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Preliminary Guide to the Litton Colonial Collection
Mss 67  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Litton Colonial Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1753-1884
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1750s-1770s)
    Collection Number: Mss 67
    Collector: Litton, Mrs. Richard E.
    Extent: .3 linear feet (1 oversize box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur Oversize.
    Abstract: The collection contains letters and documents, mainly from the Colonial period, and apparently acquired from diverse sources.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    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

    Litton Colonial Collection. Mss 67. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Donation from Mrs. Richard E. Litton, n.d., and purchase, ca. 1988.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains letters and documents, mainly from the Colonial period, and apparently acquired from diverse sources. Of particular interest is a document re George Washington, signed by John Hancock, 17 July 1776.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States.
    United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
    Letters (correspondence).
    Clippings.
    Hancock, John, 1737-1793.
    Washington, George, 1732-1799.