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Alphabetical List of Collections: A-B

This alphabetical list contains information about manuscript, named, and rare book collections in the UCSB Libraries Special Collections. Entries are included for title of the collection, as well as major subject and geographical areas covered by the collection. In many cases there are brief descriptions of the collection’s contents and, in some cases, hot links to detailed collection guides. The list is updated on a periodic basis to include additional information about existing collections and entries for newly acquired collections. Please click on the links for more detailed information.

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  • [Abbey, Edward]. Bason (Robert E.) / Capra Press Records, ca. 1969-2004. Includes production and financial files from years Bason owned Santa Barbara-based Capra Press, as well as some earlier material from the Noel Young years. Correspondents include: Edward Abbey, Raymond Carver, Gretel Ehrlich, Tess Gallagher, Ursula LeGuin, Ken Millar, Margaret Millar, Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Lawrence Clark Powell, Thomas Sanchez, and John Sanford. (Printers Mss 59).
  • Abbey, Henry. One letter (ALS) to Mr. Dole. [Rondont/Rondout?], New York, 4 Jan. 1910. Laid in Henry Abbey, The Dream of Love (Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside Press, 1910). (SC 1).
  • Abbot (Abiel, Jr.) Correspondence, 1825-1826. Three letters (ALS) to his father Abiel Abbot, clergyman of Bevely, MA and his sister Adeline Gould, describing his unfavorable impressions of Cumana, Venezuela. (SC 1104).
  • Abbot (Carnzu) Travel Photograph Album, 1912. Includes images of Gibraltar, Egypt and Pyramids, Ceylon/India, Japan (Kamakura, Nara, and other), Yosemite, U.S. Southwest. (Bernath Mss 372).
  • Abdullah, Achmed [Captain] (1881-1945). Two letters (TLS) from Achmed Abdullah, pseudonym of Alexander Nicholayevitch Romanoff, a Russian-born writer, to Mr. Seidler, mainly about his novels and short stories. New York, 1924. (SC 361).
  • [Abolition]. Dickinson, Anna Elizabeth. One letter (ALS) from the abolitionist, lecturer, actress, playwright, and feminist Dickinson, re an invitation to speak – says her fee is $150 and her schedule is very busy, but she is willing to consider the offer. Philadelphia, 12 Sept. 1866. (Wyles SC 78).
  • [Abolition]. Incomplete printed text of an anti-abolitionist tract addressed primarily to the "Freemen of Tennessee," n.d. (Wyles SC 862).
  • [Abolition]. Larcom (Lucy) Collection, ca. 1846-1893. Photographs, correspondence, cards, and clippings relating to Larcom (1824-1893), a Massachusetts poet, storywriter, essayist, abolitionist, and friend of John Greenleaf Whittier. (SC 169).
  • [Abolition]. Lincoln, Levi [1782-1868; Massachusetts Governor, 1825-1834; Whig member of U.S. Congress, 1835-1841]. One letter (ALS) to Patience Earle, re abolition of slavery. Washington, [D.C.], 20 Feb. 1837. (Wyles SC 523).
  • [Abolition]. Lovejoy, Owen. One note (AN) and one printed speech, “The Fanaticism of the Democratic Party,” delivered by the Hon. Owen Lovejoy, of Illinois, to the House of Representatives, Feb. 21, 1859, in which he takes a strong abolitionist stand and states that he has indeed harbored fugitive slaves. (SC 179).
  • [Abolition]. National Anti-Slavery Standard. One printed flyer from abolitionist Parker Pillsbury, soliciting subscriptions for the Standard, the official newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society,ca. 1865-1870. (Wyles SC 462).
  • [Abolition]. Nineteenth Century Americana Collection, ca. 1754-1926. Mainly correspondence from the eastern part of the U.S., especially New England, New Jersey and, Pennsylvania. Subjects include slavery, abolition, Civil War, and overseas missions. (Mss 2).
  • [Abolition]. Whyte, Annie Glenn. Diary of a young woman who lived with her family near Pottstown, PA and who describes her daily life, social engagements, and includes mention of abolitionist riots, 1857-1858. (Wyles SC 469).
  • Abyssinia Photograph Album, ca. 1936. 193 black/white snapshots taken by an Italian army officer during tour in Abyssinia (Ethiopia). (Bernath Mss 228).
  • ACCESS Collection, 1965-1988. Files pertaining to the Alternative Comprehensive Environmental Study System (ACCESS) project in Santa Barbara county. (SBHC Mss 29).
  • “An Account of a Single Day as Passed in a Monastery at Shrewsbury.” One holograph document (AL). Laid in Abbé Proyart’s Life of Princess Louisa (Salisbury, 1808). (SC 515).
  • Acheson, Alexander Wilson. One letter (ALS) on letterhead stationery of The Missouri Pacific Railway Co., to the editor of the Philadelphia Press, re the editor’s desire to write a history of Pennsylvania troops in the Civil War. Acheson had been a private in the Thirteenth Pennsylvania Regiment and was transferred to the 140th Pennsylvania Regiment. Talks about his experiences in the Civil War . Denison, Texas, 8 Jan. 1886. (Wyles SC 1).
  • Ackerman (Marshall) Collection, ca. 1890s-1990s. William McKinley memorabilia, including early and modern first day covers, other philatelatic items, medals, programs, tickets, postcards, souvenir cards, etc. Includes some material re Spanish American War. (Mss 216).
  • Acosta (Oscar Zeta) Papers, 1936-1990. Personal and biographical information, correspondence, photographs, political and legal activity files, writings (reviews, articles and newsclippings) of the activist, attorney, and author of The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo and The Revolt of the Cockroach People. Some materials post-date Acosta’s mysterious 1974 disappearance in Mexico. (CEMA 1).
  • Adams (Carlisle) Collection. Approximately 5,000 vocal 78rpm sound recordings. (PA Mss 23).
  • Adams, Charles F. One letter (TLS) to Charles M. Smith re Smith having been made President of the First Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry Association. Boston, 22 Oct. 1906. (Wyles SC 2).
  • Adams (Fred) / Feraferia Collection. (ARC Mss 27).
  • Adams Express Company. One Civil War era document, for receipt of one keg, at the Chambersby agency, 6 Jan. 1865. (Wyles SC 3).
  • Adams, Henry. One mortgage document, conveying property from Henry Adams to Oliver S. Williams. Middlesex, New York, 14 Dec. 1837. (SC 663).
  • Adams, Henry Brooks (1838-1918). American historian and writer. Holdings include Democracy: An American Novel (1880) [Spec PS1004.A4 D4 1880], John Randolph (1882) [Wyles E302.6.R2 A3], Letters of Henry Adams, 1858-1891 (1930) [Wyles E175.5.A2 A4 1930], the four-volume set History of the United States of America (1930) [Wyles E302.1.A3 1930], and the two-volume set The Formative Years (1948) [Spec E302.1.A25 1948]. Fine press editions of The Education of Henry Adams (1942) [Spec E175.5.A17427], and Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres (1957) [Spec DC20.A2 1957], both by the Limited Editions Club.
  • Adams, James Truslow. One letter (TLS) to John Moore, re James Truslo Adams’ cousin Frederic L. Adams (a son of Henry A. Adams), an Episcopal clergyman and playwright who end up living in southern California and who got into various sorts of trouble. Southport, Conn., June 30, 1947. (SC 617).
  • Adams, John Wolcott (1874-1925). Pen and ink drawing by American illustrator John Wolcott Adams, “New York in 1660.” Laid in Maud Wilde Goodwin’s Historic New York: The Half Moon Papers (New York: Putnam’s, 1901). (SC 360).
  • Adams (Perry) – Murder from Within Papers, ca. 1967-1980. Files relating to Isla Vista organizations and issues; correspondence (1980) and typescript draft of Adams’ unpublished study Murder from Within, co-authored with Fred T. Newcomb, alleging the JFK assassination was engineered by the U.S. Secret Service; and scattered issues of newspapers, mainly of Isla Vista, Santa Barbara, and California alternative press. (Mss 1).
  • Addison, Joseph (1672-1719). English essayist and politician. Holdings include Remarks on Several Parts of Italy (1705) [Spec DG424.A22], Notes upon the Twelve Books of Paradise Lost (1719) [Spec PR3562.A2 1719], the three-volume set Miscellaneous Works (1726) [Spec PR3301.T5 1726], Dialogues upon the Usefulness of Ancient Medals (1751) [Spec CJ5595.A3 1751], and an eight-volume set of The Spectator (1753) [Spec PR1365.S7 1753]. Also the dramatic works Cato: A Tragedy (1791) [Spec PR3304.C5 1791] and The Drummer, or, the Haunted House: A Comedy (1792) [Spec PR3304.D7 1792]. Fine press editions of The Vision of Mirzah (1917) by the Book Club of California [Printers Z239.N3 A33], An Essay by Joseph Addison: The Trial of the Wine-Brewers (1930) by John Henry Nash [Printers Z239.N3 A3], and The Sir Roger de Coverly Papers (1945) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec PR3304.D4 1945]. Additionally, a letter in Addison’s hand, dated May 1708, is available in the Isaac Foot Collection (Mss 33).
  • Aden and Egypt Photograph Album, ca. 1890s. 30+ albumen prints, with German and French captions, including panoramic view of Aden (Yemen) and other views of countryside; scenes of Cairo, pyramids, and Sphinx. Also several portraits of local inhabitants. (Bernath Mss 176).
  • Aden – British Camel Battery Photograph Album, ca. 1902-1904. 48 albumen prints of British Camel Battery in action against Turkish forces, Aden (Yemen) countryside and villages, Arab men, women, and children, local Jewish population. (Bernath Mss 143).
  • Aden [Yemen] Photograph Album, ca. 1937-1938. Album of a British airman, 90+ b/w snapshots with captions, mainly of Aden [Yemen]. Includes shots of fellow British servicemen, military planes and ships, Aden police and military on camels, dhows and other local boats, many street scenes, marketplaces, gardens, countryside, a Jewish shop, and a Christian Somali family in Crater. Also a few photos of Gibraltar, Malta, and Port Said. (Bernath Mss 50).
  • Aden [Yemen] Photograph Album, ca. 1930s. (SC 1015).
  • Adirondack Survey Maps, 1873. Two printed maps, including areas of Bald Peak and Mount Marcy, New York. (SC 1097).
  • Adkins, Jess. One letter (TLS) from Jess Adkins, of Jess Adkins & Zack Terrell Amusement Enterprises (Cole Bros. Circus and Clyde Beatty’s Gigantic Trained Wild Animal Exhibition) to James V. Chloupek of Oakland, CA, re the circus business as it pertained to California. Champaign, Illinois, July 3, 1936. (SC 362).
  • Ælfric (c.955-1020). English writer and first Abbot of Eynsham. Holdings include the facsimile edition Ælfric’s First Series of Catholic Homilies (1966) [Spec PR1525.A13].
  • Aerial Photographs of Manila [Philippines], ca. 1925-1935. 15 black and white aerial views, with captions, taken by the US Army Air Corps, 6th Photo Section, mainly military facilities and public buildings (Army and Navy Club, Bilibid Prison, Legislative Building and Walled City, ships (Asiatic Fleet, U.S.A.T. Republic and U.S. Grant), port area, piers, and landing area. (SC 973).
  • Aeschylus (c.525-456 BC). Greek playwright, known for tragedies. Holdings include two editions of the two-volume setHai tou Aischylou Tragōdiai sōzomenai hepta: Tragoediae Quae Extant Septem(1746) [Spec PA3825.A2 1746], featuring Greek and Latin on opposite pages; fine press editions of the Oresteia by Chiswick Press (1904) [Printers Z239.2.C36 A32], the Limited Editions Club (1961) [Spec PA3827.A7 M7 1961], Allen Press (1982) [Printers Z239.A46 A38 1982 vault], and the Gehenna Press translation by Ted Hughes (2002) [Printers Z239.G38 A32 2002 vault].
  • Aesop (c.620-560 BC). Greek fabulist of obscure origins; the numerous fables attributed to him are believed to have originated from many different sources. Holdings include two translations by Samuel Croxall: Fables of Æsop and Others (1787), part of the “Books Lincoln Read” collection [Wyles E457.21.L5 A4 1787] and The Fables of Æsop (1793) [Spec PA3855.E5 C7]; Bewick’s Select Fables of Æsop and Others (1879) [Printers Z239.2.B22 A38]; Fábulas de Esopo (1929), a facsimile of a 1489 Spanish edition [Printers Z241.A4 vault] and Les Fables d’Esope (1951), a facsimile of a 1659 French edition [Printers Z239.B52 A32]. Fine press editions by Golden Cockerel Press (1926) [Printers Z239.2.G58 A3], The Limited Editions Club (1933) [Printers Z239.L5 A37], and the Rose Valley Press (1944) with illustrations by John Tenniel [Printers Z239.R619 K367 1944].
  • [Afghanistan]. British Military in India and Burma Photograph Album, ca. 1930s-early 1940s. 300+ b/w images, album, apparently of a British soldier with the 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, mainly snapshots of fellow soldiers, military camps, troops on the march, countryside and inhabitants of the North-West Frontier of India (now Pakistan and Afghanistan), and other parts of India and of Burma. (Bernath Mss 67).
  • [Afghanistan]. British Soldier’s Waziristan Photograph Collection, ca. 1929-1932. (Bernath Mss 282).
  • [Afghanistan]. Drosh Mule Corps Expedition Photograph Collection, ca. 1920s. 48 black/white photographs by a member of a British expedition in the mountainous area of Hindu Kush (now northern Pakistan/Afghanistan), near the Russian frontier, including images of Drosh fort and bazaar, mountain views and passes, river gorges, bridges, local people, mules, Kaffiristani carved effigies of horse and rider. (Bernath Mss 237).
  • [Afghanistan]. Islamic Manuscripts Collection, ca. 1122-latter 1800s. Single and double leaves from previously disbound Islamic texts, written in many parts of the Islamic world, including Afghanistan, China, Egypt, Gulf States [Qajar], India, North Africa [Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia], Pakistan, Persia [Iran], Syria, and Turkey. There are four chronologically arranged series: History, Koran, Poetry, and Prayers. (Mss 207).
  • Africa [Nigeria?] Photograph Album, ca. 1910s-1920s. (Bernath Mss 214).
  • [Africa]. Abyssinia Photograph Album, ca. 1936. 193 black/white snapshots taken by an Italian army officer during tour in Abyssinia (Ethiopia). (Bernath Mss 228).
  • [Africa]. Aden and Egypt Photograph Album, [ca. 1890s]. 30+ albumen prints, with German and French captions, including panoramic view of Aden (Yemen) and other views of countryside; scenes of Cairo, pyramids, and Sphinx. Also several portraits of local inhabitants. (Bernath Mss 176).
  • [Africa]. Algeria Photograph Album, ca. 1910s. (SC 938).
  • [Africa]. Algeria Photograph Album, 1923-1924. 82 black/white images, with captions in English, of a British family’s trip to Algeria. Includes views of Algiers, Tipasa (Tipaza), Belle Fontaine, Forêt de Bainem, Bouzorea, Valley of the Oued Messous, Aïn Toya, Guyotville, Timgad, El Kantara, and Saharan areas of Biskra, Menâa, and Beni Ferah. (SC 848).
  • [Africa]. Algeria Photograph Album, 1924. 61 b/w prints, captions in French, with some images of Europeans, but mainly local inhabitants and street scenes from Algiers, Biskra, Sidi Akba, Theniet el Had, Constantine, Sidi Said, as well as ruins of Timgad. (SC 946).
  • [Africa]. Algeria Photograph Album, 1928. 141 b/w photographs, captions in Dutch, and accompanying map with itinerary of unknown traveler. Includes images of people, street scenes, markets, gardens, festivals, Koranic schools, desert, oases, cavalry, and camel corps. Places include Constantine, Tizi Ouzou, El Kantara Timgad (Roman ruins), Chetma (oasis), M’Choumech, Biskra, Touggourt, Temacine, Ghardaya (some of Tuareg), Bou Saada, and Algiers. (Bernath Mss 280).
  • [Africa]. Algeria Photograph Collection, 1933. 55 b/w snapshots, with captions, of a 1933 tour in Algeria, containing images of Sidi Akba, Timgad (Roman settlement ruins), Biskra, and Bou Saada. Includes street and desert scenes, markets, local inhabitants, residences, camel and horse riders, horse races, and dancers, as well as several of the tour members. (SC 841).
  • [Africa]. Angola Mining Photograph Album, ca. late 1910s-early 1920s. 85 black/white photographs with handwritten captions in English, mainly southwest Angola, showing the arrival of the first geologists/miners/engineers by ship “S.S. Mozambique” at Mossamedes [now Namibe], the quay, street scene, and hunting; prospecting at Giraul, Mucungo, Lagoa da Mina, Muninho, Maiombo, Wanamandambi Camp, Pedra Grande region, Cambongue, Kune, and elsewhere, including images of camp life, buildings, geological formations, digging and mine shafts, ore [probably gold]; local population of Capanignube, Mucubaes, Maiombo, Kune. Also, views of Region Chapeu Armado [on the coast], including bay and bitumen deposits; construction of the Kune high-road; Boer wagons and cattle. (Bernath Mss 233).
  • [Africa]. Ashton Family World Travel Photograph Collection, 1892-1913. 2500+ b/w photographs in 53 Kodak albums, from numerous trips to far flung parts of the world, including Egypt. (Bernath Mss 115).
  • [Africa]. Asmara, Eritrea Photograph Album, ca. latter 1930s-early 1940s. Album, with about 96 black/white numbered but uncaptioned photographs, of Asmara and environs during the period of Italian occupation. Images of street scenes, local inhabitants, Art Deco buildings such as the Cinema Impero, Jamia al Kulafae Mosque, railway linking to the coast, surrounding countryside and roads. (SC 966).
  • [Africa]. Belgian Congo Mining Photograph Albums, ca. 1920-1922. Two albums, 93 b/w photographs, some captions in French, many of what appears to be early diamond mining in what was then them Belgian Congo, with images of laborers, European overseers, heavy machinery, and settlements. Places named include Mulomba, Bamba, Djoko, and Kinshasa. Also a few images of Dakar and Tenerife, taken on the outward voyage. (Bernath Mss 279).
  • [Africa]. Belgian Congo Photograph Album, ca. 1890s-1900s. 80 b/w snapshots, a few with captions, including images of local inhabitants and activities, as well as Belgian missionaries, and other Europeans. (SC 842).
  • [Africa]. British in Egypt / World War I Photograph Album, ca. 1917 -1919. 120+ b/w photos, very few with captions, mainly of British (men, women, and children) in Egypt (possibly Alexandria) during World War I. Mainly troops in camps and on the march, hospital wards, sporting events, and British families at various social occasions and outings in the countryside. Also a few images of Egyptians, street scenes and residences, and local boats. (Bernath Mss 56).
  • [Africa]. British Military in Egypt and Iraq Photograph Album, ca. 1918-1922. Album of Capt. R. E. Godfrey, 167 b/w snapshots, many with captions, recording service with the British 153rd Rifles in North Africa, 1918-1919, and in the Arab Revolt, 1920. About 70 images from Egypt and surrounding areas (Suez Canal, Ismailia, Great Pyramids, Alexandria, Kantara, Mansourah) and about 30 Arab Revolt images from Iraq (Nasiriyah, Imam Abdullah, Kut, Baghdad). (Bernath Mss 84).
  • [Africa]. Buerer (James) Central African Republic Slide Collection, ca. 1977-1991. 218 color slides, most around an American-run mission, possibly Baptist, in the Central African Republic, many of construction projects including hospital, churches, and houses. Very few captions, few locations noted (one is Kpokpo). Includes images of markets, local inhabitants and everyday activities, people walking on roads, fires, outdoor classrooms, group shots, mission vehicles and plane, aerial views, missionaries, local congregation. (Bernath Mss 334).
  • [Africa]. “Carta dell’Africa Orientale,” ca. 1930s. One printed color map of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia, issued by the Touring Club Italiano. (SC 1110).
  • [Africa]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s]. Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [Africa]. Consul General to Liberia. Two diaries, 1862-1863. (Wyles SC 592).
  • [Africa]. “Diese Widmung,” 1907. Portfolio of German Southwest Africa (now Namibia) color prints. (SC 859).
  • [Africa]. East Africa [Tanganyika] Photograph Albums, ca. 1911-1921. 232 black/white photos in 3 albums. (Bernath Mss 215).
  • [Africa]. Egypt Photograph Album, 1936-1938. 19 professional quality, artistic Egyptian scenes, including the Western Desert (people, tents, donkeys, camels), urban street scenes and people engaged in daily activities (barber, vendors with carts – possibly Cairo), as well as port and Nile River views, with people and cargo-hauling boats (feluccas). (Bernath Mss 70).
  • [Africa]. Egypt Photograph Album, 1946. (Bernath Mss 180).
  • [Africa]. Egypt Postcard and Stereoview Collection, ca. 1896-1920s. 51 postcards and 11 stereoviews. (Bernath Mss 141).
  • [Africa]. Ethiopia Manuscript and Printing Collection. (Printers Mss 51).
  • [Africa]. Europe 1930s and WWII North Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1930s-1945. 185+ b/w photographs of a 1930s bicycle tour through Europe, including Germany (Dresden), Venice, Vienna, the Dolomites, Yugoslavia, Roumania (Bucharest), and Bulgaria (Sofia), as well as North Africa during World War II (1942-1943), including Bougie, Constantine, Tunis (victory parade), Carthage, then on to Italy (1943), and back to North Africa (1944-1945), including Egypt (Timsah, Alexandria). (Bernath Mss 31).
  • [Africa]. Evershed (J. A.) East Africa, Egypt, Palestine Photograph Album, 1924. More than 140 b/w snapshots of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) including Tabora, Dodoma, Dar-es-Salaam, and Tanga, several of local schools and teachers, British and Tanganyikan. Also, views of Port Said, Zanzibar, Mombassa, Djibouti, Aden, and Port Sudan. Egypt views of the Pyramids and Sphinx, Cairo, and Suez Canal. Holy Land (Palestine) shots of street scenes of Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jaffa, and Bethlehem. (Bernath Mss 63).
  • [Africa]. France and Algeria Photograph Albums, ca. 1916. Two photograph albums, more than 200 black/white photos, no captions except for one dated March 1916. Includes images of France and Algeria during World War I era, with images of local Arab population, street scenes, and soldiers in Algeria, as well as French countryside, unidentified family, and soldiers. (Bernath Mss 369).
  • [Africa]. French West and North Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1920s-1930s. (SC 1045).
  • [Africa]. German East Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1910. (Bernath Mss 296).
  • [Africa]. German East Africa Postcard Collection, ca. 1900-1920. 138 photographic postcards, most black/white but a few chromolithographic. Includes scenes from Dar es Salaam and other parts of German occupied Tanganyika (now Tanzania), prior to and during the East African campaign of World War I. (Bernath Mss 103).
  • [Africa]. German South West Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1900-1914. 48 black/white albumen prints from a disbound album, mainly of German soldiers and animal transport, Windhoek buildings, Angola mission station, Herero inhabitants, Okawayo military station, and Otjimbojo mines. (Bernath Mss 127).
  • [Africa]. German South West Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1915. 43 b/w snapshots, including several of the WWI British campaign in South West Africa – now Namibia. Also several of the South African Premier Diamond Mine workings, and cottages, rural scenery, and friends in what appears to be Great Britain. (SC 840).
  • [Africa]. Goodier (Brian G.) India and Burma Collection, 1942-1947. The collection was assembled by a Maj. B. G. Goodier, B. Sc (Tech), Royal Engineers and includes correspondence and photographs relating to his World War II and post war experiences in South Africa, India, and Burma, particularly relating to road building, and airfield construction. Locations include Durban, East Kirkee, Poona, Lahore, Madras, Bombay, and Rangoon. (Bernath Mss 93).
  • [Africa]. Graham (Grace) and Katherine R. Spencer Jamaica and Africa Photograph Album, 1922, 1930. (Bernath Mss 265).
  • [Africa]. Hatch (Mary Prescott) Papers, ca. 1889-1956. Primarily correspondence and drafts of Hatch’s writings, including essays and descriptions of travels around the world, including Europe and South Africa (based on her correspondence, ca. 1920s-1930s). Hatch was a Santa Barbara resident later in life. (Mss 44).
  • [Africa]. Huxley (Elspeth) Collection, 1950, 1954, 1966. Documents, letter, and clipping about East African affairs. Acquired, along with a number of books, mainly Africana, from Huxley. (SC 153).
  • [Africa]. Islamic Manuscripts Collection, ca. 1122-latter 1800s. Single and double leaves from previously disbound Islamic texts, written in many parts of the Islamic world, including North Africa [Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia]. There are four chronologically arranged series: History, Koran, Poetry, and Prayers. (Mss 207).
  • [Africa]. Koran [Sudan], 1964. One volume, bound in traditional Koranic form, written in Khartoum, Sudan, in Sudani hand. (Mss 198).
  • [Africa]. Madagascar Photograph Album, 1901-1907. 139 black/white prints, with captions in French. Includes images in and around Tananarive, Madagascar, of French officials, families, and children, local residents, street scenes, festivals and parades, bicycle races at the hippodrome, horse races and jockeys, rickshaws, boats and seaside. (SC 849).
  • [Africa]. Mallory (Margaret) Collection, ca. 1910s. Includes photographs of the Kasai District in the Belgian Congo and date books from Americans working in the region, 1914-1917, as well as a collection of West African postcards. Also some unrelated material such as framed Western Americana. (Bernath Mss 5).
  • [Africa]. Middle East Photo Album, ca. 1930s-early 1940s. 150+ b/w images, including Egypt (Port Said, Ismailia, Alexandria, Memphis, Cairo, the Nile, Pyramids, Sphinx, National Museum). (Bernath Mss 68).
  • [Africa]. Minieh [Egypt] Photograph Album, 1914. Album by Photographie Zola, dated Feb. 20, 1914, with 24 black/white mounted photographs of officials and dignitaries, horse and camel trainers, riders, and races at an unknown celebration/festival during the last days of Ottoman rule in Egypt. (Bernath Mss 185).
  • [Africa]. Moody (Margaret) Mbooni Mission Photograph Album, ca. 1927. Photographs of Kenya. (Bernath Mss 105).
  • [Africa]. Morocco Photograph Albums, ca. 1938-1940. (Bernath Mss 227).
  • [Africa]. Mozambique [Beira] Photograph Album, ca. 1890s. (Bernath Mss 183).
  • [Africa]. Nigeria Photograph Album, ca. 1912-1913. 48 black/white snapshots, likely taken by a British miner or geologist, including images of a trek to prospect for minerals, Baro market place, Kano horse race, Calabar sports, cattle and sheep from the northern Nigeria at Ibadan, views of the Cross River and villages along it, Frederick Lugard’s first visit to Calabar in Dec. 1912, the S.S. Munshi, views and buildings at Itu, Oron, Calabar, Opobo, Ibadan, Sapele rubber plantation, and the Lagos Railway. (Bernath Mss 120).
  • [Africa]. Nigeria / West African Frontier Force Photograph Album, 1901-1905. (Bernath Mss 297).
  • [Africa]. North Africa Cruise Album, 1912. Cruise album of a British couple, with about 100 photos and postcard views of Gibraltar, Morocco, Canary Islands, and Madeira. (Bernath Mss 39).
  • [Africa]. North Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1904-1905. 96 b/w prints, no captions, of North African urban street scenes, local inhabitants and Europeans, buildings, churches, businesses, gardens, boats and harbors, railways, parades/processions, and soldiers. Includes images from Tunisia and possibly other countries. (Bernath Mss 89).
  • [Africa]. Northern Rhodesia. Three signed petitions to Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for the Colonies, to secede from the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, n.d. (SC 354)
  • [Africa]. Partridge (David) Collection, ca. 1950-1964. Correspondence, documents and related materials, re Kenya. (SC 236).
  • [Africa]. Port Said and Mesopotamia Postcard / Photograph Album, ca. 1917-1919. World War I era album, including 47 images of Port Said. (Bernath Mss 49).
  • [Africa]. Roach (Charles A.) African Photograph Collection, 1943. Photograph album with 88 black/white images, plus 67 other loose photographs, many with captions, most taken by Rev. Charles A. Roach on a bicycle trip from Durban to Cairo in 1943, on the way back to his parish in Iraq, where he was Baghdad Chaplain and Oil Company Chaplain from 1939 to 1946. Includes images of local men, women, and children, hospitals, schools, churches and fellow clergy, residences, roads, and scenic views through South Africa, Belgian Congo, Rwanda, Kenya (Nairobi), Uganda (Kampala), and Sudan. Roach, an inveterate long distance cyclist, later developed a lecture/slide show based on his African journey. (Bernath Mss 119).
  • [Africa]. Senegal Photograph Collection, ca. late 1920s-early 1930s. 60 black/white photos, captions in French (Bernath Mss 242).
  • [Africa]. Shaw (W. B.) South Africa Photograph Album, 1918. Album commemorating a visit of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Shaw to the C. J. Lappan family, at Shenfield house, in South Africa. 32 black/white photos, including Lappan and Shaw family members on the porch of Shenfield house, surrounding countryside, a shot of the family by a wagon with the caption "The Voortrekkers," as well as several images of local South African women, children, and their compounds. (Bernath Mss 54).
  • [Africa]. Sheinbaum (Stanley K.) Collection, ca. 1970s-2001. Articles about Sheinbaum, copy of oral history transcript with Joan Didion, and copy of oral history transcript by UCLA. Includes material about his association with CSDI and later New Perspectives magazine. Includes files, ca. latter 1970s-mid 1980s, kept by Stanley K. Sheinbaum mainly during his tenure as University of California Regent [1977-1989], at a time when UC was involved in divestment of South African investments, due to the political situation there. (Mss 217).
  • [Africa]. Sierra Leone Photograph Album, 1906-1907. 71 black/white images, most silver gelatin snapshots, some with dates and captions in English, in a partially filled album. The unnamed compiler likely was British, possibly a colonial administrator, businessman, or family member. Early images are of the outward bound voyage on the S.S. Nigeria in Nov. 1906, passengers and crew, as well as scenes of the coast, including Freetown. Also, other scenes of Freetown, including the wharf, Marley’s Extension, Boia railway station and tracks, local inhabitants and residences, Tai River and village, Mano Station, town of Bo, Ayo Ville hotel at Waterloo, European-style buildings and construction, boat building for the Sierra Leone Coaling Company, King Tom Jetty, King Jemmy [Jimmy] Bay and boats, local military and band, with European officers, on parade and with artillery, European men (including a Dr. Bower) and women in groups at leisure and in hammocks. The latest dated photograph is Dec. 4, 1907. (Bernath Mss 306).
  • [Africa]. Sierra Leone and Gambia Photograph Album, 1934. 61 black and white snapshots and commercial photographs, most with captions in English, in a partially filled album. The unnamed compiler, probably British, seemingly was on a March 29 to April 18, 1934 cruise aboard the R.M.S. Atlantis, departing Southampton, with stops at Las Palmas (Canary Islands, Sierra Leone (Freetown), Gambia (Bathurst), Madeira, Lisbon, and returning to Southampton. A printed ship’s log provides further information. Early images are of passengers on board ship and views of Las Palmas. Freetown images (beginning April 7) include street and shop scenes with local inhabitants, views on the railway to Waterloo, street scenes and buildings of Waterloo, Bathurst (from April 9) inhabitants, street scenes, outdoor workshops, pier, boats, and local gardens at Cape St. Mary. The last few images are commercial, numbered photos following the same stops as the ship and may have been purchased from a ship’s photographer. (Bernath Mss 307).
  • [Africa]. South Africa Christian Mission Photograph Album, ca. 1920s. (Bernath Mss 322).
  • [Africa]. South Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1892. (Bernath Mss 133).
  • [Africa]. South African War through the Stereoscope, ca. 1900. Set of 36 Underwood cards and accompanying Underwood stereoscopic viewer. (Bernath Mss 92).
  • [Africa]. Southern Rhodesia Photograph Album, ca. 1926-1931. (Bernath Mss 325).
  • [Africa]. Sudan – Sennar Dam Album, ca. 1926. Album, with 16 b/w photos showing construction of the Sennar Dam, on the Blue Nile, more than 200 miles south of Khartoum, Sudan. The project began after WWI and was completed in 1926. The first leaf of the album contains an invitation from the Governor-General of the Sudan, to a Mr. Jackson, to attend the official opening of the dam on January 21, 1926. (Bernath Mss 62).
  • [Africa]. “Sunny Memories” Photograph Album, ca. 1903. 102 b/w photographs of various sizes, all accompanied by captions. Apparently an album assembled by Albert R. Lennon, depicting a voyage from London to Australia and New Zealand, and return, although not all images appear to be in order. Includes images of Cape Town, Suez Canal and Port Said. (SC 839).
  • [Africa]. Swakopmund Eisenbahn-Baukompagnie No. 2 Denkschrift, 1907. Report on railroad construction in the Swakopmund district of German Southwest Africa (now Namibia). (SC 861).
  • [Africa]. Tele-Dinda Mining Expedition [Belgian Congo], Photograph Album, ca. 1911-1912. 105 b/w photos, with captions in English, of scenes in the Belgian Congo, taken by a member of the Tele-Dinda Mining Expedition which apparently was prospecting for gold and diamonds. Contains images of mining operations, views of forests and forest clearing, construction of camps, and many of nearby villages and inhabitants including Gabata, Banalya, Kanwa, Edibe (some of pygmies), Kiambi, and Pweto. Also scenes along the Congo, Aruwimi, Tele, Lindi, and Zambezi Rivers, Lake Moero, Stanley and Victoria Falls, Stanleyville, Kungalunga Plateau, and the Cape to Cairo Railroad. (Bernath Mss 100).
  • [Africa]. Tredwell (Roger Culver) Photograph Album, ca. 1922-1925. 63 brown tone photographs by Roger Tredwell (1885-1961), taken while he was U.S. Consul General at Large for Central Asia and Africa. Includes scenes and people of Morocco, Egypt, Kenya (Mombasa), Madagascar (Tananarive and elsewhere), Mauritius, Mozambique, South Africa (Orange Free State, Capetown, Cape of Good Hope, and elsewhere), Angola (Luanda), São Tomé, Canary Islands, Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Liberia (Monrovia), Senegal (Dakar), Cape Verde Islands (Mindello, (St. Vincent), Azores, Algeria (Oran, Algiers), Tunisia (Tunis, Carthage),and Malta. (Bernath Mss 360).
  • [Africa]. University of California Africa Expedition Photograph Collection, 1947-1948. (Bernath Mss 153).
  • [Africa]. Whaling Ship Manifests, 1864. 16 masters’ and shippers’ manifests (14 with revenue stamps) for outbound vessels from New Bedford, Massachusetts, destined for the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Also, related manifests listing provisions for ships bound for destinations such as Brazil and Africa. (Wyles SC 1026).
  • [Africa]. World Tour Photograph Album, 1907-1908. 458 b/w snapshots of a world tour by an unknown American woman, including images from Egypt. (Bernath Mss 79).
  • [Africa]. World War II North Africa Photograph Album, 1941-1945. Mainly images of the western desert (Libya), and some of Egypt and Jerusalem, apparently taken by a British soldier who was associated with a theatre troupe. (Bernath Mss 155).
  • [Africa] “[Zwölf] 12 Ansichten aus Kamerun und Togo,” 1909. Portfolio of German Kamerun (Cameroon) and Togo color prints. (SC 860).
  • Africa Glass Slide Collection, ca. 1910s. 16 glass slides (positives), no captions, of local inhabitants (several of women and children) engaged in daily activities and missionaries (one as Father Christmas), villages, buildings, compounds, location unknown. (Bernath Mss 327).
  • Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1930s-1952. (Bernath Mss 248).
  • Africa Tour Photograph Collection, ca. late 1940s-1950s. (SC 1018).
  • African American Musicians Photographs, ca. 1940s. Three black/white 8”x10” glossies of Steve Gibson and the Red Caps, the Haitian Voodoo Dances, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. (Wyles SC 1038).
  • African American Photograph Album, ca. latter 1800s. 41 cartes de visite, albumens, tintypes, watercolors and drawings, most unidentified portraits of African American men and women, one with inscription Mrs. [Sara?] Long. The cdvs are from various locations, including Wilmington, North Carolina, Richmond, Virginia, Columbus, Ohio, and Liverpool. (Wyles Mss 130).
  • African American Photograph Collection, ca. late 1800s-1950s. Includes several photos from E. Suffolk and Norfolk, Virginia. (Wyles Mss 149).
  • African American Sheet Music, ca. 1880-1971. 60+ pieces of sheet music, featuring artists and composers such as Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Stephen C. Foster, W. C. Handy, Isaac Hayes, Lena Horne, Ink Spots, Mahalia Jackson, Mills Brothers, and Jelly Roll Morton. Also caricature pieces, including blackface, ‘coon’, and minstrel songs; ballads and spirituals. (Wyles Mss 146).
  • African American Sheet Music Collection, 1833-1874. Six printed items, some written in dialect, with titles such as “Shew Fly!” and “Song of the Negro Boatmen.” (Wyles SC 1037).
  • African American Stereoviews, ca. 1890s. 24 steroviews, various companies.  Includes scenes such as “Cotton is King, Plantation Scene, Georgia” and “Down in Dixie,” along with many other stereotypical, racist views and captions. (Wyles Mss 144).
  • African American Stereoviews, ca. 1900. 20 b/w stereoview images, possibly Louisiana, mounted on one large sheet, no captions. These appear to be staged scenes, with several images of children (sitting on steps, at play), men playing cards, eating sugar cane. Possibly intended for a foreign audience, with “FOREIGN TITLES” notations below some images. (Wyles SC 989).
  • African American Tintypes, ca. 1860-1890. Five photographic portraits, unidentified man, woman, and children. (Wyles SC 1010).
  • [African Americans]. Age of Segregation Oral History Project, 1989. A joint UCSB / Jackson State project, part of a campus wide exchange program between the two institutions, with the aim to collect oral histories in Mississippi relating to race relations, and completed for a symposium to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of CDGM (Child Development Group of Mississippi), the first Head Start Program in the state. The interviews were conducted in Mississippi and in Oakland, California. (OH 49).
  • [African Americans]. American Colonization Society. One printed circular, re solicitiation of funds and invitation to form auxiliary societies. Washington, 25 Mar. 1843. (Wyles SC 708).
  • [African Americans]. "Anti-Fugitive Slave Law Meeting." Printed text of Resolutions and Address at the meeting. Syracuse, New York, January 9, 1851. (Wyles SC 799).
  • [African Americans]. Baraka, Imamu Amiri [Leroi Jones]. One typescript signed poem, "Biography," 1983. (SC 603).
  • [African Americans]. Barnes (Grover) Papers, 1920-2009 [bulk dates 1985-2006]. (CEMA 115).
  • [African Americans]. Bartlett (Thomas S.) Letter, 1847. Possible freeman of color asking for work in Wilson County, Tennessee. (Wyles SC 1019).
