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Preliminary Guide to the James Scott Macgregor Papers
Wyles Mss 48  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: James Scott Macgregor Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1860-1880s
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 48
    Creator: Macgregor, James Scott
    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

    James Scott Macgregor Papers. Wyles Mss 48. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. Philip LeF. Denniston, 1978.


    James Scott MacGregor was a Major with the Pennsylvania Infantry, 139th Regiment (Vol), Co. K. Further information about him and his regiment may be found in works such as the History of Pennsylvani Volunteers, 1861-5, by Samuel P. Bates (Harrisburg: B. Singerly, 1870).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains correspondence from James Scott MacGregor to his wife, photographs, and ephemera, mainly relating to his participation in the Civil War.

    Related Material

    Wyles SC 815 (oversize) contains the marriage certificate of James Scot MacGregor and Margaret Mackay, East Liberty, Pennsylvania, 13 Sept. 1860.