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Preliminary Guide to the Willa Fowler Minstrel Show Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Willa Fowler Minstrel Show Collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1880-1898
    Collection Number: SC 562
    Extent: .05 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    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

    Willa Fowler Minstrel Show Collection. SC 562. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information


    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and posters, mainly for minstrel shows in Iowa and Illinois in the 1880s and 1890s. Included are items for the Barlow, Wilson, Primrose & West's Minstrels, Duprez & Benedicts Gigantic Minstrels, the Lady Minstrels, and the Wapello 'Indians' Big Minstrels.