Preliminary Guide to the John S. Maxwell Papers

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Preliminary Guide to the John S. Maxwell Papers, ca. 1864-1915

Collection number: Wyles Mss 7

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    Special Collections staff; latest revision, D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    31 October 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John S. Maxwell Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1864-1915
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 7
Creator: Maxwell, John S.
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

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

John S. Maxwell Papers. Wyles Mss 7. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Walter H. Lipke, 1986.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence, documents, and photographs, mainly concerning John S. Maxwell's service in the Navy during the Civil War. Also included is a 1907 letter (TLS) from President Theodore Roosevelt re Grand Army of the Republic encampment.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1.  Correspondence

Box 1: 1

9 Sept. 1964 (on board the U. S. Steamer 'Vermont') -- to parents

Box 1: 2

19 Sept. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard)-- to mother

Box 1: 3

31 Sept. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to Maggie Maxwell

Box 1: 4

6 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to parents

Box 1: 5

13 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont) -- to parents

Box 1: 6

16 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to Maggie Maxwell

Box 1: 7

16 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to mother

Box 1: 8

20 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to mother

Box 1: 9

23 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont) -- to brother

Box 1: 10

23 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to mother

Box 1: 11

24 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to Maggie Maxwell

Box 1: 12

28 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont) -- to brother Willie

Box 1: 13

6 Nov. 1864 (on the U.S. gunboat, A. D. Vance, at sea) -- to parents

Box 1: 14

9 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, Beaufort, N.C.) -- to parents

Box 1: 15

10 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, in port, Beaufort, N.C.) -- to mother

Box 1: 16

16 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington, N.C.) -- to family

Box 1: 17

19 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington, N.C.) -- to parents

Box 1: 18

22 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington, N.C.) -- to family

Box 1: 19

4 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, under way for Beaufort) -- to family

Box 1: 20

6 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, in port, Beaufort) -- to mother

Box 1: 21

13 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, Beaufort) -- to parents

Box 1: 22

18 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington) -- to family

Box 1: 23

31 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, Port Royal Harbor, S.C.) -- to Maggie

Box 1: 24

17 Jan. 1865 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington) -- to sister

Box 1: 25

19 Jan. 1865 (on the A. D. Vance, Cape Fear River) -- to parents

Box 1: 26

31 Jan. 1864 [1865?] (A.D. Vance) -- to Willie

Box 1: 27

13 Feb. 1865 (A.D. Vance) -- to Willie

Box 1: 28

19 Feb. 1865 (A.D. Vance, Gosport Navy Yard) -- to father

Box 1: 29

18 Mar. 1865 (U.S. Receiving Ship 'North Carolina', Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to parents

Box 1: 30

22 Mar. 1865 (U.S. Receiving Ship 'North Carolina', Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to mother

Box 1: 31

4 Apr. 1865 (U.S. Receiving Ship 'North Carolina', Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to father

Box 1: 32

12 Apr. 1865 (Ship 'North Carolina', Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to parents

Box 1: 33

12 May 1865 (U.S. Gunboat 'Genessee', Mobile Bay) -- to parents

Box 1: 34

13 May 1865 (Rebel Ram 'Baltic', going down the Alabama River) -- to parents

Box 1: 35

3 June 1865 (Tombigbee River [Alabama]) -- to mother

Box 1: 36

15 June 1865 (U.S. Steamer 'Baltic', Mobile) -- to father

Box 1: 37

31 July 1865 (U.S. Steamer 'Morgan', Mobile) -- to father

Box 1: 38

11 Aug. 1865 (U.S. Steamer 'Morgan', Mobile) -- to sister

Box 1: 39

18 Aug. 1865 (U.S. Steamer 'Morgan', Mobile) -- to father

Box 1: 40

20 June 1907 -- From Theodore Roosevelt (White House letterhead)

 

Series 2.  Documents

Box 1: 41

Documents -- copy of discharge and pension certificate, 1890, 1915

 

Series 3.  Photographs

Box 1: 42

Cabinet photo of group in uniform, including Maxwell (who looks older than in the daguerreotype)

Box 1: 42

Daguerreotype of Maxwell in Navy Uniform, ca. 1860s