Preliminary Guide to the James B. Storer Papers

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Preliminary Guide to the James B. Storer Papers, ca. 1834-1890

Collection number: Wyles Mss 77

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:
    22 October 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James B. Storer Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1834-1890
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 77
Extent: .3 linear feet (1 half-size document box and 1 oversize folder)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur and Map Cabinet 1/6
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

James B. Storer Papers. Wyles Mss 77. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains an 1834 book of common prayer (given to James B. Storer by his father in 1844). photographs of Storer and his family, an 1853-1866 diary (Storer was in California during the Civil War), an 1866 commission in the California national guard, and later bills and receipts (Riverhead, Long Island, New York), ca. 1872-1890.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Bills and Receipts, ca. 1872 - 1890

Abstract: [Some addressed to Mrs. Ann M. Storer, Riverhead, Long Island, New York]
Box 1: 2

Book of Common Prayer, 1834

Abstract: [Given to Storer by his father in 1844]
Box 1: 3

Diary, 1853 - 1866

Abstract: [First entry, April 5, 1853, enroute to California; in California during the Civil War; 1866 to New York - most entries very brief, indicating where he was or where he was heading]
Box 1: 4

Cabinet card (in horse-drawn carriage), Stockton, CA, 1880

Box 1: 4

Carte de visite (in uniform), 1864

Box 1: 4

Lithograph - from a photograph taken in 1874, 1874

Box 1: 4

Oval portrait (in uniform), San Francisco, 1864

Box 1: 4 - 5

Photographs

Box 1: 4

Storer

Box 1: 5

Family - 9 images, unidentified, some from Brooklyn and Riverhead studios, n.d.

Box 1: 6

[Map drawer 1/6] Commission as Lieutenant Colonel, Second Infantry Regiment, Second Brigade, National Guard, State of California, Oct. 2, 1866

Abstract: [Signed by the Governor, Secretary of State, and Adjutant General of California]
Box 1: 6

[Map drawer 1/6] Photograph of officers of Washington Guard, C.M. (incl. Capt. J. B. Storer), ca. 1860s

Box 1: 6

Oversize (in map cabinet)