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Preliminary Guide to the Robert L. McConnell Collection
Wyles Mss 24  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert L. McConnell Collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1861-1865, 1893
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 24
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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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

    Robert L. McConnell Collection. Wyles Mss 24. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Phil McConnell, 1982.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains Civil War and later items, of Robert L. McConnell, a Union lieutenant with the Ohio Infantry, 8th Regiment. Includes two letters to friend Mary Williams of Medina, OH, 1861-1862, and one from Mary C. McConnell to her granddaughter, 1866, along with a daguerreotype (presumably of McConnell), a pin (with the inscription "Winchester, Antietam, Fredricksburg, Chancelorville, Gettysburg"), four Masonic pins, and two 1893 Columbian Exposition coins.