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Santa Barbara Public Library records
SBHC Mss 128  
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  • Title: Santa Barbara Public Library records
    Identifier/Call Number: SBHC Mss 128
    Language of Material: English, Spanish; Castilian.
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
    Physical Description: 50.24 Linear Feet (16 cartons, 23 flat boxes, 2 flat oversize boxes)
    Creator: Santa Barbara Public Library
    Date (inclusive): 1870s-2019
    Abstract: Organizational records of the Santa Barbara Public Library, including annual reports, correspondence, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, deeds and contracts, acccession, registers, circulation and catalog books, dating from the 1870s through the 2010s. Scrapbooks include a complete collection of Faulkner Gallery art exhbition catalogs, with press clippings, from 1929 to 1937, as well as some artifacts, artwork, and ephemera.
    Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research 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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the Santa Barbara Public Library, 2020.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Santa Barbara Public Library records, SBHC Mss 128. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content

    Organizational records of the Santa Barbara Public Library, including annual meeting reports, correspondence, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, deeds and contracts, expansion and building proposals, hearings and reports, master plans, celebrations news releases, Black Gold reports, registers, acccession, circulation and catalog books, bibliographies, as well as Library branch records, dating from the 1870s through the 2010s. Scrapbooks include a complete collection of Faulkner Gallery art exhbition catalogs, with press clippings, from 1929 to 1941. The collection also includes some artifacts, artwork, and ephemera.
    Scrapbooks and other records cover the Santa Barbara Public Library and its branches, including the Central Library, Eastside Library, Carpinteria Library, Montecito Library, Goleta Library, Solvang Library, and other branches. Annual meeting reports stretch from 1909 to 1977.
    Library activities and programs covered include the Adult Literacy Program, the Children's Library, the Bookmobile, Children's Poster Week, and school visits throughout Santa Barbara County and the Central Coast region of California.

    Arrangement

    These records have been organized into the following series: Scrapbooks, Annual reports, Library history City, Library history County, Artwork and ephemera.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Annual reports
    Artifacts (object genre)
    Bibliographies
    Catalogs (documents)
    Clippings (information artifacts)
    Contracts
    Correspondence
    Ephemera (general object genre)
    Master plans (orthographic projections)
    Photographs
    Programs
    Scrapbooks
    Works of art
    Santa Barbara Public Library -- Archives