  • [African Americans]. Bay Area Black Panther Party Collection, 1963-2 PDF. The collection was gathered by Richard Aoki, a founding member of the Bay Area chapter and the only Asian American to hold a formal leadership position as Field Marshal. Notable items include several first issues of the Black Panther party newspaper, flyers from the Huey Newton Defense Fund (Committee), documents and handbills from Eldridge Cleaver’s U.S. Presidential bid with the Peace and Freedom Party, and the political manifesto from the Lowndes County Freedom Organization (Alabama), the logo for which became the Black Panther’s national symbol. (CEMA 56).
  • [African Americans]. Black Civil War Era Covers. (Wyles SC 1007).
  • [African Americans]. Blacks in Film and Television Collection PDF. Small collection of news articles about African Americans in popular films and television programs covering four decades. Coverage includes winners of Oscar, Emmy, and NAACP Image awards. (CEMA 100).
  • [African Americans]. Black-Jewish Information Center Press Releases, 1979-1983. (ARC Mss 38).
  • [African Americans]. Boston Music Hall. Grand Jubilee Concert program, in honor of the emancipation Proclamation, Jan. 1, 1863. (Wyles SC 749).
  • [African Americans]. Bowman, S[amuel] M[illard] Col., Pennsylvania Infantry, 84th Regiment (Vol)]. One Civil War letter (ALS) to Major C. Foster, re missing muster and descriptive rolls for new Negro soldiers who were joining the regiments near Alexandria. Baltimore, 3 Aug. 1864. (Wyles SC 405).
  • [African Americans]. Buffalo Soldiers Muster Roll, 1874. One oversize sheet, with names of officers and troops, for the U.S. 24th Infantry, Company K., April 30, 1874. (Wyles SC 1031).
  • [African Americans]. Burleigh (H. T.) Sheet Music Collection, 1914-1921. 12 printed items, the work of H. T. Burleigh, an African American composer, singer, and pupil of Anton Dvořák. Burleigh introduced Dvořák to spirituals and Dvořák used some in works such as the “New World Symphony.” (Wyles SC 1036).
  • [African Americans]. Butler, Benjamin Franklin [Civil War Union General, lawyer, and Governor of Massachusetts]. Three letters (ALS), 1861, 1868, 1889 about various Civil War-related issues, including a hanging for treason. Also, a copy of a transcript of an interview conducted 2 June 1862 between Butler and Capt. Homer B. Sprague re Sprague’s refusal to deliver an escaped slave, Caroline, employed as a laundress for the army, back to slave hunters. After reviewing a recent Act of Congress, Butler decided in favor of Caroline being retained as a laundress. (Wyles SC 46).
  • [African Americans]. Camp William Penn. One printed group photograph of the commander and headquarters staff of Camp William Penn, used for organization of U.S. Colored Troops, 1863-1865. (Wyles SC 902).
  • [African Americans]. CEMA. Numerous collections in the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA). See: List of Guides.
  • [African Americans]. Civil War Documents, 1864. Eight documents (ADS): Final Statements of colored volunteers. (Wyles SC 436).
  • [African Americans]. Civil War Documents, ca. 1860-1865. Five items, including one special order re equipment apparently pertaining to the 30th U.S. Colored Troops. (Wyles SC 98)
  • [African Americans]. Clark (Claude) Oral History, 1995. Interviews with the Oakland, California African American artist. (OH 29).
  • [African Americans]. Colored Troops – Civil War Inquiry, 1888. One letter (ALS) from the Adjutant General’s Office, War Department, in response to a question from George May Powell, reporting that on or about Apr. 1, 1862 there were 2,300 colored troops from Delaware, 26,000 from Kentucky, 9,500 from Maryland, 38,000 from Missouri, and 4,500 from Tennessee. (Wyles SC 1008).
  • [African Americans]. Dorchester Academy Photograph Album, ca. 1890s. Album, with 60+ b/w photos, taken by a missionary schoolteacher at the Dorchester Academy in the African American community at McIntosh, Liberty, County, Georgia, ca. 1890s. (Wyles Mss 104).
  • [African Americans]. 1st South Carolina / 33rd US Colored Troops Records, ca 1847-1923, 1983 [bulk dates 1850s-1860s]. Materials relating for the most part to the history and organization of the 1st. SC Volunteer Infantry, later designated the 33rd U. S. Colored Troops. A significant portion of the material is related to Thomas Wentworth Higginson who served as the unit’s commander between 1862 and 1864. There are both original primary source materials in the form of documents, correspondence (including items from William Lloyd Garrison and Horace Greeley) and secondary source materials, mostly photocopies, including such things as regimental histories. (Wyles Mss 30).
  • [African Americans]. Freedmen Department, 1864. One document re renting rooms for colored schools, District of West Tennessee. (Wyles SC 995).
  • [African Americans]. Gant (Eleanor) New Jersey High School Scrapbook, ca. 1925-1930. Includes KKK related photos and membership cards. Also photos of African American classmates. Graduated in 1929 but a few 1930 items included. (Wyles Mss 153).
  • [African Americans]. Goode, Kenneth G. Collection of copies of black and white photographs, provenance of most unknown, used in Goode’s California’s Black Pioneers: A Brief Historical Survey, ca. 1974. (SC 712).
  • [African Americans]. Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute. Printed program, ca. 1873, "Slave Songs of the South, by the Hampton Colored Students," including note that Hampton [located in Hampton, Virginia] is “Devoted to the preparation of Colored Teachers for the Colored Race and to Industrial Education” and that nearly all of its students were born as slaves. Hampton’s most famous graduate was Booker T. Washington. (Wyles SC 742).
  • [African Americans]. Iowa and Western Photograph Album, ca. 1890s-1900s. Description: 198 albumen photographs, no captions, beginning with images of Iowa (signs indicating Keosauqua and Eldon – street scenes, family, houses, bicycle riders, African Americans, parade with tractors, soldiers, Native Americans, and women on bikes); later images of unidentified areas of the West, possibly California (mountains, scenic boulders, hilly terrain, railway – family, perhaps on a trip). (Wyles Mss 165).
  • [African Americans]. Irby (Charles C.) Papers, 1938-1987. African American cultural anthropologist and ethnic studies pioneer. (CEMA 10).
  • [African Americans]. Jackson, Alfred T. [Private, Kansas Mounted Infantry, 1st Regiment, Co. D; First Lieutenant, U.S. Colored Infantry, 79th Regiment]. 16 Civil War documents, including appointments, discharges, special orders, and muster roll, 1864-1865. (Wyles SC 422).
  • [African Americans]. Joe Davis Entertainment and Minstrel Folio, ca. 1930. Printed song and jokebook issued by Joe Davis Inc., Music Publishers, 1658 Broadway, New York City. (Wyles SC 1092).
  • [African Americans]. Louisiana Slave Document. One document (ADS), bill of sale, Madison Parish, 24 July 1852. (Wyles SC 670).
  • [African Americans]. Mackey (Anita J.) Oral History, [ca. 1994]. Recollections of an African American graduate of the University of Chicago (1936) and her career as a medical social worker for the Veterans Administration in Chicago, Los Angeles and, finally, in Santa Barbara. (OH 14).
  • [African Americans]. Mackey (Anita J.) Papers, 1929-1996. Personal papers of Anita Johnson Mackey, a Santa Barbara community leader and nationally recognized social service worker. (CEMA 57).
  • [African Americans]. Marysville, California Photograph Album, ca. 1910. 30 black and white snapshots of Marysville, California and surrounding area. Includes images of integrated baseball team, railroad station, tracks, tunnel digging, and locomotive 2580, telegraph and cable office, family and friends, names unknown. (SC 974).
  • [African Americans]. McRee (Rev. James F.) Oral History, 1989. Life history, providing a glimpse into the internal workings of the Civil Rights Movement and the forces that led McRee to organize the first Head Start program in Mississippi. Part of the Age of Segregation Oral History Project. (OH 63).
  • [African Americans]. Neilson (Hugo) World War II Scrapbook, 1944-1945 [bulk date 1944]. 157 black and white snapshots (captions in English), documents, clippings, and two 1944 issues of the Seabees Coverall newspaper, on scrapbook pages and loose, compiled by Hugo Neilson, Seaman First Class, with the 51st NCB (Naval Construction Battalion). Includes images of Ulithi (Caroline Islands) – fellow seamen, base, chapel, living quarters, 51st shop crew, local terrain and huts (describes construction), building airstrip in 12 days; on board ship (showing cramped quarters); Saipan – Japanese women and children, prisoners (men), Suicide Point (where hundreds of Japanese civilians leapt to their deaths), Japanese fortifications, train, sugar mill, caves, African American Marines, shop crew and shop, building airstrip; and honorable discharge, Oct. 1945. (Bernath Mss 346).
  • [African Americans]. Newton (Captain E. H.) Collection, 1864-1865. 16 Civil War documents, most from the Office of Chief Engineer, Military Division of West Mississippi, New Orleans, pertaining mainly to work on Fort Barrancas (overlooking the entrance to Pensacola Bay). Includes reference to use of “persons of African descent,” particularly the 97th U.S. Colored Infantry. (Wyles SC 595).
  • [African Americans]. Perham, Sidney [Rep. from Maine]. “Reconstruction – The President and Congress.” Printed speech delivered by Perham in the U. S. House of Representatives, Apr. 21, 1866. (Wyles SC 474).
  • [African Americans]. Phelps, A. C. [U.S. Infantry Colored, 93rd Regiment (Vol), Company I]. Two Civil War letters (ALS), 1864. (Wyles SC 434).
  • [African Americans]. Randolph, D. C. One letter (ALS) to S. D. [Cabanip?] of Huntsville, re the sale of a slave named Dolly, who he reports to be in good health. Also discusses her ‘nominal husband.’ Richmond, 5 Mar. 1859. (Wyles SC 127).
  • [African Americans]. Reppert, B. B. B. [U.S. Infantry Colored, 83rd Regiment, Company D]. One Civil War letter (ALS) to his cousin.  Huntersville, Arkansas, 10 July 1865. (Wyles SC 433).
  • [African Americans]. Republic of Texas, Austin County. One document (ADS): Jury summons for slave trial, with list of  36 names.  13 Apr. 1843. (Wyles SC 130).
  • [African Americans]. Santa Barbara African American Local History Collection, 1994-1997. Documents, photographs, and interviews collected as part of a Black Santa Barbara Historical Calendar, a collaborative research project in the Black Studies Department at UCSB. The aim of the calendar was to call attention to local personages and events important in Santa Barbara’s African American community. (CEMA 99).
  • [African Americans]. Santa Barbara African American Oral History Project Collection. (CEMA 42).
  • [African Americans]. Shelton Watters & Co. One document (ADS), agreeing to pay $160 for "hire of two negroes Anderson and Walker…"  [Virginia], 1849. (Wyles SC 129).
  • [African Americans]. Shepard (Isaac F.) Collection, ca. 1830s-1880s. Commander of the 52nd U.S. Infantry, Colored, from 1863 onwards, making him ranking regimental officer (initially as Colonel, later as Brigadier General) of all colored troops in the Union. Includes an 1863 diary, Court of Inquiry Papers, and related correspondence, which document a seminal incident in which Shepard defended his troops against hostile treatment by white Union troops, was arrested, but subsequently had all charges dismissed by Gen. Grant and was restored to his command. (Wyles Mss 74).
  • [African Americans]. Slave Child Cartes de Visité, ca. 1863. Two cdvs [photographs] of Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence, described as a redeemed slave child, 5 years old, from Virginia. Baptized in Brooklyn, at Plymouth Church, by Henry Ward Beecher, May 1863. (Wyles SC 1016).
  • [African Americans]. Slave Documents, 1813-1865. Printed and manuscript documents, including purchase and shipping of slaves, tax forms, slave hires, estate appraisal, slave burials. (Wyles SC 1002).
  • [African Americans]. Slavery Era Insurance Documents, ca. 1846-1960, 2001-2002. Photocopies of documents collected by the State of California Insurance Department in pursuance of California Code Regulations, Title 10, Sections 2293-2398, which required insurance companies to provide documentation about insurance polices from the slavery era which coverage for slaveholders for damage to or death of their slaves. (Wyles Mss 97).
  • [African Americans]. Steward (Lowell) Papers, 1995-2002 pdf icon. Correspondence, published articles (newspaper and Internet), and other items relating to Steward’s involvement with the Tuskegee Airmen. (CEMA 58).
  • [African Americans]. Trade and Advertising Card Collection, ca. 1870s-1910s. 126 trade and advertising cards, many color lithographs, from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere, for products such as bicycles and bicycling; boots and shoes; building materials; food, drink and restaurants; horse and equine equipment; machinery and equipment; organs and pianos; printing (including lithography) and photography; railroad locomotives and cars; soap; theater and performance; wringers and washers; also depictions of African Americans, ‘Uncle Sam’, and Bufford Company (Boston, MA lithographers) advertisement and trade cards. (Mss 264).
  • [African Americans]. [Song Sheets]. 24 printed song sheets, mostly nineteenth century British parodies of American Negro dialect. (Wyles SC 872).
  • [African Americans]. UCSB, Center for Black Studies Collection, ca. 1975-2002. Includes Center for Black Studies reference publications for research assistance and a historical review of the center, as well as flyers for events sponsored by the center. (UArch 45).
  • [African Americans]. UCSB, Department of Black Studies Records, ca. 1968-2003. Contains general administrative subject files, files on the department’s role in the creation of the Center for Black Studies, and files on the department and center’s roles in shaping campus affirmative action policy. (UArch 14).
  • [African Americans]. UCSB, Student Organizations Collection, ca. 1935-2001 [bulk dates 1960s-1980s]. The collection contains mainly flyers and posters for events, issues of interest, meetings, etc. for student organizations, clubs, and groups. Includes files on ethnic, GLBT, women’s, political & protest, religious & spiritual groups. Some files on Isla Vista, including student services, events, and groups not directly affiliated with the university but formed by students, are included, as well as files on student protests, including the bank burning and Vietnam War. (UArch 101).
  • [African Americans]. U.S. Colored Infantry, 69th Regiment. One Civil War document (ADS): Special Orders from General Superintendent of Freedmen re change of command. Memphis, 6 Feb. 1864. (Wyles SC 421).
  • [African Americans]. U.S. Colored Troops Documents, 1865. Three immediate post-Civil War documents re accusation against Sgt. Alexander Shepard and 15 members of Company L, 4th U.S.C. Hvy. Artillery, for stealing $6,000 in gold from a Tennessee resident. (Wyles SC 1025).
  • [African Americans]. U. S. Colored Troops, Massachusetts 54th Regiment. One stereoview of the Civil War survivors of the Massachusetts 54th, marching in parade, Washington Street, 17th July 1875. Photographer: g. J. Raymond & Co., Boston. (Wyles SC 1030).
  • [African Americans]. U.S. Colored Troops, 30th Regiment, Company D. One Civil War document: "Inventory and Inspection Report of Unserviceable Stores…" Includes items such as bayonet scabbards, cartridge boxes, rifles, and belts. (Wyles SC 15).
  • [African Americans]. Vigilance Committee. One printed circular, re the Fugitive Slave Law. Boston, 3 Mar. 1851. (Wyles SC 707).
  • [African Americans]. [Virginia]. One printed document, signed by Governor Walker of Virginia, re ratification by the General Assembly of the State of Virginia, of the 14th and 15th amendments to the Constitution of the United States. (Wyles SC 880).
  • [African Americans]. Washington, Booker T. (1856-1915). One letter (TLS) from Booker T. Washington, American educator, orator, author and leader of the African-American community, on Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute stationery, to Charlotte Bowditch, noting he is to speak in Santa Barbara the following Tuesday. Los Angeles, March 20, 1914. (SC 326).
  • [African Americans]. Whitney (Daniel S.) Papers, 1864-1977. Includes Civil War correspondence and diary of the Reverend Daniel Saunders Whitney, Massachusetts abolitionist. Several of the letters are written from the Colored Hospital, City Point, VA, then the Base Hospital Army of the James Point of Rocks, VA, where the U.S. Sanitary Commission had stationed Whitney, and where he attended to the spiritual, as well as dietary, needs of the patients. The diary also contains numerous entries describing medical conditions, patients, and surgeons in the hospital wards. (Wyles SC 298).
  • [African Americans]. Works Progress Administration of West Virginia Photograph Collection, 1936. 41 black and white photographs in album and 15 loose, relating to a WPA children’s program. Includes a few of African-American children from [Wheeling?]. (Mss 262).
  • [African Americans in Eighteenth-Century America]. One letter (ALS) from A. [Vanderhorst ?], re the Council “drawing an ordinance for the better government and regulation of the Negroes in the city…” (said city unidentified – possibly New York?), 21 Nov. 1785. (Wyles SC 4).
  • Age of Segregation Oral History Project, 1989. A joint UCSB / Jackson State project, part of a campus wide exchange program between the two institutions, with the aim to collect oral histories in Mississippi relating to race relations, and completed for a symposium to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of CDGM (Child Development Group of Mississippi), the first Head Start Program in the state. The interviews were conducted in Mississippi and in Oakland, California. (OH 49).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Argentina [Tucuman] Sugar Plantations Photographic Journal, 1905. Typescript narrative journal written under the pseudonym Raul of the Andes, recounting the travels and observations of three young men, members of the Catholic social movement La Federación de Cículos Católicos De Obreros, which had been founded in Argentina by Padre Federico Grote in 1892. The group traveled in the northern Argentinean province of Tucuman to observe the social and labor situation of the sugar cane workers in that area. The journal documents daily activities and working conditions for laborers and their families in 14 sugar operations (incl. Lastenia, Trinidad, Esperanza, San Miguel, Manantial, Santa Barbara, Florida, Concepcion, Nueva Baviera, La Corona, San Juan, and El Paraiso). The interleaved 72 black and white photographs show groups of workers, cutting of cane, transport of cane, workers’ quarters, managers fancier houses, groups of children, and workers’ wives buying firewood and other daily activities. (SC 906).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Barn and Outbuildings [Unidentified]. Oil Painting. (Wyles SC 778).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Brazil Photograph Album, ca. 1910-1916. 130 black/white photographs, along with a few postcards, some with captions in English, from a British family, depicting their life on a banana and dairy plantation called Bemfica in Macuco, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Includes images of the journey out, several of Guanabara Bay and Rio from a liner, but most depicting day-to-day life on the plantation, many of workers, their families, and social events like large-scale picnics. Also includes images of family back in England, service in World War I with the King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), and a trip to Africa, including Bulawayo (Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe). (Bernath Mss 317).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Calamba Sugar Estate – Philippines Collection, 1928-1943. Mainly business records of an American operated sugar and coconut plantation, destroyed during World War II. (Wyles Mss 137).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. California Photograph Album, ca. 1930s. 84 black and white snapshots glued in an album with wood covers, likely California, but very few captions. Many images of children, most in rural areas with flat terrain, some doing chores like carrying eggs, and with chickens, goats, and cattle. Also, images of men and women, individually and in groups, with automobiles, rural outbuildings, hay wagon, tractor with treads, trips hunting, camping, and visiting places with redwoods and more mountainous terrain, some of houses with Spanish architecture in town. (Mss 277).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. California [Siskiyou County] Ranching Photograph Album, ca. 1910-1915. (Wyles Mss 148).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Calkins (James A.) Collection. Family and local history collection of b/w photos and clippings relating to the Calkins family and Santa Barbara area, including Zaca Lake Ranch. (SBHC Mss 24).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Easton (Robert E.) Collection, ca. 1882-1968. Mainly papers and ledgers re Easton’s business dealings, especially the Sisquoc Ranch Co., central coast of California. (SBHC Mss 55).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Easton (Robert O.) Oral History. Recollections of Easton (son of Robert E. Easton) re his youth on the Sisquoc Ranch and the real life experiences he used in writing his novels. Also, his Harvard University days during the Depression, where he edited The Harvard Lampoon, his military service in World War II, and the relationship he had with his literary mentor and father-in-law, western author Max Brand. (OH 9).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Easton (Robert O.) Papers, ca. 1911-1990s [bulk dates 1940-1990s]. Correspondence, research and subject files (including Chumash, natural resources, wilderness, and women’s issues), drafts of writings, and related materials of the Santa Barbara author of Black Tide (on the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill), Love and War: Pearl Harbor through V-J Day,and the acclaimed multi-volume Saga of California series. Also includes materials on Sisquoc Ranch and Zaca Lake. (SBHC Mss 6).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Farmworker Movement Collection. (CEMA 096).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Glass Lantern Slides, ca. 1900-1910. 231 glass lantern slides, a few color, firms including Chicago Projecting Co.; Detroit Photographic Co.; Levy & Ses Fils; McCormick (NY); Selig Polyscope Co.; T. H. McAllister (NY and Grt. Britain); Williams, Brown & Earle. Subjects include adobes, biblical reenactments and scenes, carriages and wagons, cattle, cowboys, horses, Martinique (Mt. Pelee eruption, 1902), Mt. Saint Helens and Ranier, Native Americans, ranches, St. Louis Exposition (1904?), Northwest scenes (Columbia River, Mt. Hood, Portland), Western scenes and inhabitants, Yellowstone, Yosemite; also scenes from abroad, including Great Britain (coronation of Edward VII, 1902), Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Turkey, Venice. (Mss 270).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Hartwell (William H.) Papers, ca. 1860s-1913. Family history, correspondence, photographs, documents, and mss articles of Hartwell, a Civil War Union soldier, New Hampshire Infantry, 9th Regiment (Vol.), Company I. Also, manuscript of "Two years of ranch life on the Santa Fe Road." (Wyles Mss 37).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Hoyt (Dibblee) Collection, ca. 1930s-1940s. Horse racing records, photos, and clippings from Rancho San Julian, near Lompoc. (SBHC Mss 70).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Huffman, L. A. Four black/white copy prints of a Montana roundup, taken by Western photographer Laton Alton Huffman, of Miles City, Montana, ca. 1905, 1913. (Wyles SC 656).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Indochina Rubber Plantations Photograph Albums, ca. 1925-1930. 99 black photographs in two albums. Album 1 contains views of French rubber plantations at Quan Loi and Xacam (Vietnam), showing various facets of rubber production, including factory interiors, workers, and local villages. Album 2, entitled “Compagnie du Cambodge,”contains views of plantations at Tonlebett, Chup, Pean Cheang, and Thmar Pitt (Cambodia), with images of the Mekong River, roads, forests, felled trees, replanting, lumber mill, local villages, rubber tapping and processing. (Bernath Mss 216).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Indonesia Photograph Album, ca. 1949. 169 b/w photographs, captions in Dutch, of destroyed and rebuilt sugar, rubber, and coffee factories and plantations during the early period of Indonesian independence. Includes images of Krian, Djatibarang, Pangka, Karang Soewoeng (sugar); Agrabinta, Tendjo Resnu, Pasir Badak, Tjikareo, Sankyang Damar (rubber); Panadjaran, Petaeup Omboh, Soembir Agoeng, Kali Bakar, Soember Gesing, Lebak (coffee, rubber, and other). (Bernath Mss 278).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Jendarata Rubber Company Ltd Photograph Album, ca. 1914. 52 b/w photos, with captions in Danish, showing the Jendarata rubber plantation and factory in Lower Perak, then part of the Federated Malay States (now Malaysia), which was established by Danish engineer Aage Westenholz, uncle of Karen Blixen (Out of Africa), whose farm in Kenya he also helped fund. Also includes images of Danish managers and local population (described as Javanese), countryside, musicians and instruments, religious festivals, Malacca, and Bornam River. (Bernath Mss 274).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Jenkins (Sheridan) Guatemala Coffee Plantation Correspondence, 1912-1922. (Wyles SC 1056).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Kiewit (John S.) Photography Collection, ca. 1968-2000. More than 10,000 color and black/white prints, color slides, and black/white negatives. Color slides constitute the bulk of the collection. The images reflect what Kiewit saw on his travels throughout California and the West, as well as trips to other parts of the U.S. and the world. Prominent places and themes include Baja, barns and farms, Big Sur, buildings and building elements (doors and windows), Carmel [CA], Central Coast [CA], Channel Islands, Death Valley, fences, ghost towns, Hawaii, Hollister Ranch [CA], landscapes, Malibu [CA], Marin County [CA], New England, New Mexico, ocean views, Oregon, Oxnard [CA], rock formations, signs, surfing, trees, Utah, wildflowers, Wyoming, and Yosemite. Other countries represented in the collection include Cook Island, Costa Rica, El Salvador, England, France, Guatemala, Marques and Tahiti Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, and New Zealand. Most of the images were taken from the 1970s to the 1990s. (Mss 228).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Mexico Photograph Album, 1898. 132 sepia albumen prints in an album of Isabel Nesmith, who left San Francisco on the Pacific Mail boat SS San Blas and traveled to Mazatlan, Manzanilla, Acapulco, Tehauntepec, Amate, Minatitlan, Vera Cruz, Orizaba, and Mexico City, as well as visiting friends, the Macfarlands, and their neighbors at a rubber plantation on the Coatzacoalcos River. (Bernath Mss 191).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Miller Plantation Company Photograph Album, 1902-1904. 83 b/w prints of the Miller Plantation Company of Cuatotolapam, Veracruz, Mexico, depicting sugar cane production and refining, and related ranch activities. Includes “field and interior factory views of production machinery, indigenous plantation workers and cowboys, and horse-mounted field supervisors. Diverse views of the company’s vast sugar fields, railroad spurs, refining factory (large-scale vats, kilns, and other machinery), factory village with housing, group shots of indigenous factory workers. (Bernath Mss 173).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Mitchell (John J.) Collection, ca. 1828-1945. Early 19th century documents registering cattle brands in California, as well as 1945 correspondence, and a 1939 guestbook relating to Zaca Lake Ranch, California. The collection also contains a number of books pertaining to California and the American West, which have been cataloged separately. (Mss 83).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Mitchell (Ruth Comfort) Collection, ca. 1879-1961 [bulk dates 1930s-1940s]. Correspondence, typescripts of articles, newspaper clippings, photographs and ephemera of author Ruth Comfort Mitchell, mainly pertaining to her research and writing on the migrant question of the late 1930s, after the publication of The Grapes of Wrath, from the perspective of the area farmers. The collection also contains a number of books, including some by Ruth Comfort Mitchell, which have been cataloged separately. (Mss 84).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Montgomery (William Pinckney) / Locust Plantation Collection, ca. 1822-1883 [bulk dates 1830s-1860s]. Bills, receipts, indentures, yearly cotton sales records of Montgomery, a planter and plantation owner in Washington County, Mississippi, who declared bankruptcy during the Reconstruction period of 1869. (Wyles Mss 9).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Old Town Goleta Oral History Project, 2000. Interviews with: Fermina Murray – Architectural Review; Cathy Jo -The Pagliotti Family: An Italian American Story; Raphael Trancoso: Ranch Foreman and Pioneer Merchant; Al Jaramillo: Life on the Bishop Ranch; Gil Garcia: Life in Old Town Goleta; Joe Kunze: Pioneer German Merchant; Ernestine Ygnacio De Soto. (OH 73).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Packing Labels, 1920s. Five printed color packing labels for lemons packed by the Limoneira Co. of Santa Paula, California. (SC 686).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Photograph Album – Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, England, ca. late 19th century. Approximately 150 b/w photographs with handwritten captions, of areas such as Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmania, Wandiligong, Fernshaw, Dandenong, Yorkminster Cathedral, Malmsbury, Kolo Kemp (N.G.), Little River. Includes several images of camps, farms, ranches, and indigenous populations. (Mss 181).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Rancho Life in California. 20 black and white photographs, with captions, of various activities including cattle herding, plowing, and hide tanning. Apparently historical recreations, ca. 1950s-1970s, which were photographed and distributed to institutions such as the Ventura Schools Visual Aids Department, which is where this set came from. (SC 729).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Roach (Charles A.) Photograph Albums, 1938, 1948. Two albums, b/w photographs, of the travels of the Rev. Roach: 1938 (bicycling to Bucharest, with images of Cracow (and other parts of Poland), Czechoslovakia, Dobšina ice caves, Budapest, Jewish population at Puspokladany, Huedin, gypsies in Romania, Orlat, farms, Brasov, Ploesh, Bucharest, the Danube, Venice, and England) and 1948 (Norwegian holiday, with images of Stockholm, Oslo, Lillehammer, Gjendesheim, hiking and mountain climbing, Sulheim manor, traditional dress, Naevodalen, Voss, farming, Osterbo, and Steinberdalen). (Bernath Mss 290).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Rojas (Arnold R.) Papers, ca. 1964. Corrected typescript, galley and page proofs for Rojas’ The Vaquero, published by McNally and Loftin, Charlotte and Santa Barbara, 1964. Rojas also wrote several other works on the California vaqueros. (SC 715).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Romaine (Lawrence B.) Trade Catalog Collection, ca. 1850-1968. 27 boxes on agriculture (incl. bee culture, chocolate industry, citrus industry, swine diseases, strawberries, fertilizers, barns, dairy farm equipment, haying equipment, poultry housing, gas and steam engines, agricultural exhibitions, fertilizer and chemicals, implements, insecticides, herbicides, mills and milling machinery, tractors, plows, cultivators, and other agricultural machinery, silos, and greenhouses). (Mss 107).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Sisquoc Ranch Photograph Album, ca. 1899-1900. Approximately 76 b/w images and handwritten captions, mainly of Sisquoc Ranch [Rancho Sisquoc], Santa Barbara County, California, including the land, buildings, work such as branding cattle, and the Lucius E. Greene and Vicente Castro families. (Wyles SC 588).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Skofield (Hobart) Oral History, 1982. Recollections of Skofield, re his years as an apprentice with the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge, experiences with the Rancheros Vistadores, development of what is now the Skofield Printers Collection. (OH 6).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. El Teatro Campesino Archives, 1964-1988 pdf icon. Scripts, photographs, posters, printed materials, audio and videotapes, and other materials, constituting the largest archival collection on Chicano theater. Includes biographical/historical information pertaining to playwright and director Luis Valdez, theater company players, and interactions with many important cultural, political, literary, and artistic individuals since its founding in 1965. Documents the development of Teatro, from the early farm workers’ strike years in 1965 through 1967, establishment of the San Juan Bautista center, and commercial theater and film productions from 1977 to 1988. (CEMA 5).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Touton (Rush D.) Tobacco Collection, ca. 1924-1981 [bulk dates 1930-1960]. Includes material on tobacco industry in Puerto Rico and Sumatra; many photographs, mainly b/w and in U.S. (Bernath Mss 112).
  • [Agriculture and Ranching]. Trade and Advertising Card Collection, ca. 1870s-1910s. 126 trade and advertising cards, many color lithographs, from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere, for products such as bicycles and bicycling; boots and shoes; building materials; food, drink and restaurants; horse and equine equipment; machinery and equipment; organs and pianos; printing (including lithography) and photography; railroad locomotives and cars; soap; theater and performance; wringers and washers; also depictions of African Americans, ‘Uncle Sam’, and Bufford Company (Boston, MA lithographers) advertisement and trade cards. (Mss 264).
  • Aguacate Mines Photograph Album, ca. 1900. 60 b/w photos, most with captions, of the Aguacate gold mines in Costa Rica and environs, buildings such as the saw mill, commissary, cabins, farms, superintendent and staff, workers, and families, as well as a few images of San José, including the National Theatre. (Bernath Mss 137).
  • [Alabama]. Drummond, Richard [21st Alabama Vol., Company K]. One Confederate Civil War document (ADS), discharge papers. Richmond, Virginia, 14 Sept. 1863. (Wyles SC 55).
  • [Alabama]. 1st Alabama Vol., Company E. One Confederate Civil War document (ADS), Court Martial charges against Private William Price. Meridian, Mississippi, 10 Dec. 1863. (Wyles SC 47).
  • [Alabama]. 9th Alabama. One document (ADS), report on deserters, 19 Nov. 1864. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Alabama Vol., 2nd Brigade. One Confederate Civil War document (ADS): Special Orders No.1. Fort Morgan, 7 May 1862. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Aladdin Stereographs: Japan and Russia, 1901-1905. Boxed set of 42 Aladdin stereographs of Japan (including Japanese in Manchuria) and Russia, with printed captions in English. (Bernath Mss 86).
  • Alarcon (Norma) Papers. (CEMA 110).
  • [Alaska]. Arctic Scenes Photograph Album, ca. 1899-1903. 64 black/white photographs, mainly of the Eskimo population and environs of Alaska. (Wyles Mss 136).
  • [Alaska]. Bittmann (Miss M. C.) Photograph Album, ca. 1905-1906. 96 black and white snapshots, captions in English, with images of Italy (Florence, Venice, Milan), England (London), New York City, Panama Canal, Nicaragua (Corinto), Mexico (Mazatlan), California (Nordhoff – Ojai Valley many on horseback, Santa Barbara), and Alaska (Inland Passage, Kenai Peninsula, Seward, Fort Gibbon). (SC 1048).
  • [Alaska]. Ewald, Henry L. One letter (TLS) from S. Halvorsen and accompanying b/w photographs of whales and Akutan Whaling Station, Alaska, 7 Sept. 1937. (SC 103).
  • [Alaska]. Money (Anton K.) Collection, 1923-1989. Two photograph albums and an article in UCSB Library’s Soundings, primarily relating to mining engineer Anton K. Money’s life in western Canada and Alaska from 1923-1964. Includes some related clippings, correspondence, and ephemera. (Wyles Mss 162).
  • [Alaska]. Rust (Frederick) Papers, ca. 1897, 1935-1946 [bulk dates 1941-1945]. Mainly WWII era correspondence between Frederick Rust, his wife Celia Adams Rust, and his mother Mariette Rust, as well as histories (many by Rust) of units in the 18th Engineers, detailing their efforts to construct the Alaskan Highway, through the Yukon, under very difficult wartime and physical conditions, 1942-1943; also general files which contain various Army and court documents, poems and short stories written by Rust, and a handful of black/white photographs, mostly of fellow soldiers. (Mss 108).
  • [Alaska]. Smith (Ben) Alaska Yukon Gold Rush Collection, ca. 1882-1915 [bulk dates 1898-1901]. Papers of Ben Smith, from Redwood City, California, who went to the Alaska Yukon goldfields ca. 1899-1900, and then apparently returned to California. Includes correspondence, diaries/journals, documents, financial records, maps, and other ephemera, much of it relating to Smith’s stay in Alaska. (Wyles Mss 1).
  • [Alaska]. Swineford (Alfred P.) Papers, 1885-1889. Biographical sketch of Alfred P. Swineford, copies of correspondence from him, to his daughter, Nelly Flower Stafford (Mrs. E. O. Stafford), a manuscript entitled “A Cruise of Ten Thousand Miles in Alaskan Waters,” and a description of Ketchikan. The often lengthy letters describe in detail Swineford’s impressions of Alaska and its inhabitants in the era immediately preceding the Gold Rush there. (Wyles Mss 14).
  • [Alaska]. Western Photograph Collection, ca. latter 1800s. Photograph album with 77 b/w prints, some captions, of California scenes (Mount Shasta, Shasta Springs, Trinity River, Mission Hills of Trinity County, hydraulic mining, stagecoach, woman and child on wooden aquaduct), along with a few of Colorado (Colorado Springs, Grant’s Pass), Alaska (Junea, Ketchikan), and Canada (Banff, Lake Louise, and Kicking Horse). Also includes 15 loose cyanotypes, most of a construction project, apparently to dam up a river, possibly northern California. (Wyles SC 955).
  • Alaska and Canada Photograph Album, ca. 1910s-1920s. 22 black and white snapshots, with pencilled captions in English. Includes images of Skagway (town and environs, Princess Ena at dock), Port Alice (Princess Louise barge, view from dock), Prince Rupert (wireless station VAJ), dock area at Barkley Sound, loading Grayling launch on the Princess Ena at San Francisco, S.S. Nanking, Oakland ferry, Victoria harbor, S.S. Knight Templar, other unidentified vessels. (Wyles SC 1053).
  • Alaska and Canada Photograph Collection, ca. early-mid 1900s. (Wyles Mss 147).
  • Alaska / Klondike Magic Lantern Slides, 1898-1912. 52 slides, including images of indigenous population, as well as miners and seal-fur company employees, reindeer wrangling, steamers in ice, and eruption of Mt. Katmai in 1912. Locations include Nome, St. Michaels, Fort Wrangle, Kodiak, and Port Clarence (Wyles Mss 143).
  • [Alaska – Nome]. One letter (TL), from Hudson (?) to family, re trip from Seattle and impressions of Nome. Hammon Consolidated Gold Fields, Nome, Alaska, 23 June 1929. (Wyles SC 6).
  • Alaska Photograph Album, ca. 1890s-1900s. 63 b/w photographs from a disbound album, most snapshots, no captions, many of the coast of Alaska, including images of settlements including Sitka, St. Michael Cathedral (Russian Orthodox church in Sitka), other churches, school for Indian girls and boys, Indian women selling crafts, cabins, fishing industry, harbors, boats, totem poles, railroad lines, men, women, and children on outings, Davidson and other glaciers, and scenic views of rivers, waterfalls, mountains, and forests. Also an image of the Mount Shasta [California?] Mineral Spring Company. (Wyles Mss 161).
  • Alaska Photograph Collection, ca. 1880s-1950s [bulk dates 1887-1920]. About 800 photographs, loose and in three albums, captions in English, including photographers Eric A. Hegg, P. S. Hunt, H. G. Kaiser, P. Edward Larss and J. E. N. Duclos, Lomen Brothers, and Miles Brothers. Subjects include: boats, children, churches, coastline, countryside, dogsleds, Eskimos (Tlingit / Haidu – portraits, daily activities, dances, hunting, schools, villages, and other), glaciers, gold mining and milling, harbors, houses, icebergs, Klondikers, mountains, parades, railroads, reindeer, rivers and river steamers, settlers and homesteads, ships and shipwrecks (incl. Thetis), school classes, skiing, totem poles, towns and villages (Anchorage, Circle City, Cordova, Dawson, Eagle City, Fairbanks, Fort Wrangell, Howkan, Juneau, Kennicott, Ketchikan, Metlakahtla, Nome, Port Simpson, St. Michael, Seward, Sitka, Treadwell, Valdez, White Horse), and winter scenes. (Wyles Mss 150).
  • "Alaska Scenery." Six b/w 4 1/2" x 6" ambrotype prints, tied together in a booklet, of Sitka harbor, Muir and Davidson glaciers, and other scenes, taken by McAlpin and Lamb Photo, ca. 1890s. (Wyles SC 629).
  • Alaska Scenes Photograph Collection, ca. 1900-1920. Approx. 50 b/w loose photos, many of Eskimos, sleds and dogs, settlements and scenes around Nome. (Wyles Mss 155).
  • Alaska [St. Michael] Photo Postcard Collection, ca. early 1900s. 59 black and white photo postcards, mainly of local Eskimo men, women, and children, including portraits, group photos, settlements, hunting, fishing, day to day activities. Several with stamp of E. Mathews, Plattsburg, N.Y. (Wyles SC 1091).
  • "Alaska Trails." Nine-page handwritten account of an Alaska Trail sheriff during 1898. (Wyles SC 5).
