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Santa Barbara County History

 

A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Santa Barbara,
San Luis Obispo, and Ventura, California
by Yda Addis Storke
Published in 1891 in Chicago by the Lewis Publishing Co.

 

(transcribers note: Santa Ynez is also spelled Santa Ynes and used interchangeably throughout.
Guadalupe has frequent tranpositions in spelling.)

SANTA BARBARA REGION. 

In General -
   First Visit of Whites 9
   First Exploration and Founding of the Missions 10
   An Invasion 17
   Miscellaneous 18
   War with Mexico 24
   Dress and Manners 30
   Dana on Santa Barbara 29
   Pioneers and their Descendants 31
               SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
In General -
   Boundary 38
   Exports 39
   Items of Interest, 1850-'90 39
   Description 52
   Land Grants 54
   The Channel Islands 56
   Climate 58
   City of Santa Barbara 63
   Haley Survey 63
   Miscellaneous Items 66
   Public Library 67
   Natural History Society 68
   Fraternal Organizations 69
   Churches 70
   Banks 71
   Court-House 72
   Jail 73
   County Hospital 73
   Railroads 73
   Water Supply 74
   Electric Light 74
   Minor Items 74
   The Mission 75
   Schools 76
   Medical Profession 79
   Bench and Bar 79
   Crimes 86
   The Press 89
Eastern Portion of the County 90
   Montecito 91
   Hot Springs 93
   Summerland 93
   Carpenteria 94
   La Patera 96
   Goleta 96
   The Hollister Place 98
The Western Portion of the County 99
   Lompoc 100
      Ranchos 108
   Los Alamos Valley 105
   Santa Ynez Valley 108
   Ballards 110
      Ranchos 110
   Santa Maria Valley 113
      Ranchos 114
   The Lost Woman 116
   Resources 131
      Hogs 131 (included with Resources)
      Bee Farming 131 (included with Resources)
      Fishery 133 (included with Resources)
   Minerals 123