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Guide to the Charles A. Merrill Papers
Mss 59  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles A. Merrill Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1841-1895
    Collection Number: Mss 59
    Creator: Merrill, Charles A.
    Extent: .8 linear feet (2 document boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts of letters to editors, sermons, financial records, Methodist ministerial and camp meeting flyers and pamphlets, essays, and poems of Charles A. Merrill, a Methodist minister from Holyoke, Massachusetts.
    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

    Charles A. Merrill Papers. Mss 59. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Donation by R. W. Knight, ca. 1969.

    Biography

    No information about the Merrill family is known, aside from the material contained in the collection.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, manuscripts of letters to editors, sermons, financial records, Methodist ministerial and camp meeting flyers and pamphlets, essays, and poems of Charles A. Merrill, a Methodist minister from Holyoke, Massachusetts. Includes letters of Merrill's son Elmer T. Merrill to Merrill family members during his stay in Europe during the 1880s. Also includes some materials regarding the temperance movement. Most items are from Massachusetts, especially the Springfield and Northampton areas.