Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

Isla Vista Resources: Books and Articles

Of Bank Burning: a novel by Edward LoomisTitles documenting the Isla Vista disturbances and other related issues of the time include:

A.S.I.A. Study Group. Bank of Amerika: A Second Check. Isla Vista, CA: Dick Parker, Full Court Press, 1970. [Main Library HV6638 .A7].

Brovarney, Dorothy Elizabeth. The Seductive Sixties: Isla Vista’s Quest for Identity, 1960-1978. M.A. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1998. [Main Library E175.8.C2 S25 BROD 1998]. 

Diso-rie-ntation Handbook. Santa Barbara, Associated Students of UCSB, 1970. [Special Collections LD781.S32 D57 1970]. 

Ely, John Frederick. A Case Study in Social Control: UCSB and Isla Vista from the 1950s to the 1980s. M.A. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1989. [Main Library HM47.U7 S25 ELVJ 1989]. 

Gault-Williams, Malcolm. Don’t Bank on Amerika: The History of the Isla Vista Riots of 1970. Santa Barbara, CA: Gault-Williams, 1987. [Main Library HV6483.I7 G38 1987]. 

Hanauer, Gary. The Burning of the Bank: A White Paper on One of the Causes. [Santa Barbara?]: s.n., ca. 1970. [Main Library HV5831.C2 H3 1970].

Judd, Dennis. The Defeat of Youth: Perfect Park and the Riots of Isla Vista. M.A. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990. [Main Library E175.8.C2 S25 JUDD 1990].

Kelley, Robert Lloyd. Transformations: UC Santa Barbara, 1909-1979. Santa Barbara, CA: Associated Students, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1981. Contains several chapters on events at UCSB and Isla Vista, from the latter 1960s to the mid 1970s. [Main Library LD781.S32 K44].

Lodise, Carmen. Images of the Isla Vista Medical Clinic 1970-1995. Santa Barbara, CA: Sun Publishers, 1995. [Special Collections RA982.S424 I84 1995].

Lodise, Carmen, and friends. Isla Vista: A Citizen’s History from an Indian Village to the 1990’s. Isla Vista, CA: Isla Vista Ink, 1990. [Special Collections F869.I84 L63 1990].

Lodise, Carmen, and friends. Isla Vista: A Citizen’s History. CreateSpace Publishing ed., 2008. [Main Library F869.I84 L63 2008].

Loomis, Edward. Of Bank Burning: A Documentary Novel from Isla Vista. Santa Barbara, CA: Capricorn Press, 1970. [Main Library PS3523.O87 O4 1970].

Lundborg, Louis B. Future without Shock. New York: Norton, 1974. Includes section on Isla Vista. [Main Library HN59 .L85].

Olson, Gayle Clark. Twenty-four Years of Policing: Law Enforcement at UCSB and Isla Vista, 1954-1978. M.A. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1989. [Main Library HV8290 .O443 1979].

Potter, Robert A. The Campus by the Sea Where the Bank Burned Down: A Report on the Disturbances at UCSB and Isla Vista, 1968-70, Submitted to the President’s Commission on Campus Unrest at the Request of Joseph Rhodes, Jr., September 1, 1970. Written and edited by Robert A. Potter and James J. Sullivan. Santa Barbara, CA: Faculty & Clergy Observer’s Program, 1970. [Government Information Center, Local LD781.S32 P6 and Special Collections LD781.S32 P6 1970].

Santa Barbara Citizens Commission on Civil Disorders. Report. What occurred? Causes? What can and ought to be done? Santa Barbara, California, 1970. Note: early drafts are located in UCSB Special Collections, Local History Files, SBHC Mss 44. [Main Library HV6483.I7 S3].

Strand, Jennifer Hildreth. Evolution of a Boom Town: Isla Vista, California, 1915-1968. M.A. Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1987. [Main Library E175.8.C2 S25 STRJ 1987].

Strand, Jennifer Hildreth. Maximum Freedom and the Limits of Community: Isla Vista, California, 1925-1975. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1994. [Main Library E175.8.C2 S25 STRJ].

Twenty Years and Still Burning, 1970-1990: Isla Vista, California, Feb. 25, 1970. [California?]: s.n., 1990. [Special Collections HV6483.I7 T94 1990].

Varley, C. Ray. Isla Vista, U.S.A. [Santa Barbara, CA]: s.n., 1970. [Special Collections F869.I84 V35 1970].

Ziegler-MacPherson, Christina A. ‘More Than Just Parks’: the Isla Vista Recreation & Park District 1972-1998. [Isla Vista, CA], Isla Vista Recreation & Park District History Committee, 1998. [Government Information Center, Local JS451.C29 S2945 1998 and Special Collections JS451.C29 S2945 1998].


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