Obern, Vivian H. Goleta resident and author of Hope House: Hub of Hope Ranch History (Goleta: Kimberly Press, for Institute for American Research, 1986) [Spec F868.S23 O24 1991]. Also, co-editor, with Lehua Rook, of Santa Barbara County Coastal Trails System: Mission to Mission Trails for Bikers, Hikers, and Equestrians (SB: Santa Barbara County Trails Council, 1973) [Main GV199.42.C22 S262 1973 and Spec F868.S23 S235 1973].
O’Brien, Thomas L. (1913-1984). Santa Barbara resident and author of the novel The Witch Finder (1959) [Spec PS3529.B734 W57 1959]. See also: SB News-Press, Mar. 15, 1964, A16.
O’Connor, Alice (1958- ). UCSB associate professor of History, whose works include Urban Inequality: Evidence from Four Cities (2001) with Chris Tilly and Lawrence Bobo [Main HT123.U7454 2001] and Poverty Knowledge: Social Science, Social Policy and the Poor in Twentieth Century U.S. History (2001) [Main HC110.P6 O33 2001].
O’Conor, Norreys (1885-1958). Santa Barbara resident, poet, and author. Works include: Celtic Memories (1914), Beside the Blackwater (1915), Songs of the Celtic Past (1918) [Main PS3529.C66 S7], Battles and Enchantments: Retold from Early Gaelic Literature (1922) [Main GR147.O3 1970], Changing Ireland (1924) [Main PR8753.O3], There Was Magic in Those Days (1930), A Servant of the Crown in England and in North America, 1756-1761 (1938) [Main E.199.A67 O2], and Late Offering (1952) [Spec PS3529.C19 L3 1952 and Spec, Printers Z239.W35 O335 1952]. See also: Gilbar, Literary, 106.
Odell, Joshua. Santa Barbara resident, poet, and publisher of J. Odell Editions. Also worked with Capra Press.
O’Neill, Owen H. Goleta resident and editor of History of Santa Barbara County, State of California: Its People and Its Resources (1939) [Spec F868.S23 H57].
Orr, Phil C. Montecito resident and author of Archaeology of Mescalitan Island: and, Customs of the Canalino (SB Museum of Natural History, 1943) [SEL QH2.S3 no.5 and Spec E99.C19 O76 1943], Customs of the Canalino (SB Museum of Natural History, 1943) [SEL QH2.S3 no.6 and Spec E99.C19 O77 1956], Ancient Population Centers of Santa Rosa Island (1951) [Spec F868.S23 O66 1951], Report from Santa Rosa Island 1950-51 (SB Museum of Natural History, 1951) [Spec F868.S23 O68 1951], Prehistory of Santa Rosa Island (SB Museum of Natural History, 1968) [Main and Native American Studies E78.C15 O7].
Osborne, Michael A. (1949- ). UCSB Professor of History and author of Nature, the Exotic, and the Science of French Colonialism (1994) [SEL Q127.F8 O78 1994].
Ossman, David (1936- ). Santa Barbara resident and poet, also a contributor to the Santa Barbara News & Review. Works include: The Sullen Art (1963) [Main and Spec PS324.O8 1963], Set in a Landscape (1966) [Spec PS3565.S77 S47 1966], The Rainbow Café, Hollywood, 1967 (Isla Vista: Turkey Press, 1982) [Spec PS3565.S77 R34 1982 and Spec, Printers Z478.86.T87 O877 1982], The Day-Book of the City (Isla Vista: Turkey Press, 1982) [Spec, Printers Z478.86.T87 O874 1982], The Moon-Sign Book: Los Angeles/San Juan (Isla Vista: Turkey Press, 1984) [Spec PS3565.S77 M66 1984 and Spec, Printers Z478.86.T87 O876 1984], and The Hopi Set: 12 Poems for Chance Reading (Isla Vista: Turkey Press, 1985) [Spec, Printers Z478.86.T87 O075 1985]. See also: Gilbar, Literary, 147.
Ovington, Audrey. Santa Barbara resident and author of articles, stories, film and television scripts. See also: SB News-Press, Mar. 15, 1964, A16.
Oxton, Charles (1914-1973). Santa Barbara resident and author of articles in the Catholic Digest and elsewhere. See also: SB News-Press, Mar. 15, 1964, A16.
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