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Presidio Neighborhood Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-53

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.

Dates

  • 1769 - 2005

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

9,004 Photographs ( in 30 binders)

8.75 Linear Feet

Overview

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.

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.

Arrangement

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.

Related Materials

Dewey (William) Photograph Collection, MS-56, Presidio Research Center, Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation



Edson Smith Photograph Collection, http://www.luna.blackgold.org/luna/servlet/blackgold~9~9, accessed 2019-12-02



Santa Barbara Historical Museum Photograph Collection. https://sbhistorical.pastperfectonline.com/photo, accessed 2019-12-02

General

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.

Processing Information

The collection guide for the Presidio Neighborhood Photograph Collection was described and input by Maria Wallis from May through November 2019.

Title
Guide to the Presidio Neighborhood Photograph Collection
Status
completed
Author
Chris S. Ervin CA
Date
2019-12-02
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Presidio Research Center Repository

Contact:
215 East Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara CA 93101 USA