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Finding Aid for the Francis T. Underhill papers, circa 1896-circa 1925 0000188
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Personal Papers 1894-1959

Scope and Contents note

This series contains books and scrapbooks owned by Underhill, correspondence between Underhill and other horse owners and hog breeders, a pedigree list of his hogs, and numerous materials about the Underhill family. It also includes clippings of Underhill's engagement to Carmelita Dibblee, who was from a prominent Santa Barbara family.
Box 1, Folder 7

Engagement and marriage to Carmelita Dibblee 1906

Box 1, Folder 8

Hog Breeding in Santa Barbara articles circa 1926

Box 1, Folder 1

Horse Riding Competition articles 1894-1924

Box 1, Folder 9

Horse Show and Riding correspondence 1895-1921

Box 1, Folder 10

Horse Show Telegrams 1899-1909

Box 2*

Pedigree List of Hampshire Boar 1916-1919

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten pages of breeding history of hogs.
Box 1, Folder 3

Underhill family articles and clippings 1899-1960

Box 1, Folder 5

Underhill, Francis newspaper writings by 1907-1909

Box 1, Folder 6

Underhill, Francis obituary 1929, 1959

Box 1, Folder 4

Underhill Society of America / Captain John Underhill 1908-1959


Correspondence 1901-1926

Box 1, Folder 15

Klink, Bean & Company 1918

Box 1, Folder 11

Reminton, Frederic undated

Box 1, Folder 13

Roosevelt, Theodore 1901

Box 1, Folder 12

Stockwell, H.K. letters from circa 1923-1924

Box 1, Folder 14

Stockwell, H.K. letters to 1922-1925

Box 1, Folder 16

Underhill Society of America 1926

Box 1, Folder 17

Whitehead, Ralph Radcliffe 1915


Books 1869-1951

Box 3*

A Brief Essay on the Evolution of a Hampshire Herd with Reflections on the Art of Animal Breeding by Francis Underhill 1925

Box 3*

Driving for Pleasure or, the Harness Stable and its Appointments by Francis Underhill 1897

Box 3*

Nevves from America by Captaine John Underhill 1951

Box 3*

Scrapbook-- Mary Louisa Underhill 1869

Box 3*

Scrapbook -- Driving for Pleasure 1896-1897

Scope and Contents note

Collection of articles about Francis Underhills' book Driving for Pleasure; newspaper articles glued onto scrapbook pages.

Projects 1894-1920

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of articles and clippings, photographs, and and drawings of projects designed by Underhill. Architectural drawings of the Dibblee and Ward homes, photographs of the some of his work in Montecito, as well as photographs and clippings of Underhill's own houses. It also contains many postcards and promotional photographs of Spain-- its people and cultural landmarks.
Box 1, Folder 19

Bacon house (Montecito, Calif.) undated

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of waterfall and landscaping; possibly the Chatfield-Taylor house?
Box 1, Folder 20

Bartlett Polo Club Building (Montecito, Calif.) undated

Box 1, Folder 21, Box 1, Folder 40

Billings, C.K.G. house (Montecito, Calif.) 1918

Box 1, Folder 22

Bolot, George C. house undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Chatfield-Taylor, Hobart "Farafield" (Montecito, Calif.) undated

Scope and Contents note

Exterior photographs of house and garden.
Box 1, Folder 23

Coleman house (Montecito, Calif.) circa 1913

Box 1, Folder 24, Drawer 543, FlatFile 1

Dibblee, Franscesca house 333 Junipero Plaza (Santa Barbara, Calif.) circa 1910

Scope and Contents note

2 drawings and one negative of floor plan and landscape plan.
Box 1, Folder 25

Douglas, Walter house undated

Box 1, Folder 32

Knapp, George Owen house "Arcady" (Montecito, Calif.) undated

Box 1, Folder 33

Miscellaneous clippings undated

Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous clippings about applications of ancient technology.
Box 1, Folder 26

Norton, Mary house (Montecito, Calif.) undated

Box 1, Folder 27, Box 1, Folder 41

Peabody house (Montecito, Calif.) circa 1917

Box 1, Folder 28

Spanish architecture travel photographs and postcards circa 1910s

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten captions on back in German.
Box 1, Folder 29

Spanish art and sculpture postcards undated

Box 1, Folder 30

Spanish Peasant photos and postcards undated

Box 1, Folder 31

Spanish and Native American textiles and people undated

Box 1, Folder 2

Underhill, Francis house (Montecito, Calif.) 1902, 1909, 1915

Scope and Contents note

Articles and clippings about Underhill's own house; includes handwritten list of projects.
Box 1, Folder 34

Underhill, Francis house "Los Alisos Ranch" (Montecito, Calif.) circa 1910-1920

Box 1, Folder 35

Underhill, Francis house "La Chiquita" (Montecito, Calif.) circa 1904-1905

Box 1, Folder 36

Underhill, Francis portraits 1894-1918

Box 1, Folder 37

Unidentified Photographs undated

Scope and Contents note

Unidentified photographs of a woman, loggia, San Marcos pass, and horse with carriage.
Drawer 543, FlatFile 2

Ward, Willis house (Montecito, Calif.) 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

17 drawings of plans, sections, elevations, and details.
Box 1, Folder 38

Wetmor, Arthur Oglivy house (Montecito, Calif.) undated