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Santa Barbara Mission, California--Fiesta days in California [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Photographer:
Olbert, Karl  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 1, Item Grouping U.S.A.--California--Missions
Culture:
Latinas  Search this
Mexican Americans  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Color illustration: man and woman sitting in front of the Santa Barbara mission. The woman wears a long red Spanish-style dress and comb in her hair and holds a fan open. She smiles at the man, who wears a red and yellow serape and Spanish/Mexican costume, including a sombrero.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000048 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Hats  Search this
Sombreros  Search this
California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Sarapes  Search this
Missions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / California - Cities
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2196

Fiesta Days at Santa Barbara Mission [picture postcard.]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper, color, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 1, Item Grouping U.S.A.--California--Santa Barbara.
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Santa Barbara (Calif.) -- 1920-1930
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
A couple sitting beside a fountain in front of the mission. The man wears a sombrero and matching jacket with a serape over one shoulder and he plays a guitar. The woman faces the camera, wears a white dress with embroidered sleeves, and holds a fan in her hand.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000022 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mexican Americans -- 1920-1930  Search this
California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century  Search this
Missions -- California  Search this
Mexicans -- 1920-1930  Search this
Sombreros  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1920-1930
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / California - Missions
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2201

Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 7

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (7.0" x 4.5".)
Container:
Box 18, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Biographies
Diaries
Place:
Yonkers (N.Y.) -- 1900-1910
Date:
1910 June 1-1910 August 31
Scope and Contents:
Inscription on flyleaf: "June 1, 1910 to Aug. 31, 1910."
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Laboratories  Search this
Automobiles -- 1900-1910  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Biographies
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Reminders of things which have passed away--tomb and ruined gate, old Santa Barbara Mission. [Active no. 5967 : stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
CALIFORNIA
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
California
Local Numbers:
RSN 20824
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.12 [216].
Orig. no. 4200.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Missions -- California  Search this
Parks -- California  Search this
Ruins -- California  Search this
Tombs -- California  Search this
Santa Barbara (California)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 20747-20840
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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A pleasant retreat from the world--Gardens of the old Santa Barbara Mission. [Active no. 5968 : stereo Interpositive.]

Topic:
CALIFORNIA
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
California
Santa Barbara (California)
Local Numbers:
RSN 20825
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.12 [216].
Orig. no. 4201.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gardens -- California  Search this
Missions -- California  Search this
Parks -- California  Search this
Ruins -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 20747-20840
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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The crucifix, a sign of suffering and sacrifice, among nature's luxuriant beauties, Santa Barbara Mission. [Active no. 5969 : stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
CALIFORNIA
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
California
Santa Barbara (California)
Local Numbers:
RSN 20826
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.12 [216].
Orig. no. 4202.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gardens -- California  Search this
Missions -- California  Search this
Parks -- California  Search this
Religion -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 20747-20840
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Santa Barbara -- Mission Ridge

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CA056
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Santa Barbara -- Mission Santa Barbara

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CA064
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Estabrook Garden

Creator:
Estabrook, Millicent  Search this
Santa Barbara Mission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Estabrook Garden (Santa Barbara, California)
United States of America -- California -- Santa Barbara County -- Santa Barbara
Date:
1936
General:
Another view in the same garden with the Santa Barbara Mission forming in the picturesque background.
Historic plate number: "22, 63."
Historic plate caption: "California."
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Summer  Search this
Terraces (land forms)  Search this
Walls (building)  Search this
Gates  Search this
Terra-cotta  Search this
Stairs  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Flower beds  Search this
Roses  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CA051001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California / CA051: Santa Barbara -- Estabrook Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref25886

Mission Ridge

Creator:
Hopkins, Arundel, Mrs  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
California -- Santa Barbara
United States of America -- California -- Santa Barbara County -- Santa Barbara
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Talisman roses in garden.
Historic plate number: "72."
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Summer  Search this
Roses  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CA056001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California / CA056: Santa Barbara -- Mission Ridge
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref25901

Mission Santa Barbara

Garden designer:
O'Keefe, Joseph, Fr.  Search this
Slide manufacturer:
Van Altena, Edward  Search this
Creator:
Santa Barbara Mission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
California -- Santa Barbara
United States of America -- California -- Santa Barbara County -- Santa Barbara
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
The early horticulturists of California were the priests, and in the mission gardens were collected the choicest plants and fruits. Best known of these old gardens is the so-called "Sacred Garden" at Mission Santa Barbara. The garden as it is today was designed and laid out in 1868 by Father Joseph O'Keefe.
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena."
Historic plate number: "86."
Historic plate caption: "California, Mission Garden, Santa Barbara."
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Summer  Search this
Cloister gardens  Search this
Palms  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CA064001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California / CA064: Santa Barbara -- Mission Santa Barbara
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Mission Santa Barbara

