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Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884
MS.831  
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Description
This collection contains a typed manuscript copy of La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884 by S. E. A. Higgins, including copy prints of the photographs to be used in the publication. This collection also includes a copy of the volume published by the Press of El Barbareno, Santa Barbara, California, 1896.
Background
Mrs. S. E. A. Higgins was for a reporter for the Santa Barbara Independent newspaper for 15 years. She was also an officer for the Santa Barbara Grange, 1874; the Superintendent of Press Work, and president, Santa Barbara County, W.C.T.U. of Southern California, 1888-89; and active in Pacific Coast Woman's Press Association, 1892. She coauthored a booklet of verse, Flowers of the Sea, published 1895, and wrote the historical pamphlet La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884, published in 1896.
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry Museum of the American West. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Research Services and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry Museum of the American West as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
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