Union Volunteer Refreshment Committee Cards

Processed by Arrangement and description by D. Tambo
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
© 2003
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Union Volunteer Refreshment Committee Cards, ca. 1862

Collection number: Wyles SC 274

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:
    Arrangement and description by D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    12 November 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Union Volunteer Refreshment Committee Cards,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1862
Collection Number: Wyles SC 274
Creator: Union Volunteer Refreshment Committee of Philadelphia
Extent: .01 linear feet (1 folder)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Vault
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

Union Volunteer Refreshment Committee Cards. Wyles SC 274. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

Scope and Content of Collection

Two small printed Civil War era cards, issued by the Union Volunteer Refreshment Committee of Philadelphia, listing officers, committee members, history and statement of purpose, and also including engravings of the committee's refreshment saloon and hospital. According to the cards, nearly 300,000 soldiers had been assisted by the end of 1862, as they passed through Philadelphia, and the refreshment saloon could feed up to 15,000 soldiers in a single day.

Collection Contents

Box

Small printed Civil War era cards, issued by the Union Volunteer Refreshment Committee of Philadelphia, ca. 1862