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Santa Barbara Art Institute Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Container: 2014-015
Identifier: 2014-015

Content Description

Four (4) scrapbooks of newspaper articles, photographs, catalogs re. history of Santa Barbara Fine Art Center aka Brooks Institute School of Fine Art aka Santa Barbara Art Institute, organized by Leah Hardin from the files kept for 30 years by founder James Armstrong.

Acquisition Type



Donation of Frank Goss on March 6, 2014, when the gallery presented James Armstrong’s archive of materials and ephemera from the Art Institute along with checks for $2,000 to the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. Interim Executive Director Warren Miller and Director of Research Michael Redmon were on hand to accept the archive and the donation. Collection was processed by Sullivan Goss Gallery intern Leah Hardin in 2014.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1967 - 1975



4 Binders (Scrapbooks 183-186)


Scrapbook 1 - Santa Barbara Institute: Photographs Scrapbook 2 - Santa Barbara Institute: Catalogs Scrapbook 3 - Santa Barbara Institute: Clippings Scrapbook 4 - Santa Barbara Institute: Correspondence