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Arata family collection
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Description
The Arata family collection consists of papers, printed ephemera, and photographs related to the Arata family, especially, María Antonio Jimeno de Arata.
Background
The Arata family was a Spanish (possibly Basque) family that came to Santa Barbara, California in the 19th century. Juan Arata married María Antonia Jimeno (d. 1928), daughter of an acting governor of Alta California, Manuel Jimeno. The Aratas have a Californio heritage that their prominence in Santa Barbara politics and business only accented.
Extent
2 boxes and 2 oversize folders
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.