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Guide to the University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History, Public Historical Studies Program Records
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material
  • Separated Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History, Public Historical Studies Program Records
    Dates: 1955-1995
    Bulk Dates: 1977-1994
    Collection number: UArch 41
    Creator: University of California, Santa Barbara. Dept. of History. Graduate Program in Public Historical Studies
    Collection Size: 16 linear feet (24 document boxes, 2 binders and 2 oversize flat boxes, 58 audiotapes and 3 videotapes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The Public Historical Studies Program records contain research and publication files for projects such as the Painted Cave fire study, Santa Barbara County vintners project, and Santa Barbara district attorney history project, as well as audio tapes, correspondence, conference and lecture files, and other documents.
    Physical location: Del Sur, University Archives, 24B; audio/visual materials at Annex 2.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None. Audio/visual materials are stored off-site and require advance notice 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

    University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History, Public Historical Studies Program Records. UArch 41. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Transfers, 1994 and 1998.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Public Historical Studies Program is a graduate program of the Department of History. For more information, see their website: http://www.history.ucsb.edu/fields/field.php?field_id=1 

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged in the following series:
    Series I: Fire Study, contains drafts of the PHS publication on the Painted Cave fire, newspaper clippings, government documents, and other related materials. While the publication was focused on the Painted Cave fire, the series also contains materials on previous Santa Barbara County fires, as well as the Oakland / East Bay Hills fire and the Southland fires. Also contains audio tapes of interviews with various officials and private citizens on the Painted Cave fire.
    Series II: Vintners Project, contains interview transcripts, history files, and drafts of the PHS publication on Santa Barbara County winemakers and wineries. Also contains audio tapes of the interviews.
    Series III: Publications, contains mainly drafts and notes on the PHS publication Public Justice: A History of the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office, 1850-1985, as well as files on the Rockefeller Working Papers, occasional papers on Santa Barbara history, and PHS newsletters.
    Series IV: Correspondence, contains incoming and outgoing correspondence by faculty of the Public History Program, mainly Robert Kelley.
    Series V: Subject files, contains general files on conferences, curriculum, smaller PHS projects, internships, visiting speakers, and other subjects.
    Series VI: Administrative files, contains files on the NEH grant that funds the program, budget files, program descriptions and brochures, and related materials.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    University of California, Santa Barbara. Dept. of History. Graduate Program in Public Historical Studies
    Santa Barbara (Calif.)--History.
    Santa Barbara County (Calif.)--History--20th century.
    Wine and wine making--California--Santa Barbara County.
    Fire, 1943-
    Santa Barbara County (Calif.). Fire Dept.--History.
    Fire insurance--California.

    Related Material

    • Department of History, UArch 40
    • History Department Newsletter - separated from this collection, in University Archives Serials
    • The Public Historian - publication of the Public Historical Studies Program, available online and in the Main Library, call # D1 .P83
    • Historia - publication of the Department of History in University Archives Serials
    • PHS Network - Public Historical Studies Program publication in University Archives Serials Short Runs
    • Early Days of Santa Barbara, California: From the First Discoveries By Europeans to December 1846, Walter A. Hawley, 1987. Separated from collection
    • Fifty Million Californians?, Leon F. Bouvier, 1991. Separated from collection
    • Santa Barbara Wildfires: Fire on the Hills, Raymond Ford, Jr., 1991. Separated from collection
    • The Public Prosecutor in a California County, 1850-1985: From Provincial Simplicity to Metropolitan Complexity, Public Historical Studies Monograph No. 9, 1985. Second copy separated from collection
    • William H. Ellison papers, FacP 10 - faculty papers of History professor
    • Robert O. Collins papers, FacP 44 - faculty papers of History professor
    • Robert Kelley papers, FacP 17 - faculty papers of History professor
    • Santa Barbara area fire maps in Map & Imagery Lab, Davidson Library
    • History Department file in Office of Public Information subject files, UArch 12
    • History Department folder in Broadsides collection, UArch 32

    Separated Material

    History Department Newsletter, separated from this collection, in University Archives Serials
    Early Days of Santa Barbara, California: From the First Discoveries By Europeans to December 1846, Walter A. Hawley, 1987
    Fifty Million Californians?, Leon F. Bouvier, 1991
    Santa Barbara Wildfires: Fire on the Hills, Raymond Ford, Jr., 1991
    The Public Prosecutor in a California County, 1850-1985: From Provincial Simplicity to Metropolitan Complexity, Public Historical Studies Monograph No. 9, 1985; additional copy in collection