Manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, photographs, ledgers/account books, scrapbooks, newspapers (including 1883-1885 Santa
Daily Independent), papers and documents from the
San Francisco Examiner. Also, tape and partial transcript of recording by Nathan A. Tebbetts. Artifacts include three Colt revolvers.
The Tebbetts were newspaper people, with close links to Thomas A. Storke (Santa Barbara News-Press). Despite the title of
the collection, much of the material relates to Nathan A. Tebbetts' life. Nathan grew up in Santa Barbara, but worked with
the San Francisco Examiner for many years, mostly re resort advertising. His father, George P. Tebbetts, founded the SB Daily and Weekly Independent, and the collection includes financial records of the paper in the 1880s and 1890s.
6 Linear Feet
(2 document boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 1 map cabinet folder, 3 revolvers, 2 chests)
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.
The collection is open for research. Some materials will require special handling. Please contact the Department of Special
Research Collections in advance to request access.