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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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-07
Overview

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.

Gloria Forsyth Papers

 Collection — Box: SB-01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-19
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one folder of correspondence, notes, minutes and other miscellaneous publications related to Pearl Chase, several activities of the Plans and Planting Committee of the Community Arts Association of Santa Barbara, and Mrs. Forsyth's role as a member of the committee. Topics covered in these papers include: an article about Santa Barbara's civic pride and historic preservation, reprinted from Reader's Digest (1940); Santa Barbara...