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Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter
Wyles SC 1  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter,
    Date (inclusive): 1886
    Collection Number: Wyles SC 1
    Creator: Acheson, Alexander Wilson
    Extent: .01 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

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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

    Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter. Wyles SC 1. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information


    Scope and Content of Collection

    One letter from Alexander Wilson Acheson (1842-1934), Civil War soldier, mayor of Denison, Texas, and physician, on letterhead stationery of The Missouri Pacific Railway Co., to the editor of the Philadelphia Press, re the editor's desire to write a history of Pennsylvania troops in the Civil War. Acheson had been a private in the Thirteenth Pennsylvania Regiment and later was transferred to the 140th Pennsylvania Regiment. Talks about his experiences in the Civil War. Denison, Texas, 8 Jan. 1886.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Acheson, Alexander Wilson