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Preliminary Guide to the Civil War Period Scrapbooks
Wyles Mss 90  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Civil War Period Scrapbooks,
    Date (inclusive): 1861-1917
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 90
    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

    Civil War Period Scrapbooks. Wyles Mss 90. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains three scrapbooks of clippings about the Civil War era and its participants. Newspapers represented include the New York Daily Tribune, New York Evening Post, New York Herald, and New York Times. Many of the clippings are about Civil War memorials, Abraham Lincoln's death, eulogies for Civil War veterans, activities of groups such as the Union League, historical sketches of military units, and stories about Civil War generals and battles.

    Related Material

    UCSB Special Collections also has a number of Civil War era newspapers, many on microfilm. These can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.