Kallman, Robert E. (1925- ). Santa Barbara County Supervisor and author of Coastal Crude in a Sea of Conflict (San Luis Obispo, 1984), with Eugene D. Wheeler [SEL and Spec TN872.C2 K25 1984]. Also, Shipwrecks, Smugglers & Maritime Mysteries of the Santa Barbara Channel (SB: McNally & Loftin, 1984), with Eugene D. Wheeler [SEL G525.W43 1984 and Spec, Printers Z478.86.M353 W43 1984] and Stop Justice Abuse: Exposes the Unfair System and Proposes Action You Can Take (1986) with Eugene D. Wheeler.
Kalman, Laura (1955- ). UCSB Professor of History and author of several works on U.S. legal and judicial history, including: Legal Realism at Yale, 1927-1960 (1986) [Main KF292.Y314 K35 1986], Abe Fortas: A Biography (1990) [Main KF8745.F65 K35 1990], The Strange Career of Legal Liberalism (1996) [Main KF4552 .K35 1996], Yale Law School and the Sixties: Revolt and Reverberations (2005) [Main KF292.Y314 A55 2005].
Kasberg, Karl G. (1932-1971). Santa Barbara resident and poet, winner of the Hopwood Award for The Apprentice Tongue, co-chair of the Writers’ Conference and instructor at SBCC. Special has Winter Poems 1962 (1962) [Printers Z478.86.K38 K376 1962] and Words to Fool Time (1964) [Printers Z478.86.K38 K38 1964]. See also: SB News-Press, Mar. 15, 1964, A16.
Kase, Elizabeth Parker. Santa Barbara resident and author of The Extra Wife and Other Stories (SB: Fithian, 1994) [Spec PS3561.A6959 E95 1994].
Kastner, Victoria, and Victoria Garagliano. Santa Barbara-connected authors of Hearst Castle: The Biography of a Country House (2000) [Arts Library/Art, General Collection NA7615.H43 K37 2000] and Hearst’s San Simeon: The Gardens and the Land (2009) [Main F868.S18 K37 2009].
*Kelley, Robert Lloyd (1925-1993). UCSB Professor of History and author of numerous works, including: Gold vs. Grain, the Hydraulic Mining Controversy in California’s Sacramento Valley (1959) [Main F868.S13 K4 and Spec F868.S13 K44], Transatlantic Persuasion: The Liberal-Democratic Mind in the Age of Gladstone (1969) [Main JF51.K43 and Spec JN216.K47], The Shaping of the American Past (1975) [Main E178.1.K27 1975], UCSB: A Narrative History, 1944-1977 (1977) [Spec LD781.S32 K443 1977), The Cultural Pattern in American Politics: The First Century (1979) [Main JK2260.K44 1979], Transformations: UC Santa Barbara, 1909-1979 (1981) [Main and Spec Ref LD781.S32 K44] A Century of Flooding on Mission Creek, Santa Barbara County 1870’s-1970’s: Two Histories in Conflict (1985) [Spec F868.S23 K44 1985], Battling the Inland Sea: American Political Culture, Public Policy, and the Sacramento Valley, 1850-1986 (1989) [Main HD1676.U6 S13 1989], A History of the Origin and Development of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, 1900-1990 (1992) [Spec F867.K444 1992], Inside the Ring: The Russians Observed (1993) [Spec CT275.K444 A3 1993]. UCSB University Archives has his papers (UArch FacP 17).
Kellogg, Marjorie (1922-2005). Santa Barbara author mostly notably of the novel and later screenplay Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1968) [Main PS3561.E38 T4], which was made into a film starring Liza Minelli. She is also the author of the novel Like the Lion’s Tooth [Main PS3561.E373 L5], the plays Castaway (1997) [Main PS3561.E373 C3 1998], The Smile of the Cardboard Man (c. 1978) and After You’ve Gone (c. 1982), and a screenplay adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar (1979).
