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Suzi Bellman Family Papers

Identifier: MS.37
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials created and assembled by Suzi Calderon Bellman, a Presidio descendant. Included are newsletters she wrote about Old Spanish Town in Montecito and some of its residents, family histories, and a photo album put together to document a Pico Family reunion in 2015.

Elizabeth Borden Scrapbook

 Item — item: scrapbook
Identifier: MS-31
Scope and Contents This scrapbook was created by Elizabeth Borden in 1927, when she was 14 years old, to document and commemorate a trip she took to California with her mother to see her grandmother Holden. She took the train through Canada and visited many spots such as Lake Louise, Vancouver, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Chicago and Washington, DC. She spent over a month in Santa Barbara and much of the scrapbook includes memorabilia from there. Included in the scrapbook are postcards, menus, soap wrappers,...

Bunny Fontana Papers

Identifier: MS-08

California Private Land Claims Collection

Identifier: MS-55

The California Private Land Claims Collection is made up of photocopies of a selection of California private land claims presented to the Public Land Commission to determine the validity of prior Spanish and Mexican land grants within California. The contents include handwritten transcripts of proceedings and maps.

Chapman Goss Family Photograph Album

Identifier: MS-32
Scope and Contents This album contains photographs from the late 1800s of the families of William Freeman Myrick Goss and Hannah Elizabeth Chapman Marcy. The earliest photograph is dated 1872, but several tintypes or daguerrotypes may have been taken earlier. Last names of people included in the album are (in order of appearance): Gaston, Marcy, Atkinson, Burgess, Ingham, Sawyer, Clink, Chapman, Goss, Barlow, Cooper, Scudder, Clark, Pratt, and Atkins.

Rosario Curletti Collection of Ortega Family Papers

 Collection — Box: SB-01
Identifier: MS-04

This collection of historic documents dating between 1796 and 1855 relates primarily to the Ortega family of Santa Barbara. The documents include legal and financial letters and notices, title documents, and receipts relating to the property and finances of Jose Francisco Ortega and his heirs.

De la Guerra Studios Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS-29

Pablo de la Portilla Journal

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-11
Overview Handwritten pages dated June 27, 1824 from a journal created by Captain Don Pablo de la Portilla, describing an expedition that left the Santa Barbara Presidio on June 4, 1824 to find and return neophyte Indians who had left Mission Santa Barbara earlier that year.

Den, Bell, and Luton Families Papers

Identifier: MS-07

The papers of the Den, Bell, and Luton Families are focused largely on land ownership by brothers Nicholas and Richard Den, early settlers of Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, and their heirs. They highlight the transition in land tenure during the Mexican period and early years of California statehood as well as the inner operations of land and oil development in Santa Barbara County during the first part of the twentieth century.

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Brinkerhoff, Peter 1
Cachupin, Thomas Velez 1
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Chapman, Ron 1
Charles, King of Spain, III, 1716-1788 1
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Cota, Maria Magdalena Josefa 1
Crespo, Angel 1
Curletti, Rosario Andrea 1
De la Portilla, Pablo 1
Den, Nicholas Augustus 1
Den, Richard S. 1
Dibblee, T. W. (Thomas Wilson) 1
Douglas, Walter C. (Walter Cornelius), 1919-2014 1
Downie, Harry (Henry John), 1903-1980 1
Eayrs, George Washington, 1775-1855 1
Fages, Pedro 1
Fendon, Irene Suski 1
Flores Family 1
Flores, Cipriana Justina de Llanos, 1818-1921 1
Flores, Gumesindo 1
Flores, Jose Ignacio 1
Forsyth, Gloria Brooks 1
Godayol, Jose, Fr., 1829-1902 1
Goicoechea, Felipe Antonio de, 1747-1814 1
Goss, Etta May (Marcy) 1
Goss, William Freeman Myrick 1
Guerra Family 1
Guerra y Lataillade, Antonia Maria de la, 1827-1916 1
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Hass, Jeremy D., 1936-2014 1
Hass, John K. 1
Haverland, Della 1
Higman, Sue 1
Hill, Daniel A. 1
Jenkins, Prince 1
Juarez, Victor 1
Land Trust of Santa Barbara County 1
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Lataillade, Cesario Armand, 1819-1849 1
Lataillade, Cesario Eugene, 1849- 1
Lataillade, Maria Antonia, 1846-1916 1
Lewis, Robert L. 1
Lippitt, Francis J. (Francis James), 1812-1902 1
Luton, Caroline 1
Luton, George Roscoe, 1880-1947 1
Marcy, Hannah (Chapman) 1
Meagher, Thomas Francis, 1823-1867 1
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Micheltorena, Manuel, 1802-1853 1
Mignon 1
Miller, Robert Ryal 1
Mills, Paul Chadbourne, 1924-2004 1
Moreno, Luis 1
Murphy, Dwight 1
Murphy, Grace (Price) 1
Native Daughters of the Golden West 1
Obern, Vivian Marie (Hapeman), 1921-2015 1
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Ortega, Jose Francisco de, 1734-1798 1
Pico Family 1
Platz, Edward H., Dr. 1
Platz, Helen (Hartnett) 1
Price, Glenn 1
Quintero, Regina 1
Rasmussen, Carl 1
Reid, Hugo, 1809-1872 1
Samano, Roman 1
Sanchez Family 1
Santa Barbara County (Calif.) 1
Santa Barbara County Trails Council 1
Santa Barbara News-Press 1
Santa Inés Mission (Solvang, Calif.) 1
Smith, Clifton F. 1
Stearns, Abel, 1798-1871 1
Thompson, Alpheus Basil, 1797-1869 1
Tornel y Mendívil, José María, 1789-1853 1
United States. Army. California Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865) 1
Vernon, Edward W., 1926-2016 1
Villa, Leroy 1
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