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Preliminary Guide to the Oscar F. Hale Papers
Wyles Mss 41  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Oscar F. Hale Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1845, 1860-1865, 1952
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1860-1865)
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 41
    Creator: Hale (Oscar F.)
    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

    Oscar F. Hale Papers. Wyles Mss 41. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 1972.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection primarily contains Civil War era correspondence from Union soldier Oscar F. Hale, Ohio Infantry, 44th Regiment (Vol), Co. D and Ohio Cavalry, 8th Regiment (Vol), Co. D. to his sister. Also included are a possibly unrelated 1845 letter to an Uncle Kristian (apparently in a Scandanavian language) and a small amount of ephemera, including a clipping about Edward Everett Hale's "The Man Without a Country" [connection to Oscar F. Hale unknown].