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Guide to the Robert B. Sweet Collection
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The Sweet manuscript collection is a very small part of a much larger personal library, all of which was donated to UCSB. Included in the manuscript section is correspondence, a diary, photos (Robert B. Sweet and others), scrapbooks, volumes of engravings, and a set of stereo slides.
Robert Ballantine Sweet (1876-1956) was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in California. He was a physician (eye and ear specialist), longtime resident of Long Beach, and an avid book collector and bibliophile, with a wide diversity of interests.
4.5 linear feet (2 record center containers, 1 document box, and 2 oversize boxes)
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.