Keene, Herman Collection

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Santa Paula Historical Society
P. O. Box 842
Santa Paula, California 93060
(805) 525-4108

Descriptive Summary

Title: Keene, Herman Collection
Dates: 1900-1965
Collection Number: 103
Extent: 3 boxes: 2 12 x 14 inches, and one oversize box
Repository: Santa Paula Historical Society
Santa Paula, California 93060
Abstract: The collection contains the materials of Herman Keene, namely his notebooks, photographs of family and hunting trips and a CD of Herman Keene movies
Language of Material: English



Publication Rights


Preferred Citation

Keene, Herman Collection. Santa Paula Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the Santa Paula Historical Society from John Nichols for $1200, in July 2015. Nichols obtained the materials from the family in 2005

Biography/Administrative History

Herman Keene was born in Ventura 12-26-1878. He lived his life in Santa Paula, CA. He married Vesta Fansler. He died in `12-24-1965. He was a rancher, trapper, hunter, naturalist, and outdoorsman.

Scope and Content of Collection

Consists of biographical information on the Keene family, many photos of the Fansler and Keene families, his hunting trips, his christmas reindeer, and 4 notebooks of his trips and ranching