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Civil War Covers
Wyles SC 922  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Civil War Covers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1861-1865
    Collection Number: Wyles SC 922
    Extent: .02 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    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

    Civil War Covers. Wyles SC 922. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Six printed envelopes, ca. 1861-1865. Five are used. One is Confederate and one is addressed to a Kingsley Wyles, Washington, D.C.
    UCSB Special Collections has other collections containing Civil War covers, namely:
    • Civil War Covers - Scrapbook, ca. early 1860s. Approximately 136 unused Civil War Union covers. Wyles SC 585.
    • Confederate Collection. Union and Confederate covers. Wyles Mss 50.
    • Grant [Campbell] Collection, 1864-1865. More than 300 mainly unused Union covers. Wyles, Mss 49.
    Civil War covers were produced in large numbers and many survive. Other institutions with collections of covers include the Connecticut Historical Society and Western Reserve Historical Society, both of which have descriptions on their websites.