Creator:
Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952  Search this
Santa Barbara Mission  Search this
Landscape architect:
O'Keefe, Joseph, Fr.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (glass lantern, col., 3 x 5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
California -- Santa Barbara
United States of America -- California -- Santa Barbara County -- Santa Barbara
Date:
1917
General:
The early horticulturists of California were the priests, and in the mission gardens were collected the choicest plants and fruits. Best known of these old gardens is the so-called "Sacred Garden" at Mission Santa Barbara. It is called "sacred" though it possesses no special sanctity and the brother speak of it as private, not sacred, and according to the rules of the older women may not enter it. The garden as it is today was designed and laid out in 1868 by Father Joseph O'Keefe.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Summer  Search this
Cloister gardens  Search this
Allées  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Belfries  Search this
Men  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CA064002
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California / CA064: Santa Barbara -- Mission Santa Barbara
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Mission Santa Barbara

Landscape architect:
O'Keefe, Joseph, Fr.  Search this
Creator:
Santa Barbara Mission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
California -- Santa Barbara
United States of America -- California -- Santa Barbara County -- Santa Barbara
Date:
1980
General:
The early horticulturists of California were the priests, and in the mission gardens were collected the choicest plants and fruits. Best known of these old gardens is the so-called "Sacred Garden" at Mission Santa Barbara. It is called "sacred" though it possesses no soecuak sanctity and the brother speak of it as private, not sacred, and according to the rules of the older women may not enter it. The garden as it is today was designed and land out in 1868 by Father Joseph O'Keefe.of the
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Summer  Search this
Cloister gardens  Search this
Stairs  Search this
Driveways  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CA064003
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California / CA064: Santa Barbara -- Mission Santa Barbara
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Santa Barbara -- Mission Santa Barbara

Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.STR, File CA064
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Historic gardens Stereograph collection
Historic gardens Stereograph collection / Gardens and Landscapes / United States / California
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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A pleasant retreat from the world--Gardens of the old Santa Barbara Mission, California

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (black and white)
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Date:
1902
Scope and Contents:
From Descriptive Bulletin No. 4, copyrighted, 1904, by Underwood & Underwood.
General:
Historic Image #: 41
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Men  Search this
Mission churches  Search this
Cloister gardens  Search this
Palms  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.STR, Item STR002016
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Historic gardens Stereograph collection
Historic gardens Stereograph collection / Gardens and Landscapes / United States / California / CA064: Santa Barbara -- Mission Santa Barbara
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Archives of American Gardens
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Doris Holmes Blake Papers

Creator::
Blake, Doris Holmes, 1892-1978  Search this
Extent:
18.5 cu. ft. (37 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1899-1985
Introduction:
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women’s Committee.
Descriptive Entry:
The Doris Holmes Blake papers consist of correspondence, diaries, photographs and related materials documenting in great detail Blake's personal life and, to a lesser degree, her professional career.

The heavy correspondence she maintained with her mother and daughter, her essays and children's books, and the 70 years' worth of daily journals all attest to her infatuation with the written word and preoccupation with her inner life. Blake's diaries and family papers stunningly illuminate the contrasts in the daily lives of herself, her mother, and her daughter.

The papers relating to her professional life are less complete. Although she spent almost 60 years (1919-1978) in association with the entomological staffs of the U. S. Department of Agriculture and the Smithsonian Institution, published numerous professional papers, produced all of her own illustrations, and illustrated many of her husband's botanical works as well, this collection contains only a very limited amount of material documenting those activities. The papers do, however, include her extensive correspondence with fellow entomologists, both in the United States and abroad.

In the course of transferring her husband's papers to the University of Texas, some of Blake's own papers were included as well. They are presently in the collection of the Humanities Research Center of the University of Texas at Austin and include letters to her parents, 1906-1950; school and college notebooks, papers, essays and drawings; and clippings, genealogical notes, and miscellaneous family letters and papers.
Historical Note:
Doris Holmes (1892-1978) was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts, to a middle-class grocer and his wife. Essentially an only child (two siblings died in early childhood and infancy), her natural intelligence, stubbornness, and extremely competitive nature were well fostered by her parents, who steadily encouraged and supported her determination to excel.

Holmes left Stoughton for Boston University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 1909, where she pursued studies in business and the classics, earning her A.B. in 1913. Her business skills led to her association with the Boston Psychopathic Hospital in 1913, initially as a clerk, and later as aide to Dr. Herman Adler. Her interests in science and psychology led her to an A.M. from Radcliffe College in zoology and psychology in 1917.

After a short time as a researcher at Bedford Hills Reformatory for Women, Holmes married her childhood sweetheart, botanist Sidney Fay Blake. Early in 1919, Doris Blake found work as a clerk for the Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Entomology under Frank H. Chittenden, and began the entomological studies that would continue for the rest of her life.

Blake worked her way up to junior entomologist and, when Chittenden retired, continued her work under Eugene A. Schwarz at the United States National Museum. The birth in 1928 of daughter Doris Sidney (an infant son had died shortly after birth in 1927) was not a sign for her to slow down -- Blake hired a nurse to watch the baby while she continued to watch beetles. In 1933 her official employment came to an end with the institution of regulations prohibiting more than one member of a family from holding a government position (Sidney Blake was then working for the Department of Agriculture).

