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Preliminary Guide to the Charles A. Storke II Collection
SBHC Mss 38  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content Notes
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Materials

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles A. Storke II Collection
    Dates: ca. 1911-1998
    Collection number: SBHC Mss 38
    Creator: Storke, Charles A., II
    Collection Size: 7 linear feet (8 records containers, 1 document box, and 2 oversize boxes).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Papers of Charles A. Storke II, Montecito resident, newspaperman, businessman, son of Thomas M. Storke.
    Physical location: Annex 2.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None. Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

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

    Preferred Citation

    Charles A. Storke, II Collection. SBHC Mss 38. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Carol E. Storke, on behalf of Charles A. Storke, II, and family, 1996-2003.


    Born July 31, 1911.
    Santa Barbara High School, Class of 1928.
    Cornell University, Class of 1932.
    Montecito resident, newspaperman, businessman. Son of Thomas M. Storke.
    Died December 6, 1998.

    Scope and Content Notes


    The collection contains the following series:
    • Personal / Family. Boxes 1; 9-10.
    • Financial Records. Boxes 2-5.
    • Photographs. Boxes 6-8; 11.
    • Artifacts. Box 6.
    • Oversize. Box 7.
    • Audiovisual. Two 16mm films of Mexico.
    Additions to the collection are anticipated.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Storke, Charles A., II
    Santa Barbara (Calif.)--History.

    Related Materials

    At UCSB:
    • Jean Storke Menzies Collection. SBHC Mss 34.
    • C. A. Storke Collection. SBHC Mss 40.
    • Thomas M. Storke Collection, ca. 1917-1972. SBHC Mss 37.
    At UCB - Bancroft Library:
    • Charles Albert Storke Papers, 1856-1936. Correspondence; manuscripts of his writings, including his memoirs; personalia; papers relating to his legal career; financial records; papers relating to the operation of the Storke ranches in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties; personal papers of other members of the More family, including those relating to the settlement of the Thomas Wallace More and Alexander Peter More estates, 1856-1910. Included also are papers relating to the settlement of Storke's estate, primarily by his son, Thomas More Storke. 4 boxes, 3 cartons, 4 volumes and 1 oversize folder. Linear feet: 6. Collection number: BANC MSS 73/71 c. For further information, check the electronic version of the guide at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf9s20081w/ 
    • Thomas More Storke Papers, [ca. 1906-1971]. Correspondence; biographical material including his memoirs; copies of his speeches; financial records; subject files; clippings; scrapbooks; photographs; genealogical material. Relate to his activities as editor of the Santa Barbara News-Press and his opposition to the John Birch Society; his civic interests; the operation of his ranches; and his service as regent of the University of California, 1955-1960. 39 boxes, 15 cartons, 2 packages, 2 oversize folders. Linear feet: 35. Collection number: BANC MSS 73/72 c. For further information, check the electronic version of the guide at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf609nb1gc/