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Preliminary Guide to the Lincoln Centennial Celebration Scrapbooks
Wyles Mss 89  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lincoln Centennial Celebration Scrapbooks,
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1911
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 89
    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

    Lincoln Centennial Celebration Scrapbooks. Wyles Mss 89. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 1978.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains three scrapbooks, mainly newspaper and magazine clippings, with portraits and accounts of the life and death of Abraham Lincoln, including tributes paid him on the one-hundredth anniversary of his birth in 1809. Newspapers represented include the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Globe and Commercial Advertiser (New York), New York Daily Tribune, New York Evening Post, and New York Times. The scrapbooks were compiled by Benjamin DeForest Curtiss.