  • [Albania]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s]. Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888). American novelist. Holdings include Hospital Sketches (1863) [Wyles E621.A4 1863], Little Women (1871) [Spec PS1017.L5 1871], Little Men (1871) [Spec PS1017.L6 1871], Aunt Jo’s Scrap Bag (1872) [Spec PS1017.A8 1872], Louisa May Alcott, Her Life, Letters, and Journals (1889) [Spec PS1018.A4 1889], Eight Cousins (1890) [Spec PS1017.E5 1870], Comic Tragedies (1893) [Spec PS1017.C6 1893], Jack and Jill: A Village Story (1896) [Spec PS1017.J33 1896], Rose in Bloom (1896) [Spec 1017.R6], Jo’s Boys, and How They Turned Out (1926) [Spec PS1017.J6 1926], A Sprig of Andromeda (1962) [Spec PS1018.A4 1962], and On Picket Duty (1969) [Wyles PZ3.A355 O5]. Fine press edition of Little Women (1967) by the Heritage Press [Spec PS1017.L5 1967a].
  • [Aldrich, Daniel]. UCSB, Office of the Chancellor, Chancellor’s Records, ca. 1904-2003 [bulk dates 1962-1977]. Files of UCSB chancellors and their predecessors, including Clarence L. Phelps, Clark Kuebler, Samuel Gould, Vernon Cheadle, Robert Huttenback, Daniel Aldrich, Barbara Uehling, and Henry Yang. Includes correspondence, memos, reports, speeches, subject files, and related materials. (UArch 17).
  • Aldrich, Thomas Bailey. One manuscript poem, “Palabras Carinosas,” copied from Cloth of Gold and Other Poems (Boston, 1874). (SC 4).
  • Aldus Manutius (1450-1515) [Latin form of Aldo Manuzio]. Italian scholar, editor, and printer; founder of the Aldine Press. Holdings include works he edited by Valerius Maximus (1503) [Spec PA6791.V6 1503], Pliny the Younger (1508) [Printers Z239.6.M3 P4 1508], Quintilian (1514) [Printers Z239.6.M3 Q8 1514], and Bessarion (1516) [Spec B394.B4]. Fine press editions of Aldus Pius Manutius (1924) by the Grabhorn Press [Printers Z232.M3 D4 1924 vault], The First Editor: Aldus Pius Manutius (1983) by the Grenfell Press [Printers Z232.M3 D42 1983 vault], Aldus Manutius and the Development of Greek Script & Type in the Fifteenth Century (1985) by the Meriden-Stinehour Press [Printers Z232.M3 B37 1985 vault]; also the catalogue for In Praise of Aldus Manutius: A Quincentenary Exhibition (1995) [Printers Z232.M3 F55 1995].
  • Alejo Petrowitz Czarewitz …and Don Carlos de Austria, ca. early 1700s. Two manuscripts, same handwriting, bound together; the first about Alexis Petrovich, son of Peter the Great of Russia, who died in prison in 1718; the second about Don Carlos, son of Philip II of Spain and Maria of Portugal, who was mentally unstabled, imprisoned by his father in 1568, and died shortly thereafter. (Mss 191).
  • Alexander (Alec P.) Papers, 1959-1994. Mainly copies of letters and memos pertaining to the career of UCSB Economics professor and administrator Alec P. Alexander, who served as Chair of the Department of Economics (1965-1970), Dean of the College of Letters and Science (1971-1973), Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (1973-1978), and Acting Chancellor (July-Dec. 1977). (UArch FacP 1).
  • Alexander, E. Porter. One letter (ALS) to Col. C. C. Jones, 6 May 1875. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Alexander (John) Collection. Collection of Dame Judith Anderson memorabilia, including her unpublished autobiography dictated to Robert Wallsten, letters, photographs, clippings and scripts. (PA 2001-006).
  • Alexander [Ship]. One document (AD): Account of provisions expended by the ship Alexander of Boston, on one of the Crozet Islands (located in the Indian Ocean, midway between Madagascar and the coast of Antarctica), 1805. (Wyles SC 477).
  • Alger, Horatio (1832-1899). American novelist. Holdings include Ragged Dick, or, Street Life in New York with the Boot-Blacks (1868) [Spec PS1029.A3 R33 1868], Paul the Peddler (1871) [Spec PS1029.A3 P38 1871], Slow and Sure (1872) [Spec PS1029.A3 S56 1872], Strive and Succeed (1872) [Spec PS1029.A3 S77 1872], From Canal Boy to President, or, The Boyhood and Manhood of James A. Garfield (1881) [Wyles PZ5.A38 F7], Abraham Lincoln, the Backwoods Boy (1883) [Wyles E457.905.A38 A2], The Train Boy (1883) [Spec PS1029.A3 T72], Joe’s Luck, or, A Boy’s Adventures in California (1887) [Spec PS1029.A3 J63 1887], The Young Musician (1906) [Spec PS1029.A3 Y68], and The Telegraph Boy (1910) [Spec PS1029.A3 T45 1910]. Fine press edition of The Young Miner, or, Tom Nelson in California (1965) by the Book Club of California [Spec PS1029.A3 Y6 1965]. See also Holy Horatio! The Strange Life and Paradoxical Works of the Legendary Mr. Alger; And an Afterword Chronicling an American Success Story (1966) by Ray Russell [Spec PS1029.A3 Z8 1976 and Printers Z478.86.C36 R88].
  • [Algeria]. Bennet (Robert) Mediterranean Photograph Album, ca. early 1930s. About 200 b/w photographs, many commercial, captions in English compiled by United States Merchant Mariner Robert Bennet. Includes images of Egypt (Cairo, Pyramids, Alexandria), Lebanon (Beyrouth/Beirut), Palestine (Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem), Syria, Italy (Naples), Gibraltar, Marseille, Morocco (Casablanca), Algiers, and a bull fight in Seville. (Bernath Mss 276).
  • [Algeria]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s]. Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [Algeria]. Compagnie Transatlantique North Africa Tour Photograph Album, ca. 1920s. 99 b/w images, captions in English, of local inhabitants, desert, oases, wells, irrigation, early all-terrain vehicles, camels, caravans, tents, street scenes, markets, mosques, city gates, and ruins of southern Tunisia and Algeria, beginning with Tozeur, then el Oeud, Ferjane, Touggourt, Ouargla, Ghardaïa, Laghouat, Figuig, Tlemcen, and Mausoura. (Bernath Mss 292).
  • [Algeria]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Algeria]. France and Algeria Photograph Albums, ca. 1916. Two photograph albums, more than 200 black/white photos, no captions except for one dated March 1916. Includes images of France and Algeria during World War I era, with images of local Arab population, street scenes, and soldiers in Algeria, as well as French countryside, unidentified family, and soldiers. (Bernath Mss 369).
  • [Algeria]. Islamic Manuscripts Collection, ca. 1122-latter 1800s. Single and double leaves from previously disbound Islamic texts, written in many parts of the Islamic world, including what is now Algeria. There are four chronologically arranged series: History, Koran, Poetry, and Prayers. (Mss 207).
  • [Algeria]. North Africa Photograph Album, ca. early 1900s. 96 b/w images, minimal captions in English, of local inhabitants, city views, street scenes, ports, boats, Roman ruins, in Algeria (Timgad, Lambise, Constantine, Tebessa), Tunisia (Dougga), and Morocco (Fez). (Bernath Mss 293).
  • [Algeria]. North Africa Photograph Album, 1924. 38 b/w snapshots, captions in English, of local inhabitants, desert, oases, village, market, and street scenes from Morocco (Amizmiz, Fez, Marrakesh, Taza), Algeria (El Oued, Khabylie, Tlemsen, Touggourt), and Tunisia (Kairwan, Tunis). (SC 960).
  • Algeria Photograph Album, ca. 1900-1902. 92 b/w photographs, captions in French, with views of local men, women, and children, residences, street scenes, government and other buildings, hospital, markets, mosque, gardens, military encampments, fortifications, French Foreign Legion, camel and horse transport, other French and Moroccan troops returning from border patrol.  Places include Salsa-Maghria (El Maghria), Ain-Sefra (a few miles east of the Moroccan border; founded in the 1880s as a French garrison town), Tlemcen (northwest Algeria), Djenan-ed-Dar, Beni Ounif, and Oase de Figuig (oasis near the Algeria/Morocco border). (Bernath Mss 281).
  • Algeria Photograph Album, ca. 1910s. (SC 938).
  • Algeria Photograph Album, ca. 1920s. 48 b/w images, captions in English, of local inhabitants, street scenes, snow, markets, oases, and countryside, starting in Marseilles and travelling to Algiers, Cape Carbon, Bougie, Chabet el Akra, el Kantara, Biskra, and Sidi Okba. (Bernath Mss 291).
  • Algeria Photograph Album, 1923-1924. 82 black/white images, with captions in English, of a British family’s trip to Algeria. Includes views of Algiers, Tipasa (Tipaza), Belle Fontaine, Forêt de Bainem, Bouzorea, Valley of the Oued Messous, Aïn Toya, Guyotville, Timgad, El Kantara, and Saharan areas of Biskra, Menâa, and Beni Ferah. (SC 848).
  • Algeria Photograph Album, 1924. 61 b/w prints, captions in French, with some images of Europeans, but mainly local inhabitants and street scenes from Algiers, Biskra, Sidi Akba, Theniet el Had, Constantine, Sidi Said, as well as ruins of Timgad. (SC 946).
  • Algeria Photograph Album, 1928. 141 b/w photographs, captions in Dutch, and accompanying map with itinerary of unknown traveler. Includes images of people, street scenes, markets, gardens, festivals, Koranic schools, desert, oases, cavalry, and camel corps. Places include Constantine, Tizi Ouzou, El Kantara Timgad (Roman ruins), Chetma (oasis), M’Choumech, Biskra, Touggourt, Temacine, Ghardaya (some of Tuareg), Bou Saada, and Algiers. (Bernath Mss 280).
  • Algeria Photograph Collection, 1913-1914. Eight black and white snapshots, including Oran street scene with children, countryside, Route de St. Antoine, local inhabitants, laborers loading ship, horse transport, and Oued (river) Sal Sal. (SC 972).
  • Algeria Photograph Collection, 1933. 55 b/w snapshots, with captions, of a 1933 tour in Algeria, containing images of Sidi Akba, Timgad (Roman settlement ruins), Biskra, and Bou Saada. Includes street and desert scenes, markets, local inhabitants, residences, camel and horse riders, horse races, and dancers, as well as several of the tour members. (SC 841).
  • Alicia (Juana) Collected Works Digitized Art Collection, 1983-2006. The collection presently consists of one series, Series I Artwork, made up of digitized images of 137 works of art spanning the years from 1983 through 2006. (CEMA 106).
  • Alishouskas (John Joseph) World War II Fiji Photograph Album, 1942-1944. (Bernath Mss 277).
  • Allen (Alden L.) Japan Notebook, 1945-1946. Manuscript narrative of an American sailor’s experiences in the Pacific, including Japan’s surrender in Tokyo Harbor, visit to Nagasaki and other Japanese ports, and thoughts about dropping of the atom bomb. (SC 851).
  • Allen Family Papers, ca. 1822-1894. Mainly correspondence of the Allen Family of Providence, Rhode Island, including scientist Zachariah Allen, his wife Harriet Arnold Allen, their son Judge Henry Wilder Allen, and other family members. Correspondents include John R. Bartlett, Hiram Fuller, Chandos Fulton, Oliver Wolcott Gibbs, John M. Johnson, William Barton Rogers, and Charles S. Sargent. Also includes legal document re courtmartial proceedings against William Allen, 1863. (Wyles SC 885).
  • Allen, Mary Jane. One letter (ALS) from Allen to Newell [?] re invitation to spend Thanksgiving together. Abington, [MA?], Nov. [17?], 1850. (SC 923).
  • Allen, S. H. One Civil War era letter [ALS] to brother James P. Allen, May 9, 1865. (Wyles SC 1033).
  • [Almanacs]. American Almanac Collection, 1820-1829. 149 printed almanacs from eastern parts of the United States, including some duplicates and variant issues. (Mss 224).
  • [Almanacs]. English Almanacs, 1767. 14 printed English almanacs, bound together in one volume. Includes titles such as: The Gentleman’s Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; The Ladies’ Diary: or, Woman’s Almanack; Parker’s Ephemeris, Poor Robin; The English Apollo, or, Useful Companion; and Speculum Anni: or, Season on the Seasons. (Mss 234).
  • [Almanacs]. English Almanacs, 1772. Twelve printed English almanacs, bound together in one volume. Includes Remarkable News from the Stars: Or, an Ephemeris for 1772 (by William Andrews); The Gentleman’s Diary; The Ladies Diary: Or Woman’s Almanack; Vox Stellarum: Or A Loyal Almanack; Merlinus Liberatus (by John Partridge); Parker’s Ephemeris; The Celestial Diary (by Salem Pearse); Poor Robin; The English Apollo (by Richard Saunders); Speculum Anni (by Henry Season); … an Almanack … (by Tycho Wing); and The Celestial Atlas (by Robert White). (Mss 261).
  • Almanacs, 1853, 1856. Two almanacs, with daily entries by an unknown author, from the area around Concord, Massachusetts. Talks about chopping wood, plowing, planting, and other agricultural activities, and making occasional trips to Concord. (SC 5).
  • Almanacs and Works about Time. Primarily early American items such as the The Ladies Diary, or, Woman’s Almanack for …1753; The Gentleman’s Diary, or, The Mathematical Repository: An Almanack for … 1753; An Astronomical Diary, or, Almanack (1780); The North-American Calendar: or, The Rhode-Island Almanack …for 1787; Hutchin’s Improved, Being an Almanack and Ephemeris (1808); The New England Farmer’s Almanack and Repository (1815); The Temperance Almanac for the Year of Our Lord, 1834, 1836; New England Anti-Slavery Almanac (1841), Affleck’s Southern Rural Almanac, and Plantation and Garden Calendar, for 1851; and The Soldier’s and Sailor’s Almanac for 1864. Also, the Almanach de Gotha, a genealogical, diplomatic, and statistical gazetteer for all countries of the world (1800-1944). An associated manuscript collection, the Donald C. Davidson Collection, focuses on concepts and writings about time. The Davidson endowment has funded acquisition of many of these works.
  • Almaraz (Carlos) and Los Four Ephemera Collection. (CEMA 111).
  • Alternative Press Collection. ca. 1966-1977. Mainly U.S. newspapers, with an emphasis on California, but also some foreign titles. In most cases there are only single or scattered issues, not long runs. Included are newspapers devoted to African American, anti-war, Chicano/Latino, environmental, feminist, gay/lesbian, literary/poetry, radical/conservative, and religious themes and issues. (Mss 169).
  • Alurista [Alberto Urista] Papers, 1954-2010. Scripts, correspondence, photographs, autographed books and ephemera of the Chicano artist and poet, one of the leading literary figures of the Chicano Movement era, who helped to establish The Centro Cultural de la Raza in San Diego. (CEMA 21).
  • Ambler (E. C.) Civil War Diary, 1862. Handwritten diary, in ink, approximately 129 pages, Sept. 5-Nov. 23, 1862, by E. C. Ambler, Chaplain with the [New York?] 69th Regiment. Writing from Annapolis, talks about parole camp, widespread illness, visits to the hospital, camp news and rumors, doubts about his usefulness, handing out tracts and paper so soldiers can write home. (Wyles SC 1027).
  • Ambrose (c. 339-397). Roman clergyman, became Bishop of Milan, a doctor of the Church, and finally a saint. Holdings include De Officiis Libri Tres: Ex Editione Romana Postrema Seorsim Editi (1609) [Spec BR65.A3 O3 1609] and Sancti Ambrosii Mediolanensis Episcopi Opera (1614) [Spec BR65.A3 1614].
  • American Almanac Collection, 1820-1829. 149 printed almanacs from eastern parts of the United States, including some duplicates and variant issues. (Mss 224).
  • American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Two receipts for contributions to the Missionary Packet, Morning Star. Boston, Missionary House, 1866. (SC 504).
  • American Colonization Society. One printed circular, re solicitiation of funds and invitation to form auxiliary societies.  Washington, 25 Mar. 1843. (Wyles SC 708).
  • American Exchange Bank, Oswego County, New York. One Civil War era document, war loan bond, 1 Apr. 1863. (Wyles SC 254).
  • American Expeditionary Force Hospital No. 65 World War I Photograph Album, ca. 1918. (Bernath Mss 287).
  • American Flag Collection, ca. 1859-1910s. Nine U.S. flags, ranging from 33 to 48 stars, plus one Confederate Artillery flag. (Wyles Mss 152).
  • American Folk Music Photograph Collection, 1930s. 54 WPA related b/w photographs of musicians, singers, their homes and environs, from California and parts of the South, including Arkansas and North Carolina. Some are stamped “California Folk Music Recorded by the Music Dept. of the Unive. of California, in Cooperation with the Archives of American Folk Song of the Library of Congress under Works Progress Administration.” Identified photographers include James L. Hall, Sidney Roberts and Dick Weston. (Mss 229).
  • [American Indians on Horseback]. Photograph, otherewise unidentified. (Wyles SC 783).
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts Collection, ca. 1923-1977 [bulk dates 1971-1977]. Correspondence, flyers, invitations, memoranda, notices, and other mailings, mainly relating to the AIGA Fifty Books of the Year Show and other organization activities. (Printers Mss 3).
  • American Jewish Historical Society. One letter (TLS) from A. S. W. Rosenbach, President of the Society, to Sol Bloom, re membership in the Society and information about the Society’s holdings relating to George Washington. Philadelphia, n.d. (SC 356).
  • American Ladies of Yokohama. Broadside, welcoming "our brave Volunteers…" and inviting them to the organization’s headquarters and the Seaman’s Mission Reading Room, where “Ladies will be in attendance to give full information regarding objects of interest in the vicinity of Yokohama and Tokyo,” ca. 1900-1910. (Wyles SC 752).
  • American Lloyd’s. Certificate of classification for the 1/2 Brig "Mary M. Williams," built November 1862 and metalled December 1873. New York, 18 Dec. 1877. (Wyles SC 211).
  • American Military Mission War School – Turkey Photograph Album, 1947. Souvenir album, with more than 150 black/white photos, presented to one of the officers visiting the American Military Mission Turkish War School, Dec. 30, 1947. Mainly images of officers and Turkish trainees in classroom and other campus settings. Additional photos of similar military visits to other [Turkish?] locations, and loose collection of photo postcards of officers in various settings, including jeep-top picnic. (Bernath Mss 145).
  • American Printing History Association Collection, ca. 1974-1983. Bylaws, membership directories and information, flyers, conference notices and programs, and other mailings relating to activities of APHA, including its Southern California chapter. (Printers Mss 4).
  • American Religions Collection. More than 30,000 books, as well as a large number of serials and approximately 1,000 linear feet of manuscripts mainly relating to 20th century non-traditional religions and splinter groups of larger religious bodies in North America. The core of the collection, assembled by J. Gordon Melton, includes major sections relating to Astrology, Buddhism, Christian Science, Evangelical Christian, Hindu, Islam, Magick, Mormon, New Age, Spiritualism, Theosophy, and numerous other groups and movements. ARC includes a number of discrete manuscript collections, which are listed separately.
  • American Religions Collection, ca. 1840s-1990s [bulk dates 1970s-1990s]. Manuscript component of collection relating mainly to 20th century non-traditional religions and slinter groups of larger religious bodies in North America. (ARC Mss 1).
  • American Samoa Photograph Album, ca. early 1900s. (Wyles Mss 173).
  • American Samoa Photograph Album, ca. 1920s. 109 black and white snapshots, no captions, including images of crew and passengers on a Matson Line ship, Pago Pago and surrounding countryside, harbor, local inhabitants welcoming visitors, daily activities, gardens, houses and other buildings, street scenes, group shots, U.S. Naval officials and families, religious leaders, scenic views. (Wyles Mss 169).
  • American Samoa Photograph Collection, ca. 1900. (Bernath Mss 340).
  • American Soldier’s South Korea Photograph Album, ca. early 1960s. 107 uncaptioned black/white snapshots in a decorative black lacquer album. Includes images of fellow soldiers, military base, surrounding area [exact location unclear] and local men, women, and especially children. (Bernath Mss 263).
  • American Union against Militarism. Three pamphlets, ca. 1918-1919. (SC 1039).
  • American Union Commission. One Civil War era document: Circular (printed) re relief for refugees of the war, 1865. Purchase, 1983. (Wyles SC 463).
  • [American West]. Associated Pioneers of the Territorial Days of California Collection, 1875-1890. Ten printed pamphlets, programs, articles of association, and other items relating to the organization and activities of this group of California pioneers. (Wyles SC 979).
  • [American West]. Borein, Edward. One black and white inscribed, mounted photograph of western Borein. Santa Barbara, California, 16 Sept. 1930. (Wyles SC 683).
  • [American West]. Borein, Edward. Poster advertising The Pinto Horse, by Charles Elliott Perkins; illustrated by Edward Borein. First edition was published in 1927. (SC 985).
  • [American West]. Bowen, T. M. One letter (ALS) to his mother, re trip west. Cheyenne, Wyoming, 28 June 1882. (Wyles SC 31).
  • [American West]. California and the West Picture Postcard Collection, ca. early 1900s. Includes 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. (Mss 231).
  • [American West]. California Gold Rush Sermons, ca. 1852-1863. 18 handwritten sermons and other theological notes by a Presbyterian minister, the Rev. Silas Solon Harmon, who established and maintained a church in Sonora, California from 1852 to 1863. The sermons generally focus on theological issues, emphasizing moral rectitude and only referring obliquely, at best, to the problems of the day.  Harmon’s final sermon, “Farewell at Sonora,” dated May 3, 1863, however, reflects frankly and in detail on the often trying circumstances of establishing and maintaining a church in such a setting. (Wyles Mss 22).
  • [American West]. California [Siskiyou County] Ranching Photograph Album, ca. 1910-1915. (Wyles Mss 148).
  • [American West]. Easton (Robert O.) Oral History. Recollections of Easton (son of Robert E. Easton) re his youth on the Sisquoc Ranch and the real life experiences he used in writing his novels. Also, his Harvard University days during the Depression, where he edited The Harvard Lampoon, his military service in World War II, and the relationship he had with his literary mentor and father-in-law, western author Max Brand. (OH 9).
  • [American West]. Easton (Robert O.) Papers, ca. 1911-1990s [bulk dates 1940-1990s]. Correspondence, research and subject files (including Chumash, natural resources, wilderness, and women’s issues), drafts of writings, and related materials of the Santa Barbara author of Black Tide (on the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill), Love and War: Pearl Harbor through V-J Day,and the acclaimed multi-volume Saga of California series. Also includes materials on Sisquoc Ranch and Zaca Lake. (SBHC Mss 6).
  • [American West]. Glass Lantern Slides, ca. 1900-1910. 231 glass lantern slides, a few color, firms including Chicago Projecting Co.; Detroit Photographic Co.; Levy & Ses Fils; McCormick (NY); Selig Polyscope Co.; T. H. McAllister (NY and Grt. Britain); Williams, Brown & Earle. Subjects include adobes, biblical reenactments and scenes, carriages and wagons, cattle, cowboys, horses, Martinique (Mt. Pelee eruption, 1902), Mt. Saint Helens and Ranier, Native Americans, ranches, St. Louis Exposition (1904?), Northwest scenes (Columbia River, Mt. Hood, Portland), Western scenes and inhabitants, Yellowstone, Yosemite; also scenes from abroad, including Great Britain (coronation of Edward VII, 1902), Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Turkey, Venice. (Mss 270).
  • [American West]. Grey (Zane) Travel Photograph Album, 1923. 629 b/w photographs in an album inscribed by Zane Grey to his secretary Mildred Smith, noting “This is a photographic record of our wanderings from May until Nov. 1923….” Includes Southwestern scenes, Pacific Northwest hunting, and deep-sea fishing scenes. (Wyles Mss 120).
  • [American West]. Gwin Mine. Four documents and one blueprint re workings of the goldmine, owned by William M. Gwin, located near Valley Springs, California, ca. 1874-1886. (Wyles SC 104).
  • [American West]. Hanna, Forman (1882-1950). One black and white mounted photograph, “Review,” with three cowboys herding cattle. Globe, Arizona, [ca. early 1900s]. (Wyles SC 692).
  • [American West]. Hockett (Homer C.) Collection, ca. 1902-1903. Includes course notes for Frederick Jackson Turner’s "History of the West" course, when Hockett was an assistant to Turner. (Wyles Mss 73).
  • [American West]. Huffman, Laton Alton. Four black/white copy prints of a Montana roundup, taken by Western photographer Laton Alton Huffman, of Miles City, Montana, ca. 1905, 1913. (Wyles SC 656).
  • [American West]. Huffman, Laton Alton. One black/white framed photograph, by western photographer Huffman, of a cowboy on horseback, and cattle, n.d. (Wyles SC 596).
  • [American West]. Huffman, Laton Alton. One b/w 8" x 10" mounted print of Yellowstone River, 1906. (Wyles SC 637).
  • [American West]. Huffmann, Laton Alton. One mounted copy of a black/white photo, “Old Cheyenne ‘Two Moons,’ Blind and Aged,” 1910. (Wyles SC 913).
  • [American West]. Huffman, L[aton] A[lton]. Two mounted black and white panoramic photographs: “The Old Lubar Cow Camp, Little Dry, Cohagen, Mont. Built in 1884” and untitled scene with horses in foreground and trees in background, probably also Montana, n.d. (Wyles SC 691).
  • [American West]. Jacobs (Wilbur R.) Papers, 1919-1998 [bulk dates 1937-1987]. Correspondence, research and teaching files, and writings of a UCSB history professor and scholar of the American West. (UArch FacP 16).
  • [American West]. Kiewit (John S.) Photography Collection, ca. 1968-2000. More than 10,000 color and black/white prints, color slides, and black/white negatives. Color slides constitute the bulk of the collection. The images reflect what Kiewit saw on his travels throughout California and the West, as well as trips to other parts of the U.S. and the world. Prominent places and themes include Baja, barns and farms, Big Sur, buildings and building elements (doors and windows), Carmel [CA], Central Coast [CA], Channel Islands, Death Valley, fences, ghost towns, Hawaii, Hollister Ranch [CA], landscapes, Malibu [CA], Marin County [CA], New England, New Mexico, ocean views, Oregon, Oxnard [CA], rock formations, signs, surfing, trees, Utah, wildflowers, Wyoming, and Yosemite. Other countries represented in the collection include Cook Island, Costa Rica, El Salvador, England, France, Guatemala, Marques and Tahiti Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, and New Zealand. Most of the images were taken from the 1970s to the 1990s. (Mss 228).
  • [American West]. Lavender (David) – Fort Laramie Collection, ca. latter 1970s-early 1980s. Research files from David Lavender, used in writing Fort Laramie and the Changing Frontier (Official National Park Handbook, 1983). Mainly photocopies and typed notes of correspondence, diaries, reports and other documents from the latter 19th century. (Wyles Mss 3).
  • [American West]. Lewis, Donna May. One typescript in binder and one set of handwritten notes in binder, re Lewis’ The Bents and the St. Vrains as Pioneers in the Trade of the Southwest. Dissertation, UC Berkeley, 1924. (Wyles SC 581).
  • [American West]. Linderman (Verne) Oral History, 1977. Family history and reminiscences of a Santa Barbaran who grew up in Montana; and whose father was Frank Bird Linderman, well-known western author. Central Coast Regional Projects. (OH 59).
  • [American West]. Lueg (Henry) Collection. Citizenship application, 1866; photocopy of translation of 1867 journal describing journey from St. Cloud, Minnesota to Helena City, Montana; reprint of C. S. Kingston," The Northern Overland Route in 1867: Journal of Henry Lueg," Pacific Northwest Quarterly (July 1950). (Wyles SC 573).
  • [American West]. Lyon (Farnham) Collection, ca. 1885-1926. Correspondence to Farnham Lyon, prominent hotel proprietor, from late 1885, and an autograph book that he kept. Also, numerous newspaper clippings relating to Farnham Lyon, Elizabeth B. Custer, the death of Margaret Custer Calhoun Maugham, George Armstrong Custer’s career, and the 1910 dedication of a Custer memorial in Monroe, Michigan. (Wyles Mss 28).
  • [American West]. Mallory (Margaret) Collection, ca. 1910s. Includes photographs of the Kasai District in the Belgian Congo and date books from Americans working in the region, 1914-1917, as well as a collection of West African postcards. Also some unrelated material such as framed Western Americana. (Bernath Mss 5).
  • [American West]. Mitchell (John J.) Collection, ca. 1828-1945. Early 19th century documents registering cattle brands in California, as well as 1945 correspondence, and a 1939 guestbook relating to Zaca Lake Ranch, California. The collection also contains a number of books pertaining to California and the American West, which have been cataloged separately. (Mss 83).
  • [American West]. Monaghan (Jay) Collection, ca. 1840s-1980 [bulk dates 1930s-1970s]. Appointment books, biographical, personal and family files, correspondence, research files, scrapbooks, speeches and lectures, writings (including ms drafts), photographs and illustrations of Jay Monaghan, a Lincoln, Civil War, and western history scholar, who wrote Australians and the Gold Rush: California and Down Under, 1849-1854, as well as Chile, Peru, and the California Gold Rush of 1849. Monaghan also played a major role in developing the William Wyles Collection at the UCSB Libraries. (Wyles Mss 20).
  • [American West]. Monaghan (Jay) Oral History, ca. 1975. Interviews and talks by Monaghan re Lincoln scholarship, American western history, and development of the William Wyles Collection at UCSB. (OH 10).
  • [American West]. Myrick (David) Collection, 1965-1995. Several maps prepared for publications of David Myrick, on western railroad history, ghost towns, and San Francisco. (Wyles Mss 79).
  • [American West]. Overland Express Collection, 1860s. 17 items, including correspondence, checks, letterheads, logos, receipts and vouchers relating to Wells Fargo, Overland Stage Line, Pony Express, Judge Carter, Ben Holladay, and Nat Stein. (Wyles SC 976).
  • [American West]. Smith (Ben) Alaska Yukon Gold Rush Collection, ca. 1882-1915 [bulk dates 1898-1901]. Papers of Ben Smith, from Redwood City, California, who went to the Alaska Yukon goldfields ca. 1899-1900, and then apparently returned to California. Includes correspondence, diaries/journals, documents, financial records, maps, and other ephemera, much of it relating to Smith’s stay in Alaska. (Wyles Mss 1).
  • [American West]. Snow (Charles H.) Collection, ca. 1930-1967. Typescripts and other materials of the blind California author of hundreds of westerns. Accompanies a large collection of Snow’s printed works, which has been cataloged separately. (Mss 115).
  • [American West]. Stephens, Colombus Cecil. Typescript, entitled "Trip Across the Plains, 1857," containing entries from a diary, with parenthetical comments, and a letter dated Oct. 15, 1857. Recounts the six-month overland trip, April-October 1857, from the Midwest (Ohio?) to Ione, Amador Co., California, apparently by William H. Stephens who was a boy at the time. (Wyles SC 225).
  • [American West]. Toole-Stott Circus Collection. Contains books on the Wild West and other traveling shows, and their depictions of Native Americans. (PA Mss 14).
  • [American West]. Utah Topographical Sketchbooks, 1877, 1879, 1883. Three bound Utah topographical sketchbooks, with faint pencil drawings, by three separate topographers, 1877, 1879, 1883. The first two have labels indicating “Engineer Department, U.S. Army, Geographical Surveys West of 100th Meridian,” while the third indicates “Northern Transcontinental Survey.” These sketchbooks accompanied a larger collection of books on geology donated by Richard V. Fisher. (Wyles Mss 32).
  • [American West]. Ward, B. One letter (ALS) to Jonas Huddle, reflecting on the character of local “Yankie” (sic) residents. Cheyenne City, Dakota Territory, 8 Apr. 1868. (Wyles SC 287).
  • [American West]. Watkins Family Photograph Album, ca. 1913. 46 black and white photographs, some albumens, with images of a rural family, sev. of children, the farmstead, horses, buggies, new farm house, log cabins, mountains, waterfall, river, woman with rifle and pistol in holster, antler stack, hay baling, and train at Red Bluff [CA?], with African American boy in background, likely selling wares to passengers. (Wyles SC 1087).
  • [American West]. Western Photograph Collection, ca. latter 1800s. Photograph album with 77 b/w prints, some captions, of California scenes (Mount Shasta, Shasta Springs, Trinity River, Mission Hills of Trinity County, hydraulic mining, stagecoach, woman and child on wooden aquaduct), along with a few of Colorado (Colorado Springs, Grant’s Pass), Alaska (Junea, Ketchikan), and Canada (Banff, Lake Louise, and Kicking Horse). Also includes 15 loose cyanotypes, most of a construction project, apparently to dam up a river, possibly northern California. (Wyles SC 955).
  • [American West]. Wyles (William) Collection. The first UCSB ‘special collection,’ and still one of the largest, with more than 35,000 volumes on Abraham Lincoln, slavery, abolition, the Civil War, American expansion, travel in America, and the American West. Also, more than 150 separate manuscript collections and 1,000 small collections, with correspondence, diaries, and photos of individuals and families.
  • American Women for International Understanding Records. Minutes, scrapbooks, and correspondence, and reports of delegations designed to develop international understanding and to foster personal and organizational relationships among women throughout the world through study, travel, and symposia. (Mss 227).
  • Ames, Oakes (1804-1873). One note (ANS) from Oakes Ames (manufacturer, railroad promoter, and politician), to E. D. Bradford thanking him for his earlier letter. House of Representatives, Washington, D. C., 14 Jan. 1868. (Wyles SC 7).
  • [Anderdon, James?]. Bound holographic love poems, many to Hannah [Blakely?], and essays on themes like matrimony, [ca. early 1800s]. (SC 732).
  • Anderdon, Rachel. One bound volume, with pencil and water color sketches, many of boats, buildings, and people; also several recipes in a separate section of the volume. Date inside cover, January 1, 1815. (SC 787).
  • Andersdatter, Karla. Manuscripts and leaflets, 1985-1990. (HPA SC 1).
  • Anderson (Bruce J.) Papers. UCSB faculty. (UArch FacP 2).
  • Anderson (C. R. W.) India / China Photograph Album, ca. 1904. One photograph album with 46 black and white photographs, no captions, compiled a C. R. W. Anderson, probably British, ca. 1904. Includes images of ocean-going commercial and military vessels, also others that are similar to dhows; India scenes (streets, buildings, cattle and carts, local population, bridge, cathedral, Europeans on horseback with hunting hounds; also Darjeeling scenes, with police station and local population); China scenes (port with cargo, ships, and groups of people, and a building with a sign identifying it as The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, established in Hong Kong and Shanghai in 1865 and later with branches in Asia and throughout the world). (Bernath Mss 241).
  • [Anderson, Dame Judith]. Alexander (John) Collection. Collection of Dame Judith Anderson memorabilia, including her unpublished autobiography dictated to Robert Wallsten, letters, photographs, clippings and scripts. (PA 2001-006).
  • [Anderson, Dame Judith]. Bust of Dame Judith Anderson by Richmond Barthé. (PA SC 18).
  • Anderson (Dame Judith) Collection, ca. 1915-1980s. Scripts, photographs, scrapbooks, and correspondence of the Australian-born actress noted for her stage, radio, and television work, particularly her Shakespearean roles (including the role of Hamlet), and who retired to Santa Barbara. (PA Mss 6).
  • Anderson, James D. Two Civil War letters (ALS) to his mother, re daily events, picket duty, skirmishes, traveling by train, 1861, 1862 (near Murfreesboro, TN). (Wyles SC 528).
  • Anderson, Robert. One document (ADS): Orders, re resignation of Captain R. Anderson and other issues. U.S. Army, H.Q., Eastern Division, Troy, New York, 10 Dec. 1841. (Wyles SC 9).
  • Anderson, Sherwood (1876-1941). American writer. Holdings include Windy McPherson’s Son (1916) [Spec PS3501.N55 W49], Marching Men (1917) [Spec PS3501.N55 M32], Winesburg, Ohio (1919) [Spec PS3501.N4 W5 1919], Poor White (1920) [Spec PS3501.N55 P6], The Triumph of the Egg (1921) [Spec PS3501.N55 T7], Mid-American Chants (1923) [Spec PS3501.N4 M5 1923], Tar: A Midwest Childhood (1926) [Spec PS3501.N4 Z52 1926], Hello Towns! (1929) [Spec PS3501.N55 H4], Perhaps Women (1931) [Spec PS3501.N55 P4], Death in the Woods (1933) [Spec PS3501.N55 D4], Kit Brandon: A Portrait (1936) [Spec PS3501.N55 K5], Man and His Imagination (1941) [Spec PS3501.N55 A46], and Sherwood Anderson’s Memoirs (1942) [Spec PS3501.N55 Z49]. Fine press editions of A New Testament (1927) by Boni and Liveright [Spec PS3501.N55 N4], No Swank (1934) by Centaur Press [Spec PS3501.N55 N6 1934], and Winesburg, Ohio (1978) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec PS3501.N5 W5 1978].
  • Anderson (Walter Truett) Collection, 1976-1986. Audio interviews for a book on the Esalen Institute and typescripts of this book and three others by the author/journalist/political scientist. (HPA Mss 2).
  • [Andrews, Christopher Columbus]. One letter (TL), 1931, from Alice E. Andrews (daughter of Christopher Columbus Andrews) to Dr. Solon J. Buck of the Minnesota Historical Society, re earlier correspondence between her and Thomas L. Sullivan pertaining to republication of her father’s Civil War era book, Hints to Company Officers on Their Military Duties (1862). (Wyles SC 468).
  • Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman (1860?-1936). One note (ANS) from American writer Andrews to a Mrs. Reynolds, re a visit to New York and thanking her for selling an unknown item, n.d. (SC 359).
  • Andrews, Michael F. Articles and art education bibliographies, 1961-1983. (HPA SC 2).
  • Anglemyer (Philinda Rand) Philippines Collection, ca. 1901-1907. 159 b/w photographs (including a few cyanotypes), copies of a journal and correspondence, and related material of a Radcliffe graduate who taught English in the Philippines in the early 1900s. Includes images of students, missionaries, local people, buildings, and scenes especially in the areas around Silay and Lingayen, and Manila. (Bernath Mss 102).
  • Angola Mining Photograph Album, ca. late 1910s-early 1920s. 85 black/white photographs with handwritten captions in English, mainly southwest Angola, showing the arrival of the first geologists/miners/engineers by ship “S.S. Mozambique” at Mossamedes [now Namibe], the quay, street scene, and hunting; prospecting at Giraul, Mucungo, Lagoa da Mina, Muninho, Maiombo, Wanamandambi Camp, Pedra Grande region, Cambongue, Kune, and elsewhere, including images of camp life, buildings, geological formations, digging and mine shafts, ore [probably gold]; local population of Capanignube, Mucubaes, Maiombo, Kune. Also, views of Region Chapeu Armado [on the coast], including bay and bitumen deposits; construction of the Kune high-road; Boer wagons and cattle. (Bernath Mss 233).