*Kelly, Frank (1914- ). Reporter and editor for the Associated Press and the Kansas City Star, Boston University faculty member, and speechwriter for President Harry Truman. Closely associated with the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI), as Vice President for many years. There is substantial material relating to Kelly in the CSDI Collection (Mss 18). Publications include: The Press and the Fund for the Republic (1957) [Spec AS911.F813 K445 1957], Who Owns the Air: Testimony Before the Federal Communications Commission (CSDI Occasional Paper on the Role of the Mass Media in the Free Society, 1960) [Main HE8689.8 K4 and Spec HE8689.8 K44 1960], The Fight for the White House: The Story of 1912 (1961) [Spec E765.K4], Your Freedoms: The Bill of Rights (1964) [Spec KF4750.K4], The Martyred Presidents and Their Successors (1967) [Main and Spec, Wyles E176.1 K4], Your Laws (1970) [Spec KF384.K4], StarShip Invincible: Science Fiction Stories of the 30s (SB: Capra, 1979) [Main and Spec PS3521.E4235 S73 1979], Court of Reason: Robert Hutchins and the Fund for the Republic (1981) [Main and Spec H62.5 U5 K38], Needed: A Nuclear Age Peace Corps, An Alternative to Annihilation (1985), Searching for a President in a Nuclear Age (1988) [Spec JK528.K456 1988], Waging Peace in the Nuclear Age: Ideas for Action (1988) editor, with David Krieger [Spec, Bernath JX1974.7.W26 1988], Waging Peace II: Vision and Hope for the 21st Century (1992) [Main JX1974.7.W25 1992], and Harry Truman and the Human Family (1998) [Main E815.K45 1998 and Spec, Printers Z478.86.C36 K44 1998].
Kendall, Elaine. Montecito resident, Los Angeles Times book reviewer, author, and playwright. Works include: The Upper Hand: The Truth About American Men (1965) [SRLF HQ1067.K45]; The Happy Mediocrity (1971) [Main E169.02.K45 1971]; “Peculiar Institutions:” An Informal History of the Seven Sister Colleges (1976) [Spec LC1756.K45 1976]; American Cantata (1989), with Elaine Moe and Dennis Poore, based on John Sanford’s To Feed Their Hopes [Arts ML50.P66 A6 1989]; and Seeing Europe Again: Confessions of a First World Traveler (SB: Capra, 1995) [Spec, Printers Z478.86.C36 K46 1995].
Kenner, Hugh (1923- ). UCSB Professor of English, department chair in 1960s. Brought in a number of writers as visiting lecturers. Ezra Pound was one of his mentors, and he also wrote on T. S. Eliot, Samuel Beckett, and James Joyce. Works include: Paradox in Chesterton (1948) [Spec PR4453.C4 Z66 1948], Eliot’s Moral Dialectic (1949) [Main PS3509.L43 Z68992], The Poetry of Ezra Pound (1951) [Main and Spec PS3531.O87 Z66 1951], Wyndham Lewis (1954) [Main and Spec PR6023.E97 Z7], Dublin’s Joyce (1955), [Main and Spec PR6019.O88 Z71 1955], Gnomon: Essays on Contemporary Literature (1958) [Main PR805.K4], The Art of Poetry (1959), The Invisible Poet: T. S. Eliot (1959) [Main PS3509.L43 Z69 and Spec PS3509.L76 Z675 1959], Samuel Beckett (1962) [Main and Spec PR6003.E282 Z76], Flaubert, Joyce, and Beckett: The Stoic Comedians (1962) [Main PQ2249.K4 and Spec PN511.K34], The Counterfeiters (1968) [Main and Spec PS3561.E44 C7], Samuel Beckett: A Critical Study (1968) [Main PR6003.E282 Z76 1968], Bucky: A Guided Tour of Buckminster Fuller (1973) [SEL TA140.F9 K46], A Homemade World: The American Modernist Writers (1974) [Main PS221.K4], Geodesic Math and How to Use It (1976) [SEL TA660.D6 K46], Joyce’s Voices (1978) [Main PR6019.O9 U672], A Colder Eye: The Modern Irish Writers (1983) [Main PR8750.K46 1983], The Mechanic Muse (1987) [Main PR473.K38 1987], A Sinking Island: The Modern English Writers (1988) [Main and Spec PR478.M6 K4 1988], Mazes (1989) [Main and Spec AC8.K45 1989], Historical Fictions (1990) [Main and Spec PN510.K4 1990], Desmond Egan (1990), Chuck Jones: A Flurry of Drawings (1994) [Arts NC1766.U52 J6635 1994], and The Elsewhere Community (1998) [Spec CB245.K44 2000]. Contributor and Advisory Board member of Spectrum, the UCSB student literary magazine in the 1950s and 1960s. See also: SB News-Press, Mar. 15, 1964, A17; Gilbar, Literary, 99, 103, 189, 242.
Kern, Dale. Santa Barbara Author with work in Santa Barbara Magazine.
Khaiyat, Mahdy Y. Goleta resident and poet, frequent contributor to the Santa Barbara Review with poems such as “The Jogger on Los Carneros Road” and “Oh, Soul.”
King, George (1919-1997). Founder of the Aetherius Society, author of Space Contact in Santa Barbara (1964) [Spec and Spec, ARC BF1411.K557 1964].
