William Dole papers
Draft of a catalogue of Dole's work, 1962-1976, including title, medium, size, and date (119 pp.); 32 catalogues and announcements; a photograph of Dole; and a flyer.
Esther Bear Gallery records
The records of Santa Barbara, California art gallery, Esther Bear Gallery, measure 5.7 linear feet and date from 1928 to 1985, with the bulk of the records dating from 1954 to 1977. The collection comprises administrative records that include exhibition files, photographs, records documenting the gallery's operations, and files for the Donald Bear Collection and Endowment Fund; professional correspondence with artists, clients, and galleries regarding exhibitions, sales and loans, and other business dealings; and artist files for Thomas Cornell, Antonio Frasconi, Ynez Johnston, Miguel Marina, Alfred Martinez, and Nina de Creeft Ward, among others.
William Henry Spurlock papers
Research files relating to Spurlock's master's thesis, "Federal Support for the Visual Arts in the State of New Mexico; 1933-1943." The files include correspondence, photographs, writings, notes, and printed material.
Donald Bear papers
Correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, catalogs, printed material, and scrapbooks.
Fernand Harvey Lungren letter
A letter to ethnologist John Gregory Bourke, September 16, 1894, describing his experiences in the Southwest, his painting SNAKE DANCE, and commenting on Bourke's work.
Edward J. Borein letters
Illustrated letters from Borein to Dr. Philip G. Cole.
Alexander Francis Harmer papers and Alexander Francis Harmer Trust records
Alexander Franis Harmer papers include: letters, 1882-1920, to Harmer from artists Frank Stephens, Thomas Eakins (illustrated; providing instructions on how to make a camera), and Thomas Anshutz (writing about the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts), also curator Hector Alliot, Captain John G. Bourke, Editor of "The Land of Sunshine," Charles …
John Peabody Harrington photographs from California
16 Photographic prints
2 Copy negatives
Negatives and photographic prints taken by John Peabody Harrington in Santa Barbara and Ventura County, California in 1923. John Peabody Harrington (1884-1961) was an ethnologist and linguist who specialized in the Native peoples of California and served with the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology from 1915 to 1955. Beyond his efforts to document innumerable Native languages, Harrington also collected objects for the Bureau of Ethnology and on his own. Photographs in this collection accompanied the objects he sold to or collected for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Thomas Moran papers
REEL 2772: Sketches, watercolors, prints, and manuscripts.
Phillip Walker papers
The Phillip Walker papers document his research and professional activities from 1969-2008 and primarily deal with his bioarchaeological research in California and his studies of primate feeding behavior and dentition. His involvement in issues surrounding the repatriation of Native American human remains, forensic work for public agencies dealing with human remains, and writings are also represented. The collection consists of research and project files, raw data and analysis, graphs and illustrations, photographs, and dental impressions.