred from Special Collections cataloging backlog. Alpha list.
Surgeon's journal, much of it written by Dr. Hill's orderly, Mr. McEvoy, 1861-1863. No publication without written permission of the donors. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Architectural history – introduction to design, of Gropius and Broyer. Interviewer: David Russell. Interviewee(s): Edward Larabee Barnes. Transcript: Unedited first draft.
Collection contains audiotapes of UCSB English professor, Edward Loomis, including master tapes of tape collages (Zendada, Utopia) and long form poems (Tex-Mex Iliad, Everyman, Archiolator). Also included are reels of found sound source material, inverviews (Kenneth Rexroth), monologues, dialogues, and...
(1866-1934). Two letters (ALS) and accompanying newspaper clipping, from American author and poet Edward Lucas White, to Santa Barbara resident Roger Boutell, thanking him for his appreciation of his (White's) work , 1925-1927. Alpha list.
(1866-1934). Four page typescript carbon re the Robertson brothers, adventurers and merchants in Paraguay, as noted in the dedication to Edward Lucas White's El Supremo: A Romance of the Great Dictator of Paraguay (1916). Laid in El Supremo: A Romance...
One typescript note (TNS) re autograph volumes of Captain Bissell and World War I.. N.p., 15 Nov.1928. Purchase from Jenkins, $125, Friends funds
Rewards of merit, weekly report, and catalogue of Ellington School [Connecticut], where Manning attended. Alpha list.
38 slide carousels containing 2000+images of Edward Mendell's travels around the world, photographing endangered species for the World Wildlife Fund, and also of people in far-flung places such as Bhutan, Burma, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Orissa...
Typed letter on official stationery of the United States Shipping Board, Washington, by Edward N. Hurley thanking Dan D. Griffiths of the Chicago Athletic Association for his congratulations.
One letter (TLS) to Elizabeth M. Spencer, re bibliographical fine points and book collecting. Philadelphia, 9 Oct. 1928. Purchase from David J. Holmes, $85
One letter (TLS) to John A. Berger, re book collecting. Philadelphia, 17 Apr. 1929. Alpha list.
Collection of recent copy prints and identification list, with geographic locations, including California. Source unknown, for the originals and the copies.
One letter (ALS) from Santa Barbara author and first headmaster of Laguna Blanca School, Edward Selden Spaulding, to Alice (Mrs. Thomas) Driscoll, talking about stories he has written. [Santa Barbara, CA] , 1968. Laid in Spaulding's Venison and a Breath...
(1900-1949). One letter (TLS) from Secretary of State Edward Stettinius to G. William Gahagan, Assistant to the Director, Pacific Bureau – Office of War Information, San Francisco, thanking Gahagan for courtesy cards to the Press Club and Bohemian Club. Washington,...
One document [ADS], U. S. land grant in Kansas, 5 Feb. 1890. [Oversize boxed].
Award ceremonies, for 9th-13th Contests, 1972-1976. Transcript: None found. Related materials: Corle Contest and Lecture files in University Archives. Arrangement: Chronological
Calling card and autograph, January 18, 1865, of Edwin Booth, famous nineteenth century American actor and brother of John Wilkes Booth.
One letter (TLS) from John Lipsey, Western Books, re mutual friend and proposed visit , 1955. Laid in: Patrick Floyd Garrett, Pat F. Garrett's Authentic Life of Billy the Kid [Spec, Wyles F786.B6 G7 1927]. Alpha list.
Typescript and manuscript text re Stoughton's Civil War career, which ended after being captured by John S. Mosby at Fairfax [VA] Court House. See dealer's description for further details.
(1844-1915) [Artificer, New York Engineers, 50th Regiment (Vol), Company B]. Papers, including Civil War diary (1865), discharge, and typescript biographical sketch.
Clippings and related material re donation of tapestry to UCSB Library Curriculum Lab , 1968. No alpha list.
One letter (TLS) to Allan Nevins thanking him for his encouraging comments about Wolf's Rosenbach biography. Philadelphia, January 16 , 1961. Found in Wolf's Rosenbach: A Biography (Cleveland , 1936). Alpha list.
95 b/w … (see dealer's description)_.
Album contains 230 black and white snapshots with brief captions in English on the backs of a few. Album possibly belonged to a postwar U.S. civil service worker, and many photos include colleagues/friends sightseeing and at parties, as well as...
Ten black/white, captions on back, people at work and scenes of Egypt. Purchase: Margolis and Moss
English and French
(1856-1915). One letter (ALS) to William [Winter?], on personal stationery watermarked with his portrait. [Roycroft], East Aurora, New York, 7 March 1912. Purchase from Paul C. Richards, $75, 1986. [Printers]. Alpha list.
Includes KKK related photos and membership cards. Also photos of African American classmates. Graduate in 1929 but a few 1930 items included.
Album contains 169 black and white photographs and postcards of the Middle East belonging to a British female traveler. Captions are handwritten in English. Includes images of excavations at Ur; British diplomatic and army personnel and their wives; archeological sites...
One letter (TLS), appeal for support of the United Nations Fund, signed by Eleanor Roosevelt and Ralph J. Bunche. New York, 17 Nov. 1950. Found in one of the [?] Kelley books. Alpha list.
(1820-1879). Photocopies of typescripts "Journal of a Journey to California from Lake County, Illinois, 1850," and "1859: Journal of Incidents Enroute from Waukegan, Ill. To Pikes Peak Gold Diggings."
Sample Ballot. Alpha list. [Oversize, map cabinet 20/6]
Broadside. State of California, Executive Department, 1860. [Wyles Map Cabinet 1/1].
Two National Union tickets for Abraham Lincoln / Andrew Johnson and one Democratic ticket for George B. McClellan / George H. Pendleton. Also one clipping of Civil War era poems. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Two local Republican tickets and one national electoral ticket for Grant and Colfax, ca. late 1860s-early 1870s.
One letter (TLS) to J. E. Gay, Union League Club, re promotion of a Col. Wheelan. War Department, Washington, [D.C.], 9 Nov. 1901. Alpha list.
[Pennsylvania Infantry, 110th Regiment (Vol), Company A]. One Civil War document (AD): Clothing Account, 1863-1865.
Photocopies of typescript transcriptions of correspondence from geologist and chaplain at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1818-1820. Gift of Judith M. Ishkanian. No alpha list.
Correspondence to Bartlett, poetry editor of Etc., from Sy Gressor, James Laughlin, Tyndale Martin, Paul Ramsey, Knute Skinner , 1964-1966. Alpha list.
(pen name Eleanor Norton). One letter (ALS) to Mrs. [Wefer?], one clipping, and one postcard (1953), all re Stern and her work on Mahatma Gandhi. Laid in Stern's The Women in Gandhi's Life (1953). [ARC?]. Alpha list.
Life history of an English suffragette who moved to California. Subjects include suffrage, Margaret Sanger, birth control movement, Anglo-Irish relations, Greenwich Village, Pasadena Playhouse, and Santa Barbara. Interviewer: Joyce Baker, Aug. 1976; Diane Nassir, Mar. 3, 1977 Interviewee(s): Elizabeth G....
One handwritten letter (ALS) from [?] to Elizabeth L. Lincoln of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, re news of mutual friends or family. Hillsboro, [?], May 13, 1844. Removed from Montgomery Collection (Wyles Mss 9). Alpha list.
Eight postcards, with messages, and four snapshots, from Japan, Philippines, India, Tibet, China, and Burma. Purchase. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to Mr.[?] O'Day re her book Abelard & Heloise (San Francisco: Paul Elder , 1911, c. 1907). Alpha list.
One typescript manuscript by Ellen Beckman re Kansas in the 1850s.
Interviews with the UCSB Dean of Women, re her career 1934-1974, including a stint during WWII when the Dept. of the Interior requested her services as administrator of temporary housing in Washington, D.C., for wartime employees. Also traces her academic...
Portrait of the organizer of the 11th New York Volunteers Infantry Regiment (New York Zouaves), who had studied law in Lincoln's law office, helping him with the 1860 presidential campaign and accompanying him to Washington, and who was the first...
One letter (TLS) from Vice-Chancellor Noble and accompanying map of University of California, Santa Barbara College. Goleta, California, October 3 , 1958. Laid in Santa Barbara Community Study, conducted by the Pereira and Luckman firm. (LD800.S292 P4 1958). Alpha list.
Interviews with the UCSB provost and professor of zoology, re his life, the University of California in the 1930s, and his academic career at UCSB. UCSB's Noble Hall is named after him. Interviewer: Rick W. Sturdevant, UCSB Library Oral History...
One printed Civil War broadside, "Standard--Extra. Hillsdale, November 7, 1863…," giving names [including Reynolds] of those drawn in the Hillsdale Co. [MI] draft. This copy from the family of Reynolds.
Documents, letter, and clipping about East African affairs. Acquired, along with a number of books, mainly Africana, from Huxley. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) from Hocking (Professor of Romance Languages at Northwestern University) to Aaron Schaffer (Professor of Romance Languages at University of Texas, Austin) re Hocking's book on Ferdinand Brunetière. Evanston, Illinois, March 20 , 1936. Alpha list.
(1838-1909) [Captain, New York Infantry, 140th Regiment (Vol), Company D]. Civil War diary, 1863, and four documents (AD), mostly accounts, ca. 1863-1864.
One printed engraving, "Signing the Emancipation Proclamation" and two copies of the same image, "The First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the Cabinet," [1862-1863].
Copy designed by Bruce Rogers, n.d. [Wyles Map Cabinet 1/1].
One holograph letter written by Emily B. Perry in response to Mary's inquiry about a Mr. Vinton. She claims to have no knowledge of him but she did meet the Rev. Francis Vinton, Assistant Rector of Trinity Church, New York...
One letter (ALS) in French from French pamphleteer, diplomat, spy and political adventurer de Launay, in a hand difficult to decipher. N.p., 6 febrier [ca. late 1700s-early 1800s]. Alpha list.
