Finding Aid to the La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884 MS.831

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 December 11


Title: La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884
Identifier/Call Number: MS.831
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Date: 1896
Abstract: This collection contains a typed manuscript copy of La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884 by S. E. A. Higgins, including copy prints of the photographs to be used in the publication. This collection also includes a copy of the volume published by the Press of El Barbareno, Santa Barbara, California, 1896.
creator: Higgins, S. E. A. (Sarah Evelina Austin), 1834-

Biographical note

Mrs. S. E. A. Higgins was for a reporter for the Santa Barbara Independent newspaper for 15 years. She was also an officer for the Santa Barbara Grange, 1874; the Superintendent of Press Work, and president, Santa Barbara County, W.C.T.U. of Southern California, 1888-89; and active in Pacific Coast Woman’s Press Association, 1892. She coauthored a booklet of verse, Flowers of the Sea, published 1895, and wrote the historical pamphlet La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884, published in 1896.

Related materials

Library has copy of the publication "La Casa De Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884" at call number 979.491 H53c, 1896.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typed manuscript copy of La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884 by S. E. A. Higgins, including copy prints of the photographs to be used in the publication. This collection also includes a copy of the volume published by the Press of El Barbareno, Santa Barbara, California, 1896.

Preferred citation

La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884, 1896, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.831.

Processing history

Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 December 11, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Acquisition

The draft version of the manuscript was donated by Helen Kreidler, Hazel Harvey, and Elizabeth Mason, 1936 December. The published version was added to this collection, 1973.

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Access

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Photographs
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Typescripts