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Borein (Ed) Source Material Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 2019-022
Identifier: 2019-022

Content Description

Two (2) boxes containing the collection of approximately 580 images collected by John Edward Borein, for use as source material for his artwork.

Acquisition Type



Transfer from Rockwell Museum. The Rockwell purchased the collection in 2000, via an auction at Christie’s, from the Estate of Katherine H. Haley, a friend of the Rockwell's museum’s founder, Robert F. Rockwell, Jr. These materials were deaccessioned by the Rockwell Museum and transferred to the Santa Barbara Historical Museum.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1894 - 1953


580 Photographic Prints

1 Linear Feet


The item level list of material is contained in two electronic files provided by the Rockwell Museum; D2000.48.pdf (76 pages) and D2000.49.pdf (93 pages). The Rockwell accession numbers for Box 1 are 2000.48.1-383 and 2000.49.1-370. The Rockwell accession numbers for Box 2 are 2000.48.286-303 and 2000.49.336-369.