[Lieutenant, New York Infantry, 120th Regiment, Company D]. Copy of Civil War manuscript re spending last year of war in Washington, [D.C.].
Partial leaf of a printed document, in English and French, with subheadings such as "The King's Pardon to his People of divers Debts…". Provenance unknown. Alpha list.
The collection contains fourteen printed English almanacs, bound together in one volume, with titles such as: "The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; The Ladies' Diary": or, Woman's Almanack"; "Parker's Ephemeris, Poor Robin; The English Apollo, or, Useful Companion" and...
29 early eighteenth century mounted portraits of earlier seventeenth century figures, prominent in the English Civil War, several done by Michael van der Gucht. Oversize, boxed. Alpha list.
Five early eighteenth century mounted portraits of earlier seventeenth century figures, prominent in the English Civil War. Oversize, boxed. Alpha list.
58 engravings, people and places, including a number of London.
One engraved check with a portrait of Native American Seneca chief Red Jacket from Mohawk Valley Bank, State of New York, No. 814, signed by F. E. Spinner with pay to the order of Dexter Burton for $62.31. Spinner was...
Unknown male. Found in unsorted SC.
Three items, with copies of signatures, for George Rogers Clark, Simon Kenton, and Isaac Shelby.
. Three engravings: "Plan of the Principal Floor …" and "Plan of the Ceilings…", B. H. Latrobe and Chas. Bulfinch, principal artchitects, ca. early 1800s; also "Interior of the Hall of Representatives," ca. mid 1800s. [Oversize boxed].
15 engravings of Winchester, England (town, cathedral, Market Cross, and other), ca. late 1700s to mid 1800s. Alpha list.
(1896-1964). Papers, mainly letters, picture postcards, business cards and other ephemera, ca. 1935-1957. Includes one letter from Fidelino de Figueiredo (laid in Figueiredo's Pyrene) , 1935; two letters (ALS) from Robert H. Lowie (laid in Lowie's The Origin of the...
Correspondence and leaflets
Carbon typescript re the Socialist Party – Social Democratic Federation of Ohio and Fromm's socialist manifesto, as delineated in his Let Man Prevail, ca. 1961. Found in Let Man Prevail (1960). Purchase , 1969. Alpha list.
Typed and handwritten "Catalogue of Books belonging to E. F. Ward," also including lists of other family member, many titles religious in nature, n.d. Purchase from Ginsberg, $15 , 1966. Connection to abolitionist Ward family unknown. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) from Alfred and Else [Gellhorn ?]. In German. Barcelona, 14 Dec. 1964. Alpha list.
Two bound volumes, numerous 'bound-with' items.
Two scrapbooks containing black and white snapshots, postcards, maps, currency, pressed flowers, menus, and correspondence, all with typed captions, detailing a trip on the S.S. Contessa from New Orleans to Cuba, Panama and canal zone, Nicaragua, and Honduras. Journey appears...
Three bound volumes relating to Christian mystic Ruth Robinson Starns, known as Estreletta, Keeper of the White Rose Grotto, as compiled by Bennett William Palmer. Included are correspondence to/from/about Estreletta, a biographical sketch by Palmer, a typescript autobiography by Estrelletta,...
Ethiopia Manuscript and Printing Collection.
Purchase, Pablo Butcher, £252
(comp.). One bound typescript, Unpublished Letters of Officers in the Little Big Horn Campaign, n.d.
Correspondence, articles, clippings, and other ephemera mainly relating misattribution of Abraham Lincoln quotations. .2 linear feet (1 folder). NYT issue, Nov. 20, 1864 separated to newspapers section.
Primarily correspondence, including some from the Civil War era, Includes letter (ALS) from American transcendentalist W[illiam] H[enry] Channing, then in Switzerland, to his uncle, Rev. Dr. [?] Channing of Boston, 1835. The Channing and Eustis families appear to be related,...
Holograph letter written at camp near Kelly's Ford, Va.
One letter (ALS) to W. Higgins, re Tempest's World War I history of the Sixth Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Bradford, [England], Aug. 6 , 1921. Alpha list.
Broadside announcing sale of "a negro girl named Mary, aged about 13 years," by executors of estate of Squire C. Titus, Clay County, Missouri, 1860. [Oversize boxed].
Printed catalogs for exhibitions on books, graphic arts, papermaking, presses, printing, typography, and related topics, ca. 1940s-1970s.
Album contains 94 black and white snapshots of the French Colonial Exposition on the outskirts of Paris in 1931. The exposition displayed the spoils of the French colonies, including indigenous peoples, traditional crafts, and reproductions of buildings. Images include buildings...
Several printed items, including a 17 mm sound recording (La Brebis Galante de Benjamin Péret), exhibition catalog, cards, pamphlets, stamps, and other emphemera relating to the Exposition, held in Paris. Alpha list.
Volume 1.1 of a 'zine by and for Progressive Generation Xers.' Santa Barbara, CA, Mar. 1996. Alpha list.
One note (TNS) to Dr. Rene Taupin, re possibility of English translation of Taupin's work. Rapallo, Italy, 12 Feb. 1930. Purchase from Maurice F. Neville, $165, accessioned 6/18/84. Alpha list.
One note (TNS) to M. J. Tambimuttu, asking if they have met. Rapallo, Italy, 4 March . Alpha list.
One note (ANS) to Arioste L. Finlay, Greenwich Village poet and protege of Pound, requesting poems from Finlay and other personal matters. Washington, D.C., 26 Dec. 1947. Alpha list.
1 typescript manuscript, "Firdusi: Complaint of his Old Age," translated by Basil Bunting and with holograph notes by Ezra Pound and Louuis Zukospskyl, ca. 1932. Alpha list.
One typescript ms signed, with holograph annotations, "HAFIZ: Ghazal," a literal translation between the couplets, n.d. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to unknown party, soliciting support for his bid for Comptroller. Mohawk, Sept. 22, 1875. Found in unsorted Wyles SC.
96 black and white snapshots, most Tanganyika (Tanzania) and some Uganda, taken by C.M.S. (Church Missionary Society) …. Locations include: [see dealer description for details]. Purchase, Dublin Bookbrowsers, about $850
One lengthy letter (ALS), six leaves, from author F. Scott Fitzgerald to [Maxwell] Perkins, thanking him for agreeing to publish his first book ["This Side of Paradise", 1920] and wondering if it will be possible to bring it out soon,...
Album contains 200 black and white snapshots taken by a British soldier of the 2nd Essex Regiment, stationed in the Northwest Frontier Province of British India (now Pakistan). Images include scenic views; portraits of fellow soldiers, local peoples, Indian and...
One typescript carbon, "Placerville Highway," re early development of roads over the Sierra Nevada Mountains. N.p., ca. latter 1920s.
200+ small tracts published by the Faith, Prayer, and Tract League of Grand Rapids, Michigan, mainly in the Silent Evangelist and Scripture Postcard series, with titles such as "Born Again," "Where Will You Spend Eternity?" and "Where Is Happiness?"
mainly files assembled re Waco, but also folders on Evangelical Ministries to New Religions, Friends of Freedom, Hare Krishna, Islam, Religious Freedom Acts, Solar Temple, and Unification Church.
One note (AN) from Fanny Corbeaux, saying she is pleased that Mr. Abington is interested in her papers on "The Rephaim." [London], Feb. 10, 1892. Found in Marie Francoise Catherine Doetter Corbaux's The Rephraim, and Their Connection with Egyptian History...
[sic]. Autograph book, [ca. 1879-1883]. Moved to Wyles Mss 28.
(1915- ). 2 letters (TLS) from Brodie re her Corle lecture
One letter (ALS) with three pen and ink sketches, from F. C. Burrow, apparently an aspiring artist, to a Miss Kate, asking about an advertisement. London, Apr. 24, 1890. Alpha list.
Bound volume, with handwritten entries, re a predominantly Massachusetts family, ca. 1880s. Alpha list.
One document: deed, 31 leaves, sale of the land Aldeaseca de la Frontera to Juan de Bracamonte y de Guzman, senor de Penaranda, signed 'Yo el Rey." Madrid, 16 Dec. 1574. Gift of Mark Lansburgh. Alpha list.
(King of Spain, 1683-1746). Bound, holographic copy of a set of Ordenanzas for Santiago, New Spain, 1733. In Spanish. Alpha list.
. Includes genealogical lists, copy of will for John Ferree, two black and white photographs: one of Captain John A. Ferree and one of Milissa Jamison Ferree, and a Civil War letter from Camp Carrington, Indianapolis, 16 Feb. 1865.
Poster , 1954. [SBHC}. [Oversize Map Cabinet 20/6]. [merge with other fiesta posters?]
Mainly papers presented at the conference, held in Solvang, California, May 16-17, 1991. Also relate files on the conference? How arranged?
Handmade wooden cover. Broad time span, ca. WWII, then earlier, then later again with Christmas cards at back.
Five letters (ALS) from George W. Clark, Co. E, 1861-1863, and two letters (ALS) from Alexander Smart, Co. F, 1862. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
65 black and white photographs of the First Provisional Aero Squadron, based at Columbus, New Mexico, near the Mexican border. Includes images of planes in flight, crashed planes, support vehicles, hangars, and squadron members. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Typescript brief of Otto Eisenschiml's testimony re General Porter's Civil War era courtmartial proceedings, n.d. Also, one letter (ALS) to Lt. Col. Daniel Ruggles, 1859. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Four holograph letters written and signed by Fletcher Webster. The first letter, dated April 8th, 1841 and signed by F. Webster, Chief Clerk, State Department, is to P. R. Fendall, Esq. to request that he informs Webster of any progress...
Interview with UCSB's oldest alumni." Interviewer: Etta Bellekitchen, 12/11/79-12/12/79. Interviewee(s): Florence Clark Meredith. Arrangement: A19806-07: Dec. 11, 1979; A19808-09: Dec. 12, 1979.
