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Harriet Butcher Ara Bia Collection
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Description
This collection contains materials related to the Butcher and Search families, created and gathered by Harriet Butcher Ara Bia, particularly of their travels in Europe, and their time spent in Carmel, California. Her parents were William C. Butcher and Marietta Butcher. She was the niece of Preston W. Search, an educator and lecturer, and cousin of Frederick Preston Search, famed cellist. The collection consists of 5 photograph albums, 1 folder of paper materials and 1 box of organizational ribbons and pins.
Background
Harriet Butcher Ara Bia went to Sunset School and later the University of California, Berkeley. Her parents were William C. Butcher and Marietta Search Butcher. She was the niece of Preston W. Search, an educator and lecturer, and cousin of Frederick Preston Search, famed cellist. The Butcher and Search families spent a great deal of time together. In 1949 Harriet married Antone Ara Bia. They built a house in Carmel in 1950 with the help of the community, and until it was completed lived in a tent. Harriet died in 1987.
Extent
2 archival boxes, 1 folder
Restrictions
The Henry Meade Local History Room, Harrison Memorial Library does not hold copyright to these items. Permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder by the user.
Availability
Materials are open for research.