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Preliminary Guide to the Abraham Lincoln Scrapbooks
Wyles Mss 93  
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Abraham Lincoln Scrapbooks,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1862-1963
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1860s-1930s)
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 93
    Extent: .6 linear feet (2 oversize boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur Oversize
    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

    Abraham Lincoln Scrapbooks. Wyles Mss 93. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information


    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains five scrapbooks, mainly clippings ca. 1860s-1930s, pertaining to Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. These volumes were part of the early Lincoln Library established by William Wyles. The volumes are different sizes and formats, and probably were compiled by different individuals.
    Newspapers represented include the Christian Science Monitor, Examiner (New York), Harper's Weekly, Los Angeles Times, New York Herald Tribune, New York Reformer, Northern N.Y. Journal, Sacramento Daily Union, Santa Barbara Daily News, Santa Barbara New- Press, and the Standard (Chicago)