  • [Antarctic]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Antarctic]. Scott Antarctic [Terra Nova] Expedition Photographs, 1910-1913. Glass plate negatives. (Bernath Mss 111).
  • "Anti-Fugitive Slave Law Meeting." Printed text of Resolutions and Address at the meeting. Syracuse, New York, January 9, 1851. (Wyles SC 799).
  • [Antigua]. Latin America Photograph Album, ca. 1920s. 132 b/w photographs and 9 picture postcards, few captions in English, of a an unnamed American couple on tour, beginning in Cuba and continuing on to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Antigua. Includes streets scenes, buildings, and local inhabitants, coffee, tobacco, and sugar cane plantations and manufacturing facilities. (Bernath Mss 326).
  • Anti-Viet Nam War Collection, ca. late 1960s-early 1970s. 60+ flyers, handbills, newsletters, and other ephemera, mainly Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan area. Groups represented include the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Viet Nam Veterans Against the War, Inc., Black Panther Party, White Panthers, War Resisters League, Michigan Anti-Imperialist Coalition, and the National Peace Action Coalition. (SC 865).
  • Appelbaum (Richard) Collection, ca. 1973. Audio recordings, interviews re Bank of America burning in Isla Vista, next to UCSB, in Feb. 1970. (SBHC Mss 60).
  • Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880-1918) [real name Wilhelm Albert Vladimir Apollinaris Kostrowitzky]. French poet, born in Italy. Holdings include L’Enchanteur Pourrissant (1909) [Spec PQ2601.P6 E5 1909 vault]; Vitam Impendere Amori (1917) [Spec PQ2601.P6 V5 1917 vault]; Calligrammes (1918) [Spec PQ2601.P6 C3 vault]; Les Mamelles de Tiresias (1918) [Spec PQ2601.P6 M3 1918 vault]; Le Bestiaire (1919) [Spec PQ2601.P6 B4 1919 vault]; Le Poète Assassiné (1926) [Spec PQ2601.P6 P6 1926], also in English as The Poet Assassinated 1923) [Spec PQ2601.P6 P6E 1923]; Alcools (1965) in English [Spec PQ2601.P6 A713 1965]; the four-volume set Œuvres Complètes de Guillaume Apollinaire (1965) [Spec PQ2601.P6 1965]; and the three-volume set Apollinaire Journaliste: Textes Retrouvés et Textes Inédits avec Présentation et Notes (1979) [Spec PQ2601.P6 A6 1979]. Fine press editions of Le Bestiaire (1967) by Éditions L.C.L. [Spec PQ2601.P6 1965], The Poet Assassinated (1968) by Tanglewood Press [Spec PQ2601.P6 P62 1968b vault], Mirror (1986) by Ninja Press [Printers Z239.N564 A66 1986], and The Hills (2004) by Pooté Press [Printers Z239.P5665 A66 2004].
  • Apuleius, Lucius (c.125-170). Roman writer and rhetorician. Holdings include La Fable de Psyché (1802) with illustrations by Raphael [Printers Z239.4.D5 F3], The Works of Apuleius (1853) [Spec PA6209.A1 1853], and a limited first edition of the Robert Graves translation of The Golden Ass (1950) [Spec PA6209.M3 G7]. Fine press editions of the story of Cupid and Psyche by Ballantyne Press in English (1897) [Printers Z239.2.B22 A5] and Latin (1901) [Printers Z239.2.B22 A495 1901]; a 1923 translation into Czech by Arthur Novák [Printers Z239.9.C9 N6]; English editions by Laurel Press (1923) [Printers Z239.L34 A6], the Limited Editions Club (1932) [Spec PA6209.M3 L5], and the Heritage Press (1951) [Printers Z239.H46 A6].
  • [Arabic]. Wendell (Charles) Arabic Volumes, ca. 1800s-1900s. Seven bound manuscript and printed volumes in Arabic script, some illuminated by hand, including works on Islamic architecture and religion. (Mss 199).
  • Arabic Wax Cylinders, ca. 1900. Twenty-one commercial brown wax cylinder recordings, made in Damascus, Syria. The cylinders are male vocals with instrumental (oud) accompaniment. (PA Mss 42).
  • Archer (John F.) Susohn Etching Plates, 1976. 18 original etching plates [linoleum cuts], used in Archer’s printed portfolio, Susohn: A Personal Journey (San Diego, CA: Atavistic Press, 1976). Also, author’s autograph copy of Susohn, no. 13 of an edition of 30, as well as other titles by Atavistic Press. (Printers Mss 29).
  • [Architecture]. Asmara, Eritrea Photograph Album, ca. latter 1930s-early 1940s. Album, with about 96 black/white numbered but uncaptioned photographs, of Asmara and environs during the period of Italian occupation. Images of street scenes, local inhabitants, Art Deco buildings such as the Cinema Impero, Jamia al Kulafae Mosque, railway linking to the coast, surrounding countryside and roads. (SC 966).
  • [Architecture]. Bill (Joseph T.) Oral History, 1991-1994. Interviews with Joe Bill, an urban planner who served as Executive Director of the Community Redevelopment Agencies in Sacramento and Los Angeles, Director of Planning for the architectural firm of William L. Pereira, member of the New Communities Administration in Washington, DC., and advisor to UCSB Chancellor Barbara Uehling and her staff on the Long-Range Development Plan for UCSB. Related interviews with John C. Harkness, H. Ralph Taylor, Congressman James H. Scheuer, Yukio Kawaratani, Ray Hebert, Jack Bevash, James Langenheim, Niels Stoermer, Cesar Pelli, Edward Logue, Edward L. Barnes, Harry Cobb, Bruce Allen, and Edward Helfeld. (OH 18).
  • [Architecture]. Community Development and Conservation Collection (CDCC), ca. 1895-1980s. Also known as the Pearl Chase Collection, focusing on Santa Barbara history in the 20th century. Included are papers relating to several hundred local organizations (especially pertaining to architecture, gardens, housing, land use, and planning), as well events such as Fiesta, Chase family papers, and numerous photographs of local scenes. (SBHC Mss 1).
  • [Architecture]. Coyne (Claude Harold) Oral History. California Architecture & Art Project. (OH 110).
  • [Architecture]. Harmer (A. Bertrand) Photograph Collection, ca. 1925. Ca. 156 b/w prints of Spanish Colonial Architecture, taken by Harmer in 1925, the year of the Santa Barbara earthquake. Harmer was an architect who designed many of the Spanish-style buildings in Santa Barbara. (SBHC Mss 72).
  • [Architecture]. Knowles (Joseph) Collection, 1920s-1930s. Correspondence, lists, and samples, mostly relating to Western Builder’s Supply Co. of San Francisco, ca. 1920s-1930s, and two letters (TLS) to George Washington Smith, Santa Barbara architect, re architectural and design catalogs and brochures being sent, 1922 and 1928. Related trade catalogs, also collected by Knowles, have been cataloged separately. (SC 717).
  • [Architecture]. Murphy (John Frederic) Papers, 1916-1963. Correspondence, documents, b/w photos, flyers, pamphlets and other printed material relating to the life of a Santa Barbara architect, including his academic days at Grinnell College and Columbia University, his military service during WWI, and his professional association with the American Institute of Architects. (SBHC Mss 21).
  • [Architecture]. Romaine (Lawrence B.) Trade Catalog Collection, ca. 1850-1968. More than 40,000 items that Romaine collected and which are arranged along the lines of his published guide. Includes 48 boxes on architecture; 24 boxes on building materials; six boxes on drafting supplies; 85 boxes on hardware; 31 boxes on heating and ventilation systems; eight boxes on home decoration; seven boxes on lighting; 28 boxes on plumbing; two boxes on surveying supplies; two boxes on welding and soldering; and 20 boxes on woodworking. (Mss 107).
  • [Architecture]. Sanchez (Gil) Collection, 1974-2008 pdf icon. Personal and biographical information, correspondence, Thousands of drawings, research materials, photographs, and other materials of the Mexican American architect whose restoration projects have included the Santa Barbara Presidio, Mission San Juan Bautista, San Juan Capistrano, Mission Santa Clara, the Peralta Adobe, Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park Adobe, and Juana Briones Adobe. (CEMA 15).
  • [Architecture]. UCSB, Office of Architects and Engineers Records, ca. 1950-1979. Contains plans, reports, and committee minutes relating to the design and construction of campus buildings and facilities. (UArch 63).
  • [Architecture]. UCSB, Facilities Management Records, 1874-1998 [bulk dates 1960-1980]. Contains correspondence, maps, surveys, easements, deeds, lease agreements, photographs, meeting minutes and construction and planning documents pertaining to the facilities development of the University of California, Santa Barbara, focusing on its current Goleta location. Many of the documents pertain to the establishment of roads (in particular, Storke, Los Carneros and El Colegio), sewage lines and other utilities. Another portion of the documents pertain to land acquisitions which resulted in the establishment and maintenance of the Goleta campus, the Devereux Center, and the Isla Vista Sanitary District. Stored offsite; advance notice required for retrieval. (UArch 27).
  • [Architecture]. UCSB, Physical Planning Committee Records, 1962-1983. Contains committee meeting agendas and minutes, covering the period of 1962 to 1983. Also included are a few Building and Campus Development Committee meeting agendas and minutes, bound in conjunction with the Physical Planning Committee documents. (UArch 59).
  • [Architecture]. Wendell (Charles) Arabic Volumes, ca. 1800s-1900s. Seven bound manuscript and printed volumes in Arabic script, some illuminated by hand, including works on Islamic architecture and religion. (Mss 199).
  • Archive of Recorded Vocal Music. Approximately 18,000 vocal recordings from the first half of the 20th century. (PA Mss 19).
  • [Arctic]. Schmidt (Oswin) Polar / Arctic Travel Album, 1912. 160 original photographs, some panorama shots, and chromolithographs, as well as route maps, postcards, and menus of a voyage on the S.S. Grosser Kurfürst of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Line, from Bremerhafen (Germany) to Scotland (Edinburgh), Iceland (Reykjavik and Tröllafos), Spitzbergen, King Jacob Land, and Norway (Lyngseidet, Tromsoe, Malde, Balholmen, and Bergen). Includes images of people, settlements, villages, and towns, surrounding countryside, coast, icebergs, glaciers, Laplanders and reindeer, and Norwegian whale fishery. Captions in German. (Bernath Mss 311).
  • Arctic Scenes Photograph Album, ca. 1899-1903. 64 black/white photographs, mainly of the Eskimo population and environs of Alaska. (Wyles Mss 136).
  • [Argentina]. Dozer (Donald Marquand) Papers, ca. 1939-1975 [bulk dates 1940s]. Collection of a Latin American specialist in the DRA and a UCSB faculty member; includes typescript of book Latin America: An Interpretative History, files from Dozer’s government service in the 1940s, and newspaper clippings (mostly about Argentina). (Bernath Mss 6).
  • [Argentina]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Argentina]. Payne (Owen Street) Papers, ca. 1838-1943. Essays by Payne, primarily concerning the rise of Nazi Germany, World War II, Argentina and other parts of Latin America. (Bernath Mss 14).
  • [Argentina]. Patagonia, Argentina Photographs, 1943. (SC 893).
  • Argentina Photograph Collection, ca. 1900-1950s. 52 apparently unrelated black and white photographs, some tinted, some mounted, mainly portraits and group shots depicting dress and photographic techniques of the times, from Buenos Aires, Bahia Blanca, and elsewhere in Argentina. (Bernath Mss 344).
  • Argentina Photograph Collection, ca. 1920s-1960s. (Bernath Mss 121).
  • Argentina Subject Collection. (Bernath Mss 225).
  • Argentina [Tucuman] Sugar Plantations Photographic Journal, 1905. Typescript narrative journal written under the pseudonym Raul of the Andes, recounting the travels and observations of three young men, members of the Catholic social movement La Federación de Cículos Católicos De Obreros, which had been founded in Argentina by Padre Federico Grote in 1892. The group traveled in the northern Argentinean province of Tucuman to observe the social and labor situation of the sugar cane workers in that area. The journal documents daily activities and working conditions for laborers and their families in 14 sugar operations (incl. Lastenia, Trinidad, Esperanza, San Miguel, Manantial, Santa Barbara, Florida, Concepcion, Nueva Baviera, La Corona, San Juan, and El Paraiso). The interleaved 72 black and white photographs show groups of workers, cutting of cane, transport of cane, workers’ quarters, managers fancier houses, groups of children, and workers’ wives buying firewood and other daily activities. (SC 906).
  • Ariosto, Ludovico (1474-1533). Italian poet. Holdings include editions of Orlando Furioso from 1588 [Spec PQ4567.A2 1588] and a fine press edition from 1883 with illustrations by Gustave Doré. [Spec PQ4582.S5 A36].
  • Aristophanes (c. 448-388 BC). Greek playwright, known for satires and comedies. Holdings include Comodiæ Undecim, Græce et Latine (1710), featuring Greek and Latin text [Spec PA3875.A2 1710]; fine press editions of Women in Parliament (1929) by Chiswick Press [Printers Z239.2.F3 A58], The Clouds (1941) by the Peter Pauper Press [Printers Z239.P4 A7], and The Birds (1959) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec PA3877.A8 1959]. Also, fine press editions of Lysistrata by Chiswick Press (1926) [Printers Z239.2.F3 A6], Beardsley Press (1927) [Spec PA3877.L8 1927], and the Limited Editions Club (1934) with illustrations by Pablo Picasso [Spec PA3877.L8 1934 vault].
  • Aristotle (384-322 BC). Greek philosopher, scientist, and teacher. Holdings include Trattato Dei Governi di Aristotile (1549) [Spec JC71.A4 S43 1549]; Περί Ποιητικής: De Arte Poetica (1564), featuring Greek and Latin text [Spec PA3893.P5 1564]; The Art of Poetry (1705) [Spec PN1040.A5 G6]; The Whole of Aristotle’s Works, Complete (1782) featuring many spurious and doubtful texts [Spec B458 1782]; Aristotle’s Experienced Midwife (1791) [Spec RG950.A7]; De Partibus Animalium (1829) [Darwin PA3892.A7 1829]; and Aristotle’s History of Animals (1862) [Darwin QL41.A7413 1862].
  • [Arizona]. California Picture Postcard Album, ca. 1900. 45 b/w and color picture postcards, mainly California, including several images of Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Catalina Island, San Diego, and Pasadena. Also a few from New Mexico and Kingman, Arizona. (SC 823).
  • [Arizona]. Kiewit (John S.) Photography Collection, ca. 1968-2000. More than 10,000 color and black/white prints, color slides, and black/white negatives. Color slides constitute the bulk of the collection. The images reflect what Kiewit saw on his travels throughout California and the West, as well as trips to other parts of the U.S. and the world. Prominent places and themes include Baja, barns and farms, Big Sur, buildings and building elements (doors and windows), Carmel [CA], Central Coast [CA], Channel Islands, Death Valley, fences, ghost towns, Hawaii, Hollister Ranch [CA], landscapes, Malibu [CA], Marin County [CA], New England, New Mexico, ocean views, Oregon, Oxnard [CA], rock formations, signs, surfing, trees, Utah, wildflowers, Wyoming, and Yosemite. Other countries represented in the collection include Cook Island, Costa Rica, El Salvador, England, France, Guatemala, Marques and Tahiti Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, and New Zealand. Most of the images were taken from the 1970s to the 1990s. (Mss 228).
  • [Arizona]. [Wyles, William]. Nine picture postcards of Arizona, Utah and Canada, addressed to Mrs. William Wyles, ca. 1904. (Wyles SC 636).
  • [Arkansas]. United Confederate Veterans. Arkansas Division. Three letters (one TLS and two TL), and one typescript extract from a report re Arkanasas Civil War veterans. (Wyles SC 255).
  • Arlington, Henry Bennet, Earl of (1618-1685). One document (ADS) re order for payment for a diamond ring, 21 July 1680 (SC 7).
  • Army of Northern Virginia. One Confederate Civil War document re collecting supplies for the Army. Virginia, 14 Sept. 1864. (Wyles SC 60).
  • Army of the Potomac Ledger, 1864-1865. One bound Civil War era volume entitled “Report of Names of Officers doing duty in the Quartermasters Department,” including number of staff, line officers and enlisted men for duty; and number of cavalry, artillery, ambulances, and private horses, mules, oxen and other means of transportation in each regiment, battery or detachment. (Wyles Mss 66).
  • Arnold, Matthew (1822-1888). English poet and scholar. Holdings include Poems (1854) [Spec PR4021.P6 1854], On Translating Homer (1861) [Spec PR4022.O66], The Popular Education of France (1861) [PR4022.P66], Heinrich Heine (1863) [Spec PR4022.H45], Essays in Criticism (1865) [PR4022.E3 1865], On the Study of Celtic Literature (1867) [Spec PR4022.O63], New Poems (1867) [Spec PR4022.N4], Culture and Anarchy (1869) [Spec PR4022.C7], St. Paul and Protestantism (1870) [Spec PR4022.S3], Literature and Dogma (1873) [Spec PR4022.L5], God & the Bible (1875) [Spec PR4022.G6], Mixed Essays (1879) [Spec PR4022.M5], Irish Essays (1882) [Spec PR4022.I7], the three-volume set Poems (1885) [Spec PR4021.P6 1885], Discourses in America (1885) [Spec PR4022.D57], Civilization in the United States (1888) [Spec PR4022.C5 and Wyles E168.A7], Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold (1890) [Spec PR4020.A2 1890b], Alaric at Rome (1896) [Spec PR4021.G37 1896], Eugénie de Guérin (1903) [Spec PR4022.G81 1903] and Maurice de Guérin (1903) [Spec PR4022.G82 1903], The Scholar-Gypsy (1906) [Spec PR4022.S34 1906], and General Grant (1966) [Wyles E672.A75 1966]. Fine press editions of Empedocles on Etna (1896) by Ballantyne Press [Spec PR4022.E25 1896], Tristram and Iseult (1946) by the Golden Eagle Press (1946) [Printers Z239.G648 A76 1946], and a broadside edition of The Buried Life (1951) [Printers Z239.O3 A7]. Additionally, a two-line manuscript poem dated August 1883 is available [SC 8].
  • Arnold, Matthew (1822-1888). One short manuscript poem, signed, 12 August 1883. (SC 8).
  • Arroyo (Pedro) Collection. (CEMA 87).
  • [Art/Artists]. Alicia (Juana) Collected Works Digitized Art Collection, 1983-2006. The collection presently consists of one series, Series I Artwork, made up of digitized images of 137 works of art spanning the years from 1983 through 2006. (CEMA 106).
  • [Art/Artists]. Alurista [Alberto Urista] Papers, 1954-2010. Scripts, correspondence, photographs, autographed books and ephemera of the Chicano artist and poet, one of the leading literary figures of the Chicano Movement era, who helped to establish The Centro Cultural de la Raza in San Diego. (CEMA 21).
  • [Art/Artists]. Borein, Edward. One black and white inscribed, mounted photograph of western Borein. Santa Barbara, California, 16 Sept. 1930. (Wyles SC 683).
  • [Art/Artists]. Borein, Edward. Poster advertising The Pinto Horse, by Charles Elliott Perkins; illustrated by Edward Borein. First edition was published in 1927. (SC 985).
  • [Art/Artists]. Califas: Chicano Art and Culture in California pdf icon. Video archives, with interviews of individuals such as Ralph Maradiaga, Victor Ochoa, Ernesto Palomino, Patricia Rodriguez, and Luis Valdez; festivals, performances, and other events; and Califas conferences. (CEMA 104).
  • [Art/Artists]. Camplís (Francisco) Papers, 1967-2000 pdf icon. Mainly files pertaining to professional activities, and photographs, of the Chicano artist, photographer, and filmmaker. (CEMA 47).
  • [Art/Artists]. Centro Cultural de La Raza Archives, 1970-1999. Slides and other materials relating to the San Diego artists’ collective, co-founded in 1970 by Chicano poet Alurista and artist Victor Ochoa. Known as a center of indigenismo (indigenism) during the Aztlán phase of Chicano art in the early 1970s. (CEMA 12).
  • [Art/Artists]. Chicano Art Movement Collection, 1970-2001  pdf icon. Articles and other materials, from various sources, relating to California-based Chicano artists and visual arts centers, including Guillermo Gomez Peña, Ester Hernández Yolanda López, and the art group Mujeres Muralistas. (CEMA 37).
  • [Art/Artists]. Chicano Tattoo Body Art Collection, ca. 1970s pdf icon. Small collection of 71 slides of unknown provenance that suggest a possible ethnocentric study on gang life in San Gabriel Valley, California. Included in the slides are images of tattoos and tattooing, as well as images of picnics, confrontations with police, graffiti, and group shots. Also included is an article from the San Diego Union-Tribune on the meaning of tattoos and tattooing. (CEMA 98).
  • [Art/Artists]. Clark (Claude) Oral History, 1995. Interviews with the Oakland, California African American artist. (OH 29).
  • [Art/Artists]. Colacion (Lawrence) Papers. Graphic artwork and related materials of the Chicano graphic artist Lawrence “El” Colacion. (CEMA 94).
  • [Art/Artists]. De la Garza Collection on the Latino Museum of History of Art and Culture. (CEMA 52).
  • [Art/Artists]. Duardo (Richard) Collection of Silkscreen Prints, 1976-1986 pdf icon. Materials of the Chicano graphic artist. (CEMA 65).
  • [Art/Artists]. Dunlap (Margaret S.) Papers, ca. 1940s-1990s. Bio/personal files, sketch books, slides, photographs and other material of a local artist who created many public art works in Santa Barbara. (SBHC Mss 67).
  • [Art/Artists]. Exposition Internationale du Surrealisme 1959-1960. Several printed items, including a 17 mm sound recording (La Brebis Galante de Benjamin Péret), exhibition catalog, cards, pamphlets, stamps, and other emphemera relating to the Exposition, held in Paris. (SC 753).
  • [Art/Artists]. Galería de la Raza (GDLR) Archives, ca. 1966-1999. Administrative records, programs, subject files, correspondence, clippings, slides, photographs, serigraphs, posters, silkscreen prints, ephemera and other creative materials documenting activities of the San Francisco Bay Area Chicano cultural arts center. Includes work by many of the prominent Chicano(a)/Latino(a) artists, such as Juana Alicia, Rodolfo (Rudy) Cuellar, Alfredo De Batuc, Ricardo Favela, Gilbert Luján (Magu), Ralph Maradiaga, Juanishi Orosco, Irene Pérez, Patricia Rodríguez, and René Yañez. (CEMA 4).
  • [Art/Artists]. Galería Las Americas Archives, ca. 1989-1999. Press and exhibition files, artist portfolios, correspondence, photographs and slides of the gallery founded by Chicana artist Linda Vallejo in 1989. Includes material relating to artists such as David Botello, Nik Fernández, Wayne Healy, Mario G. López, Isabel Martinez, Tony Ortega, Rodrigo Palacios, Sara Palacios, Daniel Salazar, Teddy Sandoval, Rudy Torres, Linda Vallejo, and René Vásquez. (CEMA 27).
  • [Art/Artists]. Garcia (Rupert and Sammi Madison) Collection. Personal collection of an Oakland-based artist, comprised of 562 vintage silkscreen prints and posters by predominantly Chicano, Black, and Asian American artists. (CEMA 101).
  • [Art/Artists]. Gledhill (Frances) Oral History, 1975. Life history of an artist, composer, poet, educator, writer, and reformer. Subjects covered include New York City, Columbia University, Shipping Board, and women’s suffrage. Central Coast Regional Projects. (OH 42).
  • [Art/Artists]. Gonzalez (Luis C.) Papers. Works of art on paper by the Sacramento, California based Chicano artist, also known as Louie-the-foot). (CEMA 74).
  • [Art/Artists]. Gonzalez (Maya) Papers. Slides of art work and biographical ephemera of acclaimed San Francisco-based Chicana painter and children’s book illustrator. (CEMA 103).
  • [Art/Artists]. Guthrie (James) – Pear Tree Press Collection, ca. 1901-1952, 1971. Bibliographical and biographical information, correspondence, publications and other material relating to artist/printer Guthrie and his Pear Tree Press, located in Sussex, England. (Printers Mss 11).
  • [Art/Artists]. Hom (Nancy) Papers. Materials relating to the Chinese American cultural/visual artist. (CEMA 46).
  • [Art/Artists]. Howarth (F. M.) Drawing Collection, 1889-1890. Eleven original cartoon line drawings on boards, varying sizes, which appeared in the old Life Magazine. Howarth, an American artist known for his stylized characters, also drew for other humor magazines of the day, such as Puck. (SC 720).
  • [Art/Artists]. Japanese Woodcut Fan Albums, late 1800s-early 1900s. Two fan albums featuring 28 separate Meiji/Taisho era Japanese artists, as well as eight Hiroshige reprints. Fan albums, created as marketing tools, were a compilation of a season’s available designs, commissioned by some of the most eminent artists of the day. (Printers Mss 66).
  • [Art/Artists]. Limon (Leo) Papers, 1975-2008 [bulk dates 1997-2008]. Small collection of silkscreen prints, photographs, ephemera and some correspondence from Limon, a popular, veteran Chicano art movement artist with close ties to the Chicano cultural arts centers Self-Help Graphics & Art and the defunct Mechicano Art Center. (CEMA 95).
  • [Art/Artists]. Lopez (Yolanda) Papers, 1961-1998. Personal and professional materials generated by Chicana artist Lopez, the bulk consisting of incoming personal correspondence from family members (esp. Analee Lively, Lopez’s half-sister) and fellow artists such as Rene Yañez, with whom Lopez has maintained a relationship since the late 1970s. Also, biographical and professional materials, with clippings of media mentions, announcement cards and posters for her exhibits and lectures, and various miscellaneous files and clippings that relate to her work; several original silkscreens and offset posters, a number of slides, a personal diary with irregular entries spanning from 1976-1979, and two video cassettes featuring Lopez. (CEMA 11).
  • [Art/Artists]. Lungren (Fernand) Collection, ca. 1890s-1932. Correspondence (including letter from Stewart Edward White), art exhibition catalogs (U.S. and England), and photographs relating to Santa Barbara artist Lungren. The UCSB University Art Museum has a large collection of Lungren’s works. (SC 180).
  • [Art/Artists]. M. (Rosa) Papers, 1986-2002 pdf icon. Correspondence, photographs, artistic works, and other materials of the Chicana artist and muralist. (CEMA 22).
  • [Art/Artists]. Marin (John) Collection, ca. 1900-1930s. Five b/w photos and one earlier photogravure of artist John Marin. (SC 863).
  • [Art/Artists]. McGuire (Harry) Collection, ca. 1659-1980 [bulk dates 1910s-1966]. Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and publications edited by McGuire, who spent his later years in Santa Barbara. Includes materials relating to the Music Academy and Santa Barbara Council of Arts.  Also, William Hogarth prints (18c), British engravings and handbills (mainly 19c), and caricatures, cartoons, and drawings (mainly for his magazine Ringmaster). Large related book collection, mainly 19th and 20th century American and British literature, including first editions of Hamlin Garland, Aldous Huxley, Christopher Morley, and H. G. Wells, which have been cataloged separately. (SBHC Mss 54).
  • [Art/Artists]. Montoya (José) Papers, 1969-2001. Art work, poems, manuscripts and publications of Chicano artist, poet and political activist Montoya, who co-founded the Royal Chicano Air Force. (CEMA 20).
  • [Art/Artists]. Ochoa (Victor) Collection, 1962-2000. Art files, exhibition files, ephemera, posters and prints and other printed matter, photographs and slides, correspondence files, and recordings of the Chicano painter/muralist long considered to be one of the pioneers of San Diego’s Chicano art movement and co-founder of the Centro Cultural de la Raza in Balboa Park, a multidisciplinary community-based arts center devoted to producing and preserving Indian, Mexican, and Chicano art and culture. (CEMA 66).
  • [Art/Artists]. Odundo (Magdalene) Oral History, ca. 1994-1995. Interviews for the University Art Museum, forming the basis for the exhibition catalogue Ceramic Gestures, New Vessels by Magdalene Odundo. (OH 72).
  • [Art/Artists]. Prigoff (James) Slide Collection, 1975-2003. 429 slides, overwhelmingly of mural art and of spray can art, visually documenting important aspects of the Chicano art movement in California, in particular in the San Diego and Tijuana area. (CEMA 102).
  • [Art/Artists]. Rodríguez (Patricia) Collection. Materials of the Chicana artist and muralist. (CEMA 67).
  • [Art/Artists]. Romney, George. One letter (ALS) from portrait painter Romney to John [?], re commissions he is working on or has refused, 1794. Laid in William Hayley’s The Life of George Romney (Chicester, 1809). (SC 492).
  • [Art/Artists]. Royal Chicano Air Force Archives, 1973-1988. Extensive collection of slides and silkscreen prints, along with administrative records, news clippings, correspondence, exhibition descriptions and flyers, photographs, creative writings, and miscellaneous publications of the Sacramento-based artists collective. Founding members of the RCAF include José Montoya, Esteban Villa, Juanishi V. Orosco, Ricardo Favela, and Rudy Cuellar (CEMA 8).
  • [Art/Artists]. Stewart (George) Thailand / Philippines Photographs, ca. 1960s. 16 black/white snapshots, most apparently of Thailand, including Bangkok, and the Philippines, with street scenes, shops, temples, houses and boats, and local residents. George Stewart (1922-?) was a cartoon artist and art director of Pacific Stars and Stripes during the Vietnam War period. His book, What’s so Funny about Vietnam? was published in 1968. (SC 891).
  • [Art/Artists]. Self-Help Graphics and Art Archives, ca. 1960-1992. Extensive collection of silk screen prints and slides, as well as organizational records, photographs, and ephemera of the Los Angeles cultural arts center and studio. Founded in the early 1970s, during the height of the Chicano Civil Rights movement, by Mexican artists, Carlos Bueno and Antonio Ibañez, and several Chicano artists, including Frank Hernandez and Sister Karen Boccalero. (CEMA 3).
  • [Art/Artists]. Silva (Simon) Papers. Personal papers, including artwork and professional files, of the Latino artist. (CEMA 68).
  • [Art/Artists]. Suman (Alvaro) Papers. Materials of a longtime Santa Barbara Chicano resident, painter, sculptor, and ceramicist. (CEMA 90).
  • [Art/Artists]. Templeton (Rini) Collection, 1970-1999. Materials of the Chicana artist, sculptor, and political activist. (CEMA 69).
  • [Art/Artists]. Torero (Mario) Collection. Materials of the San Diego artist, political activist, and teacher, also known as co-founder of several local cultural organizations, including the Centro Cultural de la Raza, the Chicano Park Murals Outdoor Museum, and the San Diego/Tijuana artists’ group United By Art (UBA). (CEMA 44).
  • [Art/Artists]. Torres (Salvador Roberto) Papers, 1934-2002 [bulk dates 1962-2002]. Personal and biographical information, files relating to professional activities and teaching, and correspondence of the Mexican-American artist, mural painter, and activist, best known for his work in creating San Diego’s Chicano Park, which includes the largest collection of Chicano murals in the world, and as a founder of the Centro Cultural de la Raza and Las Toltecas en Aztlán, a Chicano artists group. (CEMA 38).
  • [Art/Artists]. UCSB, University Art Museum (UAM) Collection, 1956-2008. Collection includes administrative files and exhibition catalogs, announcements, and posters. (UArch 30).
  • [Art/Artists]. Vallejo (Linda) Papers, 1975-2001. Photographs, slides, posters, correspondence, publications and ephemera of the Chicana painter, sculptor, printmaker, and founder of Galeria Las Americas. (CEMA 76).
  • [Art/Artists]. Vanity Fair Lithographs, ca. 1870s-1900s. Color lithographs and biographical sketches of Artists, Huntsmen and Country Gentlemen, Men of the Day, and Statesmen series appearing in Vanity Fair, ca. 1870s-1900s. (Printers Mss 72).
  • [Art/Artists]. Vasquez (Emigdio) Papers. Slides of Vasquez’ work, together with photographs, silk screen prints, videos, interviews, correspondence, project files, and mural renderings of the Orange, California based Chicano painter and muralist. One of the pioneering artists of the Chicano Art Movement, Vasquez is known for his contemporary realism, capturing the lives of the working class in the Chicano community. (CEMA 43).
  • [Art/Artists]. Villa (Esteban) Papers, 1974-2002. Original sketches, correspondence, exhibition announcements, collected writings, and research files of the Sacramento Chicano artist and muralist, and one of the founding members of the Royal Chicano Air Force, an artists’ cultural collective. (CEMA 50).
  • [Art/Artists]. Webb (Margaret Ely) Collection, ca. 1920s-1950s. Correspondence, Christmas greetings and watercolor sketches by Santa Barbara book artist, book plate designer, and printmaker Margaret Ely Webb (1877-1965), as well as essays by/about her. (SC 328).
  • [Art/Artists]. Weber, Max (1881-1961). One letter (ALS) from -American painter Max Weber, to a Miss Van Denburg, [1915], re his booklet on Cubist poems, and an exhibition catalog from Montross Gallery, 1917. Laid in Weber’s Essays on Art. (SC 327).
  • [Art/Artists]. Whistler, James A. Two engraved maps of Anacapa Island, by artist Whistler, 1854. (SC 703).
  • [Art/Artists]. White, William Allen. Four letters (TLS) from William Allen White, American author, politician, and editor and owner of the Emporia Gazette [Kansas] to/about Southwest artist, illustrator and Santa Barbara resident Fernand Lungren, re Lungren’s work and personal reminiscences of times with him, 1905-1935. (SC 336).
  • Arthurs, Robert. Photocopy of one letter (TLS) to Robert Lomas, re Civil War experiences and reply from Lomas, 1886, 1887. (Wyles SC 500).
  • Artists’ Collection. Primarily correspondence, clippings, and photographs collected by Margaret [?], re Robert Henri, William Merrit Chase, and Santa Barbara artists William Louis Otte and Della Shull, ca. 1907-1957. (SC 481).
  • [Aruba]. Hiss (Philip Hanson) Photograph Collection, 1939-early 1940s. 120+ black/white professional photographs of people and scenes in Aruba, Bali, Bonaire, Curacao, Hawaii, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Martin, and Surinam, taken by Philip Hanson Hiss (1910-1988), ca. 1939-early 1940s. Hiss was a photographer, author, and world traveler who, during World War II, served in the Office of Strategic Service (OSS). (Bernath Mss 76).
  • Asboth, Alexander S. [General, Ohio Infantry, 48th Regiment (Vol)]. One Civil War letter (ALS). Fort Pickering, 11 Jan. 1863. (Wyles SC 382).
  • Ash (Marinell) Collection, 1970s and 1980s. Correspondence and related printed ephemera, re Scottish history. Accompanies a book collection on the same topic. (SC 519).
  • [Ashburton, Robert Offley (Lord Houghton)]. One note (ANS) from Charles Clay, re names of sisters mentioned in Lord Houghton’s Gleanings from Beranger (1889). [London], 21 July 1962. (SC 396).
  • [Ashmore, Harry S.]. Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) Collection, 1950-1991 [bulk dates 1961-1987]. Correspondence, presentations, publications, and audiovisual materials relating to Ashmore’s involvement with the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) may be found in the CSDI Collection (Mss 18).
  • Ashmore (Harry S.) Collection, ca. 1922-1997 [bulk dates 1950s-1980s]. Addresses and speeches, awards, biographical information, correspondence, writings, photographs, audiotapes and videotapes of the newspaperman, writer, editor-in-chief of Encyclopaedia Britannica, and executive for the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Awarded the first double Pulitzer Prizes in history for distinguished service in the Little Rock school integration controversy of the 1950s. Includes articles by Ashmore re Vietnam War, files pertaining to his book Mission to Hanoi, and audiotape of Ashmore reporting to the CSDI Founding Members re his 1967 Vietnam trip. (Mss 155).
  • Ashmore (Harry S.) Oral History. Interviews with Ashmore, about his life, with an emphasis on his days with the Santa Barbara-based Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. (OH 11).
  • Ashton Family World Travel Photograph Collection, 1892-1913. 2500+ b/w photographs in 53 Kodak albums, from numerous trips to far flung parts of the world, including India and Ceylon, Europe, West Indies, Latin America, the Middle East, Egypt, and the U.S. (Bernath Mss 115).
  • Asia and Ireland Travel Photograph Album, 1909-1910. (SC 1042).
  • Asia and Middle East Tour Album, 1928-1929. (SC 1101).
  • Asian American Theater Company (AATC) Archives. Administrative and financial records, correspondence, production files, scripts, audio and video recordings, photographs, slides, posters, and other materials relating to the San Francisco-based AATC, one of only three Asian American theaters in the United States, founded in 1973 by the Chinese American writer and playwright Frank Chin and others. (CEMA 9).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Numerous collections in the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives. See: List of Guides.