[Note topics covered in transcript]. Interviewer: Lisa Fujimoto Interviewee(s): Florence Nakano Tsunoda Transcript: several versions in hard copy; one version, 76 pp, on S drive; two 3 ½" disks; one version on cd (in box). Related materials: None found.
Circular for the American Film Manufacturing Co. (Chicago), distributed by Film Supply Company of America, . Includes: "Daughters of Senor Lopaz", "The Power of Love," "Nell of the Pampas," and "The Heart of a Soldier." 1 folder ( p.). Alpha...
One stereoview of Ford's Theater, exterior, Washington, D.C., n.d.
(1882-1950). One black and white mounted photograph, "Review," with three cowboys herding cattle. Globe, Arizona, [ca. early 1900s]. [Oversize boxed].
Confederate ammunition report for Fort Powell, commanded by Major W. C. Capers, for the week ending Saturday, 30 April 1864. Submitted by Lieutenant Ed. G. Jeffers, Acting Ordnance Officer.
Color lithograph, "Appearance of Fort Sumter on Tuesday Afternoon Nov. 10, 1863." [Oversize boxed].
Journal from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, [Canada], with record of family births, deaths and other events, ca. 1782-1791. Purchase from Stephen Acronico, $75
Approximately 700 printed tracts and pamphlets published by the Foundation for Christian Living, mainly by Norman Vincent Peale, with titles such as "Inner Strength to Match Outer Stress," "Powerful Effect of Optimism," and "What Are You Doing with Your Life?"
Interviews with Father Geiger re his life, history of the Franciscan order, history of the Santa Barbara Mission, and Father Junipero Serra. Interviewer: Duane Dillon, 1975. Interviewee(s): Father Maynard Geiger. Transcript: 27 pages.
Collection of fragments of Civil War letters and writing excercises, apparently related to a soldier in the 91st Pennsylvania Vols., Co. F., ca. 1861-1862.
Interviewer: Unknown. Interviewee(s): Fran [Tawaniac/Tawaniak?] Transcript: None found. Related materials: None found. Arrangement: May be chronological.
Two photograph albums, more than 200 black/white photos, no captions except for one dated March 1916. Includes images of France and Algeria during World War I era, with images of local Arab population, street scenes, and soldiers in Algeria, as...
Life history of an artist, composer, poet, educator, writer, and reformer. Subjects covered include New York City, Columbia University, Shipping Board, and women's suffrage. Interviewer: Jane Allen Kenamore, 1975. Interviewee(s): Frances Geschickter Gledhill, Donald Gledhill, Lillian Chodrow, Jane Sunderland. Transcript:...
American bookplates, ca. 1890s-early 1900s, collected by the Holden family, including nine portfolios of bookplates, mainly from Massachusetts and New York areas, many by Edwin Davis French. Also, two typescript notebook indexes to the bookplates, and related correspondence from other...
Interviews re Holden's life and opera singer Lotte Lehmann. Interviewer: D. Russell, 8/19/92-11/17/93. Interviewee(s): Frances Holden; Halldor Hansen; Dorothy Wagge, Margaret Specht, Bill and Martha Longmire. Transcript: Frances Holden: Life with Lotte. Several versions of heavily edited transcripts. Don't find...
Correspondence, photographs and other person/family material of a former Presidents of the UCSB Library Friends group and companion of opera diva Lotte Lehmann. Part of a much larger bequest of books, many of which are in Special and some in...
Photographs, postcards, travel brochures, maps, and other ephemera assembled by Frances Marvin of San Francisco, from multiple trips to Mexico in the immediate post- World War II era. Locations visited include …
Holograph letter written on official stationery of the President's Office, Massachusetts Institute of Technology by Francis A. Walker to Dr. Yarli about recommending Prof. Goodale for membership in the St. Botolph Club.
One holograph letter written and signed by F. E. Spinner, former U. S. Treasurer, aged 89 years, in Pablo Beach, Florida to General Charles W. Darling of Utica, New York. The letter states that Spinner is incompetent to perform the...
Six letters (ALS) from Francis Granville Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere, British politician, writer, traveller and patron of the arts, to Miss July Pole Carew of Devonport, England, re personal experiences and lighthearted matters, 1864-1865. Each envelope has a sketch...
ca. 1857-1894. 13 ALS by Parkman, historian and author of The Oregon Trail, to various addressees, one genealogy of Parkman, two pamphlets on Parkman and two miscellaneous pamphlets.
One document, warrant for payment to Francis Purcell, by Act of Parliament. Whitehal[l], [London], 26 June 1679. Alpha list.
(1896-1917). One letter (ALS) from clergyman Ernest Morris to unknown recipient, mainly re his sons, especially the poems of his younger son, Francis St. Vincent Morris who died during World War I. Ashbourne, August 15, [1918?]. Found in The Poems...
Vita and articles
The collection includes exhibits, screenplays, film treatment notes, sketches and photographs.
Printed broadsheet, in Spanish, list of prohibited books, signed by D. Diego de Montes, Sec., July 31, 1815. Oversize Map Cabinet 20/6. Alpha list.
Notes, clippings and articles re Rabelais, compiler unknown, ca. latter 1800s-1940s. Alpha list.
One letter (TL), carbon, to Brentano's, Inc. of Chicago, re copy of his book The Overland Stage to California and his earlier life. Topeka, Kansas, June 8 , 1925. Found in his Overland Stage…(1901). Alpha list.
Interviewer: David E. Russell Interviewee(s): Frank K. Kelly.
Ten pieces of Presidential campaign literature , 1936. Alpha list.
One signed black and white photograph. Portrait by Harriss & Ewing, photographers, ca. early 1940s. Gift of Milton Weinstein. Alpha list.
Engraving, inscribed by FDR, to Alexander Weinstein. Gift of Milton Weinstein. Alpha list.
Etching by Leon A. Perskie, with inscription from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Alexander Weinstein. Deframed 5/6/06. Found in workroom. Gift of Milton Weinstein. Oversize. How related to SC 932?
Two men and one woman in uniforms of unidentified fraternal organization. [Oversize boxed].
. Publications, courses, 2 e-meters (list provided by the Oxaals)
(1903-2000). One letter (TLS) from British Methodist minister, hymnwriter, and poet Fred Pratt Green re his recent poetry, to Tom [T.S. Eliot?]. Muncaster, York, Oct. 16 , 1963. Laid in Green's The Skating Parson (1963). Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to Mr. [?] Seidler and carbons of two letters (TL) from Seidler, re Puleston's book, African Drums , 1930. Alpha list.
Collection of letters written by magician and juggler Harry Helms of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1914-1915, and novelty manipulator Harry Opel of Toledo Ohio, 1921-1927, to magician and juggler Fred S. McFall of Geneseo, New York.
Twelve World War II era newspapers issued by U.S. Psychological Warfare units, mostly German language. Includes issues of Bayerischer Tag, Feldpost, Frankfurter Presse, Freiheit für Oesterreich, Kölnischer Kurier, and Die Mitteilungen. Alpha list.
Copies of 4 paintings. [Oversize boxed].
Laid in item. May want to add future Goudy items to this.
Lithograph portrait, lithograph, n.d.
Photocopy of typescript, "Recollections on a friendship with Flora Haines Loughead," by Frederick H. Bock. Lompoc, CA July 26
[also known as Diedrich Koster?]. Collection of five documents re German military service, U.S. naturalization, and enlistment in Pennsylvania Infantry, 11th Regiment, Company D. during Civil War, 1845-1907.
Interviewer: Edwin Clausen, Santa Barbara, July 12, 1978. Interviewee(s): Frederick L. Moore.
One letter (TLS) from Frederick Law Olmstead [son of the famed American landscape architect], Berkeley, 6 April 1945; and one note [TN] "A Notable Lawsuit: The Story of Captain Kidd's Treasure and F. L. Olmstead's Lawsuit against the Astor Estate,"n.d....
One Civil War era printed pamphlet issued by Olmsted as Secretary of the Relief Service of the Sanitary Commission, 1862. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
(1821-1895). One letter (ALS) to a Mr. Warren-Vernon, 2 Aug. 1891, and one letter (ALS) a Mrs. Venables, 9 Mar. n.y., about health and other personal matters, from English poet Locker-Lampson. Alpha list.
Mainly to wife. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Trip to West Indies, Venezuela, and Florida. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
One letter (TL) from Bernard Herrmann and Fred Steiner to Guy Della Cioppa; two letters (TLS) from Bernard Herrmann to Fred Steiner, one letter (TLS) Christopher Palmer to Fred Steiner, photocopies of two letters (TLS) Fred Steiner to Bernard Herrmann,...
1document re renting rooms for colored schools, Disrict of West Tennessee. .01 linear feet (1 folder).
Correspondence and documents of the United States Consul to London during the Civil War. ..05 linear feet (1 folder).
Six black and white albumen photographs of unidentified family, laid in Daniel Sickels' The General Ahiman Rezon and Freemason's Guide (Sweet HS457.S56 1904). Alpha list.
One bound volume.
Three items. Purchase, Margolis and Moss, $85
Possible land grant or mercantile document. Purchase, Doris Harris
Handcolored engraving "La Vue de Roy," ca. latter 18th century. 1 folder. [Oversize boxed]. Alpha list.
15 documents and broadsides, ca. 1790-1793. [Printers Collection]. Alpha list. [Oversize Map Cabinet 20/6].
See dealer description. AOF = French West Africa.
Purchase, eBay, $148.00 + $7.95 postage
One notebook with handcolored drawings and captions in German of Kitzbühel [Austria] ski resort, Dec. 27 , 1931-Jan 13.1932. Von Boschan gave a collection of books to the UCSB Libraries, ca. 1967-1968, some of which are located in Special Collections....
Mainly tapes of Friends sponsored events and lectures. Interviewee(s): [speakers].
Speech, possibly by Father Maynard Geiger, on the early books in the California missions, delivered Jan. 16 , 1968. Found in unsorted SC.
