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Preliminary Guide to the American Almanac Collection
Mss 224  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content Notes
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: American Almanac Collection
    Dates: ca. 1820-1907
    Collection number: Mss 224
    Collection Size: 2.4 linear feet (6 pamphlet boxes).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: 149 printed almanacs from eastern parts of the United States, including some duplicates and variant issues.
    Physical location: Del Sur.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    American Almanac Collection. Mss 224. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Multiple purchases, 2004-2005.

    Scope and Content Notes

    The collection contains scattered issues of printed almanacs, many from eastern parts of the United States, including some duplicates and variant issues.
    A number of other almanacs in UCSB Special Collections have been cataloged separately and can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.
    The Donald C. Davidson Papers (Mss 19) also contains research files and other materials pertaining to concepts of time throughout history and among various cultures, as collected by a former University Librarian at UCSB.

    Indexing Terms

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