Preliminary Guide to the Charles A. Storke II Collection

Preliminary arrangement and description by D. Tambo
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Preliminary Guide to the Charles A. Storke II Collection, ca. 1911-1998

Collection number: SBHC Mss 38

Department of Special Collections

Davidson Library

University of California, Santa Barbara
Processed by:
Preliminary arrangement and description by D. Tambo
Date Completed:
May 1, 2009
Encoded by:
A. Demeter
© 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles A. Storke II Collection
Dates: ca. 1911-1998
Collection number: SBHC Mss 38
Creator: Storke, Charles A., II
Collection Size: 7 linear feet (8 records containers, 1 document box, and 2 oversize boxes).
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Abstract: Papers of Charles A. Storke II, Montecito resident, newspaperman, businessman, son of Thomas M. Storke.
Physical location: Annex 2.
Languages: English

Access Restrictions

None. Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.

Publication Rights

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.

Preferred Citation

Charles A. Storke, II Collection. SBHC Mss 38. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Carol E. Storke, on behalf of Charles A. Storke, II, and family, 1996-2003.

Biography

Born July 31, 1911.
Santa Barbara High School, Class of 1928.
Cornell University, Class of 1932.
Montecito resident, newspaperman, businessman. Son of Thomas M. Storke.
Died December 6, 1998.

Scope and Content Notes

Arrangement

The collection contains the following series:
  • Personal / Family. Boxes 1; 9-10.
  • Financial Records. Boxes 2-5.
  • Photographs. Boxes 6-8; 11.
  • Artifacts. Box 6.
  • Oversize. Box 7.
  • Audiovisual. Two 16mm films of Mexico.
Additions to the collection are anticipated.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Storke, Charles A., II
Santa Barbara (Calif.)--History.

Related Materials

At UCSB:
  • Jean Storke Menzies Collection. SBHC Mss 34.
  • C. A. Storke Collection. SBHC Mss 40.
  • Thomas M. Storke Collection, ca. 1917-1972. SBHC Mss 37.
At UCB - Bancroft Library:
  • Charles Albert Storke Papers, 1856-1936. Correspondence; manuscripts of his writings, including his memoirs; personalia; papers relating to his legal career; financial records; papers relating to the operation of the Storke ranches in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties; personal papers of other members of the More family, including those relating to the settlement of the Thomas Wallace More and Alexander Peter More estates, 1856-1910. Included also are papers relating to the settlement of Storke's estate, primarily by his son, Thomas More Storke. 4 boxes, 3 cartons, 4 volumes and 1 oversize folder. Linear feet: 6. Collection number: BANC MSS 73/71 c. For further information, check the electronic version of the guide at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf9s20081w/ 
  • Thomas More Storke Papers, [ca. 1906-1971]. Correspondence; biographical material including his memoirs; copies of his speeches; financial records; subject files; clippings; scrapbooks; photographs; genealogical material. Relate to his activities as editor of the Santa Barbara News-Press and his opposition to the John Birch Society; his civic interests; the operation of his ranches; and his service as regent of the University of California, 1955-1960. 39 boxes, 15 cartons, 2 packages, 2 oversize folders. Linear feet: 35. Collection number: BANC MSS 73/72 c. For further information, check the electronic version of the guide at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf609nb1gc/ 

 

Personal / Family

 

Storke, Charles Albert, II (CASII)

Box 1

Vital Records (copies of birth, marriage, death certificates)

Box 1

Santa Barbara High School - Class of 1928

Box 1

Cornell - Class of 1932

Box 1

Obituaries and Articles

 

Additions - 2002

Box 9

Address Books

Box 9

Appointment Books

Box 9

Bio

Box 9

Bullard, Jed - correspondence

Box 9

Burkhardt, Harold de la Cuesta

Box 9

Campaign for Congress, 1966

Box 9

Capps, Walter

Box 9

Cemetery Plots

Box 9

Community - Misc.

 

Correspondence

Box 9

CAS III, et al

Box 9

CES and Whelans

Box 9

Friends

Box 9

Haase, Ynez (Fillmore)

Box 9

Menzies/Cox

Box 9

TMS, 1962-1970

Box 9

Empresas Alpha

Box 9

Germany - editorials and articles, 1959

Box 9

Guest Book, 1995-1998

Box 9

Mexico Lic Patricia Fernandez Wong

Box 9

Newspaper Clippings

Box 9

Noble, Ana T.

Box 9

Passport and related

Box 9

Santa Barbara High School Class Reunion, 1928-1988

 

Santa Barbara News Press

Box 10

General

Box 10

Clippings

Box 10

Enders

Box 10

Promotional Film

Box 10

Sale

Box 10

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation

Box 10

Sigma Phi

Box 10

Storke, Charles, I

Box 10

Storke, Thomas M

Box 10

Storke, Thomas M., II

Box 10

Storke Estate

Box 10

Theimer, Jack

 

UCSB

Box 10

Brownlee, Elliott

Box 10

Correspondence

Box 10

Gift Articles

Box 10

Veblen, Paul

Box 10

Will and Trust

Box 10

Unsorted

Box 1

Storke, Thomas M.

Box 1

Storke, Thomas M., II

 

Financial Records

Box 2-3

Storke Estate

Box 4

Storke Investment Co.

 

California Interests (mainly San Diego)

Box 4

GGA, Inc.

Box 4

International Radio, Ltd.(IRL)

Box 4

NBC/KJOI

Box 4

Noble Multimedia Communications, Inc. (NMC)

Box 4

TSD, Inc.

Box 4-5

Mexico Interests

 

Photographs

Box 6

Noble and Associates (color prints of building, in Mexico City?)

Box 8

CAS II and family photographs, with accompanying list by Carol Storke

 

Artifacts

Box 6

Santa Barbara News Press - Lifetime Achievement Award to Charles A. Storke II, 1996 (marble and crystal obelisk)

Box 6

UCSB - 30th Anniversary, June 18, 1983, medallion to Charles Storke, Founding Member of the UCSB Affiliates, presented by Chancellor Robert A. Huttenback

 

Oversize

Box 7

Photo Album - '25 Year Club' members of Santa Barbara News Press, including Thomas M. Storke and Charles A. Storke II

Box 7

Loose Materials (photos, etc. - to be identified)

Box 11

Photos (removed from Box 8 due to size)

 

Audiovisual

Scope and Content Note

16mm b/w acetate films [some deterioration]
 

Mexico #3: pyramids, Xochimilco, bullfight, [chairos?] - taken by Sellar Bullard, 1930s

 

Mexico #11 - no description