One letter (ALS) to Paul Mills. Northridge, CA, 31 Oct. 1957. Laid in Roter Mond, Weisses Wild (Spec, Printers Z276.5 .G644 1955). Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to Walter Crane, English artist and book illustrator, complimenting him on his work and saying he is forwarding some sketches to him. South Hampstead, [England], Nov. 11 , 1911. Alpha list.
Pamphlets and ephemera from the UCSB Library's Local History File, re the Santa Barbara-based long-range research and planning component of the General Electric Company, and protests against it, ca. 1972-1973. Alpha list.
Three letters (two TLS and one ALS) from Brugada to the duc de Bauffremont re literary matters, including the literary review Zodiaque. Ile Maurice [Mauritius] , 1925. Found in Zodiaque: Cahiers Litteraires Trimestriels (Ile Maurice 1925), nos. 1-3. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to C. G. Pervear of East Andover N.H. re political squabble. United States Senate Chamber, Washington, D.C., 27 Feb. 1878.
One brief holograph letter written from Washington D.C., regarding Anthony's request for information.
Correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and reports relating to Gabriel Colvin Wharton's career as a civil engineer specializing in railroad construction. Wharton was a VMI honors graduate and Civil War Confederate brigadier general with the Virginia 45th Infantry, but the...
Mainly letters from Sheldon, with the Corralitos Company in Chihuahua State, Mexico, to family, about personal affairs and local news such as an earthquake in 1887. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Broadside, 1896. [Wyles Map Cabinet 1/1].
Two signed, typescript poems, "7.IV.64" and "The Bed in the Sky," ca. 1964. Purchase from Stephen Acronico, $50
Drafts of manuscripts, research files, publicity, photographs, and other materials of Santa Barbara suspense/thriller writer Lynds (formerly Gayle Stone).
Engraved portrait, [ca. 1860s].
Two engraved portraits, [ca. 1850s-1860s].
Six engraved portraits of Jackson in uniform, some Civil War era.
Catalogs and ephemera relating to the Topanga Center in Los Angeles.
Printed document: Courts martial of Private George Marston and Private Thomas Schortal. Washington, [DC], Dec. 15, 1868. Found in unsorted Wyles SC.
Five black and white portraits of General Stone and family, ca. latter 1800s. In- hand as of 6/16/11. Ovesize boxed.
Photocopies of: a letter (ALS) from Libbie Bacon Custer, 1867; Union Pacific Railroad notices and time cards, ca 1872; typescript copies of letters from William W. Bellnap re George A. Custer, 1876; "Notes on the country in the vicinity of...
Holograph general order and letters signed by D. G. Farragut, a flag officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War who became its first Rear Admiral, Vice Admiral, and Admiral. The general order, written on behalf of...
Printed General Orders no. 153 from Headquarters, Department of the South, Hilton Head, S. C. about the failed attack on Forts Johnson and Simpkins [Battery Simpkins, James Island, S. C.]. The account states that on July 3d, 1864, the 52d...
Printed General Orders no. 4 from Headquarters 2d Brigade, N. G. S. N. Y. [National Guard State of New York] to request the 2d Brigade to parade, fully uniformed, armed, and equipped, for practice in Evolution of the Line, School...
Printed order stating the terms of a convention on the part of General E. K. Smith, commander of the Trans-Mississippi Department, and Major-General E. R. S. Canby, commander of the Military Division of West Mississippi, to surrender their forces and...
Printed General Orders nos. 23, 24, 239, 85, 86, 88 from Headquarters Department of Cumberland. General Orders nos. 23 and 24, dated respectively Nov. 27th and 28th, 1862, are by command of Major General Rosecrans and Assistant Adjutant General and...
Two Chaucer leaves from the sixteenth century blackletter folios: one from the undated edition printed ca. 1551 and one from the 1561 edition which was read by Shakespeare. 1 of 88 commemmorative copies printed by Duncan H. Olmsted and Roger...
One letter (TLS) to Scottish concrete poet and artist Ian Hamilton Finlay and six accompanying examples of concrete poetry by Decristel, which he hopes Finlay willl consider publishing in his journal [Poor. Old. Tired. Horse]. Innsbruck, Austria, May 12 ,...
One Civil War era document (ADS): Duplicate application to President Lincoln for post of U.S. District Attorney for Minnesota. St. Paul, Minnesota, with long list of petitioners supporting the appointment, Mar. 1861.
1 letter (ALS) to [?] Wyant, thanking him for signing book. Bombay, India, 27 Oct. 1944. Laid in St. Geroge's With Lyre and Saxophone (Spec PR9499.3.S23 W59 1943). Alpha list.
Printed miscellany/ephemera about Custer, including newspaper articles., [dates?] [Oversize boxed].
[Massachusetts Artillery, 1st Regiment, F Company]. One Civil War era document (ADS): Receipt for property of deceased soldier Kennison. Washington, [D.C.], 12 Jan. 1866.
One photograph [carte de visité] of Civil War General George McClellan and wife, n.d., with letter of verification from Lincolniana expert H. E. Baker to William Wyles, 1939. Apparently
Copy of unpublished typescript by liaison officer and journalist Bailey, entitled False Dawn: Liaison Officer to the Red Army. This manuscript appears to be an English version of Bailey's book Verbindungsmann, published posthumously in German. Collection also includes a biographical...
One letter (ALS) to [Augustine?] Birrell re political strategies. London, 12 Mar. 1930. Also an undated invoice to Shaw and a b&w print of Shaw. Alpha list.
One note (ANS), re advice on successfully establishing new magazines, to J. S. Vader, Leisure Magazine (Australia), 26 Jan. 1947. Alpha list.
1 offprint of Harry Steinhauer, "'Faust' and 'Peer Gynt'," with lengthy handwritten critique by Shaw, 2 September 1928. Returned to Steinhauer papers (FacP 19) on 7/12/04.
Two black and white photo postcards of George D. Brewer, one with Eugene V. Debs, [ca. early 1900s]. Alpha list.
2 scrapbooks of woodcuts, clipped from various unidentified sources.
One holograph letter written and signed by George E. Metcalf to his father Dr. A. B. Metcalf about his experience in the Mexican War, including General Twiggs ordering his soldiers not to charge a 3rd fort after taking the 1st...
One letter (ALS) to Epes Sargent, re book he is sending (Ephemera), 27 Nov. 1852. Alpha list.
Includes typescripts of lecture series, pamphlets and other printed materials by Los Angeles area New Thought practitioners George Edwin Burnell and Mary Lamoreaux Burnell (founders of the Burnell Foundation), and Genevieve Burnell Forgey / Robinson.
Mainly relating to Glaser's Civil War [Missouri State Militia] Service.
Typescript copy of a letter to Captain Drinkwater, with drawing re cannon design. Woolwich, [England], April 20, 1785. Original in the possession of a K. Lionel [Fortes?] of Reading [England]. Found in John Spilsbury's A Journal of the Siege of...
One holograph letter written and signed by the Earl de Grey (George F. S. Robinson) to Mr. Field on mourning stationery, dated two days after the treaty settling the Alabama claims was signed. It states his delight to hear that...
Two printed drawings by German artist, one b/w entitled "Two Nudes" and another color, of boats and New York skyline. Also a b/w greeting card, with printed drawing of boats and New York skyline, n.d. Laid in George Grosz', Drawings...
One disbound photo album containing 115 black/white images, various sizes, of family and friends, Santa Barbara and Montecito scenes including Santa Barbara Mission and Riven Rock, President McKinley's visit to Santa Barbara, San Francisco, ca 1900-1905.
One brief holograph letter written from Louisville, Kentucky, responding favorably to an autograph request to benefit the Suffering Widows and Orphans of Deceased Soldiers.
Includes diary of 1917-1918 events, a few documents, and two photograph albums, 1917-1919. See dealer description for details.
One holograph letter written and signed by George Henry Preble from Cambridge, Massachusetts to William B. Sewell, Esq. in Kennebunk, Maine about his move from the Navy Yard to Cambridge to serve on the steamer Narragansett in the Pacific for...
Correspondence, 1863-1865. Photocopies of original letters (in German) and typescript translations.
One letter (ALS) from German-British poet and author George Ives to a Mrs. Lloyd, re various matters including origins of certain quotations and copy of an unidentified book by Ives that he is sending. London, October [1946?]. Alpha list.
One [wedding?] photograph postcard of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Gray, 21 July 1921. Laid in Gray's John Siberch: The First Cambridge Printer, 1521-1522 (Printers Z232.S56 G73 1921). [Printers]. Alpha list.
life history, esp. WWII and White Rose. Interviewer: David E. Russell Interviewee(s): George Wittenstein, Transcript: Numerous versions. Edited version: George J. Wittenstein and David E. Russell, Civil Courage (Santa Barbara: University of California Santa Barbara Library, 2011) is only version...
[Lieutenant, U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery, 10th Regiment; U.S. Colored Infantry, 77th Regiment]. Five Civil War documents (ADS), re return of stores and court martial trial, 1865-1866.
George Leonard and David Russell, George Leonard—A Life (Santa Barbara: UCSB Oral History Program, 2004.) 485 pages. The oral history presents a view of the major forces that shaped the second half of the 20th Century. A southerner by birth,...
Primarily correspondence, re Gibson's collection of Lincolniana.
Three engraved portraits of McClellan in uniform, 1861, 1864, n.d. [Oversize boxed].
Political cartoon, "How Columbia receives McClellan's Salutation from the Chicago Platform," referring to McClellan's 1864 Presidential race to end the Civil War by compromising with the South.
One letter (TLS), thanking unknown correspondent for interest in his work. Laid in Moore's A Mummer's Wife. London, 18 Dec. 1928. Alpha list.
List of ancestors, [ca. 1890s]. Laid in bible [Baltimore, 1834?]. Alpha list.
