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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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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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Get to Know Us

By Monica Orozco We’re on a mission at the Santa Bárbara Mission Archive-Library. Our mission is to get out the word about who we are and what we do to as many people as possible. We think that when folks … Continue reading

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Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions

By Monica Orozco On August 17 an exhibit opened at the Huntington Library called “Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions” co-curated by Prof. Steven Hackel and Prof. Catherine Gudis (both in the History Department at UC Riverside), … Continue reading

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