Preliminary Guide to the James Scott Macgregor Papers

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University of California, Santa Barbara
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Preliminary Guide to the James Scott Macgregor Papers, ca. 1860-1880s

Collection number: Wyles Mss 48

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:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    16 October 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James Scott Macgregor Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1860-1880s
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 48
Creator: Macgregor, James Scott
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size 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

James Scott Macgregor Papers. Wyles Mss 48. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Philip LeF. Denniston, 1978.

Biography

James Scott MacGregor was a Major with the Pennsylvania Infantry, 139th Regiment (Vol), Co. K. Further information about him and his regiment may be found in works such as the History of Pennsylvani Volunteers, 1861-5, by Samuel P. Bates (Harrisburg: B. Singerly, 1870).

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence from James Scott MacGregor to his wife, photographs, and ephemera, mainly relating to his participation in the Civil War.

Related Material

Wyles SC 815 (oversize) contains the marriage certificate of James Scot MacGregor and Margaret Mackay, East Liberty, Pennsylvania, 13 Sept. 1860.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1.  Correspondence to MacGregor's wife

Box 1: 1

1862-1863

Box 1: 2

1864

Box 1: 3

1865

Box 1: 4

n.d.

 

Series 2.  Photographs

Box 1: 5

Three images of Mr. and Mrs. MacGregor in front of log cabin at Harper's Ferry during the Civil War, and one image of MacGregor later in life, n.d.

 

Series 3.  Ephemera

Box 1: 6

Clippings (news from the war front and later death notice), n.d.

Box 1: 7

Discharge document, 21 June 1865

Box 1: 8

Envelopes, ca. 1860s

Box 1: 9

MacGregor, James -- Civil War address, 1860s