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Re-Introducing Edwin Deakin

In 2014, the Archive-Library began a conservation project to restore the series of mission paintings by Edwin Deakin. Two years later, the 19thcentury paintings have been completed!  On the night of September 24th at 6:30 pm in the Bonaventure Hall … Continue reading

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Our Trip to …A Becoming Place

By Rachel Hatcher Assistant Archivist, Province of Saint Barbara “Wherever I find our Lord’s most holy names and written words in unbecoming places, I want to gather them up and I beg that they be gathered up and placed in … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP) is pleased to present The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco, a lecture by Dr. Barbara L. Voss (Stanford University), Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the … Continue reading

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“Island of the Blue Dolphins Revisited: A Search for the True Story”

 Please join the Santa Bárbara Mission Archive-Library and Old Mission Santa Barbara on Sunday May 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm for the presentation, “Island of the Blue Dolphins Revisited: A Search for the True Story” from Steven Schwartz. Recently retired, Steven Schwartz … Continue reading

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Happening soon at SBMAL!

Join us on Saturday April 11, 2015 for a presentation from Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz, authors of Junípero Serra, California, Indians, and the Transformation of a Missionary. The talk begins at 10:30 am but we will serve … Continue reading

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Save the Date!

The University of Oklahoma Press is releasing soon a new book on Fray Junípero Serra by Robert M. Senkewicz and Rose Marie Beebe and SBMAL will be hosting the authors on Saturday April 11, 2015 for a talk and book … Continue reading

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Good Friends, Good Food, and Good Art!

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, the Santa Bárbara Mission Archive-Library hosted an open house and reception to thank our sponsors and partners in our Deakin Mission Paintings conservation project, and to provide an opportunity for them and all our friends … Continue reading

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