The collection contains correspondence and business-related materials concerning the Young family of Paw Paw, Michigan, as
well as correspondence relating to a number of other Michigan families including Butler, Carpenter, Comstock, Goodrich, Henry,
Hibner, Maloney, Moyer, Nellie, Poucher, Richards, Shallenberger, Shekell, Toll, Tucker, Welch, and Wood. Interspersed throughout
the collection are Civil War letters from members of the various families.
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.