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Preliminary Guide to the Samuel S. Smyth Papers
Wyles Mss 34  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Samuel S. Smyth Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1862-ca. 1884
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1862-1864)
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 34
    Creator: Smyth, Samuel S.
    Extent: .4 linear feet (1 document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    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

    Samuel S. Smyth Papers. Wyles Mss 34. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Anderson, n.d.


    Samuel S. Smyth, during the Civil War, was a captain in the Illinois Light Artillery, 1st Regiment (Vol.) Battery F. For information relating to the 1st, see : Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, Volume VIII, revised by Brigadier General J. N. Reece (1901).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains originals and photostats of correspondence and journals, 1862-1864. There also is a microfilm copy, which has been cataloged separately (Wyles E601 S6).