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Asian American Theater Company (AATC) Archives. Administrative and financial records, correspondence, production files, scripts, audio and video recordings, photographs, slides, posters, and other materials relating to the San Francisco-based AATC, one of only three Asian American theaters in the United States, founded in 1973 by the Chinese American writer and playwright Frank Chin and others. (CEMA 9).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Billigmeier (Robert) Collection, 1940-1987 [bulk dates 1942-1943]. Materials from a UCSB professor, re his study of the World War II Japanese evacuation and Tule Lake Relocation Center. (CEMA 60).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. California Chinese Chatter, edited by Albert Dressler. Prospectus, describing the work as "Sixty-two pleasant and provoking pages of rare and original telegrams on various subjects, exchanged by the cinese to and from Downieville, Sierra County, California, during the year 1874…," along with a list of other publications by Dressler, ca, 1930. (SC 497).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Chang (Iris) Papers, 1923-2002 [bulk dates 1980-1995]. Research and other materials of the Chinese American author, whose works include Thread of the Silkworm and The Rape of Nanking. (CEMA 39).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Chin (Frank) Papers, 1940-2001. Chinese American playwright, author. (Wyles Mss 103).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Chinese American Advertising Cards. Three cards, one for the play "My Partner," one for linen goods, and one for laundry service (with stereotypical character), all ca. late nineteenth century, apparently New York and Boston. (SC 758).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Chinese American Democratic Club (CADC) Archives, 1988-2000. Files of the CADC, chartered in 1957 by the California State Democratic Central Committee and the California Democratic Council in response to growing political repression and violations of Chinese American civil rights. (CEMA 49).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Chinese American Political Association Archives, 1984-2006 pdf icon. Records of a San Francisco Bay Area organization focused on educating and empowering Chinese Americans in the political process. (CEMA 48).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Chinese American Voters Education Committee, Inc. (CAVEC) Archives, 1984-2000 [bulk dates 1986-1992]. Files of the CAVEC, a non-profit, non- partisan citizen education organization in the San Francisco Bay Area, founded in 1976 to help the large population of Asian immigrants become active participants in the civic life of the area. (CEMA 61).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Hsiang (Bob) Papers. (CEMA 108).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Hom (Nancy) Papers. Materials relating to the Chinese American cultural/visual artist. (CEMA 46).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Ito (Michio) Collection. Materials relating to the Japanese American dancer and choreographer. (CEMA 25).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Kearny Street Workshop Archives, 1972-2002 [bulk dates 1980-2002]. Materials relating to the oldest multidisciplinary Asian American arts organization in the United States, which was established in 1972 as a collective of artists in San Francisco’s Chinatown/ Manila town neighborhood. (CEMA 33).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Lim (Genny) Papers, 1982-1987pdf icon. Manuscripts and other materials relating to the work of the Chinese-American playwright, journalist, musician, poet, and teacher Genny Lim, known for works such as the play Paper Angels. (CEMA 34).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Manzanar Relocation Center Collection, ca. early 1940s. Correspondence, photographs, newsletters, and related materials. (SC 198).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Pacific Islanders Communities Collection. Small collection of ephemera about Polynesian communities resident in California, their annual events and activities. (CEMA 41).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Pai Hsien-Yung [Kenneth Pai] Collection, ca. 1971-1997. Literary manuscripts and other material relating to the novels, short stories, plays, and films adapted from the work of Pai (also known as Kenneth Pai), UCSB professor emeritus of Chinese language and literature and acclaimed author, best known for works such as Wandering in the Garden, Waking from a Dream: Tales of Taipei Characters and Crystal Boy. (UArch FacP 29).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Soriano-Hewitt (Ester) Papers. Materials relating to the Filipina American civil rights activist. (CEMA 62).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Takeda (Helen S. Komoto) Oral History. Interviews with a Japanese Niseii family. (OH 90).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Takeda (Horoshi) Oral History. (OH 91).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Tanaka (Gayle) Papers. Personal collection of an award-winning Asian American painter, print-maker and photographer. (CEMA 19).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Tagatac (Sam) Collection. (CEMA 107).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. UCSB, Student Organizations Collection, ca. 1935-2001 [bulk dates 1960s-1980s]. The collection contains mainly flyers and posters for events, issues of interest, meetings, etc. for student organizations, clubs, and groups. Includes files on ethnic, GLBT, women’s, political & protest, religious & spiritual groups. Some files on Isla Vista, including student services, events, and groups not directly affiliated with the university but formed by students, are included, as well as files on student protests, including the bank burning and Vietnam War. (UArch 101).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Wong (Elizabeth) Papers, 1980-2003. Materials of the award-winning Chinese American playwright, television screenwriter, and columnist specializing in Asian American issues. (CEMA 16).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Wong (Flo) Papers. (CEMA 123).
  • [Asian/Pacific Americans]. Wong (Nellie) Papers, 1972-2001. Mainly writings of Chinese-American author and union activist Wong, including prose and poetry (manuscripts and numerous drafts), and related correspondence, publicity and professional files. Also, files on individuals, conferences, and subjects. (CEMA 14).
  • Asmara, Eritrea Photograph Album, ca. latter 1930s-early 1940s. Album, with about 96 black/white numbered but uncaptioned photographs, of Asmara and environs during the period of Italian occupation. Images of street scenes, local inhabitants, Art Deco buildings such as the Cinema Impero, Jamia al Kulafae Mosque, railway linking to the coast, surrounding countryside and roads. (SC 966).
  • Asrani, U. A. One letter (AL) to the Editor, Fate, re Kundalini yoga. Lucknow, India, 28 Oct. 1977. Laid in U. A. Asrani, Yoga Unveiled. (ARC B132.Y6 A76 1977). (SC 591).
  • Assagioli, Roberto. Typescripts and articles, ca. 1970s. (HPA SC 3).
  • Associated Pioneers of the Territorial Days of California Collection, 1875-1890. Ten printed pamphlets, programs, articles of association, and other items relating to the organization and activities of this group of California pioneers. (Wyles SC 979).
  • Associates for Human Resources (Concord, MA). Pamphlets, program brochures, and catalogs, 1969-1986. (HPA SC 4).
  • Association for Humanistic Education (Carrolton, GA). Flyers, 1989. (HPA SC 5).
  • Association for Humanistic Psychology in Britain. Leaflet, 1986. (HPA SC 6).
  • Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP) Records, 1966-1992. AHP was formed in 1962 by Abraham Maslow, Carl Rogers, Charlotte Buhler, Rollo May, Virginia Satir and other founders of the personal growth movement. The collection contains institutional records relating to administration, publishing, regional associations, and conferences. (HPA Mss 1).
  • Association for Psychotheatrics (Sacramento, CA). Newsletter, n.d. (HPA SC 7).
  • Astor, John J. One letter (TLS) from the Chairman of The Times (London) to C. E. Wright of Hollywood, CA, re sending him a copy of Britain’s Homage. London, January 1953. (SC 364).
  • Astrinsky Family Yiddish – East European Postcard Album, ca. 1900-1924. Photograph album in a customized box labeled with the family name Astrinsky. The album contains 53 postcards, some in color, depicting a variety of people and places with messages handwritten in Yiddish. Many are from areas in Eastern Europe including such locales as Warsaw and Białystok. Captions are in Russian, Polish, Yiddish, and German. Other cards feature locations in the U. S. such as Niagara Falls, Yellowstone National Park, and Santa Barbara, California. A number of the cards are addressed to a Mr. J. Astrinsky in Brooklyn, New York. There are also a handwritten (in Yiddish) note laid in and three handwritten documents (in Yiddish) tipped in. (Bernath Mss 108).
  • Atkins (Stuart Pratt) Papers, 1949. Mainly invitations, programs, articles, reviews, and other items relating to the 1949 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Bicentennial Celebration, which were collected by Goethe – Faust scholar Stuart Pratt Atkins (1914-2000), UCSB professor of Germanic, Slavic, and Semitic Studies from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s. Included is a program for Lotte Lehmann’s recital of lieder based on Goethe texts, given at UC Berkeley, and a photograph of Albert Schweitzer and an autograph by Thornton Wilder in an Aspen program. A number of monographs, mainly German literature, accompany the papers. (UArch FacP 36).
  • ATO Photographic Association – China Photograph Albums, ca. 1920s. Two albums, with photos of Shantung, Tibetans of Yunnan and Suiyan, Chientao, Pinkiang, S. Manchuria, Mongolia, Harbin, S. China, Shanghai, Weihaiwei, and others. (Bernath Mss 80).
  • Atomic Age Collection, ca. 1920s-1971. Pamphlets, brochures, flyers, and other ephemera dealing with issues of radiation and fallout, bomb shelters, civil defense, U.S.-Soviet relations, government and religious response to the development of the atom bomb. Also included is an early example of the uses of radium, a 1920s Revigator, which was a ceramic water jug, lined with low-grade radium. Owners were encouraged to drink several cups of irradiated water a day for their health. (Mss 245).
  • Auden, W. H. (1907-1973). English poet. Holdings include Poems (1930) [Spec PR6001.U4 O7 1932 vault], The Orators (1932) [Spec PR6001.U4 O7 1932], The Dance of Death (1933) [Spec PR6001.U4 D3 1933], The Dog Beneath the Skin (1935) with Christopher Isherwood [Spec PR6001.U4 D6 1935b], Look, Stranger! (1936) [Spec PR6001.U4 L6 1936], The Ascent of F6 (1936) with Christopher Isherwood [Spec PR6001.U4 A8 1936a], On This Island (1937) [Spec PR6001.U4 O6 1937b], Letters from Iceland (1937) [Spec PR6001.U4 O6 1937b], On the Frontier (1938) with Christopher Isherwood [Spec PR6001.U4 O5 1938], Journey to a War (1939) with Christopher Isherwood [Spec PR6001.U4 J68 1939], Another Time (1940) [Spec PR6001.U4 A7 1940b], New Year Letter (1941) [Spec PR6001.U4 N4 1941], The Double Man (1941) [Spec PR6001.U4 D65 1941], For the Time Being (1945) [Spec PR6001.U4 F6 1945], The Enchafèd Flood (1951) [Spec PR6001.U4 E53 1951], The Shield of Achilles (1955) [Spec PR6001.U4 S5 1955a], Homage to Clio (1960) [Spec PR6001.U4 H6 1960b], The Dyer’s Hand (1962) [Spec PR6001.U4 D9], Secondary Worlds (1968) [Spec PR6001.U4 S4 1968b], City Without Walls(1969) [Spec PR6001.U4 C5 1969b], Academic Graffiti (1971) [Spec PR6001.U4 A63 1971], and Thank You, Fog: Last Poems (1974) [Spec PR6001.U4 T5 1974]. Fine press editions of Marginalia (1966) by Ibex Press [Spec PR6001.U4 M37 1966], Auden – Five Poems (1983) by Labyrinth Editions [Spec PR6001.U4 A6 1983 vault], and Three Unpublished Poems (1986) by Kelly-Winterton Press [Spec PR6001.U4 A17 1986]. Additionally, the sound recording W.H. Auden Reading from His Works (1954) is available [Spec LP 0097].
  • Augustine (354-430). Roman clergyman, became the first Archbishop of Canterbury, and finally a saint. Holdings include Tabula Diui Aurelii Augustini in Librum Psalmorum (1493) [Spec BR65.A728 1493 vault] and a fine press edition of The Confessions of Saint Augustine (1945) by Peter Pauper Press [Printers Z239.P4 A87 1945].
  • Augustinus (1243-1328) [also known as Augustinus Triumphus]. Italian monk and scholar. Holdings include an early edition of Summa de Potestate Ecclesiastica (1473) [Spec BX953.A93 1473].
  • Austen, Jane (1775-1817). English novelist. Holdings include Emma (1816) in three volumes [Spec PR4034.E5 vault], Northanger Abbey and Persuasion (1818) in four volumes [Spec PR4034.N6 1818 vault], Sense and Sensibility (1870) [Spec PR4034.S4 1870z], Pride and Prejudice (1894) [Spec PR4034.P7 1894], Fragment of a Novel Written by Jane Austen (1925) known as Sanditon [Spec PR4034.F8], and Five Letters from Jane Austen to Her Sister Cassandra, 1813 (1981) [Spec PR4036.A477 1981 vault]. Fine press editions of Three Evening Prayers (1940) by the Colt Press [Printers Z239.C56 A88]; Emma (1964) [Spec PR4034.E5 1964] and Persuasion (1977) [Spec PR4034.P4 1977], both by the Limited Editions Club; and Pride & Prejudice (1985) by Nottingham Court Press [Spec PR4034.P7 1985].
  • Austen, John Hiley. One printed botany volume with extensive handwritten annotations, seemingly sightings of different plants around Weymouth and other areas of southern England, ca. 1835-1863. Volume begins with p. 213, no title, likely volume 2 of 2 volume set. Bookplate of Austen, with crest, affixed inside cover. Likely the Rev. John Hiley Austen of Ensbury Manor, Dorset, who was an antiquarian, collector of fossils, and author of a geological treatise. (SC 1088).
  • [Australia]. Becke, Louis (1855-1913). Australian writer. Holdings include Pacific Tales (1896) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 P32 1896], The Mystery of the Laughlin Islands (1896) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 M97 1896], A First Fleet Family (1896) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 F57 1896], His Native Wife (1897) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 H58 1897], The Ebbing of the Tide (1897) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 E23 1897], Rodman the Boatsteerer (1898) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 R63 1898], The Mutineer: A Romance of Pitcairn Island (1898) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 M88 1898], The Naval Pioneers of Australia (1899) with Walter Jeffery [Spec DU170.B39 1899],Rídan the Devil (1899) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 R53 1899], Admiral Phillip: The Founding of New South Wales (1899) with Walter Jeffery [Spec DU172.P58 B42 1899], The Tapu of Banderah (1901) with Walter Jeffery [Spec PR9619.2.B43 T36 1901], Tessa, the Trader’s Wife (1901) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 T48 1901], By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore (1901) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 B924 1901], Breachley, Black Sheep (1902) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 B74 1902], Helen Adair (1903) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 H44 1903], Chinkie’s Flat (1904) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 C45 1904], Tom Gerrard (1904) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 T64 1904], Notes from My South Sea Log (1905) [Spec DU22.B38 1905], Sketches from Normandy (1907) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 S54 1907], The Settlers of Karossa Creek, and Other Stories of Australian Bush Life (1907) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 S487 1907], ‘Neath Austral Skies (1909) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 N43 1909], and The Strange Adventure of James Shervinton (1926) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 1902].
  • [Australia]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Australia]. Great White Fleet Stereographs, 1908. 35 stereographs by Australian photographer George Rose, of the 1908 visit of the Great White Fleet to Australia, together with a portable stereograph viewer. (Bernath Mss 126).
  • [Australia]. Kittson (W. A.) Central Australia Collection, 1927. Two photo albums and other material relating to a “Reso’ railroad and motor car tour organized to give Australian businessmen a knowledge of the area’s resources.  Kittson, listed as a mechanic from Melbourne, was one of the drivers. Itinerary included Oodnadatta, Hamilton Bore, Charlotte Waters, Horseshoe Bend, Finke River, Maryvale Station, Hugh River, Alice Springs, Macdonnell Ranges, and Barrow Creek.  Includes numerous images of aboriginal population; also local terrain, settlements, camels, and Reso party encampments and members [Resonians]. (Bernath Mss 156).
  • [Australia]. Pacific Islands Photograph Album, ca. 1930. About 120 b/w photographs taken during a tour of New Zealand, Polynesia, New Hebrides (Vanuatu), New Caledonia (Oceania), and Australia. (Bernath Mss 234).
  • [Australia]. Photograph Album – Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, England, ca. late 19th century. Approximately 150 b/w photographs with handwritten captions, of areas such as Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmania, Wandiligong, Fernshaw, Dandenong, Yorkminster Cathedral, Malmsbury, Kolo Kemp (N.G.), Little River. Includes several images of camps, farms, ranches, and indigenous populations. (Mss 181).
  • [Australia]. Raymond, George. One letter (ALS) to father, mother and sisters re voyage to Melbourne, Australia, 29 May-4 August 1853. Upon arrival, says most of the ship’s passengers were heading immediately for the mines where a gold rush was underway in New South Wales at the time. (SC 551).
  • [Australia / New Zealand]. “Sunny Memories” Photograph Album, ca. 1903. 102 b/w photographs of various sizes, all accompanied by captions.  Apparently an album assembled by Albert R. Lennon, depicting a voyage from London to Australia and New Zealand, and return, although not all images appear to be in order. It includes images of the voyage (on board the ‘Hesperus’, Bay of Biscay, Cape Town, Teneriffe, Suez Canal, Port Said, Gibraltar, Ceylon), with the bulk being of Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, other parts of New South Wales) and New Zealand (Wellington, New Plymouth, Urenui, Akaroa, Northern Wairoa, and Napier). (SC 839).
  • [Austria]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Austria]. Europe 1930s and WWII North Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1930s-1945. 185+ b/w photographs of a 1930s bicycle tour through Europe, including Germany (Dresden), Venice, Vienna, the Dolomites, Yugoslavia, Rumania (Bucharest), and Bulgaria (Sofia). (Bernath Mss 31).
  • [Austria]. Lehmann (Lotte) Collection, 1880s-1976. Personal papers of Austrian born soprano noted for her interpretations of German Lieder and her roles in Strauss’ operas. (PA Mss 2).
  • [Austria]. Lehmann (Lotte) Photo Collection, 1926-1960s. Copies of photographs of Lehmann’s performances at the Salzburg Festivals from 1926-1937, during her return to Austria in the 1960s, and other photos from the Bildarchiv und Porträtsammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek Wien and the Max Reinhardt-Forschsungs und Gedenkstätte, Salzburg. (PA Mss 34).
  • [Austria]. Von Boschan, Friedrich. One notebook with handcolored drawings and captions in German of Kitzbühel [Austria] ski resort, Dec. 27, 1931-Jan 13.1932. Von Boschan gave a collection of books to the UCSB Libraries, ca. 1967-1968, some of which are located in Special Collections. (SC 318).
  • Austrian Currency. 23 items, ca. 1902-1944, in denominations from 50 groschen to 10,000 kronen. (SC 611).
  • Automobile and Cycling Map, ca. 1910. French printed, linen backed, folding map covering Luxembourg, and parts of France, Belgium and Germany. (SC 1090).
  • [Automobiles and Automotive Industry]. Community Development and Conservation Collection (CDCC), ca. 1895-1980s. Clipping, subject, and photograph files relating to billboards and signs, gas stations, highways and freeways, parking, pollution, roads and streets, roadsides, and traffic safety. (SBHC Mss 1).
  • [Automobiles and Automotive Industry]. French Motor Expedition to China, Tibet, and Mongolia Photograph Album, ca. 1914-1916. (Bernath Mss 81).
  • [Automobiles and Automotive Industry]. Romaine (Lawrence B.) Trade Catalog Collection, ca. 1850-1968. Six boxes of trade catalogs relating to automobiles, as well as 14 boxes pertaining more generally to travel. (Mss 107).
  • AVANTA Network Oral History, 1991, 1996. Interviews with leaders of the network founded by family therapist Virginia Satir in 1977. (OH 16).
  • Averill, J. H. One letter (ALS) to Gen. W. G. D. Laussure, Camp Hampton, 25 Jan. 1862. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • [Aviation]. Aden [Yemen] Photograph Album, ca. 1937-1938. Album of a British airman, 90+ b/w snapshots with captions, mainly of Aden [Yemen]. Includes shots of fellow British servicemen, military planes and ships, Aden police and military on camels, dhows and other local boats. (Bernath Mss 50).
  • [Aviation]. Community Development and Conservation Collection (CDCC), ca. 1895-1980s. Includes photographs and clippings related to Santa Barbara airport and aviation. (SBHC Mss 1).
  • [Aviation]. Conway (Joel) / Early California Aviation Photograph Collection, ca. 1909-1950s [bulk dates 1910s]. About 400 separate images (many copy negatives and copy prints) compiled by Santa Barbara photographer Joel Conway, the bulk relating to the aviation activities of the Christofferson brothers and the Loughead (Lockheed) Aviation Company (headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA for a time in the 1910s), most depicting early California aviation history, many related to Santa Barbara. Also, images of Bauhaus Brothers, biplanes, Glenn Curtiss, dirigibles, Amelia Earhart, Graf Zeppelin, George Fiske Hammond, “Wild” Bill Kohler, Charles Lindbergh, John K. Northrop, Bert Saxby, Katherine and Marjorie Sinson, and Al Wilson. (SBHC Mss 79).
  • [Aviation]. Eissler (Fred) Collection, ca. 1966-1975. Files relating to the Santa Barbara Airport, Crosstown Freeway, and Goleta Slough/Goleta Valley Flood Control Project. (SBHC Mss 15).
  • [Aviation]. First Provisional Aero Squadron (Mexican Expedition) Photographs, ca. 1916-1918 [bulk date 1916]. 65 black and white photographs of the First Provisional Aero Squadron, based at Columbus, New Mexico, near the Mexican border. Includes images of planes in flight, crashed planes, support vehicles, hangars, and squadron members. (Wyles SC 1045).
  • [Aviation]. Heath (Richard A.) / Early Lockheed History Collection, ca. 1880s-2005. Early history of the Loughead (later Lockheed) family and aircraft company, located in Santa Barbara, ca. 1916-1921. Assembled by Richard A. Heath. Includes numerous photographs. (SBHC Mss 76).
  • [Aviation]. Misener (Ray Hammond and Grace) Peru Photograph Albums, 1932-1940. Two albums with more than 200 black and white snapshots, many with captions in English, most in and around Casapalca (known for its silver and zinc mines) where Ray apparently worked for a mining concern. Includes many images of family, friends, and colleagues mostly engaged in social activities, Casapalca population, street scenes, and views, llamas, San Juan mine camp, other areas including Tarma, San Ramon, Rio Blanco, San Mateo, Huanaco, and Ayachucho; also biplanes (1932 – Condor Peruana de Aviacion SA), trips to Machu Picchu, Cuzco (town and Quichua Indians), Lake Titicaca, Braden Copper Mine (Sewell, Chile), Mina Sol de Oro (Nazca, Peru), Lomas (beach and shoreline), 1938 Lima earthquake, and trip home on Japanese boat Heiyo Maru in Nov. 1940. (Bernath Mss 362).
  • [Aviation]. Northrop (John K.) Oral History, 1972. Life history, with the former aircraft company president and aeronautical engineer, re history of Northrop Aviation and the “Flying Wing,” Central Coast Regional Projects. (OH 71).
  • [Aviation]. Philippine-American Family Photograph Collection, ca. 1931. 34 black and white photographs, most snapshots, of Philippine-American family/families in Pasadena, California. Includes several images of pilots and plane, automobiles, individual men and women (some named one with musical instrument), groups in front of the Church of the Nazarene, birthday celebration, funeral, and Thanksgiving dinner. Disbound album. (Wyles SC 1072).
  • [Aviation]. RAF Pilot’s Pakistan Photo Album, 1927-1928. Album of a British R.A.F. pilot in Pakistan, containing 100+ b/w photographs, many with captions. Includes shots of biplanes, airfields, camps, and colleagues, as well as a number of scenes in the North West Frontier and other parts of present-day Pakistan. (Bernath Mss 61).
  • [Aviation]. Romaine (Lawrence B.) Trade Catalog Collection, ca. 1850-1968. Three boxes of trade catalogs relating to aviation. (Mss 107).
  • [Aviation]. Royal Australian Air Force World War II Photograph Collection, ca. 1943-1946. Album and loose b/w snapshots and commercial photos. Includes images of New Guinea and post war Japan. (Bernath Mss 170).
  • [Aviation]. Skofield, Ray L. Telegram to H. L. Hitchcock of Santa Barbara, the first plane-to-ground commercial radio message, June 27, 1929, together with a Santa Barbara News-Press article detailing the story, Feb. 2, 1958. (SC 279).
  • [Aviation].Steward (Lowell) Papers, 1995-2002 pdf icon. Correspondence, published articles (newspaper and Internet), and other items relating to Steward’s involvement with the Tuskegee Airmen. (CEMA 58).
  • [Aviation]. Venezuela Photograph Album, ca. 1940. Approximately 243 black and white images, various sizes, captions in English, most of the area in and around Caripito, apparently taken by one of a group of oil workers. Includes photos of local population, living quarters, and street scenes, oil rigs, seismograph drilling, oil tankers, Tobago, loading coal at Puerta de la Cruz, views of Caracas, San Tomé, Guyaba Indians, aerial views, and U.S. Army planes at Quirequire airport, 1940. (Bernath Mss 363).
  • [Aviation]. Watkins (Richard Howells) Collection, ca. 1895-1950s. Correspondence, copies of short stories, articles, and screenplays by an author in the adventure/detective genre who spent his later years in Santa Barbara. Also includes aviation files with photographs of WWI aces, early airplanes (Curtis, Martin, Le Perce-Packard, Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corporation, and others), ca. 1910s-1920 and images apparently shot from them, including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, other New York views, and various air fields around the country. (Mss 130).
  • [Aviation]. World War II German Engineer Bridging Battalion Photograph Album, 1941-1943. About 265 b/w photos, with captions in German, including captured fighter and bomber aircraft, artillery, tanks, barracks, and scenes with local population. (SC 854).
  • [Aviation]. World War II – Philippines, New Guinea, Okinawa Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s. More than 1,000 mostly World War II b/w photos, including U.S. and Japanese military aircraft (intact and destroyed). (Bernath Mss 38).
  • [Aviz]. Bens da Ordem de Sam Bento de Avize, [ca. 1516-1825?]. Bound volume, containing numerous documents, mostly in Portuguese (maybe some Spanish). Rough translation of title is “Goods/Property of the Order of St. Benedict of Aviz” which is in Portugal, Portalegre District. (Mss 188).
  • Awareness Center (Chicago, IL). Flyer, n.d. (HPA SC 8).
  • [Azerbaijan]. Baku Photograph Collection, ca. 1880-1900. 41 b/w prints of Baku (now capital of Azerbaijan) and countryside, likely taken by a British family. Includes images of family and friends, street scenes, the port, local inhabitants with carriages, wagons, camels, and other forms of transport, wooden oil rigs, and the Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Cathedral. (SC 970).
  • Aztlán Collection, 1970-1988 pdf icon. Video archives on the Chicano Movement. (CEMA 63).

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  • Bacheller (Albert L.) Papers, 1895-1897. Nine letters to the master of a private school in Lowell, Massachusetts re recollections of Abraham Lincoln. Correspondents include Robert Todd Lincoln, Murat Halstead, James Tanner, Charles Francis Adams, Fitzhugh Lee, Henry Brewster, John McConnell and Alva Adams. (Wyles SC 438).
  • Bacon (Elizabeth Grew) Oral History, 1976-1977. Life history of an English suffragette who moved to California. Subjects include suffrage, Margaret Sanger, birth control movement, Anglo-Irish relations, Greenwich Village, Pasadena Playhouse, and Santa Barbara. Central Coast Regional Projects. (OH 17).
  • Bacon, Francis (1561-1626). English statesman and philosopher. Holdings include early editions of The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh (1622) [Spec DA310.B31 1622], Sylva Sylvarum (1635) [Spec B1190.S8 1635], Sermones Fidelis, Ethici, Politici, Œconomici (1644) [Spec B1180.S4], Historia Naturalis & Experimentalis de Ventis (1662) [Spec B1180.H47], and The Physical and Metaphysical Works of Lord Bacon: Including the Advancement of Learning and Novum Organum (1868) [Darwin B1155 1858b]; also Collotype Facsimile & Type Transcript of an Elizabethan Manuscript Preserved at Alnwick Castle, Northumberland (1904) [Printers Z115Z.N6 B3]. Fine Press editions include Of Gardens (1959) by Angelo Press [Printers Z239.A54 B32] and The History of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh (1971) by the Folio Society [Spec DA330.B12 1974].
  • Badash (Lawrence) Papers, ca. 1921-1987. Primarily auction, company, dealer, and exhibit catalogs relating to scientific instruments, publications, and the history of science, from a UCSB history faculty member. (UArch FacP 33).
  • Badges, Pins, and Buttons, ca. 1888-1918. Includes several Grand Army of the Republic items, political items like a Taft pin (1907), Woman’s Christian Temperance Union badge (1903), Uncle Sam pin, Liberty Bonds pin (WWI), and commercial buttons such as St. Louis Carleton Dry Goods Co. (Wyles Mss 100).
  • Bagg (Aaron) Family Papers, 1790-1846. Documents, receipts, promissory notes and bills of the Lanesborough, Massachusetts family. (SC 11).
  • [Bahrain]. Saudi Arabia Oil Photograph Collection, ca. 1936-1939. 199 black and white snapshots from a disbound album, captions in English on the back of many photographs, taken by an unidentified American involved in developing the early oil industry in Saudi Arabia at a time when U.S. interests, particularly Standard Oil of California [SOCAL], were supplanting British interests in the area. Most images relate to construction of oil camps in eastern Saudi Arabia, mainly at Abu Hadriya Camp (incl. prefab and other building construction, colleagues, Arab workers and living quarters, pipelines, oil wells and fire at one). Also local population and street scenes in village near Abu Hadriya, Al Khobar (Saudi coast – first oil barge; marine terminal), Jubail (Saudi coast – people and street scenes), local Bedouins and camels, Bahrain (pier and local scenes). (Bernath Mss 366).
  • Bailey (George) Papers. Copy of unpublished typescript by Bailey, entitled False Dawn: Liaison Officer to the Red Army. (Bernath Mss 140).
  • Bailey, Joseph (Pennsylvania Congressman). Collection of papers relating to the Thirteenth Amendment (prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude): two letters (ALS) to Joseph Bailey and related manuscript copy of “Resolution of thanks for the vote in favor of the Amendment of the Constitution of the U.S. by patriotic Pennsylvanians in Washington,” 1865. (Wyles SC 1078).
  • Bain (Alan) Collection. Files regarding independent bishops. (ARC Mss 6).
  • Bainton (Louis H.) Rio de Janeiro / Buenos Aires Photograph Collection, ca. 1905-1924. Two albums, loose photos, and a few letters. (Bernath Mss 114).
  • Baird, James. One Civil War letter (ALS) to Miss Mattie Price, re war dragging on and camp life. Camp Bigelow, South Carolina, 14 June 1862. (Wyles SC 67).
  • Bakan, David. Speech, 7 Sept. 1971. (HPA SC 9).
  • Baker, Charles E. [3rd Texas Vols.]. Two Civil War leters (ALS): one from Annie Anna Hallock to her cousin, Charles E.Baker, re personal news, 1861, and one from Baker to his mother, noting he still has not received the boots or shirts that she sent, 1863. Also one document (ADS), giving permission to Baker to take his personal shotgun home, 1862. (Wyles SC 575).
  • Baker (Charles Thomas) Lincoln in Indiana Collection, ca. latter 1800s-1940s [bulk dates 1920s-1940s]. Correspondence, photographs, postcards, clippings and other ephemera regarding Abraham Lincoln and his connection with Indiana. (Wyles Mss 2).
  • Baker (Darrell) / Harry Lauder Collection. Recordings books, photographs and emphemera related to Scottish performer Sir Harry Lauder. (PA Mss 63).
  • Baker, Edward D. One letter (ALS) from Baker, Congressman from Illinois and friend of Abraham Lincoln, re need to raise funds. Washington, D.C., 25 June 1850. (Wyles SC 12).
  • Bakker (Lee) World War II India Photograph Album, ca. 1943. Also includes photos of Karachi. (Bernath Mss 347).
  • Baku Photograph Collection, ca. 1880-1900. 41 b/w prints of Baku (now capital of Azerbaijan) and countryside, likely taken by a British family. Includes images of family and friends, street scenes, the port, local inhabitants with carriages, wagons, camels, and other forms of transport, wooden oil rigs, and the Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Cathedral. (SC 970).
  • Baldwin Brothers Civil War Correspondence, 1862-1863. 15 letters from brothers Samuel and Orange Baldwin, both with the 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. (Wyles SC 1048).
  • Baldwin (Bud) Oral History. See: Stolzenberg (Jonathan B.) and Bud Baldwin Oral History.
  • Baley, Thomas Charles [South Carolina Vol]. One document, enlistment paper, 25 Mar. 1861. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • [Bali]. Chapman (E. C.) Photograph Collection, ca. 1960s-1970s. 270+ black/white prints and color slides. Locations include: Bali, Burma, Cambodia (Angkor Wat) and Laos (Vientiene), Malaysia (mainly Malacca and Penang), Shanghai and surrounds, and Thailand (incl. South Thailand – Kra Isthmus). (Bernath Mss 224).
  • [Bali]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s]. Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [Bali]. Hiss (Philip Hanson) Photograph Collection, 1939-early 1940s. 120+ black/white professional photographs of people and scenes in Aruba, Bali, Bonaire, Curacao, Hawaii, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Martin, and Surinam, taken by Philip Hanson Hiss (1910-1988), ca. 1939-early 1940s. Hiss was a photographer, author, and world traveler who, during World War II, served in the Office of Strategic Service (OSS). (Bernath Mss 76).
  • [Balkans]. Carruth (Clarence V.) Balkans Correspondence, 1930-1931. (Bernath Mss 124).
  • Ballard (John / Jan) Collection. New Age/Communal and related mss, monographs, and serials. (ARC Mss 21).
  • Ballitore Family Papers, ca. 1605-1917 [bulk dates 1770-1859]. Mainly correspondence of the Irish Quaker Shackleton, Leadbeater, and Barrington families of Ballitore, Ireland. Includes material relating to Edmund Burke. (Mss 4).
  • Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850). French novelist. Holdings include Contes Drolatiques (1874) with illustrations by Gustav Doré [Spec PQ2164.A402 1874b]; The Two Young Brides (1904) [Spec PS2112.T9]; Christ in Flanders (1910) in English [Spec PQ2167.J4 E5 1910], also in German (1923) [Spec PQ2167.J4 G4 1923]; Eugénie Grandet (1911) in the original French [Spec PQ2166.A1 1911]; The Girl With the Golden Eyes (1931) [Spec PQ2167.F513 1931]; the three-volume set of Droll Stories (1932) [Spec PQ2164.A45 1932]; and Old Man Goriot (1949) [Spec PR6025.A86 Z3 B3]. Fine press editions of Jésus Christ en Flandre (1928) by Strawberry-Hill Press [Printers Z239.S726 B34 1928], The Hidden Treasures, or, The Adventures of Maître Cornelius (1953) by L-D Allen Press [Printers Z239.A46 B348], and The Unknown Masterpiece (1997) by Rampant Lions Press [Printers Z239.2.R3 B379 1997].
  • Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850). One letter (ALS), in French, to Monsieur [?], re Balzac's La Comédie humaine. 13 avril (April) 1844. (SC 555).
  • Bancroft, George. One note (ANS) to D. Appleton & Co., asking for supplement to the Popular Science Monthly, No. 6. Washington, D.C., 23 Oct. 1877. (Wyles SC 391).
  • [Bangladesh]. Johnson (Basil) Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s-1970s [bulk dates 1960s-1970s]. Several hundred black/white prints and color slides taken by Johnson, Emeritus Professor Geography at the Australian National University. Locations include: Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Malaya, Pakistan, Singapore, and Thailand. Many rural scenes, with local inhabitants, emphasis on water-related issues such as irrigation and wells. (Bernath Mss 223).
  • [Bangladesh]. Kelliher (M. S.) Collection, 1956-1957. Approximately 550 color slides taken by UCSB faculty member M. S. Kelliher, mainly in E. Pakistan during 1956-1957, while he was developing a teaching program for students there. The slides are organized by the following categories: occupations-workers (e.g. crushing brick, pouring hot tar, cotton fluffing, barber), boats, Dacca markets, Dacca animals, Dacca ruins, Dacca buildings, personal and friends, people and customs, Eid celebration, beggars, ‘horror’ pictures, countryside (incl. Joydipur and Chittagong), children, sports and physical education, outbound trip (incl. Hawaii, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Bangkok), trip to India (inc. Madras, Calcutta, Ganges, Taj Mahal, New Delhi, Lahore). (Bernath Mss 29).
  • Bank of the United States. One check for $34.25, payable to E. B. Gardette, signed by Richard Ashhurst & Sons. Philadelphia. 30 July 1834. (Wyles SC 13).
  • Baraka, Imamu Amiri [Leroi Jones]. One typescript signed poem, "Biography," 1983. (SC 603).
  • Barber (Alfred E.) Papers, ca. 1863-1864. Diary, documents, 7 carte de visite photographs, and leather document case of a Civil War Union lieutenant, New York Infantry, 141st Regiment (Vols), Company G. (Wyles Mss 102).
  • Barker Arms and Crest. (SC 883).
  • Barksdale, William. One letter (ALS) to “the President.” Columbus, Mississippi, 23 May 1857. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Barn and Outbuildings [Unidentified]. Oil Painting. (Wyles SC 778).
  • Barnard, J. H. One carbon copy letter (TL) to Stanley F. Horn, author of The Army of Tennessee and one letter (TLS) response from Horn, both 1944, re Barnard’s reminiscences as a veteran of the 5th Cavalry, formerly the 2nd Cavalry, organized by Jefferson Davis. (Wyles SC 417).
  • Barnes (Grover) Papers, 1920-2009 [bulk dates 1985-2006]. (CEMA 115).
  • Barre (Richard) Collection, ca. 1995-2003. Typescript and edited drafts, correspondence, proofs, sample chapters, as well as promotional literature and other miscellany, of a Santa Barbara area mystery writer. Also, signed first editions of his works, which are cataloged separately. (Mss 167).
  • Barrett, David [Massachusetts Cavalry, 1st Regiment (Vol)]. One Civil War document (ADS): descriptive list of a detachment of recruits being transferred to Camp of Rendezvous (Barrett is the only person listed), 4 Jan. 1864. (Wyles SC 426).
  • Barrett, Neil. One letter (TLS) from Barrett, Editor of Drainage, to Mr. Finlay, re Aram Saroyan poems. Cambridge, Mass., 3 July 1967. (SC 14).
  • Barrie, James. One letter (ALS) from Barrie, the Scottish author, dramatist, and creator of Peter Pan, to [Augustine?] Birrell mainly about his stay in Brighton. [Brighton?], 27 Mar. 1930. (SC 369).
  • Bartlett, John (1820-1905). One letter (ALS) from John Bartlett, American writer and publisher, best known for his Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, to the Rev. Cameron Mann, re error in Bartlett's Shakespeare Concordance that Mann has uncovered. Cambridge, [MA], 20 March 1896. (SC 372).
  • Bartlett, Elizabeth. Correspondence to Bartlett, poetry editor of Etc., from Sy Gressor, James Laughlin, Tyndale Martin, Paul Ramsey, Knute Skinner, 1964-1966. (SC 16).
  • Bartlett (Thomas S.) Letter, 1847. Possible freeman of color asking for work in Wilson County, Tennessee. (Wyles SC 1019).
  • Barton, James Levi. Correspondence, 1907-1908, between the Rev. James L. Barton of Boston and various missionary societies re foreign missions, particularly in China and other parts of the Far East. In: Nineteenth Century Americana Collection. (Mss 2).
  • Barton, William E. "Illinois and Lincoln." Printed poem, signed by Barton, n.d. (Wyles SC 816).
  • Bartony [Corporal ?] World War II Photograph Album, ca. 1942. 62 black and white photographs, most snapshots, only one caption “This is your first victory garden 1942,” likely taken by Corporal Bartony (probably with the United States Army Forces Far East) during his time in what appears to be somewhere in the Philippines, probably early 1942 before the U.S. Army surrendered there. Includes many images of young women and girls, some children, Base E scenes and fellow servicemen, surrounding countryside, thatch roof buildings. (Bernath Mss 348).
  • Bason (Robert E.) / Capra Press Records, ca. 1969-2004. Includes production and financial files from years Bason owned Santa Barbara-based Capra Press, as well as some earlier material from the Noel Young years. Correspondents include: Edward Abbey, Raymond Carver, Gretel Ehrlich, Tess Gallagher, Ursula LeGuin, Ken Millar, Margaret Millar, Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Lawrence Clark Powell, Thomas Sanchez, and John Sanford. (Printers Mss 59).
  • Bason (Robert E.) Collection of Christopher Morley, 1912-1997. Printed and manuscript materials including uncataloged printed pamphlets, catalogs, and ephemera, as well as some correspondence of Christopher Morley, American journalist, novelist, and poet. Accompanies an extensive collection of Morley first editions. (Mss 165).
  • Bason (Robert E.) Collection of the Writings of John Sanford (1904-2003). (Mss 266).
  • [Bassett Family]. Nye and Bassett Family Collection, 1819-1890. Deeds and other documents from Massachusetts. (SC 227).
  • Bastin (Bruce) / Interstate Music Collection, early 1900s. About 10,000 78rpm ethnic and folk recordings from Latin America and Europe as well as recordings in popular traditions such as Argentine tango recordings.
  • Batdorf, John. Two flyers re Federal Trade Commission (1918) and The Workers Party (n.d.). Laid in Batdorf’s The Workers Party (1918). (SC 543).
