The collection contains mainly drafts of writings and research files including copies of 16th-18th century Spanish and Mexican
government documents, of a UCSB Latin American scholar.
Philip Wayne Powell was born October 30, 1913 in Chino, California. He joined the UCSB faculty in 1948 and continued to teach
at Santa Barbara until 1981. He is known for his research in Hispanic civilization. Powell died September 17, 1987, in Santa
ca. 28 linear feet
(17 document boxes, 11 cartons, and 33 oversize boxes)
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or
quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.