Kinnick, B. Jo (1930-1999). Poet, teacher, and author who spent her later years in Goleta. Works include: Time is the Stream (1961) [Spec PS3521.I5856 T5], I Have a Dream: Voices of Man Literature Series (1969), Let Us Be Men: Voices of Man Literature Series (1969), Miss Honky, the Black Flamingo, and the Blue Guitar (1973) [Spec PS3521.I5856 M58 1973], and Crying for Guyana (1980).
*Kirsch, Robert (1922-1980). Santa Barbara resident, journalist with the L.A. Times for many years, producing thousands of columns, book reviews, and essays. Also wrote fiction, sometimes under pseudonyms. Works include: In the Wrong Rain (1959) [Spec PS3561.I75 I52 1959], Madeleine Austrian (1960) [Spec PS3561.I75 M33 1960], Aldous Huxley, 1894-1963, An Addresses at a Memorial Meeting Held in the School of Library Service, February 27, 1964 (1964), with Lawrence Clark Powell and Jacob Zeitlin [Spec PR6015.U9 Z8], The Wars of Pardon (1965) [Spec PS3521.I7 W3], West of the West: Witnesses to the California Experience, 1542-1906; The Story of California from the Conquistadores to the Great Earthquake (1967) [Main, Coleccion, and Spec F864.K54 and Wyles F864.K57], Lives, Works, & Transformations: A Quarter Century of Book Reviews and Essays (1978) [Main PS3561.I75 L5 and Printers Z478.86.C36 K577 1978], and Casino (1979) [Spec PS3531.I75 C38 1979]. Special also has a collection of photos of authors whose books he reviewed (Mss 51). See also: Gilbar, Literary, 160.
Klavan, Andrew (1954- ). Moved to Santa Barbara from England around 1999. Suspense writer, whose works include: Face of the Earth (1980) [Spec PS3561.L334 F32 1980], Darling Clementine (1988) [Main and Spec PS3561.L334 D37 1988], Son of Man (1988) [Main and Spec PS3561.L334 S66 1988], The Scarred Man (1990) as Keith Peterson [Spec PS3561.L334 S34 1990], Don’t Say a Word (1991), made into a 2001 movie by Gary Fleder [Spec PS3561.L334 D66 1991], The Animal Hour (1993) [Spec PS3561.L334 A83 1993], Corruption (1993) [Spec PS3561.L334 C67 1993], True Crime (1995), made into a 1999 movie by Clint Eastwood [Spec PS3561.L334 T779 1995], Agnes Mallory (1996) [Spec PS3561.L334 A354 1996], The Uncanny (1998) [Spec PS3561.L334 U53 1998], Hunting Down Amanda (1999) [Spec PS3561.L334 H86 1999], Man and Wife (2001) [Spec PS3561.L334 M36 2001], Rough Justice (2001).
Klein, Fred. Santa Barbara resident, book editor, reviewer, and publishing consultant, has worked on the Santa Barbara Writers’ Conference. Works include The Film Encyclopedia (4th ed., 2001) with Ronald Dean Nolen [Main and Spec PN1993.45 .K34 2001] and (5th ed., 2005) [Ref PN1993.45 .K34 2005].
Klein, Hilary Dole (1945- ). Author of Santa Barbara Cooks! Original Recipes from Santa Barbara’s Best Restaurants (1989) [Spec TX725.A1 K568 1989] and Tiny Game Hunting: Environmentally Healthy Ways to Trap and Kill the Pests in Your House and Garden (1991) with Adrian M. Wenner [Spec TX325.K58 2001]. See also: Gulbransen, SBNP, 12/3/00, D7.
Klingler, Ceal (1970- ). Ventura resident and poet, with poems such as “Earth Always Was the Pretty One,” “Doe,” and “The Year Mama Drank Too Much Rainwater” published in the Santa Barbara Review.
Knoll, Zig. Poet, member of SB Writers Lunch. Works include: Not My Mother’s Child (Capricorn, 1971). [Main PS3561.N635 N67, Spec PS3561.N635 N68, and Spec, Printers Z478.86.C367 K58 1971]. See also: SB News-Press, Dec. 25, 1987, 21.
Koenig, Laird. Horror/suspense writer, whose works include: The Dozens (1969) [Spec PS3561.O335 D69 1969]; The Children Are Watching (1970); The Little Girl Who Lived Down the Lane (1974), made into a 1976 movie with Jodie Foster [Spec PS3561.O335 L58 1974]; The Neighbor (1978); Islands (1980); Rockabye (1981) [Spec PS3561.O335 R6 1981]; The Disciple (1983); and The Sea Wife (1986) [Spec PS3561.O335 S42 1987].
Koford, Carl B. (1915-1979). Naturalist and author of The California Condor (1953).
