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Harry Downie Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-28
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains news clippings and copies of newspaper articles, typed and handwritten notes, brochures, articles, and photographs about the history of the Santa Barbara Presidio and the reconstruction of the Presidio in the 1970s.
Dates: 1857 - 1972

Pedro Fages Calvary Inspection Report

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-13

Pedro Fages (1734–1794) was a Spanish soldier, explorer, and first Lieutenant Governor of the Californias under Gaspar de Portolá. He was the fifth Spanish Governor of Alta California (1782–91) when he wrote the inspection report contained in this holding. The manuscript details the cavalry at the Santa Barbara Presidio, including evaluation of soldiers, equipment, and supplies.

Dates: 1788-08-22

Flores Family Papers

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

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.

Dates: 1840 - 1921

Jeremy D. and John K. Hass Papers

Identifier: MS-06
Abstract This collection documents the early activities of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation in partnership with California State Parks to reconstruct El Presidio de Santa Barbara. It includes correspondence, research materials and legal documents about property acquisition and management on land where the former presidio stood. It also includes administrative materials, such as minutes, correspondence, and policies collected by board members Jeremy D. Hass and his father John K....
Dates: 1853 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1987

Sue Higman Papers

Identifier: MS-18

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.

Dates: 1888 - 2003

La Campana History Papers

Identifier: MS-51

The La Campana History Papers are comprised of the local history articles published in La Campana from 1970 to the present. La Campana, the membership publication of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, includes original research in the fields of history, archaeology, and historic preservation.

Dates: Publication: 1970 - 1989

Robert R. Miller Papers

Identifier: MS-10

Research notes, documents, printed matter, and drafts for the book A Yankee Smuggler on the Spanish California Coast: George Washington Eayrs and the ship Mercury.

Dates: 1752 - 2002

Paul Chadbourne Mills Papers

Identifier: MS-05

The Paul Mills papers document civic and preservation activities conducted while Mills was director of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and served on the board of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. Most notable was his work on the restoration of Casa de la Guerra, the design of the Presidio Chapel burial tiles, the Flags Project and the statue of King Carlos III.

Dates: 1981 - 1997

Glenn Price Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-16
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two series: Series 1. Historic Documents and Series 2. Santa Barbara Presidio Materials. Series 1 is a set of forty-eight historic documents from the years 1824-1873. The documents in are mostly related to the period of time when traders were sailing up and down the west coast of North America and to the Hawaiian Islands and mainland China, roughly 1822-1846. They are of a commercial nature--invoices and receipts for supplies and provisions for ships such as the...
Dates: 1788-1959

Santa Barbara Presidio Postcard Collection

Identifier: MS-49

The Santa Barbara Presidio Postcard Collection contains postcards accumulated from multiple sources by the Presidio Research Center. This collection emphasizes the Santa Barbara Presidio, the surrounding Presidio neighborhood, the City of Santa Barbara, and the California Missions.

Dates: 1905 - 1954

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