Preliminary Guide to the John Ridland Collection

Processed by David C. Tambo
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Fax: (805) 893-5749
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
© 2002
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Guide to the John Ridland Collection, ca. 1957-1999

Collection number: SBHC Mss 47

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    David C. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    13 November 2001
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Ridland Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1957-1999
Collection Number: SBHC Mss 47
Creator: Ridland, John
Extent: .4 linear feet (1 document box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

John Ridland Collection. SBHC Mss 47. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Donated by John Ridland, 1998 and 2001.

Biography

John Ridland is a UCSB Professor of English, Emeritus, a poet, and a supporter of local literary endeavors. Several of his published works are located in Special Collections. They can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.
Ridland also was a longtime faculty advisor and contributor to the UCSB student literary publication, Spectrum.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1.  Poetry/literature

Scope and Content Note

Material relating to Santa Barbara area poets and presses, including ephemera and other items laid in printed works. Monographs and serials have been cataloged individually and may be searched in Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.
Box 1: 1

Ephemera and laid-in items

Box 1: 2

Magazines, newspapers and other serials (mainly single issues, including Jan. 1976 issue of The Fly, produced in Isla Vista)

 

Series 2.  Isla Vista-related items

Scope and Content Note

Isla Vista items relating to the troubles of 1970 and including a piece by Ridland entitled "Eyes and Ears on Isla Vista: An Unpublished Review from 1970."
Box 1: 3

Eyes and Ears on Isla Vista: An Unpublished Review from 1970, by John Ridland

Box 1: 4

Newspaper accounts of Isla Vista troubles ( El Gaucho, LA Times, and Maine Times), 1970

 

Series 3.  Spectrum files

Scope and Content Note

Ridland's files as faculty advisor of the UCSB student publication, Spectrum.
Box 1: 5

1969-1978

Box 1: 6

1978-1979

Box 1: 7

Anthology, 1980

Box 1: 8

1980-1986

Box 1: 9

1986-1988

Box 1: 10

1988-1997

Box 1: 11

1997-1999

Box 1: 12

Prizes and Publicity, ca. 1957-1989