Kolsbun, Kenneth. Santa Barbara resident and author of Discovering Santa Barbara With a Car (1974), with Bob Burgess; Discovering Santa Barbara Without a Car: A Guide for People Using Bicycles, Buses, the Train, Horses, or Walking (1974), with Bob Burgess [Spec F869.S45 K64 1974].
Korngold, Piri (1908- ). Santa Barbara resident and author of Biography of a Library (Kimberly Press, 1977) [Spec Z733.S315 K67 1977 and Spec, Printers Z478.86.K54 K67 1977] and Rübezahl: The Adventurous Mountain Spirit (1999) [Spec PT2438.M7 A668 1999]. Wife of Ralph Korngold.
Korngold, Ralph B. (1886-1964). Spent the last few years of his life in Santa Barbara. Author of several works on the history of the French Revolution, abolition, and Haiti, including Citizen Toussaint (1945) [Main, Black Studies, and Spec F1923.T855], Two Friends of Man: The Story of William Lloyd Garrison and Wendell Phillips and Their Relationship With Abraham Lincoln (1950) [Main and Spec, Wyles E449.G3 K6], and Thaddeus Stevens (1955) [Main and Spec, Wyles E415.9.S84 K6]. Husband of Piri Korngold. See also: Gilbar, Literary, 127-128.
Kraft, Gabrielle. Mystery writer, used Santa Barbara as the setting for Screwdriver (1988). See also: Gilbar, Literary, 161.
Krieger, David. Santa Barbara resident, political scientist, attorney, poet, and president of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, whose works include: The Oceans: A Common Heritage (1974), Waging Peace in the Nuclear Age (1988) with Frank Kelly [Spec and Spec, Bernath JX1974.7.W26 1988], Waging Peace II: Vision and Hope for the 21st Century (1992) with Frank Kelly [Main and Spec JX1974.7.W25 1992], Drumbeats (1992) [Spec PS3561.R55273 D79], A Magna Carta for the Nuclear Age (1994) with Robert Woetzel, Splitting the Atom: A Chronology of the Nuclear Age (1998), A Maginot Line in the Sky: International Perspectives on Ballistic Missile Defense (2001) with Carah Ong [SEL and Spec UG740.M34 2001], Choose Hope: Your Role in Waging Peace in the Nuclear Age (2002) with Daisaku Ikeda [Spec JZ5538.K7513 2002], The Poetry of Peace (SB: Capra Press, 2003) [Spec PS595.P43 P64 2003 and Spec, Printers Z478.86.C36 P64 2003], and Hope in a Dark Time: Reflections on Humanity’s Future (SB: Capra Press, 2003) [Spec JZ5538.H67 2003 and Spec, Printers Z478.86.C36 H648 2003].
Krishnamurti, Jiddu (1895-1986). Ojai resident, came from India in 1920. Created the Krishnamurti Foundation. The American Religions Collection in Special has extensive holdings. Works include: At the Feet of the Master (c.1910) [Spec ARC BP565.K7 A48 1910z], Towards Discipleship (1926) [Spec BP573.D5 K7], Life in Freedom (1928) [Spec, ARC BP565.K7 L5 1929], Education and the Significance of Life (1953) [Main and Spec, ARC LB875.K74 E38 1953], The First and Last Freedom (1954) [Main B133.K7 F5 and Spec PR6015.U98Z3 K7], Life Ahead (1963) [Spec, ARC BJ1581.2.K75 1963], Freedom From the Known (1969) [Main and Spec, ARC B5134.K75 F7], The Only Revolution (1970) [Main B5134.K75 O54], The Urgency of Change (1970) [Main BF637.C5 K75], Beyond Violence (1973) [Main HM281.K76 1973], The Awakening of Intelligence (1973) [Main B5134.K75 A9 1973], Beginnings of Learning (1975) [Spec, ARC LB875.K74 B43 1975], Truth and Actuality (1977) [Main B29.K74], The Impossible Question (1978) [Spec, ARC B5134.K75 I46 1978], Exploration into Insight (1979) [Main BD450.K697 1979], From Darkness to Light (1980) [Main and Spec, ARC B5134.K75 A1 1980], The Wholeness of Life (1981) [Spec, ARC BP570.K74 1981], The Network of Thought (1982) [Spec, ARC B5134.K753 N47 1982], The Flame of Attention (1984) [Spec, ARC B5134.K753 F57 1984], and The Ending of Time (1985) [Main BF503.K73 1985]. See also: Gilbar, Literary, 59.
Kroll, Frances Cooper. Santa Barbara resident and author of Memories of Rancho Santa Rosa and Santa Barbara (1963) [Spec F869.S45 K76].
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