California Gold Rush letter (ALS) to N. Haskell in Ohio, mainly about gold mining , the changing fortunes of the author, and money to be made from high prices for livestock and grain in Suisun, California (between Sacramento and San...
The collection contains manuscripts, including three diaries, 1856, 1863, 1866, correspondence, photographs, ledgers/account books, scrapbooks, newspapers (include. 1883-1885 Santa Barbara Daily Independent, papers and documents from the San Francisco Examiner and a tape and partial transcript of a recording by...
One letter (ALS) from George R. Noyes, re his Congreve essay and other writing, to Walter [?], May 24 , 1936. Laid in Blok's The Rose and the Cross (PG3453.B6 R613 1936). Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to father, mother and sisters re voyage to Melbourne, Australia, 29 May -- 4 August 1853. Upon arrival, says most of the ship's passengers were heading immediately for the mines [a gold rush was underway in New...
One letter (ALS) from portrait painter Romney to John [?], re commissions he is working on or has refused, 1794. Laid in William Hayley's The Life of George Romney (Chicester, 1809). Alpha list.
Eleven holograph letters written and signed by George Taylor to his family about his experience as a private in Company D of the 104th Illinois Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. The eleven letters include personal correspondence about family...
Short handwritten Civil War era poem, 1861.
5 documents re additional bounty for Civil War service, to Gardiner, a private in Company G, Third Regiment, R.I.H. Artillery Voluneers, 1866-1867. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Correspondence and documents of an Ohio soldier. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
One printed engraving of George Washington in uniform, by A. B. Durand, from the full-length portrait by Col. Trumbull, belonging to Yale College, [ca. 1800s]. Alpha list.
Album of George Wesley Davis, with images of the 1895 Santa Barbara Flower Show, other Santa Barbara locales, a newspaper clipping by Davis about a trip to Cuba around the time of the Spanish American War, and related commercial photographs...
One inscribed greeting card, n.d. Alpha list.
Tyepscript poems, with holographic corrections. Santa Cruz [CA] , 1972. Alpha list.
Black/white photo, ca. 15" x 19 1/2 ", panorama of the village of Gergetek, caption in Cyrillic, possible Russian/Serbian region. [Oversize, boxed]. Alpha list.
138 photographic postcards, most black and white but a few chromolithographic of Dar-es-Salaam and other parts of German occupied Tanganyika (now Tanzania), prior to and during the East African campaign of World War I. The majority are German postcards, unused,...
18 black and white snapshots, some with captions in German, several of group dancing, some World War I era with men in uniform. Purchase with large unrelated batch of photographs/albums, eBay
16 b/w and 8 color, most from Album Nr. 8 "Deutschland erwacht", with printed captions on the reverse, depicting scenes of the Third Reich and Adolf Hitler, ca. 1920s-1930s. Purchase, eBay
48 black and white albumen prints from a disbound album mainly of colonial German soldiers (Schutztruppe) in present-day Namibia. Photos primarily of soldiers, animal transport, Windhoek buildings, Angola mission station, Herero inhabitants, Okawayo military station, and Otjimbojo mines. Also includes...
From dealer description: Photo album with 33 photo engravings and 87 original photographs. Oblong album, 24 x 32.5 cm., engravings and photographs all have the same size (208 x 295 mm.) with a printed caption underneath and a printed plate...
Incomplete set (numbered 1-100) of small stereoviews and accompanying viewer, titled "Der Kampf im Westen" (the battle in the west) published by Raumbild-Verlag Otto Schönstein K. G., Munich, circa 1940. Photos are black and white with captions in German on...
[178th New York]. Eleven Civil War era letters addressed to family, 1864-1865. [about what?].
One holograph letter written in Peterboro, N. Y. and signed by Gerrit Smith about enclosing a Compensation Certificate, his sister's side of the family, and his late father's estate.
From the GOO office, mainly pertaining to efforts to contain and monitor oil industry off coast of Santa Barbara, especially in the aftermath of the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill.
Copies. [Oversize boxed].
180+ b/w snapshots, including some Klan parade photos.
48 black and white albumen prints, captions of English, most in and around Kumasi [spelled Coomassie in album], … Unidentified British army officer. Purchase, Maslan, $400
One letter (ALS) from Amanda [?],Harriet, describing the appearance of a ghost. New York, 22 Feb. 1848. Alpha list.
[Civil War officer, Missouri Infantry, 10th Regiment, Companies B and D]. 36 Civil War documents (ADS), mainly invoices, lists, and special orders, 1862-1865. Also, a list, apparently of Company B's whereabouts 1862-1863. [Map Cabinet 1/1 ].
Holograph letter written to Adj. Gen. Hillhouse, Albany, N.Y.
One black and white Civil War era portrait, dated 1918. [Oversize boxed ].
Five engravings (three hand colored), mainly of women's dress, probably from Godey's Lady's Book. Provenance unknown. Alpha list.
Album, which belonged to British Captain Godfrey Drage, contains 134 black and white photographs of Burma with handwritten captions in English, accompanied by additional loose photos and clippings. Images include numerous shots of local peoples; mountains, rivers and other scenic...
One color and two black and white prints of the Southern Pacific Railroad depot in Goleta, California. Found in misc. mss. map drawer. Map cabinet 20/6. Alpha list.
Six letters (ALS) and one note (ANS) to various individuals, 1923-1947, n.d. Includes response to would-be author on novel writing and critiquing unfinished work. Also, one signed manuscript poem " Sea Piece." Alpha list.
One bound volume, with numerous signatures by Slovene women, asking Woodrow Wilson's daughter [Eleanor Wilson McAdoo?] to influence her father to help Slovenes they say are suffering under Italian rule. Ljubljana, Marca, [Slovenia] , 1919. Alpha list.
One printed document, signed by Governor Walker of Virginia, re ratification by the General Assembly of the State of Virginia, of the 14th and 15th amendments to the Constitution of the United States. Richmond, 18 Feb. 1870.
Album contains 195 small black and white snapshots, captioned in English and taken on separate trips to Jamaica (September 1922) and Africa (New York to Matadi, Belgian Congo, Mar. 13-July 13, 1930). Jamaica images feature Jamaican children; shipboard views; shots...
Four items printed by Graham Mackintosh and one broadside, "The Man with Three Names," dedicated to Lew Archer and him. Gift of Robert E. Bason, ca. 2005. Alpha list.
G.A.R. broadside, "Program of State G.A.R. Encampment, McMinnville, Oregon, June 20-23, 1899."
Worn at Baxter Springs, Kansas, by John S. Shirley, Co. A., 4th Iowa [Cav.?], n.d.. Probably a Dept. of Kansas, rather than national, encampment.
Two printed programs: Anniversary Birthday Banquet, 1900, and Annual Memorial Services, 1902.
Invitation to the 20th National Encampment, San Francisco, CA, 1886.
One sheet of stationery from the Office of the Grand Marshal, Grant Memorial Day, San Francisco, 1885.
Printed facsimile. [Oversize boxed]. [check if significant printer].
Souvenir album, with images from various key points in the life of Ulyssees S. Grant's life.
Eight b/w albumen cabinet size and larger photographs assembled by Montana cattleman Granville Stuart while he was ambassador to Uruguay. Includes images of Uruguayan officers, Montivideo scenes, and the U.S.S. iron warship "Newark", moored off Montivideo in 1894. .05 linear...
Fragment of a document to George III re distemper among horned cattle, 15 January 1745. Alpha list.
One printed advertisement, with engraving, re the Improved Chicago Stop Cylinder. Kansas City, ca. 1885. Laid in Great Western Type Foundry, Pony Specimen Book and Price List (Printers Z250.G784 1885). [Printers]. Alpha list.
Photographs, deeds and other legal documents re Griggs and Hanford families some pertaining to Santa Barbara, CA and residence at 905 E. Haley St., ca. 1870s-1921. Santa Barbara photographers include Hayward & Muzzall, M. A. Rees, and Sturtevant. Purchase, accessioned...
One Guards and Pickets pass No. 804 issued to Mr. Nolt, with expiration date March 31st, 1865, from Headquarters Provost Marshal General, Defences South of Potomac in Alexandra, Virginia, by Command of Colonel H. H. Wells, Provost Marshal General and...
Scrapbook [of what?]
[Civil War Confederate General]. Portraits. [Oversize boxed].
Three leaves, various dates and printers. Alpha list.
One letter (TLS) from Davenport to Robert [?], re various personal and current topics, together with offprint his article "Persephone's Ezra," about certain writings of Ezra Pound, 1969. Transferred from uncat. Special, 10/2/09. Alpha list.
Four documents and one blueprint re workings of the goldmine, owned by William M. Gwin, located near Valley Springs, California, ca. 1874-1886.
[Corporal, New York Volunteers, 76th Regiment, Company F; later, Judge]. One typescript ms re escape from the Confederate prison camp at Andersonville, n.d.
One letter (ALS) to an unnamed woman, re her gift to him, projects he is working, and upcoming travels. Spade House, Sandgate, [U.K.], 1 June 1904. Laid in George Gissing, Veranilda: A Romance (PR4716.U47 1904). Alpha list.
Scrapbook of a trip from San Francisco to Yokohama on the S.S. Tenyo Maru, items including passenger list souvenir, telegrams, menus, Yokohama map, brochures and programs for July 4th celebrations, receipts, railway schedules, Nikko Hotel ephemera and map, programs from...
12 printed items, the work of H. T. Burleigh, an African American composer, singer, and pupil of Anton Dvo?ák. Burleigh introduced Dvo?ák to spirituals and Dvo?ák used some in works such as the "New World Symphony." .05 linear feet (1...
Leatherbound volume, in Arabic/[Persian?] script, with illuminations.
Color poster of the rock musical "Hair," with cast photo and lyrics, printed by Theater Publications Division of Pisani Printing Company, for Berkeley Co-op, in Cooperation with ACT, San Francisco California. Found in misc. mss map drawer. Map cabinet 20/6....
