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Preliminary Guide to the Kingston Collection
Mss 57  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Kingston Collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1814-1895
    Collection Number: Mss 57
    Extent: .4 linear feet (1 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

    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

    Kingston Collection. Mss 57. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information



    The collection contains papers relating to Joseph Sampson Beal, Alexander Holmes, Joseph Alexander Holmes, and other Holmes family members, from the Kingston and Plymouth, Massachusetts area. A brief genealogical chart is included in folder 1 of the collection.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains correspondence, documents, and financial records (mainly bills and receipts) of the Beal and Holmes families. There are a number of items from the Civil War era.