Browse Collections (6 total)

Presidio Neighborhood Mental Map Project

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Mental maps are artistic renderings of a person's perception of the world around them. Just as no two people are exactly alike, each mental map…

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Oral Histories

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The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation has been collecting oral histories from the community for over 20 years. Here we present audio…

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Selections from the Delfina de la Guerra papers

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Selected items from the personal papers of Delfina de la Guerra, the last member of the de la Guerra family to reside in the Casa de la Guerra. This…

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Fiesta! A Santa Barbara Tradition: Images from the Pearl Chase Collection, 1924 - 1930

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Founded in 1924, Old Spanish Days Fiesta is a celebration of Santa Barbara's Hispanic heritage. Utilizing Spanish flair to lure summertime tourists to…

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Memories Project

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The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013. In honor of the occasion we are collecting memories…

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Fridolin Haass Watercolors of Santa Barbara Adobes

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Commissioned in the early 1950’s by community leader Pearl Chase, this collection of exquisitely detailed watercolors by Fridolin Haass depicts Santa…

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