  • “Battle of Balls Bluff. Rescue of Col. Baker’s Body.” Mounted, possible original watercolor, by unknown artist [initials G.E.P.], dated 1869, depicting the Oct. 21, 1861 battle near Leesburg, VA. (Wyles SC 776).
  • “Battle of Gettysburg.” Prospectus and order form for chromo lithograph, ca. 1869. (Wyles SC 570).
  • “Battle of Petropavlovsk and Escape of the Kamchatka Squadron of Admiral Zavoiko,” by V. Berezovski (St. Petersburg, 1898), translated from the Russian by Nicolai H. Hiller, 1942. (SC 1003).
  • Baudelaire, Charles (1821-1867). French poet. Holdings include Les Fleurs du Mal (1857) [Spec PQ2191.F6 1857], Les Pièces Condamnées des Fleurs du Mal (1903) [Spec PQ2191.F62 1903], translated into English as The Flowers of Evil (1909) [Spec PQ2191.F6 E5], Baudelaire, His Prose and Poetry (1925) [Spec PQ2191.A27 1925], Une Colére de Charles Baudelaire (1926) [Spec PQ2191.Z5 A243], Little Poems in Prose (1928) [Printers Z239.4.B48 B88], Intimate Journals (1930) [Spec PS3509.L76 Z3 B32], and The Mirror of Baudelaire (1942) [Printers Z239.G648 B3]. Fine press editions of Poems in Prose (1909) by Thomas B. Mosher [Printers Z239.M64 B39], Flowers of Evil (1947) by the Sylvan Press [Printers Z239.S9 B39], Les Fleurs du Mal (1965) by Éditions L.C.L. [Spec PQ2191.F6 1965], a broadside edition of The Cats (1980) by Mudborn Press [Spec PQ2191.A248 1980], and Les Bijoux (1998) by Circle Press [Printers Z239.2.C372 B38 1998]. Additionally, Baudelaire’s poems have been set to music and recorded on 78 RPM records [PA ARVM-8998 and ARVM-9628].
  • Baum, Vicki. One letter (TLS) from Baum, Paramount Publix Corporation, to Harry Lichtig, re opera production. Hollywood, 7 Nov. 1931. (SC 18).
  • Baxter, E[lisha] (1827-1899). One letter (ALS) to President Andrew Johnson, mentioning the rumor that William O. Stoddard (Linocln’s private secretary, later a popular author) will resign as U.S. Marshall for Arkansas, and recommending his brother, T. A. Baxter, for the position. Elisha Baxter was a justice of the Arkansas state supereme court, later a federal judge and Governor of Arkansas. Little Rock, Arkansas, 13 Apr. 1866. (Wyles SC 126).
  • Baxter, Richard (1615-1691). English theologian. Holdings include Plain Scripture Proof of Infants Church-Membership and Baptism (1653) [Spec BV813.A2 B3], Baxter’s Confession of His Faith (1655) [Spec BX5132.B3], A Christian Directory (1673) [Spec BV4500.B3], Reliquiæ Baxterianæ (1696) [Spec BX5207.B3 A2 1696 vault], The Reformed Pastor (1766) [Spec BV4009.B3 1766], and The Saints’ Everlasting Rest (1821) [Spec BV4831.B4 W4 1821]; also an 1847 edition is part of the "Books Lincoln Read" collection [Wyles E457.21.R4 B3].
  • Bay Area Black Panther Party Collection, 1963-2000 pdf icon. The collection was gathered by Richard Aoki, a founding member of the Bay Area chapter and the only Asian American to hold a formal leadership position as Field Marshal. Notable items include several first issues of the Black Panther party newspaper, flyers from the Huey Newton Defense Fund (Committee), documents and handbills from Eldridge Cleaver’s U.S. Presidential bid with the Peace and Freedom Party, and the political manifesto from the Lowndes County Freedom Organization (Alabama), the logo for which became the Black Panther’s national symbol. (CEMA 56).
  • Bayard, James Asheton [U.S. Senator from Delaware]. One Civil War era letter (ALS), discussing mid-term election to replace Senator Thompson, arrests in Delaware, and incompetence of reporters. Washington, 14 Dec.1862. (Wyles SC 19).
  • Beal, Joseph Sampson. Correspondence, bills, receipts and promissory notes, of a prominent Kingston, Mass. attorney, and his wife Pamela Holmes Beal. In: Kingston Collection (Mss 57).
  • Bear [Mrs. H. S. (Marjorie W.)] – World War I Ephemera Collection, ca. 1917-1918. Ephemera collection, including broadsides, programs, tags, stickers, and pins. (SC 790).
  • Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898). English illustrator. Holdings include Bon-Mots of Sydney Smith and R. Brinsley Sheridan (1893) [Spec PN6321.S64]; a loose-leaf edition of Aubrey Beardsley’s Illustrations to Salomé (1900) [Spec PR5820.S23], also seen with accompanying text by Oscar Wilde in Salomé (1904) [Spec PR5820.S2 1904]; Under the Hill (1904) [Printers Z239.2.B22 B43 1904]; The Story of Venus and Tannhäuser (1907) [Spec PR4089.B45 S8]; illustrations for Sir Thomas Mallory’s The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur (1909) [Spec PR2043.R5 1909]; The Art of Aubrey Beardsley (1918) [Spec PR4089.B45 A68 1918]; Some Unknown Drawings of Aubrey Beardsley (1923) [Spec NC1115.B4 1923]; The Uncollected Work of Aubrey Beardsley (1925) [Spec PR4089.B45 A6 1925], illustrations for Aristophanes’ Lysistrata (1927) [Spec PA3877.L8 1927]; The Later Work of Aubrey Beardsley (1930) [Spec PR4089.B45 A6 1930]; Letters from Aubrey Beardsley to Leonard Smithers (1937) [Printers Z239.2.F5 B4]; and Drawings (1967) [Spec NC139.B4 A44].
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de (1732-1799). French playwright. Holdings include Eugénie (1767) and Les Deux Amis, ou, Le Négociant de Lyon (1770), anthologized in Spec ML50.2.N95 1755; Le Barbier de Séville (1776) and L’Autre Tartuffe, ou, La Mère Coupable (1794), anthologized in Spec PQ2066.S6 A75 1766; and a fine press edition of Le Mariage de Figaro (1927) by Henry Babou [Spec PQ1956.A7 1927]. Gioacchino Rossini’s operatic version of The Barber of Seville is also available on 78 RPM records (1942) [PA Victor M 898].
  • Beauregard, [P.] G. T[outant]. Five letters (ALS) from the former Civil War Confederate general to Charles Scribner’s Sons and their salesman, A. Gross, re a subscription for an eight-volume set of books. New Orleans, 1887-1888. (Wyles SC 388).
  • Beauregard, [P.] G. T[outant]. One Civil War document (ADS), Fort Jackson, Louisiana, 1861. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Beauregard, [P.] G. T[outant]. One Civil War letter (ALS) to Col. T. H. Hayne, Corinth, Mississippi, 3 May 1862. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Beauregard, [P.] G. T[outant]. One letter (ALS) to Gen. Marcus J. Wright, 26 Sept. 1882. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Beauregard, [P.] Gustave Toutant [Civil War Confederate General]. Portraits. (Wyles SC 715).
  • Beavins, William A. [Private, Maine Infantry, 23rd Regiment (Vol), Company B; Rhode Island Cavalry, 3rd Regiment (Vol), Company E]. Civil War correspondence to Miss Josie Hall, 1863-1864. (Wyles SC 331).
  • Becke, Louis (1855-1913). Australian writer. Holdings include Pacific Tales (1896) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 P32 1896], The Mystery of the Laughlin Islands (1896) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 M97 1896], A First Fleet Family (1896) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 F57 1896], His Native Wife (1897) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 H58 1897], The Ebbing of the Tide (1897) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 E23 1897], Rodman the Boatsteerer (1898) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 R63 1898], The Mutineer: A Romance of Pitcairn Island (1898) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 M88 1898], The Naval Pioneers of Australia (1899) with Walter Jeffery [Spec DU170.B39 1899], Rídan the Devil (1899) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 R53 1899], Admiral Phillip: The Founding of New South Wales (1899) with Walter Jeffery [Spec DU172.P58 B42 1899], The Tapu of Banderah (1901) with Walter Jeffery [Spec PR9619.2.B43 T36 1901], Tessa, the Trader’s Wife (1901) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 T48 1901], By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore (1901) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 B924 1901], Breachley, Black Sheep (1902) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 B74 1902], Helen Adair (1903) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 H44 1903], Chinkie’s Flat (1904) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 C45 1904], Tom Gerrard (1904) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 T64 1904], Notes from My South Sea Log (1905) [Spec DU22.B38 1905], Sketches from Normandy (1907) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 S54 1907], The Settlers of Karossa Creek, and Other Stories of Australian Bush Life (1907) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 S487 1907], ‘Neath Austral Skies (1909) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 N43 1909], and The Strange Adventure of James Shervinton (1926) [Spec PR9619.2.B43 1902].
  • Beckett, Samuel. Collection, with one inscribed b/w photograph, 1962, and correspondence, mainly regarding requests for use of UCSB’s copy of Beckett’s manuscript Eluetheria, with signed responses by Beckett, 1966, 1972, 1974. (SC 20).
  • Beckett [Samuel] Papers, ca. 1959-1973. Photocopies of what were three unpublished works by Beckett: Eleuthéria, Mercier et Camier, and Premier Amour, along with some related correspondence. (Mss 5).
  • Beddie [James S.] Papers, 1794-1975 [bulk dates 1955-1962]. Includes various State Department records, e.g. material on the German War Documents Project (post-WWII), from an American scholar and Foreign Service Officer who spent his last years in Santa Barbara. (Bernath Mss 4).
  • Bede (673-735) [traditionally called the Venerable Bede]. English monk and historian. Holdings include a facsimile edition of Historica Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum (1959) [Spec BR746.B5 1959] and an English translation, The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation from 1723 [Spec PR1578.A2 S5].
  • Bee, Hamilton P. One letter (ALS) to Gen. Marcus I. Wright, 25 Apr. 1884. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Beecher, Henry Ward (1813-1887). American clergyman and writer. Holdings include Defence of Kansas (1856) [Wyles F685.B44], War and Emancipation (1861) [Wyles E458.1.B38], Freedom and War (1863) [Wyles E458.B44], America and England (1863) [Wyles E458.3.B392], American Rebellion (1864) [Wyles E458.3.B39], Norwood (1868) [Wyles PZ3.B3853 N6], The Life of Jesus the Christ (1871) [Spec BT301.B33], Patriotic Addresses in America and England, 1850-1885 (1888) [Wyles E415.7.B44], and Plymouth Pulpit (1890) [Wyles BX7233.B4 P6 1890]. Fine press edition of The Bibliomaniac (1906) by Frank & Emily Mathewson [Printers Z992.B42]. See also A Biography of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher (1888) by his son William C. Beecher and the Reverend Samuel Scoville, assisted by his wife, Mrs. Eunice Beecher [Wyles BX7260.B4 B4].
  • Beecher, Henry Ward. Autograph of the anti-slavery, temperance, and women’s suffrage advocate. Brooklyn, 1867. (Wyles SC 390).
  • Beecher [John] Collection, ca. 1957-1977. Broadsides, prospectii, flyers, announcements, quartos, and other printed matter relating to radical poet, steel mill worker, teacher (San Francisco State and elsewhere), rancher, descendant of the New England abolitionist Beecher family, and printer John Beecher and his poetry. Several items were hand-set and printed at the Morning Star Press and Rampart Press by John and Barbara Beeecher. (Printers Mss 77).
  • Beecher, Katharine E[des]. One letter (AL) to Katharine E. Beecher, wife of William Beecher, Apr. 17, 1836. (SC 936).
  • Behn, Aphra (1640-1689). English playwright, novelist, and spy. Holdings include a fine press edition of The Ten Pleasures of Marriage (1922) by the Navarre Society, which has been attributed to her. [Spec HQ731.M4].
  • Beilenson [Peter] Collection, ca. 1929-1980. Biographical information, lists, prospectuses, printing specimens, and other ephemera, mainly about Beilenson, his early days with the William Edwin Rudge firm, Peter Pauper Press (Mount Vernon, NY), and the Walpole Printing Office (New Rochelle, NY). (Printers Mss 5).
  • Belcher, Sir Edward (1799-1877). One map, “Geological Plan of the Port of San Francisco, California,” coloured by Lieutenant E. Belcher, [Dec. 1826]. (SC 22).
  • Belden [Louis] Collection, ca. 1910s. Correspondence, documents, photographs and ephemera re World War I. (Bernath Mss 25).
  • [Belgian Congo]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s]. Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [Belgian Congo]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • Belgian Congo Mining Photograph Albums, ca. 1920-1922. Two albums, 93 b/w photographs, some captions in French, many of what appears to be early diamond mining in what was then the Belgian Congo, with images of laborers, European overseers, heavy machinery, and settlements. Places named include Mulomba, Bamba, Djoko, and Kinshasa. Also a few images of Dakar and Tenerife, taken on the outward voyage. (Bernath Mss 279).
  • Belgian Congo Photograph Album, ca. 1890s-1900s. 80 b/w snapshots, a few with captions, including images of local inhabitants and activities, as well as Belgian missionaries, and other Europeans. (SC 842).
  • [Belgium]. Automobile and Cycling Map, ca. 1910. French printed, linen backed, folding map covering Luxembourg, and parts of France, Belgium and Germany. (SC 1090).
  • [Belgium]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Belize]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s]. Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • Belknap, William W. [Secretary of War]. One letter (ALS), to G. Hudson Morse, 24 Feb. [1874?]. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Bell, H[enry] H. One letter (ALS) from Rear Admiral Bell, Commanding the U.S. Asiatic Squadron, to his second in command, Commander J[ohn] C[arson] Febiger on the USS Ashuelet, re suppressing piracy and preventing American citizens from engaging in the coolie trade. U. S. Flag Ship Hartford, Amoy, China, 4 Apr. 1867. (Wyles SC 24).
  • Bell Hospital. Two documents (ADS), 1864. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Bell, Luther [Surgeon, Massachusetts Infantry, 11th Regiment (Vol)]. One document (ADS): General Orders No.8, re assignment to duty. Headquarters, Hookers Brigade, Camp Union, 16 Aug. 1861. (Wyles SC 432).
  • Bellows, John. Three letters (ALS) from Bellows to unidentified friend, ca. 1900, and one b/w photo of [William?] Bellows, 1933. Also one printed appreciation of John Bellows, 1931. (SC 23).
  • Bellows, William. One letter (ALS) from William Bellows to an unknown recipient, asking if he would hand an enclosed copy of Bellows’ book on Sir Edmund Gosse to the literary editor, for review in the Birmingham Post. Eastgate, Gloucester, 7 June 1929. Found in Bellows’ Edmund Gosse: Some Memories (London, 1929). (SC 373).
  • Benet, Laurence V. Two letters (ALS) from Benet (uncle of Stephen Vincent Benet) to Mrs. Louis V. (Frances) Twyeffort, 1943, and one note (ANS) re printing of A Portrait and a Poem, 1934. Also photocopies of Stephen Vincent Benet inscription to Frances Twyeffort in John Brown’s Body and note to Twyeffort in Ballads and Poems 1915-1930. (SC 24).
  • Benet [Linda] – Graham Mackintosh Collection. (Printers Mss 60).
  • Benitez Family [Guadalajara, Mexico] Photograph Album, ca. 1880s-1890s. (Bernath Mss 258).
  • Bennet (Robert) Mediterranean Photograph Album, ca. early 1930s. About 200 b/w photographs, many commercial, captions in English compiled by United States Merchant Mariner Robert Bennet. Includes images of Egypt (Cairo, Pyramids, Alexandria), Lebanon (Beyrouth/Beirut), Palestine (Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem), Syria, Italy (Naples), Gibraltar, Marseille, Morocco (Casablanca), Algiers, and a bull fight in Seville. (Bernath Mss 276).
  • Bennett, Ella Castillo. One letter (ALS) to Mr. [?] O’Day re her book Abelard & Heloise (San Francisco: Paul Elder, 1911, c. 1907). (SC 560).
  • Bentham, Jeremy (1748-1832). English philosopher. Holdings include Church-of-Englandism and Its Catechism Examined (1818) [Spec BX5133.B35 1818] and Principles of Legislation (1830) [Spec JF421.B45].
  • Benjamin, Judah P., and John Slidell. One letter (ALS), 26 Nov. 1858. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Beowulf (c. 7th century). The oldest surviving epic in British literature. Holdings include facsimile editions of The Thorkelin Transcripts of Beowulf (1951) [Spec PR1505.B7] and The Nowell Codex (1963) [Spec PR1505.B7]. Fine press editions of Beowulf by Random House (1932) [Printers Z239.P89 B46 1932] and the Folio Society (1973) [Spec PR1583.C76 1973]. Also, The Lament for Beowulf, Op. 25 (78 RPM recording) performed by the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra [PA Mss 19/ARVM A378].
  • Berends Family Papers, 1790s-early 1900s. Mainly pertaining to Russian diplomat Axel de Berends and his career, latter 19th century, in Brazil, Stockholm, and Madrid. Majority of letters and documents in Russian. Also notes and documents re research into history of the family [de Berends / von Berends]. (Bernath Mss 230).
  • [Berkeley, California]. Gibbens [Stephen and Margaret] Collection, ca. 1963-1969 [bulk date 1969]. Flyers, handbills, newspapers, articles, newsletters, correspondence, and other ephemera primarily relating to protests and related activities in Berkeley, CA, in 1969, apparently compiled the Stephen and Margaret Gibbens family of Berkeley. Also two 1963 unsigned cards from Joseph Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy thanking them for their thoughtfulness on the occasion of JFK’s assassination. (SC 794).
  • Berkeley, George (1685-1753). Irish philosopher and Bishop of Cloyne. Holdings include Alciphron, or, the Minute Philosopher (1732) [Spec B1315 1732], Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions and Inquiries (1744) [Spec RM84.B47 1744], the two-volume set The Works of George Berkeley (1820) [Spec B1303 1820], and The Principles of Human Knowledge (1878) [Darwin B1330 1878b].
  • Berkshire Center for Psychosynthesis. Flyers, 1984-1985. (HPA SC 10).
  • Berman, Ruth (and Connie Kuntz). Leaflets, 1983-1987. (HPA SC 11).
  • [Bermuda]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • Bernard, Theos. One typescript, A Simplified Grammar of the Literary Tibetan Language. Santa Barbara: Tibetan Text Society, 1946. (SC 25).
  • Bernath [Stuart L.] Memorial Collection. Nearly 2,000 books and 100+ manuscript collections (listed separately) focusing on American diplomatic history and international relations.
  • Bernath [Stuart L.] Papers, ca. 1958-1976. Research files and writings of a diplomatic historian who received his graduate training at UCSB. Accompanied by a large collection of printed and manuscript materials, supported by a Bernath endowment, the purpose of which is to document American diplomatic history and international relations. (Bernath Mss 1).
  • [Bernhardt, Sarah]. “Sarah Bernhardt in ‘Phedre’, Hearst’s Greek Theatre, May 17, 1906.” One black and white panoramic photograph. (SC 1029).
  • Besant, Annie Wood (1847-1933). English author, activist, and Theosophist. Holdings include Civil and Religious Liberty (1874) [Spec HN389.B5 1874], My Path to Atheism (1877) [ARC BL2775.B45 1877], The Law of Population (1889) [Spec HB875.B55], In Defence of Theosophy (1891) [ARC BP563.I585 1891], Annie Besant: An Autobiography (1893) [Spec BP585.B3 A3 1893], Vegetarianism in the Light of Theosophy (1894) [ARC BP563.V52 1894], The Birth and Evolution of the Soul (1895) [Darwin BP563.B5 1895], The Three Paths to Union with God (1897) [ARC BP563.T67 1897], Evolution of Life and Form (1900) [Darwin BP563.E86 1900], Thought Power: Its Control and Culture (1901) [ARC BF455.B376 1901], Some Problems of Life (1904) [ARC BP563.S64 1904], The Changing World (1909) [Darwin BP563.C5 1909], Esoteric Christianity (1913) [ARC BP567.B47 1913], Man: Whence, How, and Whither (1913) with C.W. Leadbeater [Spec BP563.M34], Mysticism (1914) [ARC BL625.B48 1914], Speeches and Writings of Annie Besant (1921) [ARC DS437.B47 1921], The Spiritual Life (1923) [ARC BP563.S65 1923], Shall India Live or Die? (1925) [ARC DS480.45.B4 1925], The Ancient Wisdom (1928) [ARC BP563.A6 1928], and Occult Chemistry Investigations: A Record of the Examination by Clairvoyant Magnification into the Structure of 99 Chemical Elements and Some Compounds (1946) with C.W. Leadbeater [ARC BF1999.B4724 1946].
  • Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828). English engraver. Holdings include A General History of Quadrupeds (1791) [Spec QL706.B5 1791], A History of British Birds (1809) [Spec QL690.G7 B3], The Fables of Æsop (1818) [Spec PA3855.E5 B4 1818], Select Fables (1820) [Spec PN982.S4], and Bewick Gleanings (1886) [Printers Z257.B45]. Fine press editions of Bewick’s Select Fables by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. (1879) [Printers Z239.2.B22 A38] and Hillside Press (1965) [Printers Z239.H48 A38], Select Fables: Impressions from 84 Blocks (1968) by Gehenna Press [Printers Z239.G38 B4 vault], Thomas Bewick: Ten Working Drawing Reproductions Shown with Impressions of the Corresponding Engravings (1972) by the Cherryburn Press [Printers Z239.C475 B49], and A Frail Memorial (1975) also by the Cherryburn Press [Printers Z239.C475 B47 1975]. See also Thomas Hugo’s The Bewick Collector (1866) [Spec NE1212.B5 H8 1866] and Thomas Bewick & the Fables of Aesop (1983) by John W. Borden [Spec NE1147.6.B47 B67 1983].
  • [Bhutan]. Mendell [Edward] Travel Slide Collection, 1980s-1990s. More than 2000 large-format color slides containing images of Edward Mendell’s post-retirement travels around the world, photographing endangered species for the World Wildlife Fund, and also of people in far-flung places such as Bhutan, Burma, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Orissa (India), Philippines, Senegal, and Thailand. (Mss 247).
  • Bible Teachers’ Manual Collection, 1960s-1970s. 35 printed Bible Teachers’ (New York) manuals, with titles such as “Revelation for the End of the Gospel Age” and “Who May Know the Secrets of God.” (ARC Mss 60).
  • Bible Truth Publishers Collection, n.d. [ca. 1970s?]. 50+ small tracts by Bible Truth Publishers of Oak Park, Illinois, with titles such as “The Broken Safe,” “The Destiny of Man,” and “Which Church Saves?” (ARC Mss 44).
  • Bibles. Early examples, many with extensive illuminations, from the mid-13c, including the ’Santa Barbara Bible’ (ca. 1250), Biblia Latina (ca. 1297), Biblia sacra latina (1350); A Noble Fragment, being a Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible, 1450-1455 …; Coverdale Bible, 1535 (first complete bible in English; gift of C. Pardee Erdman); several other 15th-18th century bibles, and the Greek New Testaments Collection (primarily 16th-17th century). Also, some facsimile editions of early works and modern fine press editions such as the Doves Bible and the Pennyroyal Caxton Bible. Related manuscript holdings include the Isaac Foot Collection (with bible leaves, ca. 1530-1611), Medieval Manuscript Fragments (with leaves from bibles), and Original Leaves from Famous Bibles: Nine Centuries 1121-1935.
  • [Bibles]. Ege, Otto F. “Original Leaves from Famous Bibles, Nine Centuries 1121-1935 A.D.” Broadside. Includes list of leaves contained in two separate series, issued in 1936 and 1938, by Otto F. Ege, Cleveland School of Art, lecturer on the history of the book, School of Library Science, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. (SC 991).
  • [Bibles]. Gutenberg Bible Leaves Facsimiles. Three leaves, various dates and printers. (SC 935).
  • [Bibles]. King James Bible Leaves, 1611. Three original leaves from the Book of Amos, the Book of Daniel, and the Book of Ezekiel. (SC 934).
  • [Bibles]. Slotkin, Stanley. "Biblical Library of Stanley S. Slotkin," with 30 original leaves and accompanying printed text for 16th-18th century bibles and other religious works. Also, copies of articles about Slotkin, his collecting, and gifts. (SC 773).
  • Biblical Letterpress Broadside. Genesis. (SC 884).
  • Bibliography. One typescript, compiler unknown, of early English-language authors and their works, to mid-19th century, arranged chronologically by birthdates of the authors, with subject indices. (SC 21).
  • [Bibliomania]. One holograph document (AD), "A key to some of the principal characters in the Bibliomania," apparently referring to English bibliographer Thomas Frognall Dibdin’s The Bibliomania, or Book-Madness… (1809). (SC 516).
  • Bicycle Photographs, ca. early 1900s. 5 b/w snapshots. (SC 957).
  • Bidwell Bar Bridge. One postcard size b/w photo of Oroville, California bridge completed in 1855, with materials brought around Cape Horn. (Wyles SC 641).
  • Bidwell Family History. One scrapbook, with printed accounts of the Bidwell family, primarily from Massachusetts and Connecticut, including service in the Civil War, n.d. (Wyles SC 577).
  • Bieral, Louis [Captain, 1st California Regiment and Pennsylvania Infantry, 71st Regiment (Vol)]. Correspondence between Dudley J. Ledwell and Jay Monaghan about Ledwell’s research on his great-grandfather Bieral, a native of Chile who had gone to California during the gold rush and later fought in the Civil War, as well as photostats of documents and supporting biographical information about him, 1975. (Wyles SC 404).
  • Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914). American writer. Holdings include The Fiend’s Delight (1872) as Dod Grile [Spec PS1097.F5 1872], Nuggets and Dust Panned Out in California (1872) as Dod Grile [Spec PS1097.N8], Tales of Soldiers and Civilians (1891) [Spec PS1097.T3], In the Midst of Life (1892) [Spec PS1097.I42 1892], Fantastic Fables (1899) [Spec PS1097.F3 1899], Can Such Things Be (1909) [Spec PS1097.C3 1909], The Letters of Ambrose Bierce (1922) [Printers Z239.B54 B475 1922], Battle Sketches (1930) [Spec PS1097.B37 1930], The Devil’s ABC (1946) [Spec PS1097.D48], Ambrose Bierce’s Civil War (1956) [Wyles E601.B54], and A Vision of Doom (1980) [Spec PS1097.A6 1980]. Fine press editions of A Son of the Gods and A Horseman in the Sky (1907) by Paul Elder & Co. [Printers Z239.T62 B547 1907], An Invocation (1928) by John Henry Nash [Printers Z239.N3 B537 1928], Battlefields and Ghosts (1931) by the Harvest Press [Printers Z239.H265 B53 1931], The Devil’s Dictionary: A Selection of the Bitter Definitions of Ambrose Bierce (1958) by Peter Pauper Press [Printers Z239.P4 B53], The Monk and the Hangman’s Daughter (1967) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec PS1097.M7 1967], Write it Right: A Little Blacklist of Literary Faults (1971) by Grabhorn-Hoyem [Spec PS1097.W75], The Devil’s Dictionary (1972) by the Limited Editions Club [Printers Z239.S685 B576 1972], The Devil’s Word Book (1975) in miniature by the Rather Press [Printers Z239.R38 B53], and One of the Missing: Tales of the War Between the States (1991) by the Yolla Bolly Press [Printers Z239.Y494 B53 1991 vault].
  • Bigelow, John. Two letters (ALS) from the editor, author, diplomat, anti-slavery and free trade advocate, one discussing at length the shortcomings of an article on Thomas Jefferson, to Chas. Scribners & Sons, 1881-1882. (Wyles SC 392).
  • Bigelow, John. One printed essay, “The Confederate Diplomatists and Their Shirt of Nessus,” n.d. (Wyles SC 905).
  • Bill Graham Presents, 1967. Three psychedelic, color postcards/flyers, Wes Wilson artist, advertising events presented by Bill Graham at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco. Headliners include Jefferson Airplane and Butterfield Blues Band. (SC 982).
  • Bill, Horace Harper [Civil War Union Lieutenant, 8th Ohio Vols]. One cover letter (ALS) by Ledyard Bill to Benson J. Lessing, a handwritten account of Horace Harper Bill’s service in the Civil War, and a sketch of his sword and belt. New York, 1867. (Wyles SC 536).
  • Bill (Joseph T.) Oral History, 1991-1994. Interviews with Joe Bill, an urban planner who served as Executive Director of the Community Redevelopment Agencies in Sacramento and Los Angeles, Director of Planning for the architectural firm of William L. Pereira, member of the New Communities Administration in Washington, DC., and advisor to UCSB Chancellor Barbara Uehling and her staff on the Long-Range Development Plan for UCSB. Related interviews with John C. Harkness, H. Ralph Taylor, Congressman James H. Scheuer, Yukio Kawaratani, Ray Hebert, Jack Bevash, James Langenheim, Niels Stoermer, Cesar Pelli, Edward Logue, Edward L. Barnes, Harry Cobb, Bruce Allen, and Edward Helfeld. (OH 18).
  • Billigmeier (Robert) Collection, 1940-1987 [bulk dates 1942-1943]. Materials from a UCSB professor, re his study of the World War II Japanese evacuation and Tule Lake Relocation Center. (CEMA 60).
  • Billington [Ray A.] Correspondence, 1958-1966. Six letters (TLS) from historian Billington to Wilbur Jacobs, Professor of History at UCSB, re history conferences, talks, historians, and personal matters. (SC 28).
  • Biocentric Institute. Leaflets, 1979-1980s. (HPA SC 12).
  • [Biology]. Cheadle [Vernon] Oral History, 1979, 1995-1996. Two separate sets of interviews with the UCSB Chancellor, the first with Cheadle in 1979, the second in 1995-1996 with Cheadle and other administrators such as Clark Kerr, and colleagues. History of Science Project. (OH 28).
  • [Biology]. Cheadle [Vernon] Papers, 1925-2000. Materials relating to Vernon Cheadle’s career as a professor of biology, including biographical information, correspondence, subject files, academic files (teaching, grants, articles, papers, and other publications), speeches, and research-related travel. Records of his tenure as chancellor of the University of California, Santa Barbara, 1962-1977, are in the UCSB, Office of Chancellor, Chancellor’s Records. (UArch FacP 22).
  • [Biology]. Colorado Wild Flowers Scrapbook, late 1800s-early 1900s. Eleven-page scrapbook with dried and pressed samples of Colorado wild flowers, with names such as "Prickly Poppy" and "Butterfly Flower." (SC 981).
  • [Biology]. Esau [Katherine] Oral History, 1988-1991. Interviews with UCSB botanist Esau and associates, UCSB Chancellor Vernon Cheadle, Ray Evert, and Jennifer A. Thorsch. History of Science Project. (OH 3).
  • [Biology]. Esau [Katherine] Papers, 1870-1988. Professor of Biology at UCSB, best known as the author of the textbooks Plant Anatomy (1953) and Anatomy of Seed Plants (1960). Papers include biographical and bibliographic material, awards, academic files (teaching and administration), publications, research notes, professional correspondence, photographs and material related to Esau’s family, especially her brother, Paul. (UArch FacP 23).
  • [Biology]. Sternberg, Kaspar. One hand-colored plate from Versuch einer geognostisch-botanischen Darstellung der Flora der Vorwelt, a two volume set published 1820-1838. (SC 795).
  • [Biology]. Sweeney [Beatrice Marcy] Papers, ca. 1916-1991. Materials of a UCSB faculty member in biology, specializing in plant physiology, including biographical information, photographs, research notebooks and files, speeches, and writings. (UArch FacP 25).
  • “Birds Eye View World’s Columbian Exposition.” Color lithograph by the Orcutt Co, Lithographers, Chicago, executed for B. F. Larrabee & Co., [1893]. (SC 1024).
  • [Birney, David B.]. One letter [ALS] and one photograph [carte de visite size] of General David B. Birney [Civil War Commander of the Tenth Corps], from his widow Antoinette Birney to General Davis, 17 June 1886. (Wyles SC 26).
  • Birney, William [General]. One Civil War letter (ALS), discussing troop movements such as a recent river crossing, and taking Major Fairfax, Gen. Longstreet’s Chief of Staff, prisoner. Near White’s Ford, Virginia, 31 Oct.1862. (Wyles SC 27).
  • Bishop [Edith] Collection, 1892-1895. Correspondence and autographs from actors and actresses, to a San Francisco autograph collector. (SC 2).
  • Bissett, Bill. Three printed leaves, 1968. Laid in Bissett’s Awake in the Red Desert (PR9199.3 B45 A93). (SC 613).
  • Bittmann (Miss M. C.) Photograph Album, ca. 1905-1906. 96 black and white snapshots, captions in English, with images of Italy (Florence, Venice, Milan), England (London), New York City, Panama Canal, Nicaragua (Corinto), Mexico (Mazatlan), California (Nordhoff – Ojai Valley many on horseback, Santa Barbara), and Alaska (Inland Passage, Kenai Peninsula, Seward, Fort Gibbon). (SC 1048).
  • Black Civil War Era Covers. (Wyles SC 1007).
  • Black-Jewish Information Center Press Releases, 1979-1983. (ARC Mss 38).
  • Black, John C. [Commissioner, Department of the Interior]. One letter (ALS) to Frank B. Tinnelli, requesting particulars re Tinnelli’s military service. Washington, D.C., 27 July 1885. (Wyles SC 28).
  • Blackmore, R[ichard] D[oddridge] (1825-1900). One letter (ALS) Blackmore, English novelist best known for Lorna Doone, to Alfred Hunt, asking about Hunt’s new book and talking about other personal matters. [London], July 12, 1877. (SC 376).
  • Blacks in Film and Television Collection. Small collection of news articles about African Americans in popular films and television programs covering four decades. Coverage includes winners of Oscar, Emmy, and NAACP Image awards. (CEMA 100).
  • Blaine, James G. [U.S. Congressman and Secretary of State]. One black and white cabinet card size portrait, n.d. (Wyles SC 720).
  • Blake, A[nna] S. C. One note (ANS) from Anna S. C. Blake, founder of a Santa Barbara manual training school which developed into the present-day University of California, Santa Barbara, expressing gratitude to an unknown recipient for the devoted care she/he has given to the school, [ca. 1900]. (SC 377).
  • [Blake, Anna S. C.]. UCSB History and Antecedents collection, 1880-2004. Includes series on Anna S. C. Blake and the Anna Blake Manual Training School. (UArch 100).
  • Blake, William (1757-1827). English poet, artist, and mystic. Holdings include Selections from the Writings of William Blake (1893) [Spec PR4142.H6], The Poems of William Blake (1893) edited by W.B. Yeats [Spec PR4141.Y4], William Blake: XVII Designs to Thorton’s Virgil (1899) [Spec NE1217.B6 A3] and Blake Woodcuts for Thorton’s Virgil (1968) [Printers Z257.B54 1968 vault], Poetical Sketches (1899) [Printers Z239.2.B22 B53 1899], Illustrations of the Book of Job (1902) [Spec PR4144.I55 1826a vault], The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1927) [Spec PR4144.M3 1825a], Songs of Experience (1927) [Spec PR4144.S5 1794a], America: A Prophecy (1947) [Printers Z239.2.B55 A5], Jerusalem (1951) Spec PR4144.J4 1951 vault] and (1991) [Spec PR4144.J4 1991], Songs of Innocence (1954) [Spec PR4144.S6 1789a], Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul (1955) [Spec PR4144.S6 1825a vault] and (1991) [Spec PR4144.S6 1991], Pencil Drawings (1956) [Printers Z239.2.N6 B49], “The Beggar’s Opera” by Hogarth and Blake: A Portfolio (1965) [Printers Z239.H26 H6 vault], The Book of Thel (1965) [Spec PR4144.B6 1965] and (1974) [Spec PR4144.B6 1789], William Blake in the Art of His Time (1976) [Spec PR4147.W463 1976], An Island in the Moon: A Facsimile of the Manuscript (1987) [Spec PR4144.I7 1987] and The Four Zoas of William Blake (1987) [Spec PR4144.F68 1987]. Fine press editions of Auguries of Innocence (1914) by Pear Tree Press [Printers Z239.2.P37 B53 1914]; The Book of Thel (1930) by the Book Club of California (1930) [Printers Z239.W56 B53]; A Cradle Song. The Divine Image. A Dream. Night (1949) by Valenti Angelo [Printers Z239.A54 B54 1949]; A Letter from William Blake (1964) by Gehenna Press [Printers Z239.G38 B54 1964]; Proverbs of Hell (1972) by the Black Knight Press [Printers Z239.2.B53 B52], and a series by Trianon Press including Jerusalem: The Emanation of the Giant Albion (1952) [Spec PR4144.J4 1952 vault] and (1974) [Spec PR4144.J4 1974 vault], Visions of the Daughters of Albion (1959) [Spec PR4144.V5 1959 vault], The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1960) [Spec PR4144.M3 1960 vault], America: A Prophecy (1963), Milton (1967) [Spec PR4144.M6 1815a vault], The Gates of Paradise (1968) [Spec PR4144.G3 1968 vault], Europe: A Prophecy (1969) [Spec PR4144.E8 1969], All Religions are One (1970) [Spec PR4144.A4 1970 vault], There is No Natural Religion (1971) [Spec PR4144.T5 1790a vault], The Book of Ahania (1973) [Spec PR4144.B55 1973 vault], The Song of Los (1975) [Spec PR4144.S47 1975 vault] and William Blake’s Laocoön: A Last Testament (1976) [Spec PR4144.L32 1976]. Special also has early editions of Blake’s major works available on color microfilm. See also Adrian Van Sinderen’s Blake: The Mystic Genius (1949) [Spec PR4146.V3].
  • [Blake, William]. Trianon Press Collection. Sample sheets. Also, a number of printed items, mostly William Blake, which have been cataloged separately. (Printers Mss 37).
  • Blake, William. Engraving of “The Just Upright Man is laughed to scorn,” 1825. (SC 877).
  • Bligh [Eric Walter] Collection, ca. 1886-1965. Correspondence, cards, notes, photographs, and printed ephemera of English author Bligh, together with his book collection of several hundred volumes focusing primarily on latter nineteenth century British writers. (Mss 8).
  • Blodgett [Webster P.] Papers, ca. 1864-1865, 1904. Mainly Civil War era correspondence to relatives, diaries, and documents, including discharge papers, of a Civil War Union soldier in the 18th Regiment of the New Hampshire Infantry Volunteers. (Wyles Mss 16).
  • [Bloomingdale Asylum for the Insane]. One letter (ALS) re request for admission. New York, 1878. (Wyles SC 934).
  • Blue Cross Fund. Two World War I era flyers: "To Help Horses in War Time." London, ca. 1916-1918. (SC 503).
  • Boatner, Haydon L. One letter (TLS) from John K. Fairbank, Harvard University, to Alex de Conde, UCSB Professor of History, 1971, re accompanying Boatner resume and typescript critique of Barbara Tuchman’s Stillwell and the American Experience in China, based on Boatner’s first-hand experience of events as a high-ranking military officer in China at the time. (SC 29).
  • Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375). Italian poet and scholar. Holdings include Della Donne Illustre (1596) [Spec PQ4274.D4 B4] and Della Geneologia de Gli Dei (1644) [Spec PQ4274.G5 B4]. Fine press editions of The Life of Dante by Riverside Press (1904) [Printers Z239.H6 B6], J.H. Nash (1922) [Printers Z239.N3 B6] and the Allen Press (1992) [Printers Z239.A46 B622 1992]; Two Frivolous Tales from the Decameron (1967) by Budcraft Press [Printers Z239.B79 B6], the Decameron (1974) by Johns Hopkins University Press [Spec PQ4267.A2 1974], Amorous Fiammetta (1926) by the Navarre Society [Printers Z239.9.S3724 B62 1926], How Alibech was Taught by Rustico to Put the Devil in Hell (1937) by The Sign of the Red Pale [Printers Z239.S47 B6], and the facsimile edition De las Ilustres Mujeres: En Romance (1951) [Printers Z239.9.S7 E3].
  • Bock, Frederick H. Photocopy of typescript, "Recollections on a friendship with Flora Haines Loughead," by Frederick H. Bock. Lompoc, CA, July 26, 1985. (SC 553).
  • Bodin, Jean (1530-1596). French scholar and lawyer. Holdings include Methodus Historica (1576) [Spec D16.B5]; Les Six Livres de la Republique (1577) [Spec JC139.B7], also in Latin as De Republica Libri Sex (1591) [Spec JC139.B716]; De Magorum Dæmonomania (1581) [Spec BF1522.B6], also in French as La Demonomanie des Sorciers (1582) [Spec BF1522.B615]; Universæ Naturæ Theatrum (1596) [Spec QH41.B6], also in French as Le Theatre de la Nature Universelle (1597) [Spec QH41.B61]; and Relation Journaliére de Tout ce qui s’est Negotié en l’Assemblée Generalle des Estats (1614) [Spec JN2413.S2].
  • Bodymind Center (Chicago, IL). Flyer, 1981. (HPA SC 13).
  • Boelter, Homer H. (1899-1977). One letter (ALS) from lithographer Homer H. Boelter, to an unnamed friend, re his lithography work and sending holiday greetings. Hollywood, CA, January 1956. (SC 576).
  • Boethius (480-524) [full name Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius]. Roman statesman and philosopher. Holdings include early editions of De Consolatione Philosophiæ in Latin (1671) [Spec PA6231.C8] and English (1695) [Spec B659.D472 E5 1695].
  • Boggs [William R.] Correspondence, ca. 1861-1879. (Wyles SC 1058).
  • Bolingbroke, Henry St. John (1678-1751). English statesman and writer. Holdings include The Occasional Writer (1727) [Spec DA500.B637 1727], The Case of Dunkirk (1730) [Spec DA801.D9 B6], A Dissertation Upon Parties (1735) [Spec DA44.B65], Letters on the Idea of a Patriot King (1749) [Spec DA499.B6], the two-volume set Letters on the Study and Use of History (1752) [Spec D7.B63 1752b], the five-volume set Works (1754) [Spec DA27.B6 1754], and A Collection of Political Tracts (1769) [Spec DA503 1769.B7].
  • [Bolivia]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Bolivia]. Houston [John] Bolivia Letter Book, 1870s. (Bernath Mss 59).
  • [Bolivia]. South America Photograph Album, 1914. 250+ b/w photos, with captions in English, mainly Bolivia, Chile, and Peru, also a few of Panama and Havana. (Bernath Mss 235).
  • [Bolivia]. South America Photograph Album, 1926. 209 black and white photographs, captions in English, by unknown individual touring several South American countries. Many images of local residents, street scenes, buildings (cathedrals, residences), markets, and day to day activities, starting in Valparaiso (Chile), La Paz (Bolivia), Lake Titicaca, Cuzco (Peru - Inca palace and stone construction), Arequipa (Peru), Quayaquil and Quito (Ecuador), Panama City, and Jamaica, apparently enroute home to New York on the S.S. Pastores. (Bernath Mss 364).
  • Bonaparte, Le Prince Roland (1858-1924). Calling card of the grandson of Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother, Lucien Bonaparte, n.d. (SC 514).
  • Bond [Marshall, Jr.] Gold Mining Photographs, 1934, 1937. 32 b/w 3 3/4" x 5" copy prints of gold mining by Marshall Bond and others, mostly at Midlle Buttes, near Mojave, California. (Wyles SC 607).
  • Bonham [Mildred A.] Papers, ca. 1860s-1904 [bulk dates 1880s-1904]. Diaries, photograph albums, loose photographs, and scrapbook relating to Mildred A. Bonham, wife of Benjamin F. Bonham, who was appointed U.S. Consul to British India, in Calcutta, 1885-1894. Materials pertain both to time at home in Oregon and in Calcutta. (Bernath Mss 231).
  • Book Club of California. One exhibit announcement (John Henry Nash, Printer) and one related letter (ALS) from W. R. K. Young to Averill (?), Sept. 22, 1917. (SC 350).
  • Book of Hours, 1670. Bound manuscript. (Mss 213).
  • The Book of Kells (c.800). Richly illuminated manuscript of the Four Gospels created in Ireland. Holdings include a limited edition full-color facsimile with accompanying volume of commentary and videocassette (1990) [Spec BS2552.B55 1990b vault]. See also The Book of Kells (1933) by Sir Edward Sullivan [Printers Z276.5.S84] and The Book of Kells: Reproductions from the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (1976) by Françoise Henry [Spec ND3359.B7 B65].
  • Bookplate Collection, ca. 1800s-mid 1900s. Bookplates from various sources, mainly 20th century American, including a number from Santa Barbara and other parts of California. Included are works by artists/designers such as Marc Chagall. Some in the early 20th century Arts & Crafts style. Represented in the collection are bookplates for a number of well-known individuals such as Edward Borein, Charlie Chaplin, Sally Fields, and Tom Mix. Includes Paul Elder & Co. bookplates (Santa Barbara and San Francisco). (Printers Mss 34).
  • Booth, Edwin. Calling card and autograph, January 18, 1865, of Edwin Booth, famous nineteenth century American actor and brother of John Wilkes Booth. (Wyles SC 29).
  • Borein, Edward. One black and white inscribed, mounted photograph of western artist Borein. Santa Barbara, California, 16 Sept. 1930. (Wyles SC 683).
  • Borein, Edward. Poster advertising The Pinto Horse, by Charles Elliott Perkins; illustrated by Edward Borein. First edition was published in 1927. (SC 985).
  • [Borneo]. Johnson (Basil) Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s-1970s [bulk dates 1960s-1970s]. Several hundred black/white prints and color slides taken by Johnson, Emeritus Professor Geography at the Australian National University. Locations include: Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Malaya, Pakistan, Singapore, and Thailand. Many rural scenes, with local inhabitants, emphasis on water-related issues such as irrigation and wells. (Bernath Mss 223).
  • Boston Farm School Journal, ca. 1850s-1890s. One bound ledger, including entries for men who enlisted in Co. D., 15th New Hampshire Volunteers, 1862. 100 names entered, with rank, status, and special positions such as drummer, wagoner, cook, hospital nurse, blacksmith. (Wyles SC 945).
  • Boston Music Hall. Grand Jubilee Concert program, in honor of the emancipation Proclamation, Jan. 1, 1863. (Wyles SC 749).
  • Boston Theatre Programs, 1864-1878. 61 printed programs, with numerous advertisements, for the Boston Museum, Boston Theatre, Gaiety, and Globe Theatre. Includes such productions as Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1876) and Edwin Booth in Hamlet (1877). (SC 624).
  • Boswell, James (1740-1795). Scottish writer and biographer. Holdings include The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. (1785) [Spec PR3533.B62 vault], The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. (1834) [Spec PR3533.B6 1834], the 18-volume set of the Isham collection, Private Papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle (1928) [Spec PR3325.A16 1928], and Boswell’s London Journal, 1762-1763 (1951) [Spec PR3325.A88 1951]. Fine press edition of The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. (1974) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec DA880.H4 B7 1974]. See also A Letter from Voltaire to James Boswell (1927) [Printers Z239.R8 V64].
  • Bottomlay [Jesse] Caribbean – South America, et al Photograph Album, 1936-1937. (Bernath Mss 157).
  • Bottomley [Gordon] Correspondence, 1923-1947, n.d. Six letters (ALS) and one note (ANS) to various individuals. Includes response to would-be author on novel writing and critiquing unfinished work. Also, one signed manuscript poem “ Sea Piece.” (SC 30).
  • Botts, John M. [bondsman for Jefferson Davis]. One letter (ALS). Near Brandy Station, 13 August 1866. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Boucher [Anthony] Golden Voices (radio program). Master tapes of Boucher’s Pacifica radio program on opera. (PA Mss 29).
  • Boutell, Roger. Six letters (TLS and ALS) and notes (ANS), including one from J. B. Priestley (Mar. 25, n.y.), mainly to Boutell, the owner of Tecalote Bookshop, Santa Barbara, ca. 1933-1939. (SC 32).
  • Bowen [Caleb T.] Papers, ca. 1853-1906 [bulk dates 1861-1865]. Primarily Civil War era correspondence and documents of Bowen, a Civil War Union captain, Rhode Island Infantry, 4th Regiment (Vols), Co. H. Also a blueprint copy of a Bowen family tree, the latest entry being 1906. (Wyles Mss 44).
  • Bowen, T. M. One letter (ALS) to his mother, re trip west. Cheyenne, Wyoming, 28 June 1882. (Wyles SC 31).
  • Bowers [Ellen] Oral History, 1975. Interviews with the UCSB Dean of Women, re her career 1934-1974, including a stint during WWII when the Dept. of the Interior requested her services as administrator of temporary housing in Washington, D.C., for wartime employees. (OH 20).
  • Bowman, S[amuel] M[illard] [Col., Pennsylvania Infantry, 84th Regiment (Vol)]. One Civil War letter (ALS) to Major C. Foster, re missing muster and descriptive rolls for new Negro soldiers who were joining the regiments near Alexandria. Baltimore, 3 Aug. 1864. (Wyles SC 405).
  • Boy’s Photograph Album, ca. 1890-1910. (SC 1041).
  • Bradbury, Ray. One letter (TLS) to Matthew J. Bruccoli and one letter (TLS) from Bruccoli, with typescript response by Ray Bradbury, 1976, re publication of Bradbury’s Moby Dick screenplay and rights issues involving John Huston. (SC 622).
  • Bradbury, Ray. Seven letters (TLS) and one letter (ALS) from Bradbury to UCSB librarians, re his Corle lecture and its publication in the Library’s Soundings, 1974-1975; also two letters (TLS) to Bradbury re the Soundings article, 1975. (SC 33).
  • Bradford, Ralph. One letter (TLS) from Unitarian minister and lecturer Henry Clark, praising Ralph Bradford for his book, In the Image of Man (1933). (SC 548).
  • Brady [Eunice] Abraham Lincoln Collection, ca. 1950-1998. Correspondence, articles, clippings, and other ephemera mainly relating to misattribution of Abraham Lincoln quotations. (Wyles SC 957).
  • Bragdon, Claude Fayette. One letter (TL) from Robert Sweet and one reply (ALS) from Bragdon, re Bragdon’s writings, 1934. Laid in Bragdon’s Architecture and Democracy (Spec, Sweet NA 2560 .B7). (SC 693).
  • Bragg, Braxton [General, CSA]. Two engraved portraits, n.d. (Wyles SC 771).
  • Brautigan, Richard (1935-1984). One note (ANS) by American writer Richard Brautigan, re one of his poems, 12 May 1975. Laid in Brautigan’s Please Plant This Book (Santa Barbara, CA: Graham Mackintosh, 1968). (SC 716).
  • Bragg, Braxton (General). One document (ADS), Special Order #194 (Reassignment of Officers), 22 July 1863. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • [Brazil]. Berends Family Papers, 1790s-early 1900s. Mainly pertaining to Russian diplomat Axel de Berends and his career, latter 19th century, in Brazil, Stockholm, and Madrid. Majority of letters and documents in Russian. Also notes and documents re research into history of the family [de Berends / von Berends]. (Bernath Mss 230).
  • [Brazil]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s]. Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [Brazil]. Driscoll [Thomas] Collection, 1836-1953 [bulk dates 1890-1918]. Includes some 19th century photographs of Brazil. (Bernath Mss 7).
  • [Brazil]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Brazil]. Hirst [Edward C.] Papers, ca. 1903-1911. Correspondence, telegrams, assessments, contracts, inspections, reports, and other material relating to U.S. business interests in Latin America pertaining to property and commodities such as rubber, bananas, coffee, and coal, much of it apparently relating to the activities of Edward C. Hirst in the Amazon Region (esp. Manaos, Brazil). Includes mention of the German American Coffee Company, United States Rubber Company, Amazon Syndicate, and Bolivian Syndicate. (Wyles Mss 168).
  • [Brazil]. Peterson [John D.] Papers, ca. 1904-1960s [bulk dates 1960s]. Correspondence, interviews, newspapers and other primary resource materials re Peterson’s dissertation research in Brazilian history. The bulk of the collection is in Portuguese. Included are items such as issues of the bulletin of the Liga de Defesa Nacional and Catolicismo, research files and interviews relating to Hermes da Fonseca (president of Brazil, 1910-1914), and various monarchist publications. (Bernath Mss 15).
  • [Brazil]. South America Photograph Album, ca. late 1930s. (Bernath Mss 295).
  • [Brazil]. Wharton [Robert S.] Brazilian Correspondence, 1868. One lengthy letter [ALS] from Wharton, former Civil War Union officer and traveler, to his sister Lizzie Wharton of Pennsylvania. The letter includes nine sketches, some in color, and describes life among Confederate expatriates who have settled in remote sections of the Brazilian countryside. (Wyles SC 964).
  • Brazil Cordel Collection, ca. 1999-2005. 24 printed cordels (long narrative poems in booklet form, with woodcut illustrations on the cover) in Portuguese, mostly on contemporary themes and famous people. Authors include Abraão Batista, Allan Sales, José Soares, Marcelo Soares, and Paulo de Tarso. (SC 979).
  • Brazil Photograph Album, [ca. 1890s]. 26 black/white photographs, with captions in German, of railroad construction in Porto Lucena; bridge of S. Joeio Curityba, Paraguay; harbor of Ultramar, Uruguay; Rio Grande do Sul; Porto Alegre and eucalyptus groves; revolutionaries; ruins of Sao Miguel; police officers and troops of Santo Angelo; and Saltos do Iguassu. (Bernath Mss 177).
  • Brazil Photograph Album, ca. 1910-1916. 130 black/white photographs, along with a few postcards, some with captions in English, from a British family, depicting their life on a banana and dairy plantation called Bemfica in Macuco, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Includes images of the journey out, several of Guanabara Bay and Rio from a liner, but most depicting day-to-day life on the plantation, many of workers, their families, and social events like large-scale picnics. Also includes images of family back in England, service in World War I with the King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), and a trip to Africa, including Bulawayo (Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe). (Bernath Mss 317).
  • Brazil Photograph Album, ca. 1920. (Bernath Mss 268).
  • Brazil to England and Germany Photograph and Postcard Album, 1937. More than 40 snapshots and 50 postcards, captions in English, apparently from a British expatriate in Buenos Aires, Argentina, who traveled to Brazil, then England (including Oxford) and Germany. Includes several images of Berlin during the Nazi era and two color postcards of Adolf Hitler. (Bernath Mss 129).
  • Breasted, James Henry (1865-1935). One b/w photo, one letter (ALS), one picture postcard, and one memorial service program at the University of Chicago, with “Quotations from the Works and Letters of Dr. Brested” by Robert M. Hutchins, ca. 1900-1936. (SC 34).
  • Breckinridge, John C. Three engraved portraits, [ca. 1850s-1860s]. (Wyles SC 766).
  • Brenan, J. C. W. One letter (ALS) to his father re joining General Walker’s army in Nicaragua. New Orleans, 6 Aug. 1856. (Wyles SC 36).
  • [Brent, Duncan]. Powell [Lawrence Clark] Correspondence, ca. 1983-1988. Letters to Powell, primarily about his Le monde passe: A Remembrance of Duncan Brent… [1983]. (SC 643).
  • Brent (Duncan and Fredrika) Collection, ca. 1669-1983 [bulk dates 1958-1983]. Correspondence from Duncan Brent to Lawrence Clark Powell, as well as a typescript draft and other materials pertaining to Powell’s publication of Le monde passé [a remembrance of Brent]. Also, a collection of the Brents’ books, mainly 19th-20th century literature and Californiana. A highlight of this collection is the two volume Hollinshed’s Chronicles [of England, Scotland, and Ireland] (London, 1587), one of William Shakespeare’s sources for his historical plays. (Mss 9).
  • Brent, George William (Col.). One letter (ALS) to Gen. W. F. [Brantley?], 18 Apr. [186?]. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Brewer, George D. Two black and white photo postcards of George D. Brewer, one with Eugene V. Debs, ca. 1910. (SC 724).
  • [Brewster, John Calvin]. Two black/white cabinet card photographs by [John Calvin] Brewster, Ventura and Santa Paula, CA, of churches in El Rio and Santa Paula, [ca. 1900]. (Wyles SC 601).
  • Bricken [Irving] Collection. Early printed histories and travelers’ accounts, from the 17th century onwards, particularly on Latin America.
  • Bridges Family Georgia Confederate Civil War Letters, 1861-1865. (Wyles SC 973).
  • [Brinkerhoff, Samuel B.]. Lincoln [Abraham] Documents. Two documents signed by Lincoln and Salmon P. Chase, appointing Samuel B. Brinkerhoff to position of Surveyor of Customs for the Port of Santa Barbara, 1861. Also contains related correspondence, 1936, re acquisition of the documents and biographical information about Brinkerhoff. (Wyles SC 693).
  • Bristol Artillery Company Records, 1850-1856. Mainly receipts, supply and equipment bills, and member lists of the Bristol Artillery Company of Bristol, Rhode Island. (Wyles SC 884).
  • British Army in Northern Pakistan Photograph Album, 1925-1927. About 60 b/w snapshots and a few postcard views, most with captions. Mainly British and local soldiers at various locations in the Northwest Frontier area, near what is now the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, including Attock, Akora, Nowshera, and Kala-Bagh. Also photos of local scenery showing mountains, bridges, and churches and mosques. (SC 835).
  • [Pakistan]. British Army in Pakistan and Northern India Photograph Album, ca. 1917. 72 snapshots of Baluchistan and Waziristan (now Pakistan), and Northern India (Ferozepore, Dalhousie, and Ranikhet). Includes both military photos of soldiers, camps, and camel transport, as well as local scenes and people. (SC 836).
  • British Documents and Newspapers, ca 1760s-1780s. Six printed items: "A Computation of the Charge of the Militia, as Proposed by the Bill in Parliament…," n.d.; "Directions for Applying Godbold’s Vegetable Balsam…," n.d.; "Form of Association Agreed to by The Committee of Sixty-One…," 1780; "Proposals for a Subscription to Support a Plan for Inoculating Persons in Private Apartments, at Moderate Expence," ca. 1764; "Warrant for Granting Certain Allowances to the Several Captains of Infantry…," 1765; and "Yorkshire Freeholder," by Lancelot Lackrent, 1780. (SC 687).
  • [British East Africa]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • British in Egypt / World War I Photograph Album, ca. 1917 -1919. 120+ b/w photos, very few with captions, mainly of British (men, women, and children) in Egypt (possibly Alexandria) during World War I. Mainly troops in camps and on the march, hospital wards, sporting events, and British families at various social occasions and outings in the countryside. Also a few images of Egyptians, street scenes and residences, and local boats. (Bernath Mss 56).
  • British Guiana Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s. 107 black and white photographs, some captions in English on reverse. Includes images of U.S. Engineers’ Hospital, St. George Anglican Cathedral, Carnegie Library, scenes of Georgetown, drum and kettle band, market, roads, rivers, agricultural activities, Muslim cleric, bride and groom, local residents and everyday activities, U.S. servicemen, family and friends. (SC 947).
  • British Guyana Photograph Album, ca. 1910. 12 b/w albumen prints, with captions, mounted in a small album.  Includes image of the photographer, J. A. Teixeria, and views of New Amsterdam and Georgetown … Accompanied by an Oct. 1939 issue of Geographical Review, containing an article, “An Investigation of the Prospect for White Settlement in British Guyana.” (SC 897).
  • British Legal Documents. 18th century, primarily relating to members of the Macdonald, Mackenzie, and Maclean families. (SC 772).
  • British Liberal and Labour Party Posters, [ca. 1964]. Seven Liberal Party posters, with images of party leader Joseph Grimond, and three Labour Party posters, with images of party leader Harold Wilson. (SC 993).
  • British manuals and guides to magic tricks, conjuring, illusions, and prestidigitation. Early 20th century British pamphlets and ephemeral guides to magic of a practical nature. (PA Mss 66).
  • British Military in Egypt and Iraq Photograph Album, ca. 1918-1922. Album of Capt. R. E. Godfrey, 167 b/w snapshots, many with captions, recording service with the British 153rd Rifles in North Africa, 1918-1919, and in the Arab Revolt, 1920. About 70 images from Egypt and surrounding areas (Suez Canal, Ismailia, Great Pyramids, Alexandria, Kantara, Mansourah) and about 30 Arab Revolt images from Iraq (Nasiriyah, Imam Abdullah, Kut, Baghdad). (Bernath Mss 84).
  • British Military in India, and Burma Photograph Album, 1930s-early 1940s. 300+ b/w images, album, apparently of a British soldier with the 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, mainly snapshots of fellow soldiers, military camps, troops on the march, countryside and inhabitants of the North-West Frontier of India (now Pakistan and Afghanistan), and other parts of India and of Burma. Also, some commercial set shots of China (mainly Beijing, one of Hargin in Manchuria). (Bernath Mss 67).
  • British Palestine and Egypt Photograph Album, ca. 1930. (Bernath Mss 142).
  • British Palestine Postcard Collection, 1920. 26 b/w photographs, taken by an American seaman from the U.S.S. Pittsburgh, on May 22, 1930, and converted into postcards. Views of Jaffa, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem, including landmarks, local residents, and groups of seamen. (SC 866).
  • British Soldier’s Photograph Album – Northeastern India, late 1920s- 1930s. 150+ photos, mainly snapshots, with shots of friends and family, some in England, but most in India (Lucknow, Lebong, the hill station of Ranikhet, Barrackpore, and Calcutta), including fellow servicemen, countryside, street scenes, buildings, and people. (Bernath Mss 66).
  • British Soldier’s Waziristan Photograph Collection, ca. 1929-1932. (Bernath Mss 282).
  • [British West Indies]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • Broadbent Medical/Psychiatric Clinic and Growth Center (Long Beach, CA). Leaflets, ca. 1970s. (HPA SC 14).
  • [Broadside]. “A Looking-Glass for Traytors,” re trial of those implicated in the death of King Charles I. London, 1660. (SC 779).
  • [Broadside]. Auction of the steamer Beatrice (late Rappahannock). "Built by the British Government for a sloop of war in 1856…" (Wyles SC 853).
  • Broadside Collection, ca. 1939-1991 [bulk dates 1960s-1980s]. More than 200 printed items, most American, English language, mainly poetry, many in limited editions, some signed. Authors include Robert Bly, Ray Bradbury, Richard Brautigan, Joseph Brodsky, Charles Bukowski, Tom Clark, Andrei Codrescu, Robert Creeley, Fielding Dawson, Clayton Eshleman, William Everson, William Faulkner, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, M. F. K. Fisher, Robert Frost, Allen Ginsberg, Michael Hannon, Seamus Heaney, Robinson Jeffers, LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), Denise Levertov, Oscar Lewis, Larry McMurtry, Henry Miller, Judyl Mudfoot, Pablo Neruda, Joyce Carol Oates, Octavio Paz, Lawrence Clark Powell, Kenneth Rexroth, Jerome Rothenberg, Thomas Sanchez, John Sayles, Timothy Sheehan, Gary Snyder, Henry David Thoreau, John Updike, Diane Wakoski, and Peter Whigham. Presses and printers, many Santa Barbara, include Aetheric Press (Santa Barbara), Arundel Press (Los Angeles), Cadmus Editions (Santa Barbara), Capra Press (Santa Barbara), Cranium Press (San Francisco), Crepuscular Press (Madison, WI), Doggeral Press (Santa Barbara), Gehenna Press (Northampton, MA), Janus Press (West Burke, VT), Grabhorn Hoyem (San Francisco), Kairos Editions (Santa Barbara), Graham Mackintosh (Santa Barbara), Meadow Press (San Francisco), Moving Parts Press (Santa Cruz, CA), Mudborn Press (Santa Barbara), Ninja Press (Sherman Oaks, CA), Old Hand Press (Santa Barbara), Painted Cave Press (Santa Barbara), Harry and Sandra Reese (Isla Vista, CA), Sand Dollar Press (Berkeley, CA), Sand River Press (Los Osos, CA), Sun Moon Bear Press (Healdsburg, CA), Table-Talk Press (Santa Barbara), Unicorn Bookshop (Goleta, CA), Noel Young (Santa Barbara). (Mss 212).
  • Broida [Herbert P.] Papers. Materials relating to a UCSB physics professor. UCSB’s Broida Hall is named after him. (UArch FacP 3).
  • Bromley [David] Papers. Manuscript, typescript, and printed material relating to new religious movements. (ARC Mss 29).
  • Brontë, Charlotte (1816-1855). English novelist and poet. Holdings include Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell (1846) as Currer Bell [Spec PR4167.P6 1846 vault], Shirley (1849) as Currer Bell [Spec PR4167.S5 1849], Villette (1853) as Currer Bell [Spec PR4167.V5 1853], a two-volume set of The Professor (1857) as Currer Bell [Spec PR4167.P7 1857 vault], An Account of Her Honeymoon (1930) [Spec PR4168.A48 1930], and Jane Eyre (1981) [Spec PR4167.J3 1981]. Fine press edition of The Professor (1970) by the Folio Society [Spec PR4167.P7 1970].
  • Brontë, Emily (1818-1848). English novelist and poet. Holdings include Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell (1846) as Ellis Bell [Spec PR4167.P6 1846 vault], and Poems (1923) [Printers Z239.2.C8 B74 1923]. Fine press editions of Wuthering Heights by the Heritage Press (1940) [Printers Z239.2.C8 B76] and the Folio Society (1964) [Spec PR4172.W7 1971].
  • Brooks, Iverson L. Four letters (ALS), two from son W. I. Iverson and one franked [by Daniel Webster?], 1863, n.d. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Brother Charles. Leaflets, ca. 1980s. (HPA SC 15).
  • Brotherhood of the Sun. One document (TD), declaration of Pam Shannon Wells re her membership in the Brotherhood of the Sun, Santa Barbara, California, 1977. (SC 37).
  • Brotherhood of the White Temple, Inc. Collection, ca. 1930s-1940s. More than 40 pamphlets printed by the Brotherhood of the White Temple, Inc. (Sedalia, Colorado), most by M. Doreal, with titles such as “Atlantis and Lemuria,” “Symbolism of the Great Seal of the United States,” and “Wisdom of the Kabbala.” (ARC Mss 57).
  • Brown [Betsy] Puppetry Collection. Programs, newsletters, clippings and other material related to puppetry, clowns and the circus, including the puppet theater in Europe and Asia. (PA Mss 38).
  • Brown [D. MacKenzie] Papers, ca. 1940s-1950s. Primarily correspondence and research files relating to Alpheus Thompson, a Maine sea captain who moved to Santa Barbara and married a daughter of Carlos Antonio Carrillo. Brown edited the book China Trade Days in California, published by U.C. Press, which was a compilation of Thompson’s letters. Also, files on the history of Santa Rosa Island and the 1848 Mexican Claims Commission. (SBHC Mss 20).
  • Brown, Edwin. One Civil War letter (ALS) to his mother, re First Battle of Bull Run or Manassas. Arlington Heights, Virginia, 24 July 1861. (Wyles SC 146).
  • Brown [George I.] Papers, 1962-1990. Materials relating to Brown’s confluent education program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. (HPA Mss 3).
  • Brown [George I.] Papers, 1955-1990. Papers contain publications, correspondence, professional and biographical files, subject files on confluent education and Gestalt therapy, and teaching files of the UCSB professor emeritus of education. (UArch FacP 4).
  • Brown, Pat [Governor of California]. Mimeograph script for KEYT [Santa Barbara television station] for program "Campaign Special #1," showcasing local developments during his tenure, Sept. 25, 1962. (SC 381).
  • Brown, Samuel T. [U.S. Navy, Paymaster]. Twelve Civil War documents: eleven guards’ passes and one check, 1863-1865. (Wyles SC 508).
  • Brown, T[homas] E[dward] (1830-1897). One letter (ALS) from Isle of Man poet, scholar, and theologian Thomas Edward Brown, to classicist Hastings Crossley, re his travel plans and wondering if they might meet up. Isle of Man, July 8, 1894. (SC 382).
  • Browne, Sir Thomas (1605-1682). English writer and physician. Holdings include early editions of Pseudodoxia Epidemica (1658) [Spec PR3327.P7 1658] and Religio Medici (1672) [Spec PR3327.A73 1672]; fine press editions of Hydriotaphia, Urne-Buriall (1907) by the Riverside Press [Printers Z239.R54 B695 1907], Urne Buriall and the Garden of Cyrus (1932) by the Curwen Press [Spec PR3327.U8 vault], Religio Medici (1939) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec PR3327.A73 1939 and Printers Z239.N3 B69], and Of Garlands and Coronary or Garland Plants (1962) by the Gehenna Press [Printers Z239.G38 B76 1962].
  • Brown, William. One invoice for shipping of cotton and potash from port of New York, 18 Apr. 1809. (Wyles SC 918).
  • Browne, Waldo R. Four letters (TLS) from various government officials, including Secretary of the Treasury, McAdoo, re Browne’s international review Renaissance, 1918-1919. (SC 537).
  • Brownell, Henry Howard. One printed broadside poem, “Gulf-Weed,” for the Third Annual Reunion of the Society of the Army and Navy of the Gulf, Newport, July 7th, 1871. (Wyles SC 705).
  • Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861). English poet. Holdings include Aurora Leigh (1857) [Spec PR4185.A1 1857c], Last Poems (1862) [Spec PR4190.L3 1862], Poems of the Intellect and the Affections (1865) [Spec PR4190.P8 1865], the two-volume set The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett, 1845-1846 (1899) [Spec PR4231.A3 1899a], Letters from Elizabeth Barrett to B.R. Haydon (1939 [Printers PR4193.A36], and Stanzas, A Fragment, March 1845 (1943) [Spec PR4190.S8]. Facsimile edition of A Letter of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Napoleon III in Behalf of Victor Hugo (1932) [Printers Z242.5.B78 1932]. Fine press editions of Sonnets from the Portuguese by the Roycroft Shop (1898) [Printers Z239.R67 B7], Paul Elder & Co. (1910) [Printers Z239.N3 B7], Riccardi Press (1914) [Spec PR4189.A1 1914], with an accompanying facsimile (1927) [Printers Z239.N3 B76 1927], by the Heritage Club (1938) [Printers Z239.H46 B7], and the Peter Pauper Press (1940) [Printers Z239.P4 B7]; Rhyme of the Duchess May (1907) by Foulis Press [Printers Z239.2.F66 B785 1907]; and Casa Guidi Windows (1977) by the Imprint Society [Spec PR4186.A1 1977b]. See also Colin Franklin’s Elizabeth Barrett Browning at the Mercy of Her Publishers (1989) [Spec PR4194.F72 1989].
  • Browning, Robert (1812-1889). English poet. Holdings include Men and Women (1855) [Spec PR4214.A1 1855], the four-volume set The Ring and the Book (1868) [Spec PR4219.A1 1868], Aristophanes’ Apology (1875) [Spec PR4222.A6], Dramatic Idyls (1880) [Spec PR4206.A1 1880], Ferishtah’s Fancies (1884) [Spec PR4222.F4], Parleyings with Certain People (1887) [Spec PR4216.A1 1887], Asolando (1890) [Spec PR4222.A7 1890a], and the two-volume set The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett, 1845-1846 (1899) [Spec PR4231.A3 1899a]. Fine press editions of Dramatic Romances and Lyrics (1899) by the Ballantyne Press [Printers Z239.2.B22 B76], In a Balcony (1902) by Langworthy & Stevens [Printers Z239.B44 B76 1902], Some Poems (1904) by Eragny Press [Printers Z239.2.E65 B7], Italy My Italy (1910) by T.B. Mosher [Spec PR4203.M6], Dramatis Personae (1910) by the Doves Press [Printers Z239.2.D65 B76 vault], Rabbi Ben Ezra by T.N. Foulis (1910) [Printers Z239.2.F66 B795 1910] and the Monastery Hill Bindery (1933) [Printers Z239.B698 B75], Love Among the Ruins (1922) by Bernhardt Wall [Printers Z257.B725 1922], and The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1970) by David Godine [Printers Z239.G56 B72]. Additionally, a handwritten poem by Browning, from "Garden Fancies: The Flower’s Name," dated August 7, 1883, is available [SC 39].
  • Browning, Robert. One holograph poem signed, from "Garden Fancies: The Flower’s Name." London, 7 Aug. 1883. (SC 39).
  • Browning, Robert. One stamped envelope, addressed to Miss (?) Field, Aubrey House, Notting Hill, England, 1871. (SC 38).
  • Brownlow, William G. [Governor of Tennessee, 1865-1869]. One document (ADS): Appointment of Absalom Goforth as Justice of the Peace, 5 Apr. 1866. (Wyles SC 37).
  • Brownlow, W. G. One note (ANS), 1862; one letter (ALS), 1877; one envelope; one manuscript account “Brownlow’s connexion with The Bridge Burning in East Tenn., Nov. 8, 1861…” (Wyles SC 870).
  • Brownlow, W. G. One Civil War era note (ANS) and one b/w photo (carte de visite), ca. 1862. One b/w photo (carte de visite) of Captain [?] Schindel on reverse of same sheet, n.d. Also, one photo (carte de visite) of Mrs. Brownlow and one photo (carte de visite) of daughter, Mrs. Sawyer. (Wyles SC 916).
  • Brownwell, T[homas] C[hurch]. One letter (ALS) to Charles N. Bancker of Philadelphia re accepting Bancker's son into college. Hartford, Conn., 7 Mar. 1825. (Wyles SC 38).
  • Broyles, Henry F. [7th Virginia Cavalry, Company D]. One letter [ALS] to Captain Fenton re Civil War experiences, 12 Jan. 1912. Also newspaper clipping re Broyles’ life story, including participation in the Civil War, 9 Jan. 1912. (Wyles SC 17).
  • Broyles [Yolanda] Collection. Small collection of research notes, edited manuscript drafts and documents for Broyles’ book El Teatro Campesino: Theater in (CEMA 097).
  • Brugada, G. H. de. Three letters (two TLS and one ALS) from Brugada to the duc de Bauffremont re literary matters, including the literary review Zodiaque. Ile Maurice [Mauritius], 1925. (SC 384).
  • Brun, Christian. Black and white portrait, on foam board, of Chris Brun, Head of UCSB Special Collections, ca. early 1960s-1989. (SC 997).
  • Brunner, Samuel M. [Fife Major, Illinois Infantry, 138th Regiment (Vol)]. Five Civil War documents, including appointment and discharge documents, 1862-1864. (Wyles SC 321).
  • Bryan, Henry M. [Major and A. I. G.]. One Confederate Civil War document: Inspection Report of Gen. Gholson’s Mississippi Cavalry. Montgomery, Alabama, 3 Dec. 1864. (Wyles SC 32).
  • Bryant, Hattie. One Civil War era letter (ALS) to N. H. Willets, re personal matters and reports of many Confederate soldiers being women dressed in men’s clothes. Wonders if this is true. Also worries about the great many wives who have lost husbands and children, “and it is all for the sake of them Niggers.” Covington, 30 Oct. 1862. (Wyles SC 39).
  • Buceta, Erasmo (1896-1964). Papers, mainly letters, picture postcards, business cards and other ephemera, ca. 1935-1957. Correspondents include Fidelino de Figueiredo, Robert H. Lowie, and Ramon Menendez-Pidal. (SC 40).
  • Buchanan [A. Russell] Oral History, 1971. Interviews with the UCSB history professor and administrator, re career at Stanford University in the 1920s-1930s, and at UCSB. UCSB’s Buchanan Hall is named after him. (OH 21).
  • Buckley, Nancy. One black and white photograph, signed portrait of poet Nancy Buckley. Laid in Buckley’s Cameos: A Book of Poetry (San Francisco: Cloister Press, 1926). (SC 699).
  • Buell [Augustus C.] Diary and Sketchbook, ca. 1867-1868. (Wyles SC 40).
  • Buerer (James) Central African Republic Slide Collection, ca. 1977-1991. 218 color slides, most around an American-run mission, possibly Baptist, in the Central African Republic, many of construction projects including hospital, churches, and houses. Very few captions, few locations noted (one is Kpokpo). Includes images of markets, local inhabitants and everyday activities, people walking on roads, fires, outdoor classrooms, group shots, mission vehicles and plane, aerial views, missionaries, local congregation. (Bernath Mss 334).
  • Buffalo Soldiers Muster Roll, 1874. One oversize sheet, with names of officers and troops, for the U.S. 24th Infantry, Company K., April 30, 1874. (Wyles SC 1031).
  • Buffum, [?]. One lengthy, six-page Civil War letter (AL) to his mother and father, Joshua Buffum, of North Billerica, Massachusetts, recounting the Confederate shelling and capture of the U.S. Steamer Isaac P. Smith, commanded by Lt. F. S. Conover, while on patrol 30 Jan. 1863 along the Stono River, near Charleston, S.C. Washington Navy Yard, 6 Mar. 1863. (Wyles SC 132).
  • Bugental [James F. T.] Oral History, 1991. Interviews with the humanistic-existential psychotherapist and first president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology. Humanistic psychology project. (OH 22).
  • Bugental [James F. T.] Papers, 1980-1992. Includes material relating to Bugental’s work as a consultant, as well as examples of his lectures, teaching, writing. (HPA Mss 4).
  • [Bukowski, Charles]. One letter (ALS) from Jon Welsh, Loujon Press, to John {Martin?] re publication of Crucifix in a Death Hand. New Orleans, 5 June 1965. (SC 574).
  • [Bukowski, Charles]. Dorbin [Sanford] Papers, ca. 1965-2001. Primarily material relating to Dorbin’s bibliography of Charles Bukowski, manuscript drafts of his poetry and other writings, and files pertaining to his poetry magazine Schist: A Journal of Poetry and Graphics (1973-1978), in which some of Bukowski’s poems appeared. The Bukowski material includes research files, manuscript drafts and some proofs of the bibliography, as well as correspondence with Charles Bukowski, Black Sparrow publisher John Martin, Douglas Blazek, Marvin Malone (Wormwood Review), Sherri Martinelli, Jon Webb (Loujon Press), Carl Weissner, and others. (Mss 21).
