Preliminary Guide to the Harriette Carr Von Breton Papers

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Preliminary Guide to the Harriette Carr Von Breton Papers, ca. 1944-1978

Collection number: SBHC Mss 8

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    Special Collections staff
    Date Completed:
    12 November 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harriette Carr Von Breton Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1944-1978
Collection Number: SBHC Mss 8
Creator: von Breton, Harriette Carr
Extent: .8 linear feet (2 document boxes)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

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

Harriette Carr Von Breton Papers. SBHC Mss 8. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

Biography

Much of the following information is drawn from the See Santa Barbara News Press obituary, Sept. 6, 1998:
Harriette Carr von Breton (1910-1998) was an architectural historian and Santa Barbara News-Press art critic. In the 1950s she and journalist Chet Huntley shared a Peabody award for the ABC radio show "Parlor Politics." She was involved in a number of civic and political interests in Los Angeles and later, after she moved to Santa Barbara, was a member of the Santa Barbara Clean Air and Water Commission and the Citizens Planning Commission.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains files relating to various civic and political issues, 1940s to 1970s, including the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1 - 2

Correspondence

Box 1: 1

Incoming (includes Oil Spill related items), ca. 1963-1977

Box 1: 2

Outgoing (includes drafts of letters to editors, some dealing with oil), ca. 1967-1968

Box 1: 3

Destination-Tomorrow, CBS-KNX radio scripts, 1944-1945

Box 1: 4

Jojoba Beans, ca. 1973-1978

Box 1: 5

Oil Pollution - GOO (Get Oil Out), ca. 1967-1977

Box 2: 1

Politics, Red Scare, and Blacklisting, late 1940s-1950s

Box 2: 2

Water -"Relation of State Water Project to Santa Barbara County," ca. 1978

Box 2: 3

Miscellany, ca. 1960s-1970s