Monthly Archives: December 2016

Sketches of an Artist, J. Franklin Waldo

John Franklin Waldo was born in 1835 in Vermont.  Early in his life he worked as a carriage and sign painter and then, in 1871, studied at the Chicago Academy of Design.  While largely supporting himself as a fresco painter, … Continue reading

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Digital Incunabula or, Br. Jeff loves Alliteration

By Br. Jeff Durham, OFM Many of the patrons at the Santa Barbara Mission-Archive Library assume that all of the things we do involve old documents, manuscripts and photos. However, there is a slow trickle of items which I refer … Continue reading

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Q and A with Br. Jeff

  Br. Jeff hard at work on the finding guide for the Oblasser Collection. Br. Jeff comes to the Archive-Library each week day morning, comedic coffee cup in hand, to continue his work with the Oblasser Collection. What follows is part of … Continue reading

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