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Preliminary Guide to the Badges, Medals, Pins, and Buttons Collection
Wyles Mss 100  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Badges, Medals, Pins, and Buttons Collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1888-1918
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 100
    Extent: .3 linear feet (1 oversize box)
    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

    Badges, Medals, Pins, and Buttons Collection. Wyles Mss 100. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Multiple gifts and purchases.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains a diverse assortment of badges, medals, pins, and buttons, ca. 1888-1918, including several Grand Army of the Republic items, political items like a William Howard Taft pin (1907), a Woman's Christian Temperance Union badge (1903), an Uncle Sam pin, a Liberty Bonds pin (WWI), and commercial buttons from companies such as the St. Louis Carleton Dry Goods Co.