Preliminary Guide to the Civil War Period Scrapbooks

Processed 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
© 2002
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Guide to the Civil War Period Scrapbooks, 1861-1917

Collection number: Wyles Mss 90

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:
    20 November 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Civil War Period Scrapbooks,
Date (inclusive): 1861-1917
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 90
Extent: .6 linear feet (2 oversize boxes)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur Oversize
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

Civil War Period Scrapbooks. Wyles Mss 90. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains three scrapbooks of clippings about the Civil War era and its participants. Newspapers represented include the New York Daily Tribune, New York Evening Post, New York Herald, and New York Times. Many of the clippings are about Civil War memorials, Abraham Lincoln's death, eulogies for Civil War veterans, activities of groups such as the Union League, historical sketches of military units, and stories about Civil War generals and battles.

Related Material

UCSB Special Collections also has a number of Civil War era newspapers, many on microfilm. These can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Volume 1: 1861, 1906-1915

Box 1: 2

Volume 3; 1915-1917

Box 2: 1

Volume 2: 1904-1912