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Guide to the Samuel B. P. Knox Papers
Wyles SC 402  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Samuel B. P. Knox Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1898-1914
    Collection Number: Wyles SC 402
    Creator: Knox (Samuel B. P.) Papers
    Extent: .02 linear feet (1 folder)
    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 B. P. Knox Papers. Wyles SC 402. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information


    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains three items: one letter (TLS) from the Secretary to the President, John Addison Porter, Executive Mansion, 30 Apr. 1898 to P. C. Knox, re his brother Dr. S. B. P. Knox; one document, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary to the Navy, thanking S.B. P. Knox, M.D., for contributions to the "Eyes for the Navy" appeal, undated; and one "Personal Military and Civil History," filed by Knox with the Soldiers and Sailors Historical and Benevolent Society of Washington, D.C., 1914. Knox was a surgeon during the Civil War with the 49th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He later was a resident of Santa Barbara was a charter member of Starr-King Post No. 52, Department of California and Nevada, Grand Army of the Republic, and was its first Surgeon. He also was President of the Board of Trustees of the Santa Barbara Public Library for 22 years.