Guide to the Robert L. Lewis Collection MS-26

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. Presidio Research Center
215 East Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
(805) 966-5073

Title: Robert L. Lewis Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS-26
Contributing Institution: Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. Presidio Research Center
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder with 4 items
Date: c. 1932
creator: Lewis, Robert L.

Biographical/Historical note

The Robert L. Lewis studio was located in El Paseo in what was once the wine cellar and dining room of Casa de la Guerra in downtown Santa Barbara.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection available for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Director for Historic Resources. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation Research Center as the owner 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.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of several publicity materials related to the Robert L. Lewis Studio in Santa Barbara.

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], Robert L. Lewis Collection, MS-26, Presidio Research Center, Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, Santa Barbara, California.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Casa de la Guerra (Santa Barbara, Calif.).
Garden ornaments and furniture--California--Santa Barbara.
Stores, Retail--California--Santa Barbara.



General Physical Description note: 24 p. ; 20 x 26 cm.; green cover, no date.

Scope and Contents note

Inspirations for your Garden and Patio from the Forge and Workshop of Robert L. Lewis. Patio furniture, pottery, and iron work for sale, illustrated with black and white photographs (some color). A sale announcement is affixed to the front cover. Inscription on p. 1 reads: This Brochure is Dedicated to Your Garden.

Sale pamphlet

General Physical Description note: [4] p. ; 7.5 x 12 cm.

Scope and Contents note

Small folded pamphlet printed in color announcing a sale of pottery, glass, linen, iron, basket handicrafts, and garden and patio furnishings. Inside is a short history of Casa de la Guerra. Small gummed package seal is affixed to front of pamphlet.