De la Guerra Studios Scrapbooks MS.29
Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. Presidio Research Center
215 East Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Title: De la Guerra Studios Scrapbooks
Identifier/Call Number: MS.29
Contributing Institution: Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. Presidio Research Center
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 box 2 scrapbooks
Collection is open to researchers.
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De la Guerra Studios Scrapbooks, MS-29, Presidio Research Center, Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, Santa Barbara, California.
In 1924 the Plans and Planting Committee of the Community Arts Association created the De la Guerra Studios to demonstrate the possibilities of creating distinctive Spanish Colonial architecture for Santa Barbara. The studios were part of the El Paseo complex, also known as Streets of Spain.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Casa de la Guerra (Santa Barbara, Calif.).
Community Arts Association of Santa Barbara. Plans and Planting Committee.
Artists' studios--Santa Barbara.
Stores, Retail--California--Santa Barbara.
General Physical Description note: 1 handmade artist book, accordian-style, boards covered in Japanese rice paper ; 7 1/2 x 7 in.
This scrapbook consists of photocopied pages from a catalog or booklet called The De La Guerra Studios. Each studio, retail operation, and building is described with a black and white line drawing. The list of short entries includes: The Art League of Santa Barbara; The De La Guerra House; A. Falvy Antiques; The Shop of Robert L. Lewis; Photographic Studies by Collinge; The Eleanor Beard Shop; Studio of Marina Flint; The Tecolote Book Shop; The El Paseo Sport Shop; Spanish Antiques, Elia Taylor, Mabel Steinman; Etchings of the West by Edward Borein; El Paseo; and Spunwoven—The Gypsy Shop.
General Physical Description note: 1 handmade artist book, accordian-style, boards covered in Japanese rice paper ; 7 x 9 1/2 in.
The scrapbook contains photocopied pages of a brochure called El Paseo de la Guerra: Studios : Apartments, Shops : Office, Restaurant, n.d. It includes a directory of all the shops and businesses in the complex. Short articles with black and white illustrations are also included on: The De la Guerra House; The Santa Barbara Art Club; Community Arts Association and its branches; The Lobero Theatre; and El Paseo Restaurant.