Although no longer on the payroll, Blake continued her taxonomic work on the family Chrysomelides for almost 45 more years, first as a collaborator and then as a research associate of the Smithsonian Institution. Shortly after her husband's death, Blake traveled to Europe in 1960 on a National Science Foundation grant to revise the genus Neobrotica Jacoby. She ultimately published 97 papers in various journals (see "Doris Holmes Blake," Froeschner, Froeschner and Cartwright, Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash., 83(3), 1981, for a complete bibliography) and continued her active research until shortly before her death on December 3, 1978.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Scientific illustrations
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7310, Doris Holmes Blake Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7310
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Doris Holmes Blake Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Adam Clark Vroman photographic postcards of California missions and Camulos Ranch

Creator:
Vroman, A. C. (Adam Clark), 1856-1916  Search this
Names:
Mission La Purísima Concepción (Calif.)  Search this
Mission San Antonio de Pala  Search this
Mission San Gabriel Arcangel (San Gabriel, Calif.)  Search this
Mission San Juan Capistrano  Search this
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)  Search this
Mission San Miguel Arcangel (San Miguel, Calif.)  Search this
Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (Mission : Calif.)  Search this
San Antonio de Pádua (Mission)  Search this
San Buenaventura Mission  Search this
San Carlos Borromeo Basilica (Carmel, Calif.)  Search this
San Francisco de Asís Mission (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
San Juan Bautista (Mission : San Juan Bautista, Calif.)  Search this
San Luis Rey Mission (Calif.)  Search this
Santa Barbara Mission  Search this
Santa Clara Mission  Search this
Santa Inés Mission (Solvang, Calif.)  Search this
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. Ramona  Search this
Extent:
48 Postcards (collotype)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Photographs
Place:
Camulos (Calif.)
Date:
circa 1900
Scope and Contents note:
Photographic postcards made by Adam Clark Vroman of California Missions and Camulos Ranch, part of "Vroman's Series of Postcards." The depicted mission include San Juan Bautista, Santa Clara, San Luis Rey de Francia, San Juan Capistrano, San Gabriel Arcangel, San Antonio de Pala, San Diego de Alcala, San Buenaventura, Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez, La Purisima Conception, San Luis Obispo de Toloso, San Miguel, San Antonio de Padua, Our Lady of Solitude, Soledad, San Fernando Rey, San Francisco de Asis, Carmel (Monterey), and San Francisco Solano. The photographs of Camulos Ranch relate to Helen Hunt Jackson's book Ramona and have the subtitle "Ramona Haunts" with a notation of related book pages.
Biographical/Historical note:
Adam Clark Vroman (1856-1916) was a bookstore owner and photographer of Southwest Indians and culture. He and his wife moved to Pasadena, California, in 1892, where he took up photography, mostly documenting pueblos in New Mexico. After his wife's death in 1894, Vroman opened a bookstore in Pasadena, though he continued to make photography excursions to southern California, Arizona, and New Mexico. He also made photographs for the Bureau of American Ethnology during two expeditions in 1897 and 1899. Vroman's photographs illustrated the 1913 edition of Helen Hunt Jackson's novel Ramona.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-58
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Vroman can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 14, Photo Lot 92-3, the records of the Department of Anthropology, and the BAE historical negatives.
Correspondence from Vroman can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Otis Tufton Mason papers.
The Smithsonian American Art Musem, University of California-Riverside's Museum of Photography, Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona Libraries hold Vroman photographs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Missions -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-58, Adam Clark Vroman photographic postcards of California missions and Camulos Ranch, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-58
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-58

Brodiaea jolonensis

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Alice Eastwood  Search this
Place:
The Country adjacent to Santa Barbara. Mission Canyon., California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
4 May 1908
Common name:
chaparral brodiaea
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Amaryllidaceae Brodieaoideae
Published Name:
Brodiaea jolonensis
Barcode:
03962089
USNM Number:
1118427
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37362976e-2f07-4973-8768-82239af0e749
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15716721

Taricha torosa

Snout Posterior Vent Length:
78 mm
Tail Length:
79 mm
Weight:
15 g
Preparation:
Ethanol
Sex:
Female
Place:
Santa Barbara, Mission Creek, Santa Barbara, California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
22 Mar 2001
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Caudata, Salamandridae
Published Name:
Taricha torosa
Accession Number:
2021174
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 221874
USNM Number:
571480
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30016e9c3-c4e6-472d-9c94-392343a35c24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6565460

Taricha torosa

Snout Posterior Vent Length:
80 mm
Tail Length:
94 mm
Weight:
14.6 g
Preparation:
Ethanol
Sex:
Male
Place:
Santa Barbara, Mission Creek, Santa Barbara, California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
22 Mar 2001
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Caudata, Salamandridae
Published Name:
Taricha torosa
Accession Number:
2021174
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 221875
USNM Number:
571481
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d81ad800-0a43-4efd-add7-da6612759136
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6565461

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