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Welcome to the Archives of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, located in the Presidio Research Center. The Trust owns a number of historic manuscript and special collections documenting Santa Barbara and Spanish California history, as well as Trust institutional records. Finding aids and descriptions for the collections are searchable here.

Presidio Research Center
215 East Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara, California 93101
(805) 961-5369

Open by appointment on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00.

For information or to make an appointment, please contact Chris Ervin, Archivist.