Pages 53-54 of an early printing of the English Voyages. Deframed 5/2/06. Found in workroom. Ink notation: Atherton Gallery, Menlo Park. Alpha list.
Holograph letter written on behalf of and signed by Hamilton Fish on official stationery of Department of State, Washington, [D. C.] to the Honorable Robert J. Walker about receiving Walker's note of the 20th and in compliance with his request,...
Printed program, ca. 1873, "Slave Songs of the South, by the Hampton Colored Students," including note that Hampton [located in Hampton, Virginia] is "Devoted to the preparation of Colored Teachers for the Colored Race and to Industrial Education" and that...
Printed pamphlet. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
Photo album containing 26 (2 detached) hand-colored photographs 3?x5?" or 6x4 of Mission style home; circa 1920, southern California (Santa Barbara?). Ink stamp of the Brock-Higgins Studio of Santa Barbara on back of photos.
One letter (ALS) to Miss [?] Langdale thanking her for pictures. Santa Fe, 8 Sept. 1951. Laid in The Grist Mill (Printers Z239 R9 L6). Alpha list.
Two holograph poems on one leaf, "Search after Happiness" and "Solitude," Aug. 4, 1795. Gift of Pearl Chase. Alpha list.
(1745-1833). One letter (ALS) from English religious writer and philanthropist Hannah More (or Moore) to a Miss Leeves, 17 February 1826, re health, religious and other personal matters; also one engraving, a portrait of Moore, n.d. Alpha list.
Correspondence of a Savannah, Georgia family, much of it Civil War era to and from Edward J. Harden and his son, William Harden, ca. 1852-1874.
(1934- ). One letter (TLS) to Reverend and Mrs. F. W. Britton re American writer Ellison's disappointment with his screenplay for Joe Levine's production of The Oscar. Sherman Oaks, California, 13 March 1984. Purchase, Maurice F. Neville, $125, Friends funds
One document: Appointment as second lieutenant, by President William H. Taft, 30 July 1912. [Oversize boxed]. Poss. entry in accession log, 1/24/85.
flyers and brochures
Re Harold S. Chase, his coming to SB, Hope Ranch development, role in public affairs, including earthquake and depression relief, fundraising for Cottage Hospital, wildlife conservation, , and family life. Interviewer: Ronald L. Nye, 4/26/75-5/15/75 Interviewee(s): Mrs. C. H. Cannon...
One letter (TLS) from perennial presidential candidate Harold Stassen to Theodore Bailey re Stassen's communication with Premier Stalin, together with related address, statement, and transcript , 1947-1950. Alpha list.
Valley, and U.S. Frigate St. Larence Sinking the Privateer "Petrel", Aug. 1, 1861.
One envelope addressed to Lili E. Stephens of Princeton, Illinois, with later ink notation "Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's autograph." Envelope is stamped Mandarin, Florida, where the Stowes maintained a winter residence. Removed from Montgomery Collection (Wyles Mss 9). Alpha list.
One letter (ALS), signed H. B. Stowe, to an unnamed friend, offering best wishes for the New Year. Mandarin, Florida, 11 January 1880. Alpha list.
One note (ANS), signed H. B. Stowe, reflecting upon the death of Uncle Tom, from chapter 41 of Uncle Tom's Cabin, n.d. Found in CDCC. [Laid in Pearl Chase's copy of U T C?]. Tattle-taped. Alpha list.
Fifty pages of clippings and programs owned by and about theater actor and manager Harrington Wheeler of Lancaster, PA, and later, Wilimington, DE.
Mainly Civil War era documents, 1862-1865, 1907.
..05 linear feet (1 folder).
In this oral history, Harry and Sandra Reese, the owners of Turkey Press, provide an insiders view of the art of printing. Also about their education and early careers. Interviewer: David E. Russell, ca. 1991. Interviewee(s): Harry and Sandra Reese....
Transcript: edited and finished version, Education of… Related materials: Sawyer MA Thesis on Ashmore; Book collection, some in Special; Ashmore (Harry S.) Collection (Mss 155); CSDI Collection (Mss 18).
(1878-1969). One letter (TLS) from American clergyman Fosdick to Mrs. R[ita] Fikkert, thanking her for support of his "National Vespers" radio program. New York City, Oct. 2 , 1941. Alpha list.
Isla Vista files kept by Girvetz, a UCSB Philosophy professor, as a member of the Committee of 50, and also including clippings and other ephemera.
One note [ANS] from Sophie L. Knox, wife of Santa Barbara author Harry H. Knox, to Ellen [?], conveying greetings and wishing they could visit again, n.d. Laid in Knox', On the Lost Enjoyment of Wines (TP548.K565 1942). Alpha list.
Growing up in New York, Great White Fleet, Teddy Roosevelt… Transcript: Yes – two versions. Related materials: None found.
One b&w photo of Truman greeting the New Zealand prime minister at San Francisco, 1945; one letter (TLS) to William Gahagan, thanking him for booklets and noting Gahagan's mother is sister of Jay Wilson, 1953; and one letter (TLS) to...
Nineteen open-reel films on humanism, zen, yoga, etc.
Correspondence between American writer Taylor (incl. works on Frank Norris and Sinclair Lewis) and American writer Reginald Hunter, together with drafts of introductions to books, and other, some relating to Taylor family history ca. 1942-1944. Gift of Harvey Taylor, accessioned...
Interviewer: David E. Russell, [2001?]. Interviewee(s): Harvey Wheeler. Transcript: Harvey Wheeler, A Source Book for Radicals (Santa Barbara: UCSB Oral History Program, 2001), 350 pages. Related materials: CSDI Collection (Mss 18).
Approximately 180 b/w snapshots…
One commercial b/w photo, no. 53, n.d.
Holograph letter written by John Hay, U. S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, to Richard C. Parsons, U. S. Representative from Ohio, on official stationery of the American Embassy, London. The letter describes embassy personnel as overworked and asks Parsons...
1 letter (TLS) from John K. Fairbank, Harvard University, to Alex de Conde, UCSB Professor of History , 1971, re accompanying Boatner resume and typescript critique of Barbara Tuchman's Stillwell and the American Experience in China, based on Boatner's first-hand...
Interview with the UCSB professor and former head of the Department of Natural Resources. Subjects include Stanford University, David Starr Jordan, Pacific College of Osteopathy, and UCSB. Interviewer: Gibbs M. Smith, UCSB Library Oral History Program, 1972. Interviewee(s): Hazel W....
One letter (TLS), an aerogramme from [?] Dent of J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., Publishers, to John Coulthard of San Francisco, re Heath Robinson who had illustrated a number of children's books for Dent. London, 23 August 1962. Alpha list.
(1925-2003). One black and white photograph of German writer Heinz Piontek, laid in his Eh de Wind umsprang (PT2676.I55 E32 1985). Alpha list.
(1872-1961) One letter (TLS) from American editor, bibliographer, and library educator, Helen E. Haines, to Dr. Sweet, re his analysis of Mourning Becomes Electra. Pasadena, Jan. 15 , 1932. Laid in Eugene O'Neill, Mourning Becomes Electra (New York: H. Liveright,...
One letter (TLS) to Mrs. David Ellis Lit, re book The Eleanor Roosevelt We Knew, Sept. 19 , 1963; also one letter (ALS) to Harriette von Breton, soliciting gifts for the Harlem School of the Arts, Inc. New York, 23...
(1830-1895). One note (ANS) by the American author, best known for Ramona, sending regards. Colorado Springs, 24 Dec. 24,1873. Laid in Jackson's Verses (Sweet PS2107.V4 1874). Alpha list.
Interviews with a Japanese Niseii family.
Holograph letter written on stationery of the 15th Vermont Regiment, Company A.
[Earl of Nottingham]. One letter (ALS), addressed "My Lord," mainly re his sister's problems and her death. 7 Apr. 1679. Gift of G. Titus Purchase. Alpha list.
Handcolored plate, "Nouvelle carte pour conduire a la connoissance de la marine et a demontrer la plus part des instrumens …," vol. 7, no. 42, of the Atlas Historique, published by Henri Abraham Chatelain, 1712. Gift of Virginia Backus Vanocur,...
One letter (ALS) to Mr. Dole. [Rondont/Rondout?], New York, 4 Jan. 1910. Laid in Henry Abbey, The Dream of Love (Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside Press, 1910). Alpha list.
One mortgage document, conveying property from Henry Adams to Oliver S. Williams. New York, 14 Dec. 1837. Alpha list.
[U.S. minister to Brazil, 1844-1847; Governor of Virginia, 1856-1859; one of last acts as Governor was signing death warrant of John Brown]. One letter (ALS) from J[ames] C. Pickett to Wise, forwarding a letter from another party re information about...
(1618-1685). 1 document (ADS) re order for payment for a diamond ring, 21 July 1680. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS), re … Savannah, Ga., Feb. 22, .
Engraved portrait by J. B. Longacre from a painting by W. J. Hubard, n.d.
New-York Weekly Tribune, June 19, 1849 issue, with a very favorable review of Thoreau's A Week on the Concord and Merrimac Rivers on page 1. [Oversize, Map Cabinet 20/6]. Accompanied by envelope with sender Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston), to David...
Manuscript. Purchase from Robert F. Batchelder, various donors fund
Ms "The Art of Walking."
Holograph letter from Henry F. Broyles, a former Confederate soldier in the 7th Virginia Cavalry, Company D, discussing his Civil War experiences and requesting money. Written from Shenandoah Junction, W. Va.
Photocopies of Around the Horn to California letters by Henry F. Converse of Springfield, Illinois, to various relatives, arriving in Sacramento, late 1850.
[Captain, U.S. Infantry, 11th Regiment (Vol)] (1837-1897). Collection of 33 Civil War letters and documents, mainly reports re recruiting efforts, 1861-1862.
Twelve Civil War letters (ALS) and nine accompanying envelopes, mostly to and from his father, mainly re daily life and military engagements, 1862-1864.
