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Blakley (Jim) Santa Barbara County materials

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2009-007

Content Description

Four hundred fifty-three items of Santa Barbara County materials collected by Elwood R. "Jim" Blakley into forty (40) series (see Inventory below).

Acquisition Type



Gift of Jim Blakley

Restrictions Apply



  • 1875 - 1996


1. Magazine, "Old West", Summer 1996 2-4. Three notebooks re. Chumash history 5. Manuscripts re. Luna Safwenberg 6. Leaflet, Hollister family 7. Collection of articles re. tunnel work 8. Photocopy of "New West Magazine" 9. Binder of articles re. local beaches 10. Series of articles re. local camps 11. File folder on Knapp Lodge 12. Envelope with assorted articles on back country 13. Envelope with assorted correspondence, in Spanish, 1875 14. Book, "Birds of the Pacific States", 1927 15-21. Seven leaflets as follows: "SLO Pathways", "Memoirs of Mattei's Tavern", "SY Valley Presbyterian Church", "SY Valley H.S. Graduates", "Plant Communities in SB Co.", "Los Alamos Blacksmiths", "Christmas Poem" 22. Booklet, "Water Problems" of SB, CA. 1905 23. Booklet, "Day in the Field", 1997 24. Leaflet, "The Anza Expedition", 1775-1776 25. Article, "The California Legend", Westways magazine 26-28. Three books as follows: "Calif. Through Four Centuries", "Shipwrecks", "Geology of SB Co." 29. Booklet, "Memoirs of Bill Hunt" 30. Report, Draft of Mission Creek Study, 1985 31. Booklet, "Forest Conditions", 1905 32. Typescript, Miner's Cabin, 1977 33-119. 87 beach slides 120-243. 124 slides of local fires, camping trips 244-362. 119 slides of SB Co. backcountry, local historic sites 363-371. 9 maps as follows: California, 1858. Zorridas Cyn near Gaviota, nd. Official SB Co. map, nd. Mission Creek through Santa Barbara (6 sheets), nd. Santa Barbara and vicinity, 1899. Pine Mountain and Zaca Lake Forest Reserve, 1898/1902. Topographic of Santa Barbara and Carpinteria (5 sheets), 1952. Topographic Ellwood to Arroyo Burro, nd. Sierra Madre, nd. 372-377. 6 framed photos (will be de-framed for conservation) 378-380. 3 photo albums 381-394. 14 1925 earthquake photos 395-398. 4 steel engravings of Civil War figures 399-402. 4 photos of Homesteaders Day at Zaca Lake 403-408. 6 photos of Slippery Rock area 409-418. 10 photos of Forest Service personnel 419-422. 2 glass negatives and 2 photographs 423-434. 12 misc. photos 435-449. 15 photos of Zaca Lake and Flying A Studio activities 450. One card file of SB Co. backcountry location map coordinates 451. One card file of SB Co. homesteader names, locations, dates 452. One oversize volume, Status Notes, SB National Forest (1903) mislabeled 2009.007.370 453. One oversize volume, Job Load Analysis-Work Plan, Cuyama District, Los Padres National Forest, 1955. 454. One binder of histories on Ventura County, Ojai Valley, and Los Padres National Forest