Preliminary Guide to the George Clyde Scrapbooks

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
© 2003
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Guide to the George Clyde Scrapbooks, 1965-1976

Collection number: SBHC Mss 53

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:
    31 December 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Clyde Scrapbooks,
Date (inclusive): 1965-1976
Collection Number: SBHC Mss 53
Creator: Clyde (George)
Extent: .9 linear feet (3 oversize boxes)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur Oversize
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

George Clyde Scrapbooks. SBHC Mss 53. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. George Clyde, 1983.

Biography

George Clyde (1918-1996), a wealthy Montecito native, worked for the Santa Barbara News-Press for a number of years and was a member of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors from 1964 to 1973, which included the period of the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill and its aftermath. During his time on the Board, he is best remembered for leading the fight against offshore oil leasing.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains three large scrapbooks with clippings of oil stories, many relating to the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill, but also earlier and later articles, from 1965 to 1976. The clippings are from the Santa Barbara News-Press, as well as other papers from Santa Barbara to Ventura, and the Los Angeles Times.

Collection Contents

Box 1

1965-1969, 1965 - 1969

Box 1 - 3

Scrapbooks ("Oil Stories" clippings)

Box 2

1969-1971, 1969 - 1971

Box 3

1971-1976, 1971 - 1976