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Santa Barbara Museum of Art


Biographical / Historical

Founded 1941, opened June 5, 1941

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Jester (Lois W.) photograph collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1988-073
Dates: 1945 - 1956
Found in: Gledhill Library

Mountain Drive Oral History Collection

Identifier: AR-2020-008
Abstract Mountain Drive, a residential enclave of free spirits located in the hills above Montecito, coalesced in the years following World War II. The driving force behind its formation was Robert McKee Hyde, known to all as Bobby. The spirit of the community was bohemian, a “live-and-let-live” feel that fostered a close-knit camaraderie. Community interaction often centered on a growing number of celebrations and festivals. Probably the best-known was the Wine Stomp, begun in 1952, in which the...
Dates: 1985 - 2022

Santa Barbara County Official Map

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1984-076
Dates: 1970
Found in: Gledhill Library

Santa Barbara landmarks transparencies

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2002-058
Dates: 1953 - 1964
Found in: Gledhill Library

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Photograph Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1988-049
Found in: Gledhill Library