Presidio Neighborhood Photograph Collection
Scope and Contents
The Presidio Neighborhood Photograph Collection contains images gathered by the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation during research and activities conducted in support of the reconstruction of the Santa Barbara Presidio.
The collection contains a wide variety of image formats taken by many photographers over the course of than 150 years.
- 1769 - 2005
- Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (Compiler, Organization)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Director for Historical Resources. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital facsimiles of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Biographical / Historical
Founded in 1963 by Dr. Pearl Chase and other concerned community leaders, Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation is a the lead agency in the reconstruction and preservation of El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park — Santa Barbara's 18th century birthplace — and Casa de la Guerra — the 1820s adobe home of Santa Barbara patriarch, José de la Guerra.
9,004 Photographs ( in 30 binders)
8.75 Linear Feet
The Presidio Neighborhood Photograph Collection contains images gathered by the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation during research and activities conducted in support of the reconstruction of the Santa Barbara Presidio. The collection contains a wide variety of image formats taken by many photographers over the course of 150 years.
This collection is organized in 22 series:
Series 1. Santa Barbara City — Architecture and Sites, 1872-1993
Series 2. Santa Barbara County — Architecture and Sites, 1880-1999
Series 3. Ventura County — Architecture and Sites, 1880-2001
Series 4. Southern California — Architecture and Sites, 1898-1998
Series 5. San Luis Obispo — Architecture and Sites, 1880-1996
Series 6. Monterey Bay Area — Architecture and Sites, 1837-2005
Series 7. El Presidio State Historic Park Buildings — El Cuartel, 1965-2002
Series 8. Casa de la Guerra, 1874-1998
Series 9. Casa de la Guerra, 1879-2002
Series 10. Casa de la Guerra – Exteriors, 1917-2003
Series 11. Casa de la Guerra – Events, 1985-2001
Series 12. Casa de la Guerra — Exhibitions, 1993-1999
Series 13. El Paseo, 1923-1984
Series 14. El Paseo, 1950-1984
Series 15. Santa Ines Mills, 1889-1997
Series 16. Events, City of Santa Barbara — Fiesta, 1928-1998
Series 17. Events, City of Santa Barbara — Historic Themes, 1876-1990
Series 18. Maps and Documents — Presidios, Archivo General, 1782-1995
Series 19. Paintings and Renderings — Santa Barbara City and Presidio, 1840-1985
Series 20. Paintings and Renderings — of California, Miscellaneous, 1769-1955
Series 21. People — Individuals A - Z, 1850-1995
Series 22. People — Groups A - Z, 1912-2001
Other Finding Aids
Presidio Research Center Photograph Collection, http://bit.ly/2GT8Yvg, accessed 2019-12-02.
This Collection Guide highlights the 19th and 20th century photographs held by the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation; those images having the most value to researchers. As such, this guide describes a subset of the Trust's photographic holdings. See the Related Materials and Other Finding Aids notes for references to other photographic materials held by the Trust.
The collection guide for the Presidio Neighborhood Photograph Collection was described and input by Maria Wallis from May through November 2019.
- Guide to the Presidio Neighborhood Photograph Collection
- Chris S. Ervin CA
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script