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Peter J. Barber collection, 1871-1909.
BANC MSS 2002/200 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Peter J. Barber collection, 1871-1909

Creator/Contributor:

Barber, Peter J., 1830-1905, creator

Abstract:

Consists of biographical material covering Barber's journey to San Francisco and his life in Santa Barbara, correspondence, political memorabilia including ribbon campaign badges, and newspaper clippings.

Date:

1871 (issued)

Subject:

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Barber, Peter J -- 1830-1905
Mayors -- California -- Santa Barbara
Architects -- California -- Santa Barbara
Voyages to the Pacific coast

Note:

Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2001.052)
Peter J. Barber was born Nov. 26, 1830 and died Jan. 27, 1905. Barber came to San Francisco from Ohio via Panama in 1852. He was mayor of Santa Barbara in 1880-1881 and 1890-1891. Barber was also an architect, and designed many buildings in Santa Barbara.

Type:

Badges.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.2 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2002/200 c

Origin:

California