[Lieutenant, Iowa Infantry, 35th Regiment, Company D]. Civil War diary, 1862-1863.
One printed broadside poem, "Gulf-Weed," for the Third Annual Reunion of the Society of the Army and Navy of the Gulf, Newport, July 7th, 1871.
[71st New York]. Four Civil War documents, including three discharges certificates, 1861-1863. [Oversize boxed].
One letter (TLS) from S. Halvorsen and accompanying b/w photographs of whales and Akutan Whaling Station, Alaska, 7 Sept. 1937. Gift of Henry L. Ewald, n.d.. Alpha list.
General commission merchant and slave dealer. .01 linear feet (1 folder).
Citizenship application, 1866; photocopy of translation of 1867 journal describing journey from St. Cloud, Minnesota to Helena City, Montana; reprint of C. S. Kingston, " The Northern Overland Route in 1867: Journal of Henry Lueg," Pacific Northwest Quarterly (July 1950)....
One holograph inspection report of Confederate Brigadier General Samuel J. Gholson's brigade of Mississippi calvary. Written by Major Henry M. Bryan at Montgomery, Ala. The report outlines the brigade's organization, assesses the men and supplies, and discusses desertions.
Three letters (two ALS and one TLS), and two notes (ANS) (postcards) from Miller, whileat Big Sur, to Corle. Talks about visit from Corle, mentions Merle Armitage and Fraenkel, discusses his book The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder,...
13 letters (ALS) to John Martin, mainly about Black Sparrow publishing his work, 1978-1979. Also, two holiday greeting cards, with Miller poem, from Capra Press to Martin, 1981, 1984. Alpha list.
Typescript carbon, with names and addresses of individuals, mainly U.S. but some France and England, some crossed out, arranged alphabetically by surname, ca. 1949. Includes names of other authors such as Maxwell Anderson and Lawrence Durrell, and Santa Barbara publisher...
One printed leaf, signed by Miller, about the nature of love, n.d. Gift from Lost Horizon Bookstore, 11/20/02. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to D. Ray re Miller's manuscript, Hour of Man, inability to speak in public, and hectic schedule. N.p., 28 August 1956. Purchase from Michael J. Sherick, $65
One letter (ALS) to a Mr. Skrochi re sale of Miller's books and other matters. Pacific Palisades, California, Nov. 28, 1975. Alpha list.
One printed postcard with holograph note re purchasing his paintings. Big Sur, California, 31 July 1944. Purchase from Michael J. Sherick, $20
One black and white publicity photo by Cedric Wright and one clipping, laid in Miller's Opus Pistorum (PS3525.I5454 O64 1983). [Peatman Collection]. Alpha list.
Three letters (2 TLS and 1 ALS) from British typographer, journalist, designer, and novelist Harling to editor Tom Balston, about corrections made by Balston to Harling's work. London , 1951-1952. Alpha list.
One letter (ALS) to [Muriel Stuart?], n.d. Laid in Savage's Richard Middleton, the Man and His Work (1922). Alpha list.
One note (ANS) to Mr. J. S. Thomas re looking over a proof [of something he had written?]. [New York], 13 Apr. 1891.
One letter (TL) from Donald Davidson, UCSB University Librarian, and one letter (TLS) response, re the popularity, but poor physical quality of the low cost edition of Nevins and Commager's Pocket History , 1960. Alpha list.
One document, a one-sheet passport for Thomas, signed by United States Secretary of State, Hamilton Fish, 1876. Alpha list. [Oversize boxed].
One signed receipt: "Received of Ticknor & Fields, Five hundred Dollars, Copyright on twenty Thousand "Household Poems." Boston, Mar. 15, 1865. Gift of Roger Camp
[15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry]. Autobiography, bound carbon typescript, mainly life in nineteenth century Massachusetts, but also including some Civil War experiences. Linwood, Massachusetts, 1920.
(1807-1882). One check, signed on back by Longfellow, 25 June 1877, and one note (AN), not in Longfellow's hand, commenting on prior lecture, 6 Jan. 1882. Alpha list.
(1807-1882). One signed holograph poem, "Bayard Taylor," n.d. Alpha list.
One signed holograph poem, 24 Sept. 1879, accompanying one note (ANS), 24 Jan. 1880. [From CDCC, possibly sent to Harold Chase]. Alpha list.
(1807-1882). One cabinet photograph of Longfellow at about age 70, ca. 1870s. Imprint of Beacon and Strand, London. Reverse contains brief biography. Purchase, $90, from Up-Country Letters
Autograph by Henry Ward Beecher dated 1867 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
[U.S. Senator, Vice President]. Clipping of Civil War speech in the Senate, 21 Feb. 1863.
Trachles, Travails and Triumphs of Henryk Minc. Oral history conducted by David E. Russell, Santa Barbara: Davidson Library Oral History Program, 1997. 460 pages.
One note (ANS), one signed letter (ALS), and three unsigned letters (TL) by Wells' secretary, all to Augustine Birrell, English politician, barrister, academic and author. [London] , 1930. Alpha list.
One note (ANS) from Wells, saying he doesn't do autographs "… but in England just now we have a sort of kindess for Canada," likely alluding to war support. Feb. 1916. Laid in Wells' This Misery of Boots (Boston ,...
Author's original typescript manuscripts for "The Problem of the Troublesome Collaborator"  and "The Business of Mankind," n.d. "Business" purchased from Bertram Rota, $336 , 1966. Alpha list.
[U.S. Food Administrator]. Signed certificate of appreciation to Camille Pruett, [ca. 1918], and accompanying letter from State Teachers College and Junior College, Santa Barbara , 1925. Alpha list.
One letter (TLS) from Herber Hoover, as President of the Board of Directors for Better Homes in America, to Pearl Chase, re the 1925 Better Homes in America campaign. Washington, D.C., 23 Oct. 1924. Probably from CDCC. Alpha list.
[ Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce]. Three letters (TLS) to Pearl Chase re Better Homes in America campaigns. Washington, [D.C.] , 1925-1926. [From: CDCC]. Alpha list.
UCSB Nobel Prize Winner. Transcript: Yes.
Papers of Herbert Kroemer, UCSB professor of electrical & computer engineering and recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in physics. Collection includes lecture notes and other teaching materials, correspondence, lab notes, reports, and reprints of published articles.
One Civil War printed document with holographic additions, discharge papers for Civil War Union soldier, Co. G, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry, 1865. .02 linear feet (1 folder).
(1882-1964). One letter (TLS) to John A. Kouwenhoven, re work of the Roosevelt Memorial Association, Inc. , 1921; one letter (TLS) from Hagedorn to newspaper columnist Manchester Boddy, and one carbon copy response, re concept of progress and Hagedorn's poetry,...
Newspaper articles and essay re high school teacher Herndon Smith's local history writing project in Centralia, WA, ca. 1942-1958. Found in Herndon's Centralia: the First 50 Years (1942). Alpha list.
Series of 12 black/white panoramic photographs, with captions, mainly of the plaza and surrounding mining area of Mineral del Monte, in the State of Hidalgo, Mexico. Alpha list.
Galley proofs of End to Torment: A Memoir of Ezra Pound, by Doolittle,an American poet, novelist, and memoirist
One letter (TLS) from Joseph Gregg Lane to a Mrs. Hollander, re Hinton Helper's The Land of Gold, written in 1854 and containing the memorable phrase "It is my unbiased opinion that California can and does furnish the best bad...
Lacquer photo album with image of Mt. Fuji on cover and 125 black and white photographs and a few postcards. Photos taken by an officer of the post-war occupation forces. Most apparently of construction and newly built structures (including interior...
One volume (modern leather binding), thought to be a 17th century holographic copy of the 1595 Historia de Gabriel de de Espinosa: pastelero en Madrigal, que fingio ser el rey don Sebastian de Portugal, y asimismo la de fr. Miguel...
1 bound volume, handwritten Spanish text in ink, with title as noted: Historia Lexegnina del Duende Politico de los anos 1735, 1736, 1737.
Four facsimiles of printed maps and views of Chicago (1779-1857), Honolulu (1854), Kobe (1865), and Tokyo (1854). Found in misc. mss map drawer. Map cabinet 20/6. Alpha list.
32 black/white slides, drawings and photographs of the history of the book throughout history, with emphasis on early 20c printing and bookmaking technology.
As an apprentice with the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge, Hobart Skofield recalls the years he worked for the firm, and how he compiled what is now UCSB's Printers Collection. Interviewer: David E. Russell, 1982. Interviewee(s): Hobart Skofield. Transcript:...
Clippings on historical recordings gathered by William R. Moran from the monthly periodical Hobbies : the magazine for collectors (Chicago, Il. : Lightner Publications). The collection consists of seven bound volumes ranging from 1935 to 1985 and three boxes of...
11 cabinet card portraits, nine cartes de visite portraits, and one landscape cabinet photo of William Hollister in a grove, in front of his house. SBHC. Purchase, Schoyer, $500
Purchase, Carmen Valentino, 2005. .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Five holograph letters about the reunion of the 4th Massachusetts Regiment Infantry. The first holograph letter consists of seven notes to Doctor J. F. Gould [Joseph F. Gould] in South Boston, Massachusetts in response to his postal card regarding the...
One holograph letter written by Joseph Holt as Postmaster General to Professor C. Schaeffer states his willingness to serve as a reference regarding Schaeffer's qualifications for a position his friends are seeking for him. A second holograph letter signed by...
Album of 29 black and white albumen photographs of landscapes, street scenes, monuments, and people in Jericho, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Samaria, Shiloh, Damascus, Athens, Baalbek, Mt. Sinai, Mt. Carmel, and Mt. Hermon. Likely put together from local photographers' work for or...
(1899-1977). One letter (ALS) from lithographer Homer H. Boelter, to an unnamed friend, re his lithography work and sending holiday greetings. Hollywood, CA, January 1956. Laid in [?] (Printers Z242.5.B98 1955). Alpha list.
Includes typescript itinerary for trip Feb.-Mar. 1911.
(1799-1850). One letter (ALS), in French, to Monsieur [?], re Balzac's La Comédie humaine. 13 avril (April) 1844. Gift of Mrs. Edwin Corle. Alpha list.
Three letters (ALS) from Ann (Sturgis) Hooper [wife of Masachusetts Congressman Samuel Hooper] and daughters Annie and Alice, Aprill 1861. Written to Samuel Hooper at the outbreak of the Civil War and describing the uncertain climate in the Washington area...
In hand as of 6/16/11.
Holograph letter written and signed by Horace Greeley from New York to W. W. Corbett, Esq. in Chicago, Illinois on official stationey of the New York Tribune. The letter states that he waited to answer Corbett's letter until he could...
[Civil War Union Lieutenant, 8th Ohio Vols]. One cover letter (ALS) by Ledyard Bill to Benson J. Lessing, a handwritten account Horace Harper Bill's service in the Civil War, and a sketch of his sword and belt. New York, 1867....
Two holograph letters written by Horace Maynard as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee. One letter is addressed to A. J. Fletcher, Tennessee Secretary of State, and concerns "copies of obituary Resolutions", the other is about...
20 letters (ALS), most 1865, to/from Horatio N. Greenlief (14th Maine Infantry) and his wife and children, one carte de visite of him and one of his wife, and a heart-shaped wicker basket that originally housed the materials. The correspondence...
One holograph letter written and signed by Horatio Seymour in Utica, New York to J. R. Simm, Esq. about not giving a lecture at Simm's place since he has declined to lecture for the year.
One letter (ALS) to Lord Rosslyn, re books he is sending, including some of his favorite poems. [London], July 31, 1889. Alpha list.
Printed envelope of House's Printing Telegraph (New Orleans), a device invented by Vermonter Royal E. House, and three paper tapes with printed messages to a Samuel Shapter, re business matters, [ca. mid-latter 1800s]. Alpha list.
Depicting his U.S. Secret Service career.
Holograph letter written in Augusta, Maine, expressing his regrets that Gen. Tyndale was refused permission to visit Washington, D.C.
Hollywood, early 20th century, with Max Sennett, D. W. Griffith, etc. From DER list: "As an employee in the Copyright Office of the Library of Congress, Walls recounts his struggle to develop a film division with the library, his efforts...
Holograph letter written to accompany a list of deceased soldiers of the 8th Connecticut Infantry Regiment for the quarter ending Sept. 30, 1863.
Papers of composer Hubert Klyne Headley, including scores and parts, correspondence, photos, and clippings. Includes score and parts to California Suite and Argentango.
Life history, including time at UCSB, his writings, etc. ? Interviewee(s): Hugh Kenner. Transcript: None found yet.
Two letters (ALS) from English writer, literary critic, biographer, poet and religious writer Fausset to [E. H. W.?] Meyerstein. Saffron Walden, Essex, UK , 1946 , 1947. Alpha list.
(1863?-1903). One letter (ALS) from underwriter in Lloyd's and novelist Scott, re changes to his book, Slave of the Lamp. Merstham, Surrey, [U.K.], 21 Aug. 1891. Alpha list.
Holograph letter written at Camp Arlington, Virginia, to Sevilla Smith.
Includes tapes labeled Hpsy dinner, n.d. (1), Hpsy, n.d. (6), George Brown, 1986 (1); Thomas Greening, 1986 (1); Paul DuBois and Jane Hutchins, n.d. (1); Michael Murphy, n.d. (2); Stanley Keleman, 1986; Saybrook Institute, n.d. (1); Maria Watts – Rollo...
One note (ANS) to unidentified senator introducing Mr. Humphreys who will undertake the examination that the senator requested. Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1899. Found in unsorted Wyles SC.
From dealer description: A collection of 414 photographs concerning political and historical events that took place in Hungary in 1944 through 1946. There are four groups of photographs in the collection, the largest of which contains 161 photos and portray...
Broadside. [Oversize boxed].
Broadside. [Oversize boxed].
Broadside. [Oversize boxed].
10 documents, broadsheets and flyers, related to hypnotism, ca. 1904.
Holograph letter written and signed by I. A. Terry to J. I. Frost in Monroe, Michigan about a letter from Vera-Cruz that claims an extra session of the Mexican Congress has been called to consider the affairs of Texas and...
Four letters (ALS) from I. R. (Ike) Thompson to William L. Vennard, 1861-1862. Includes description of 10 ½ day coach ride to Salt Lake City and account of the area.
Printed illustrations, mostly Lincoln portraits, from her Early Life of Abraham Lincoln (1896).
Interviews with principal players in orchestras conducted by Stravinsky during his Los Angeles years. Done in conjunction with the Igor Stravinsky Festival held in Santa Barbara, ca. Apr. 30 – May 6, 1995. Interviewer: David E. Russell, ca. Apr. 30...
In hand as of 6/16/11. ++ oversize boxed.
Programs and publications re Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1990s. .1 linear foot (1 folder).
One unsigned holograph speech about accepting the nomination for the Illinois State Senate as part of the Republican Party. The speech praises the principles of the Republican Party and its members, including Abraham Lincoln and General Grant.
The New York Journal & Patriotic Register, September 20, 1796, 4pp., disbound. Along with considerable news regarding the ongoing French Revolutionary War (Bonaparte is mentioned in one story), the back page includes two illustrated(with stock figures) runaway slave advertisements (and...
(Leroi Jones). One typescript signed poem, "Biography," 1983. Purchase
Reproduction of original watercolor. Limited edition, No. 34 of 200. [Wyles Map Cabinet 1/1].
Incomplete printed text of an anti-abolitionist tract addressed primarily to the "Freemen of Tennessee," n.d.
Purchase, Fine Books Oriental
241 hand-colored photographs with captions in Russian, featuring scenes of Agra, Benares, Bombay, Delhi (India), and Colombo, Kandy (Ceylon). Includes two additional black and white photos of sea anemones. Images include landmarks such as the Taj Mahal, scenic views, elephants,...
Large album contains 170 black and white photographs, primarily of India (Dehli, Acre, Bombay, Simla, Benares) and Ceylon (Colombo). Other locations include Australia (New South Wales, Sydney), Egypt (Suez Canal), Fiji, Greece (Corfu), the Himalayas, Hungary (Budapest), Italy (Rome, Naples,...
22 black and white photographs, a few with captions in English, showing the Kamarhatty (West Bengal) Jute Mill, jute flats, a snake charmer, a side-wheeler, earthquake damage on Bentinck St. (Calcutta) from the 8.7 magnitude 1897 Assam earthquake. Also views...
Album, compiled by American G.I., contains 153 small black and white snapshots, some with captions in English. Photos primarily feature local population, many at work; street views of Calcutta; and village scenes. Most photos taken at the Bengal Air Depot...
Includes images of tea plantation, mountainous terrain. Purchase, Antipodean Books, $544.50
58 black and white snapshots likely taken by a British soldier, with numerous images of colleagues, camps, countryside including hill country, a few images with Indians at everyday activities, some captions, locations include Seringapatam (Mysore), Ramsami, Cawnpur, Ghora Decca Road,...
Broadside, 1852, with lyrics to song by George Bombarger, including references to then recent Mexican War.
28 views, … .05 linear feet (1 folder).
Album contains 167 black and white photographs of various sizes, with captions written in French. Locations include Cambodia and North Vietnam (Hanoi, Tonkin). Images feature Buddhist artwork, temples and statues; vegetation; animals; ocean; homes; agriculture; boats; and the village life...
Leather-bound photo album dated circa 1950 ( per dealer estimate). This date would place the photographs as being contemporaneous with Indonesia's independence from the Netherlands (declared 1945, acknowledged 1949). Contains 57 black and white photographs, no captions or references to...
Book made of bone covers with hand carved lizards, pages of tree bark with accordion folds and hand painted drawings and diagrams, including stylized insects, symmetrical designs, and zodiac calendar used to determine auspicious days for weddings, funerals, and other...
169 b/w photographs, captions in Dutch, of destroyed and rebuilt sugar, rubber, and coffee factories and plantations during the early period of Indonesian independence. Includes images of Krian, Djatibarang, Pangka, Karang Soewoeng (sugar); Agrabinta, Tendjo Resnu, Pasir Badak, Tjikareo, Sankyang...
2 items; one rib and one thigh bone.
Flyer answering frequently questions re history and goals of the IWW. Chicago, n.d. Alpha list.
Album consists of 44 photos mounted 1-3 to a page on one side of leaves. Size of photos varies but most range from 8 x 6cm. up to 11 x 8cm. one is much larger than the rest at 18...
Newsletter and flyers
Programs and flyers
Newsletter and flyers
Includes articles, lectures, meeting handouts – some of which are copies of articles/writings by theologians such as Reinhold Niebuhr.
In-hand as of 6/16/11.
Conference programs, flyers
Printed brochure with photographs and description of the Ceremonial. Purchase, Margolis and Moss, $25
198 albumen photographs, no captions, beginning with images of Iowa (signs indicating Keosauqua and Eldon - street scenes, family, houses, bicycle riders, African Americans, parade with tractors, soldiers, Native Americans, and women on bikes); later images of unidentified areas of...
Two diaries, apparently by a lawyer who represented various soldiers. Bloomfield, Iowa, ca. 1861-1864.
[Private, Indiana Infantry, 63rd Regiment (Vol), Company G]. One Civil War document: Discharge, 3 June 1865.
Album contains 48 black and white photographs with pencil captions in French, taken primarily in Tehran (Iran). Images feature street scenes, buildings, construction, local peoples, markets, schools, cafes in Iran; a few shots in Zurich, Bern (Switzerland), Vienna (Austria), Lyon...
Album of 195 black and white photographs, mostly snapshots by a U.S. soldier, presum