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Walter Douglas Portrait and Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-15
Overview

The collection consists of portraits and prints of Santa Barbara citizens who have been active and influential in the work of preserving Santa Barbara's history. They were photographed by Walter Douglas in his home studio between 1996 and 2002. The collection also consists of corresponding oral history interviews with the portrait subjects.

Flores Family Papers

 Collection — Box: SB-01
Identifier: MS-03
Overview

This collection consists of twenty handwritten documents, twenty-five newspaper clippings, ten photographs, and three miscellaneous publications concerning Santa Barbara Presidio Commandant Gumesindo Flores and his wife Cipriana Llano Flores.

Delfina De La Guerra Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-21
Overview

The Delfina de la Guerra Papers contain the personal papers of Delfina de la Guerra, the last member of the de la Guerra family to reside in Casa de la Guerra. The materials in the collection include photographs, letters, clippings, objects, and pressed flowers.

Sue Higman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-18
Overview

This collection consists of papers gathered by Sue Higman in her roles as board member and officer of several local Santa Barbara organizations, her correspondence on environmental issues, and papers related to the Early Mission Music Program.

Elizabeth Hvolboll Files on Santa Inés Mission Mills

 Collection
Identifier: MS-41
Scope and Contents These files contain background articles, photographs, drafts of legal documents, and newspaper clippings documenting the planning of the purchase by the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation and the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County of the Santa Inés Mission Mills in 1996. The 38-acre parcel includes a fulling mill, a grist mill and two reservoirs, along with agricultural land. Included in the files is a black and white print of the mills from 1889 and a small folder of information...

Vivian M. Obern Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-09
Overview The Vivian M. Obern Papers cover efforts made during the 1976 American Bicentennial by organizers and participants to recreate the expedition by Juan Bautista de Anza and his party of 240 settlers from northern Mexico to northern California two hundred years ealier in 1776. The collection also contains documents regarding the efforts of the Santa Barbara County Trails Council to establish and maintain recreational trails throughout the county. Materials include correspondence, clippings,...

Presidio Neighborhood Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-53
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.

Edward W. Vernon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-39
Overview The Edward W. Vernon papers contain materials accumulated by Ed Vernon during his research for two history books he authored on Baja California missions and maritime history. The materials include correspondence, research notes, field notes, photographic materials, maps, site plans, journals, secondary materials, and digital assets.Ed Vernon was a successful entrepreneur, engineer, and Southern California native. He served during World War II and later founded Development...