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Preliminary Guide to the Harriette Carr Von Breton Papers
SBHC Mss 8  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harriette Carr Von Breton Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1944-1978
    Collection Number: SBHC Mss 8
    Creator: von Breton, Harriette Carr
    Extent: .8 linear feet (2 document boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    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

    Harriette Carr Von Breton Papers. SBHC Mss 8. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information



    Much of the following information is drawn from the See Santa Barbara News Press obituary, Sept. 6, 1998:
    Harriette Carr von Breton (1910-1998) was an architectural historian and Santa Barbara News-Press art critic. In the 1950s she and journalist Chet Huntley shared a Peabody award for the ABC radio show "Parlor Politics." She was involved in a number of civic and political interests in Los Angeles and later, after she moved to Santa Barbara, was a member of the Santa Barbara Clean Air and Water Commission and the Citizens Planning Commission.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains files relating to various civic and political issues, 1940s to 1970s, including the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill.