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Boston Farm School Journal
Wyles SC 945  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Boston Farm School Journal,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1850s-1890s
    Collection Number: Wyles SC 945
    Extent: .05 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

    Boston Farm School Journal. Wyles SC 945. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    One bound ledger, with entries, ca. 1850s-1890s. Early pages are accounts of the Boston Farm School, 1853-1856, followed by a number of pages mainly listing charges for labor for various individuals. The last few pages include names of men who enlisted in Co. D., 15th New Hampshire Volunteers, during the Civil War, in 1862. 100 names are entered, with rank, status, and special positions such as drummer, wagoner, cook, hospital nurse, and blacksmith. A number are listed as having deserted.