  • [Bukowski, Charles]. Mallory, Lee. Typescript poem, "Bukowski – New Years Eve," 1972. (SC 193).
  • Bukowski, Charles. "The Lion." Unpublished typescript carbon prose story, with holographic corrections by the author. Undated but written while author lived at 1148 W. Santa Cruz St., San Pedro, CA. (SC 565).
  • Bukowski, Charles. "The Night the Rapist Got Caught in the Washing Machine." Unpublished typescript carbon prose story, with holographic corrections by the author. Undated but written while author lived at 1148 W. Santa Cruz St., San Pedro, CA. (SC 564).
  • Bukowski [Charles] Collection. Extensive collection of printed works, including books, broadsides, magazines, newspapers and other formats in which Bukowski material has appeared. Manuscript materials pertaining to Bukowski are listed separately.
  • Bukowski [Charles] / Martin [John] Collection, 1967-1994. Correspondence from Bukowski to his publisher, John Martin, of Black Sparrow Press. (Mss 166).
  • Bukowski [Charles] / Martin [John K.] – Black Sparrow Press Collection, 1973-2004. 62 original, signed poems by Charles Bukowski (including the last one he wrote, 5 Jan. 2004, two months before his death), sent to John Martin, publisher of Black Sparrow Press, 2003-2004; together with 34 original, signed contracts re foreign publication of Buk’s books, and related correspondence between him and John Martin, 1973-1990. (Mss 241).
  • Bukowski [Charles] / O’Roark [James F.] Correspondence, 1975. Four letters [TLS] and accompanying envelopes from Bukowski to Santa Barbara resident and collector James F. O’Roark, re visits to Santa Barbara, how writing is progressing, and daily trials and tribulations in Buk’s life. Includes reference to Claire Rabe, owner of Baudelaire’s, a Santa Barbara hangout. (SC 847).
  • Bukowski [Charles] Papers, ca. 1955-1980. Large collection of correspondence (outgoing to Frances Bukowski, Marina Bukowski, Sam Cherry and Neeli Cherry, John William Corrington, Sanford Dorbin, E. V. Griffith, Thomas Kerrigan, John Martin, Ann Menebroker, Steve Richmond, Ulysses Grant Roman, Jory Sherman, Ruth and William Wantling, Jon and Louise Webb, Carl Weissner, and others), typescript poetry and prose, artwork, photography, and related ephemera of the renowned California author. (Mss 12).
  • Bukowski [Charles] Poems. Four typescript volumes, with handwritten corrections/deletions by the editor, John Martin, of Charles Bukowski poems to be published by Harper Collins 2004-2007. (Mss 208).
  • Bukowski [Charles] Poems, ca. 1966-1994. 449 unpublished, unsigned, undated, mainly one and two-page typescript poems by Charles Bukowski, sent to his publisher John Martin at Black Sparrow Press over nearly 30 years, from about 1966 to 1994, the year that Bukowski died. (Mss 246).
  • [Bulfinch, Thomas]. One typescript manuscript, “A Classical Tea Party,” and two small handwritten lists, n.d. Laid in Bulfinch’s The Age of Fable… [1913]. (SC 41).
  • [Bulgaria]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Bulgaria]. Europe 1930s and WWII North Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1930s-1945. 185+ b/w photographs of a 1930s bicycle tour through Europe, including Germany (Dresden), Venice, Vienna, the Dolomites, Yugoslavia, Rumania (Bucharest), and Bulgaria (Sofia). (Bernath Mss 31).
  • Bulgaria Photograph Collection, ca. 1918-1952. 50 black and while photos/photo cards mostly of people and places in several locales in Bulgaria. Most have handwritten captions and notes that contain personal messages written to family and friends. The language and orthography used represent an older style of the Bulgarian language. Locations include Sofia (capital of Bulgaria) and smaller towns such as Kustendil, Vratza, Burgas, and Vurshez. One set of three photos appears to be from elsewhere in Eastern Europe. One of these photos is captioned with the name Zita Szeleczky, a Hungarian actress. (SC 1046).
  • Bulgaria World War I Frontier Guard Photograph Album, [ca. 1910s]. (SC 1059).
  • Bulgary [Bulgaria] Photograph Collection, ca. 1918-1966. 23 black/white images, many photo postcards, captions in Bulgarian, including soldiers in groups and on horseback, military band, pontoon bridge, wedding. (SC 1044).
  • [Bull Run]. One Civil War document (ADS), a notice warning against “Northern Secessionists and Traitors,” posted outside John Folsom’s store [?] after the Battle of Bull Run, 23 July 1861. (Wyles SC 42).
  • Bullard, Caroline A. Two documents (ADS), ca. 1852. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Bunyan, John (1628-1688). English writer and preacher. Holdings include numerous editions of The Pilgrim’s Progress, the earliest from 1723 [Spec PR3330.A3 1723]; a facsimile of the 1678 first edition (1928) [Printers Z239.2.D6 B8]; fine press editions by Essex House Press (1899) [Spec PR3330.A1 1899 vault], Nonesuch Press (1928) [Printers Z239.2.N6 B85], the Heritage Press (1942) [Spec PR3330.A2 B5 1942], and the Peter Pauper Press (1945) [Printers Z239.P4 B8]. Also, A Book for Boys and Girls, or, Country Rhimes for Children (1686) [Spec PR3329.B1 1686], The Jerusalem-Sinner Saved, or, Good News for the Vilest of Men (1700) [Spec BR75.B835 1700], The Holy War Made by Shaddai Upon Diabolus for the Regaining of the Metropolis of the World (1752) [Spec PR3329.H1 1752], The Christian Pilgrim (1807) [Spec PR3330.A1 1807], and The Life and Death of Mr. Badman (1900) [Spec PR3329.L1 1900a].
  • Burke, Edmund (1729-1797). Irish philosopher and politician. Holdings include A Vindication of Natural Society (1756) [Spec DA506.B88 V55 1756]; An Account of the European Settlements in America (1757) [Spec DA506.B88 A2]; Observations on a Late State of the Nation (1769) [Spec DA506.B88 O2]; A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (1770) [Spec DA506.B88 S9 1770], also part of the "Books Lincoln Read" collection (1806) [Wyles E457.21.R4 B8]; The Political Tracts and Speeches of Edmund Burke (1777) [Spec DA506.B8 1777b]; Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) [Spec DA506.B88 R3 1790], also in French as Réflexions sur la Révolution de France (1790) [Spec DA506.B88 R314 1790]; Two Letters on the Conduct of Our Domestick Parties with Regard to French Politicks (1797) [Spec DA506.B88 T866 1797b]; Three Memorials on French Affairs (1797) [Spec DA506.B88 T5], and the 10-volume set The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke (1803) [Spec DA506.B8 1803]. Fine press edition of On Conciliation with the Colonies, and Other Papers on the American Revolution (1975) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec E211.B925 1975]. See also The Life of Edmund Burke (1798) by Robert Bisset [Spec DA506.B9 B5]. Additionally, three letters in Burke’s hand, from near the end of his life, are available in the Isaac Foot Collection (Mss 33).
  • Burleigh (H. T.) Sheet Music Collection, 1914-1921. 12 printed items, the work of H. T. Burleigh, an African American composer, singer, and pupil of Anton Dvořák. Burleigh introduced Dvořák to spirituals and Dvořák used some in works such as the “New World Symphony.” (Wyles SC 1036).
  • [Burma]. British Military in India, and Burma Photograph Album, 1930s. 300+ b/w images, album, apparently of a British soldier with the 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, mainly snapshots of fellow soldiers, military camps, troops on the march, countryside and inhabitants of the North-West Frontier of India (now Pakistan and Afghanistan), and other parts of India and of Burma. (Bernath Mss 67).
  • [Burma]. Chapman (E. C.) Photograph Collection, ca. 1960s-1970s. 270+ black/white prints and color slides. Locations include: Bali, Burma, Cambodia (Angkor Wat) and Laos (Vientiene), Malaysia (mainly Malacca and Penang), Shanghai and surrounds, and Thailand (incl. South Thailand – Kra Isthmus). (Bernath Mss 224).
  • [Burma]. Drage [Godfrey] Burma Photograph Album, ca. 1901-1903. (Bernath Mss 273).
  • [Burma]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Burma].Elkus / Manheim Postcard – Photograph Collection, ca. 1910-1937. Eight postcards, with messages, and four snapshots, from Japan, Philippines, India, Tibet, China, and Burma. (SC 889).
  • [Burma]. Goodier (Brian G.) India and Burma Collection, 1942-1947. The collection was assembled by a Maj. B. G. Goodier, B. Sc (Tech), Royal Engineers and includes correspondence and photographs relating to his World War II and post war experiences in South Africa, India, and Burma, particularly relating to road building, and airfield construction. Locations include Durban, East Kirkee, Poona, Lahore, Madras, Bombay, and Rangoon. (Bernath Mss 93).
  • [Burma]. James [Charles Streatfeild] Burma and India Photograph Albums, ca. 1893-1901 [bulk dates 1897-1898]. (Bernath Mss 310).
  • [Burma]. Kelly [Bill] Western Burma Photograph Album, ca. 1912. 45 black and white albumen photographs from the Yenangyat area of Western Burma, including images of railroads, oil wells and workers, Buddhist temples and statues, other buildings, local inhabitants (men, women, and children), rural scenes, water buffalo, countryside, markets, boats, and fakirs, apparently compiled by Bill Kelly, who seems to have been associated with one of the British oil companies. Also, several images of Kelly and other British residents engaged in hunting and cricket, and other activities. (Bernath Mss 333).
  • [Burma]. Mendell [Edward] Travel Slide Collection, 1980s-1990s. More than 2000 large-format color slides containing images of Edward Mendell’s post-retirement travels around the world, photographing endangered species for the World Wildlife Fund, and also of people in far-flung places such as Bhutan, Burma, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Orissa (India), Philippines, Senegal, and Thailand. (Mss 247).
  • [Burma]. World Tour Photograph Album, 1907-1908. 458 b/w snapshots of a world tour by an unknown American woman with images from Gibraltar, Spain, France, Egypt, Ceylon, India, Burma, Java, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Hawaii, and San Francisco Bay. Includes many images of street scenes, waterfronts, palaces, temples, and other buildings, processions and festivals, American missions, and local inhabitants (many of women and children). (Bernath Mss 79).
  • [Burma]. World War II Burma Photograph Album, ca. 1943-1944. Album of an American soldier working on the Stillwell Road in Burma. (Bernath Mss 210).
  • Burma Buddhist Illuminated Manuscript. 240+ pages, gilt covers, several color drawings. (Printers Mss 48).
  • Burma Photograph Album, ca. 1910. (Bernath Mss 221).
  • Burma Photograph Album, 1913. 49 black and white albumen prints, captions in English, taken by an unidentified British woman. Images of Buddhist pagodas and temples, Burmese women and children, houses, street scenes, markets, Irrawaddy River, leper asylum. Locations include Rangoon, Mandalay, Bhamo, and Bhiwani. (SC 1085).
  • Burma Photograph Albums, ca. 1890s. Three snapshot albums with 70 b/w photos, no captions, including images of British teak harvesting operations in Burma, using elephants and water buffalo. Also views of Burmese people and countryside, village scenes, houses on stilts with woven sides, temples, boats, and river scenes. (Bernath Mss 43).
  • Burma Photograph Collection. Ten hand-colored images, no captions, people and scenes of Burma, ca. 1915. (SC 942).
  • Burma Photograph Collection, ca. 1902-1906. (Bernath Mss 368).
  • Burma Photographs, ca. 1900-1910. Three black and white photographs and four photo postcards, some captions, incl. images of oil wells, (Burmah Oil Company) drillers, and Viceroy reception, with American and other flags flying. (SC 1072).
  • Burma – U.S. Army Engineer Construction Battalion Photograph Collection, ca 1942-1945. 200+ World War II era b/w photos, including many of Burma, Burmese life, and the Engineer Battalion in Burma. (Bernath Mss 33).
  • Burnell [George Edwin and Mary Lamoreaux] Collection, ca. 1890s-1960s. Includes typescripts of lecture series, pamphlets and other printed materials by Los Angeles area New Thought practitioners George Edwin Burnell and Mary Lamoreaux Burnell (founders of the Burnell Foundation), and Genevieve Burnell Forgey / Robinson. (ARC Mss 10).
  • Burnet, Gilbert (1643-1715). Scottish theologian and Bishop of Salisbury. Holdings include A Vindication of the Authority, Constitution, and Laws of the Church and State of Scotland (1673) [Spec BX9070.B8], The Memoires of the Lives and Actions of James and William, Dukes of Hamilton and Castleherald (1677) [Printers Z239.2.R6 B8], the two volume set The History of the Reformation of the Church of England (1679) [Spec BR375.B9], An Essay on the Memory of the Late Queen (1695) [Spec DA462.A3 B8], and The Bishop of Salisbury’s and the Bishop of Oxford’s Speeches in the House of Lords (1710) [Spec DA497.S3 A4].
  • Burnham, Hiram [General]. One Civil War letter (ALS) to his wife in Maine, mainly re recent battles. Camp in the field, 19 May 1864. (Wyles SC 43).
  • Burns, Robert (1759-1796). Scottish poet. Holdings include Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (1787) [Spec PR4300 1787.E3], The Works of Robert Burns (1801) [Spec PR4300 1801.L4], The Poetical Works of Robert Burns (1816) part of the "Books Lincoln Read" collection [Wyles E457.21.L51 B8], and Letters of Robert Burns (1820) [Spec PR4331.A3 C7 1820]. Fine press editions of To Mary in Heaven (1916) by the Bibliophile Society [Spec PR4313.T6 1916], Songs (1925) by Golden Cockerel Press [Spec PR4303.C6 and Printers Z239.2.G58 B87], The Bonnie Lass That Made the Bed to Me (1927) by John Henry Nash [Printers Z239.N3 B87 1927], Epistle to Davie (1929) by the Bruce Brough Press [Spec PR4309.E6 1929], The Jolly Beggars (1963) by the Gehenna Press [Printers Z239.G38 B87 1963], and The Poems of Robert Burns (1965) by the Limited Editions Club [Printers Z239.L5 B87 1965]. Also, Burns’s works have been set to music and recorded on 78 RPM records by performers such as Chauncey Olcott [PA Victor 895] and Dinah Shore [PA Victor 20-1611].
  • Burns [Vincent Godfrey] Collection, ca. 1930s-1969. Drafts of writings, as well as correspondence, clippings, and other ephemera of poet and journalist Burns, who wrote in a populist style on patriotic and homespun American subjects and who lived in Santa Barbara for a time. (Mss 13).
  • [Burnside, Ambrose E.]. Hancock, Winfield S[cott]. Two post-Civil War letters (ALS), including one to Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, then a U.S. senator, asking for copies of the appendix to the report of the Joint Committee on Army which Burnside had submitted to Congress in Dec. 1880. (Wyles SC 445).
  • Burnside, A[mbrose] E. [Union Army General]. One 1857 letter (ALS) to Col. (?) re getting the “Big Mail Contract” across the plains to California and asking for support for his proposal. Earlier, after the Mexican-American War, ca. 1848-1849, he was a lieutenant in the U.S. Army, assigned to protecting the Western mail routes through Nevada to California. Bristol, Rhode Island, 26 Apr. 1857. (Wyles SC 439).
  • Burr, H. C. [2nd Georgia Cavalry, Co. E]. One document (ADS), certificate of disability, 23 June 1864. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Burrow, F.C. One letter (ALS) with three pen and ink sketches, from F. C. Burrow, apparently an aspiring artist, to a Miss Kate, asking about an advertisement. London, Apr. 24, 1890. (SC 386).
  • Burrow [Trigant] Collection, 1909-1950. Reprints of articles by psychoanalyst Burrow. (HPA Mss 5).
  • Burt, Struthers (1882-1954). Signed mimeographed poem by American novelist, poet, and short-story writer Struthers Burt, entitled "The Grove - 1940," read first at Land of Happiness Camp, Bohemian Grove. (SC 387).
  • Burton, Alice Gertrude Cotton Whitney. Handwritten copy of Burton’s diary, 1851-1938, written mainly in essay form, most sections pertaining to the 1850s and including a discussion of her father’s [Rev. Daniel Saunderson Whitney] activities with the underground railroad and having fugitives in their home in Southboro, Mass. (Wyles SC 44).
  • Burton, Richard Francis (1821-1890). English explorer, translator, and writer. Holdings include The Nile Basin (1864) [Spec DT117.B8]; translations of Kalyānamalla’s Ananga-Ranga (1885) [Spec HQ470.S3 K3 1885], The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-Yezdî (1900) [Spec PR4349.B52 K3 1900z], The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus (1928) [Spec PA6275.E5 B8 1928], The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana (1963) [Spec HQ470.S3 V3 1963a], and ‘Umar ibn Muhammad Nafzâwî’s The Perfumed Garden of the Shaykh Nefzawi (1964) [Spec HQ461.N3213 1964b]; and The Look of the West, 1860: Across the Plains to California (1963) [Wyles F826.B871]. Fine press editions of The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû el-Yezdî by the Book Club of California (1919) [Printers Z239.B54 B87 1919], Thomas B. Mosher (1923) [Printers Z239.M64 B87 1923], and the Peter Pauper Press (1945) [Printers Z239.P4 B87]; and The Arabian Nights by the Heritage Press (1934) [Printers Z239.H46 A72], the Limited Editions Club (1954) [Printers Z239.L5 A694 1954], and the Allen Press (1980) [Printers Z239.A46 A73 vault].
  • Busey, Mrs. E. Eight documents, 1854, 1864. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • [Business]. Alaska / Klondike Magic Lantern Slides, 1898-1912. 52 slides, including images of indigenous population, as well as miners and seal-fur company employees, reindeer wrangling, steamers in ice, and eruption of Mt. Katmai in 1912. Locations include Nome, St. Michaels, Fort Wrangle, Kodiak, and Port Clarence. (Wyles Mss 143).
  • [Business]. Argentina [Tucuman] Sugar Plantations Photographic Journal, 1905. (SC 906).
  • [Business]. Bristol Artillery Company Records, 1850-1856. Mainly receipts, supply and equipment bills, and member lists of the Bristol Artillery Company of Bristol, Rhode Island. (Wyles SC 884).
  • [Business]. Calamba Sugar Estate – Philippines Collection, 1928-1943. Mainly business records of an American operated sugar and coconut plantation, destroyed during World War II. (Wyles Mss 137).
  • [Business]. Dewing [James] Papers, 1865-1936. Thirteen items of Barbara DeWolfe’s grandfather, James Dewing, including a photograph, materials relating to his service in the 18th Regiment of Connecticut Infantry, Company A, during the Civil War (discharge papers, widow’s pension, GAR receipts), publishing/piano manufacturing business in San Francisco (letterhead stationery, calling card, court records re failure of the business), and death (memorial service address, National Cemetery Regulations). (Wyles SC 1012).
  • [Business]. Die-Cut Advertising Literature, ca. 1883-1960. 101 pamphlets, booklets, cards, and flyers cut in shapes such as animals, books, bottles, boxes, cans, fruit and vegetables, hats, oysters, and shoes. Many of the items are highly illustrated and printed in vivid colors. Most are early to mid 20th century, some from California. The collection is arranged alphabetically, by company name. (Mss 202).
  • [Business]. Diman Family Papers, 1822-1865. Papers of Byron Diman (1795-1865), governor of Rhode Island (1846-1848) and prominent merchant of Bristol. Includes correspondence, shipping records, and business papers of Devol, Diman, & Co.; correspondence with the D’Wolf family of Bristol, with his brother-in-law William Henry Wight and his firm of Wight and Fleury in New York, and with his nephew, also named William Henry Wight. Also includes correspondence with his son, Henry Wight Diman, a student at Brown University (1854-1858) and assistant consul in Oporto, Portugal (1862-1865). (Wyles Mss 11).
  • [Business]. E. Conway & Co. Ledgers, [1860s]. Two handwritten ledgers with manuscript documents and maps pertaining to the E. Conway & Company purchase of lands in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Contra Costa counties, with early information about oil development in California. (Mss 184).
  • [Business]. Easton (Robert E.) Collection, ca. 1882-1968. Mainly papers and ledgers re Easton’s business dealings, especially the Sisquoc Ranch Co., central coast of California. (SBHC Mss 55).
  • [Business]. Ely, Frederick David. Correspondence, 1867-1887, to Ely, member of Congress from Massachusetts. Also, a 2 pp folio letter (TLS) from a group of Boston businessmen protesting the reciprocity treaty with Mexico. In: Nineteenth Century Americana Collection (Mss 2).
  • [Business]. Ely, William Davis. Correspondence and documents to Ely, a Providence, Rhode Island businessman. Correspondents include Henry A. Coit, Amasa M. Eaton, C.A.L. Richards and Zachariah Allen. In: Nineteenth Century Americana Collection (Mss 2).
  • [Business]. G.E. Tempo Collection, 1957-1969. Mainly unclassified speeches, papers, publications, research and technical memoranda and proposals of G. E. Tempo, a Santa Barbara-based think-tank working on long-range solutions to national defense and weapons systems issues. (Mss 139).
  • [Business]. G. E. Tempo Collection, ca. 1972-1973. Pamphlets and ephemera from the UCSB Library’s Local History File, re the Santa Barbara-based long-range research and planning component of the General Electric Company, and protests against it. (SC 692).
  • [Business]. Gallup and Geer. Business records, 1837-1861, of a firm of furniture dealers and auctioneers of Norwich, Connecticut. Also, personal papers of Isaac Gallup (1837-1852). In: Nineteenth Century Business Collection (Mss 78).
  • [Business]. Gildea [James H.] Middle East Railroad Collection, ca. 1940s-1970s [bulk dates early 1950s]. Collection of documents and photos, mainly about Gildea’s involvement in the early 1950s, as engineer and manager in charge of the construction of the Saudi Government Railway, running through the Arabian desert from the Persian Gulf to the capital city of Riyadh. The project came about as a result of a 1947 agreement between King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud and the Arabian-American Oil Company (Aramco). The cost was financed primarily from Saudi oil revenues, with engineering and construction under the guidance of Aramco and the Bechtel Construction Company. Gildea, formerly with Union Pacific, was chosen to head the project because of his experience in World War II as an operating manager for the Iranian railroad. Gildea later lived in Santa Barbara and was married to Madame Gildea. (Bernath Mss 219).
  • [Business]. Hirst [Edward C.] Papers, ca. 1903-1911. Correspondence, telegrams, assessments, contracts, inspections, reports, and other material relating to U.S. business interests in Latin America pertaining to property and commodities such as rubber, bananas, coffee, and coal, much of it apparently relating to the activities of Edward C. Hirst in the Amazon Region (esp. Manaos, Brazil). Includes mention of the German American Coffee Company, United States Rubber Company, Amazon Syndicate, and Bolivian Syndicate. (Wyles Mss 168).
  • [Business]. [Holmes Family]. Personal and business papers of Alexander Holmes, and his son Joseph Alexander, of Kingston, Mass. Part of the Kingston Collection (Mss 57).
  • [Business]. Honduras Photograph Album, ca. 1920-1925. 200+ b/w photographs of cities (San Pedro Sala, Choloma, Truxillo, Tela, Ornoa, Puerto Cortes, and La Lima), buildings, churches, haciendas, rural areas, coastal shipping facilities, railroads, bridges, mills, and sugar factories. Includes images of U.S. businessmen and Honduran workers, some related to the United Fruit Company and Cayarmel Fruit Company; many showing impact of U.S. investment on Honduras in the early 1920s. (Bernath Mss 91).
  • [Business]. Indochina Rubber Plantations Photograph Albums, ca. 1925-1930. 99 black photographs in two albums. Album 1 contains views of French rubber plantations at Quan Loi and Xacam (Vietnam), showing various facets of rubber production, including factory interiors, workers, and local villages. Album 2, entitled “Compagnie du Cambodge,” contains views of plantations at Tonlebett, Chup, Pean Cheang, and Thmar Pitt (Cambodia), with images of the Mekong River, roads, forests, felled trees, replanting, lumber mill, local villages, rubber tapping and processing. (Bernath Mss 216).
  • [Business]. J. B. Brown and Sons. Business records of a Portland, Maine, banking firm, ca. 1871-1889. Includes correspondence with many other Maine, New York, and Massachusetts banks. In: Nineteenth Century Business Collection (Mss 78).
  • [Business]. Japanese Saipan Photograph Album, 1914-1944. About 170 b/w snapshots and a few postcard views, of the Japanese period in Saipan. Includes a number of shots of the local Saipan population and scenery, but most of the photos are of Japanese adults and children, families, groups, leisure activities, sports (including several shots of baseball teams), boy scouts, geishas, and the extensive sugar cane industry. (Bernath Mss 69).
  • [Business]. Kelley [Lloyd Amos and Berta Lee Winniford] Oral History, 1981. Discussion of the problems faced in running a family business during the Depression and how Lloyd Kelley built Kelley’s Corner, a Santa Barbara landmark, into a thriving establishment after World War II. Central Coast Regional Projects. (OH 53).
  • [Business]. Knap, Nathan. One printed document signed, re Knap as proprietor of Hale’s Patent for a spring baggage rack and driver’s seat, and of Draper’s Patent for a baggage rack and mail box, ca 1810s. (SC 559).
  • [Business]. Krall Family Papers, ca. 1758-1918. Correspondence and documents (including 18th century indentures and early 19th century surveyors’ plats) of the Krall family from Shafferstown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, along with business records of the grocery firm of Krall and Zerbe. Also included are almanacs from the 1850s-1860s, and printed speeches, programs, and pamphlets from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras. (Wyles Mss 6).
  • [Business]. McNear [George C.] Letters, 1865-1866. Seventeen letters (ALS) to his wife Maria, mainly re his tenuous business efforts in New Orleans, in the wake of the Civil War. (Wyles SC 144).
  • [Business]. Mexico Photograph Album, 1898. 132 sepia albumen prints in an album of Isabel Nesmith, who left San Francisco on the Pacific Mail boat SS San Blas and traveled to Mazatlan, Manzanilla, Acapulco, Tehauntepec, Amatė, Minatitlan, Vera Cruz, Orizaba, and Mexico City, as well as visiting friends, the Macfarlands, and their neighbors at a rubber plantation on the Coatzacoalcos River. (Bernath Mss 191).
  • [Business]. Miller Plantation Company Photograph Album, 1902-1904. 83 b/w prints of the Miller Plantation Company of Cuatotolapam, Veracruz, Mexico, depicting sugar cane production and refining, and related ranch activities. Includes “field and interior factory views of production machinery, indigenous plantation workers and cowboys, and horse-mounted field supervisors. Diverse views of the company’s vast sugar fields, railroad spurs, refining factory (large-scale vats, kilns, and other machinery), factory village with housing, group shots of indigenous factory workers. (Bernath Mss 173).
  • [Business]. Montgomery (William Pinckney) / Locust Plantation Collection, ca. 1822-1883 [bulk dates 1830s-1860s]. Bills, receipts, indentures, yearly cotton sales records of Montgomery, a planter and plantation owner in Washington County, Mississippi, who declared bankruptcy during the Reconstruction period of 1869. (Wyles Mss 9).
  • [Business]. N. N. Hill Brass Company Records, ca. 1890s-early 1900s. 25 letter books and one ledger of the N. N. Hill Brass Company of Middleton, CT, which manufactured tea bells, electric gongs, trinity chimes, telephone chime boxes, bicycle bells, and sleight bells. In the 1930s, the company received the Walt Disney toy contract, which became a major portion of their business. Product lines included bell-ringing pull toys and toy telephones with Disney characters. (Mss 47).
  • [Business]. New Granada Canal & Steam Navigation Company Letter, 1855. One letter (ALS) from Henry Wells, president of the New Granada Canal & Steam Navigation Company of New York, 1855, to Captain Morrill of the Steamship Osprey, detailing the itinerary and business dealings for the ship’s voyage, to include stops in Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, and other ports in Latin America. (Wyles SC 296).
  • [Business]. Nigeria Photograph Album, ca. 1912-1913. 48 black/white snapshots, likely taken by a British miner or geologist, including images of a trek to prospect for minerals, Baro market place, Kano horse race, Calabar sports, cattle and sheep from the northern Nigeria at Ibadan, views of the Cross River and villages along it, Frederick Lugard’s first visit to Calabar in Dec. 1912, the S.S. Munshi, views and buildings at Itu, Oron, Calabar, Opobo, Ibadan, Sapele rubber plantation, and the Lagos Railway. (Bernath Mss 120).
  • [Business]. Nineteenth Century Business Collection, ca. 1837-1898. Correspondence, lists, invoices and other documents relating to several East Coast businesses. Some of the material is from the Civil War era. (Mss 78).
  • [Business]. Northrop (John K.) Oral History, 1972. Life history, with the former aircraft company president and aeronautical engineer, re history of Northrop Aviation and the “Flying Wing,” Central Coast Regional Projects. (OH 71).
  • [Business]. Palembang [Sumatra, Indonesia] Oil Industry Photograph Album, 1909. (Bernath Mss 229).
  • [Business]. Public History Program – State Street Oral History Project, 1976-1977. UCSB Public History Studies Program project. Interviews with Santa Barbara State Street businessmen. (OH 77).
  • [Business]. Railroad Ephemera Collection, ca. 1870s-1970s. A variety of ephemeral items relating mainly to railroad companies, but also some bus and other transportation companies. Included in the collection are passenger tickets, railroad forms, transfer tickets, bond coupons, baggage claim checks, company passes, time cards, service pins, tokens, dining car napkins, cancelled paychecks, postcards, and reports. More than 70 companies from all regions of the U.S. and Canada are represented. (Wyles Mss 128).
  • [Business]. Rand [William Whitehill] Papers, ca. 1921-1968 [bulk dates 1950s-1968]. Documents, maps and some artifacts related to Rand’s career in geology, marine engineering, and the oil industry. The maps are scientific and some include offshore sounding data. Most are maps of the coast of California, particularly in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties. The records of his company, Submarex, its subsidiaries, and the ships used, make up the bulk of this collection. This company, based in Santa Barbara, was heavily involved in the transformation of Santa Barbara from a relatively unknown area (geologically) to a major oil-producing region between 1947 and 1960. Also, correspondence, meeting minutes, journal articles, newspaper clippings, reports, log books, catalogs, and project files on deep-sea drilling and ocean exploration. (SBHC Mss 46).
  • [Business]. Robbins [Thomas S. ] Collection, 1844-1855. Six items, relating to the business dealings of an early Santa Barbara resident. (SC 751).
  • [Business]. Romaine (Lawrence B.) Trade Catalog Collection, ca. 1850-1968. More than 40,000 items that Romaine collected and which are arranged along the lines of his published guide. Primarily 19th and early 20th century American trade and advertising literature, with large sections relating to subjects such as agriculture, architecture, booksellers, building materials, department stores, electrical equipment, hardware, printers’ supplies, scientific and industrial instruments, and seed catalogs. Also, related records for Romaine’s bookselling business, Weathercock House. (Mss 107).
  • [Business]. Savage Mining Company (Virginia, Nevada). Daily report and vouchers, 1876-1898. (Wyles SC 896).
  • [Business]. Shanghai Steam Navigation Co. Photograph Album, ca. 1860s-1875. 125 cartes-de-visite (cdv) and 6 cabinet size cards, including a signed and dated cdv of Rutherford B. Hayes. Mainly images of employees, their wives and children, and people associated with the company, a leader in the American China trade and major importer of opium into China. By 1874 Shanghai Steam Navigation Co. had 17 steamships, the largest fleet in Shanghai, but was sold in 1877 after which the American share of Chinese shipping dropped dramatically. (Bernath Mss 47).
  • [Business]. Sheldon [Gar] – Mining Engineer’s Correspondence, 1880s. Mainly letters from Sheldon, with the Corralitos Company in Chihuahua State, Mexico, to family, about personal affairs and local news such as an earthquake in 1887. (Wyles SC 1009).
  • [Business]. Spaulding Family Papers, ca. 1824-1961 [bulk dates 1849-1936]. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, logbooks, photographs and other material relating to the Spaulding family of Boston who, later (1929-1931), also maintained a home in Santa Barbara. Of particular interest is the 1849 California gold rush era diary of Mahlon Day Spaulding (1827-1888), who joined 149 other men from New England, formed a mutual stock company, bought a ship, and traveled around the Horn to California. With the money earned in California, he successfully invested in the wholesale grocery business and the later in the sugar refinery business. After his death, his two sons, William S. Spaulding and John T. Spaulding, took over the sugar company and later sold it to the United Fruit Company. The Spauldings became socially prominent Bostonians and were some of the most important art collectors in the United States. (Wyles Mss 141).
  • [Business]. Touton (Rush D.) Tobacco Collection, ca. 1924-1981 [bulk dates 1930-1960]. Includes material on tobacco industry in Puerto Rico and Sumatra; many photographs, mainly b/w and in U.S. (Bernath Mss 112).
  • [Business]. William Edwin Rudge [Firm] Collection, ca. 1903-1983 [bulk dates 1940s-1950s]. Business records and personal papers of William E. Rudge, his family, his printing firm, and associates. (Printers Mss 2).
  • [Business]. Williams [James C.] Trade Catalog Collection, ca. 1911-1930s. Trade catalogs from various companies and a few trade magazines, brought together by James C. Williams, Director of the California History Center & Foundation (Cupertino, California). Materials are arranged by name of company or publication. Most pertain to mining, drilling, milling, and smelting. A few are from California. (Mss 170).
  • [Business]. Young Family Papers, ca. 1839-1911. Correspondence and business-related materials concerning the Young family of Paw Paw, Michigan, as well as correspondence relating to a number of other Michigan families including Butler, Carpenter, Comstock, Goodrich, Henry, Hibner, Maloney, Moyer, Nellie, Poucher, Richards, Shallenberger, Shekell, Toll, Tucker, Welch, and Wood. Interspersed throughout the collection are Civil War letters from members of the various families. (Wyles Mss 19).
  • Busteed, Richard [Civil War Union General]. One Civil War letter (ALS), re filling the ranks of the 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, 2nd Battalion Duryee Zouaves, and discussing the fine qualities of General Hull. [New York ?], 22 Nov. 1862. (Wyles SC 45).
  • Butler, Benjamin Franklin [Civil War Union General, lawyer, and Governor of Massachusetts]. Three letters (ALS), 1861, 1868, 1889 about various Civil War-related issues, including a hanging for treason. Also, a copy of a transcript of an interview conducted 2 June 1862 between Butler and Capt. Homer B. Sprague re Sprague’s refusal to deliver an escaped slave, Caroline, employed as a laundress for the army, back to slave hunters. After reviewing a recent Act of Congress, Butler decided in favor of Caroline being retained as a laundress. (Wyles SC 46).
  • Butler, M. C. [Major General, C.S.A.]. One letter (ALS) to Col. C. C. Jones, re speech of Butler’s, published in the Charleston News and Courier. Washington, 3 Dec. 1889. (Wyles SC 497).
  • Butler, Matthew [Galbraith?] [Major General]. One letter (ALS) to Lawrence F. Bowen, 28 Feb. 1872. In: Confederate Collection (Wyles Mss 52).
  • Butler, Samuel (1835-1902). English writer. Holdings include Evolution, Old and New (1879) [Darwin QH361.B8 1879], Selections from Previous Works (1884) [Darwin PR4349.B7 A16 1884], Ex Voto: An Account of the Sacro Monte (1890) [Spec PR4349.B7 E92 1890], On the Trapanese Origin of the Odyssey (1893) [Spec PR4349.B7 O5], Essays on Life, Art, and Science (1908) [Darwin PR4349.B7 A16 1908], God the Known and God the Unknown (1909) [Darwin BL200.B87], Life and Habit (1910) [Darwin QH366.B75 1910], Unconscious Memory (1910) [Darwin QH371.B8], The Note-Books of Samuel Butler (1913) [Spec PR4349.B7 N6], Erewhon, or, Over the Range (1913) [Darwin PR4349.B7 E6 1913], The Humour of Homer (1913) [Darwin PR4349.B7 H8], Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino (1913) [Darwin DG614.B8 1913], A First Year in Canterbury Settlement (1914) [Darwin DU430.C3 B8 1914], The Way of All Flesh (1923) [Darwin PR4349.B7 W3 1923], and The Fair Haven (1938) [Darwin BL2775.B85 1938]. Fine press editions of Erewhon by Cheshire House (1931) [Spec PR4349.B7 E6 1931] and the Limited Editions Club (1934) [Spec PR6015.U98 Z3 B8], and The Way of All Flesh (1936) by the Limited Editions Club [Spec PR4349.B7 W3 1936].
  • Buzzell [Rolfe G.] Collection, 1970-1972. Articles, photos and papers relating to the 1970 Isla Vista riots, Buzzell’s arrest, and subsequent legal action taken by him (Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Santa Barbara, No. 91214). (SBHC Mss 48).
  • Bynner, Witter (1881-1968). One typescript poem, “Two Marys,” with handwritten corrections, n.d. Also two b/w photos of Mary Austin, 1928, and Mary Lawton, n.d. (SC 44).
  • Byron, George Gordon (1785-1824). English poet. Holdings include English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (1809) [Spec PR 4360.A1 1809a]; Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (1812) [Spec PR4357.A1 1812], with further cantos published in 1816 and 1818; The Bride of Abydos (1813) [Spec PR4355.A1 1813]; Lara (1814) [Spec PR4364.A1 1814 vault]; The Corsair (1814) [Spec PR4358.A1 1814a]; Hebrew Melodies (1815) [Spec PR4362.A1 1815]; The Siege of Corinth and Parisina (1816) [Spec PR4372.S5]; Sardanapalus, The Two Foscari, Cain, and Werner (1821) [Spec PR4368.A1 1821]; Marino Falicro, Doge of Venice and The Prophecy of Dante (1821) [Spec PR4366.A1 1821]; The Deformed Transformed (1824) [Spec PR4372.D4 1824a]; the four-volume set Works (1825) [Spec PR4350.E25]; Fugitive Pieces and Reminiscences of Lord Byron (1829) [PR4372.F8 1829]; and The Ravenna Journal (1928) [Printers Z239.2.C8 B97 1928]. Fine press editions of The Poetical Works of Lord Byron (1857) by Gall & Inglis [Printers Z239.G32 B8], The Prisoner of Chillon by Day & Son (1865) [Printers Z239.2.D3 B9] and Heron House (1993) [Printers Z239.F38 B97 1993], Manfred (1929) by Fanfrolico Press [Printers Z239.2.F7 B9], Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (1931) by Harrison of Paris [Spec PR4357.A1 1931], Love Poems, with Portraits of Byron Beauties (1946) by Golden Eagle Press [Spec PR4353.G6 1946], and When We Two Parted (1962) by Pandora Press [Printers Z239.2.P28 B9]. Additionally, some of Byron’s poems have been set to music and recorded on 78 RPM records [PA ARVM-15777].