VENTURANA

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VENTURANA including Ojai, Santa Paula, Conejo


  • A Pictorial History of Ventura County. California


  • Bandurraga, Peter L., David W. Hill and G. Belden Holland. Ventura County's Yesterdays Today. Ventura: Anacapa Publishers, (1980). First edition in stapled wraps.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Bentz, Linda and William Gow. Hidden Lives. A Century of Chinese American History in Ventura County Palos Verdes Estates: Pacific Heritage Books, (2012). First edition, perfect bound pictorial wraps. 127 pages.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Blakley, E. R. "Jim". A Traveler's Guide to California's Scenic Highway 33 ...from Ojai to Cuyama Santa Barbara: Shoreline Press, (2004). Wraps. Inscribed to Marla Daily by the author.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Bristol, Walter W. The Story of the Ojai Valley. An Intimate History Ojai: The Ojai Publishing Co., (1946). First edition in d.j. Signed by the author. Rocq #15510.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Freeman, Vernon M. People - Land - Water: Santa Clara Valley and Oxnard Plain, Ventura County, California Los Angeles: Lorrin L. Morrison, Printer and Publisher, 1968. First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Fry, Patricia L. The Ojai Valley. An Illustrated History Ojai: Matilija Press, (1983). First edition in wraps. Email from author laid-in.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Fry, Patricia L. A Thread to Hold. The Story of the Ojai Valley School. Santa Barbara: Fithian Press, 1996. First edition in wraps.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • James, Ellen Malino. Portrait of a Community. Ojai Yesterdays and Today Ojai: Ojai Valley News, (1984). Perfect-bound wraps.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Jarvis, Cheryl. The Necklace Thirteen women and the experiment that transformed their lives. N.Y.:Ballantine Books, (2008). Fist edition in d.j. Signed by all 13 participants. Gift of Nancy Huff.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Mott, Mrs. D. W. Legends & Lore of Long Ago, Ventura County The Indians living in the Ventura mountains for many years prior to Spanish occupation. Los Angeles: Wetzel Publishing Co., Inc., 1929. First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [OJAI]. El Rancho Rinconada A paradise of flowers in the Ojai Valley. "Orchid Town is America's Foremost Cymbidium Orchid Grower." Ojai: Louis M. Boyle, 1946. Oversized blue boards.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Ojai Valley Chamber of Commerce. Ojai Valley Shopping Map Art by Colleen McDougal. 4 panels, folded. Map on one side; directory on the other. Insets of Meiners Oaks, Oak View. Upper Ojai.


  • Ojai Valley Historical Society and Museum Newsletter. Stapled pages.
Vol. 5, No. 1 (1988)
Vol. 5, No. 2 (1988)
Vol. 5, No. 3 (1989)
Vol. 5, No. 4 (1989)
Vol. 6, No. 3 (1990)
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [OJAI VALLEY SCHOOL] The Ojai Valley School, California. Announcement for 1924-1925. Stapled brown wrappers. 32 pages. Includes 12 photographs; lists of faculty (10), pupils (38) and directory of parents. OVS was founded in 1923 by Edward Yeomans.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [OJAI VALLEY SCHOOL. 1931-1932. Catalog #4. Stapled beige wrappers. 68 pages. 26 photos plus centerfold-out panoramic photo of school.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Outland, Charles. Mines Murders and Grizzlies. Tales of California's Ventura Back Country The Ventura County Historical Society and The Ward Ritchie Press, 1969. First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Outland, Charles. Sespe Gunsmoke. An Epic Case of Rancher versus Squatters Washington: The Arthur Clark Company, 1991. First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Pinkerton, Roy. The County Star: My Buena Ventura Ventura (1962). First edition. Inscribed to Harry Valentine by the author.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Robinson, W. W. The Story of Ventura County Los Angeles: Title Insurance and Trust, (1956). Stapled wraps, 48 pages. Rocq #15476.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Russell, J. H. Heads and Tails...and Odds and Ends. (Los Angeles): Thomas Litho & Printing Company, 1963. Cloth. 97 pages. Signed: Feb. 24, 1963. Sincerely Yours, J. H. Russell.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD] [filed under Ventura]


  • Russell, J. H. Cattle on the Conejo Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1977. First edition in d.j. Rocq #15477.
[original in SCIF archives] [filed under Ventura]


  • [Santa Paula, California]. Santa Paula, California, The Home of Lemons and Limas n.p., (c. 1914). Stapled wraps, 24 pages.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Smith, Wallace. This Land Was Ours. The Del Valles and Camulos Ventura: Ventura County Historical Society, 1977. First edition.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • [Thacher, Sherman]. Makepeace, LeRoy McKim. Sherman Thacher and his School New Haven: Yale University Press, 1941. First edition in d.j. Rocq #15513.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • 1967. Ventura County...From the Mountains to the Sea Frasier Point, Santa Cruz Island is on the cover. Beverly Hills: Windsor Publications, 1967. Stapled wraps, full color. Includes sections on Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, THousand Oaks, and Ventura.
[original in SCIF archives]



  • [VENTURA YACHT CLUB] Mercer, Dena M. with Articles by Don Mills. The Ventura Yacht Club. A Story of the First 80 Years (1938-2018) , First edition, privately printed. Presentation copy from Don Mills, 12-01-2021.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Ventura Yacht Club 1988. 50th. Stapled wraps.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Ventura Yacht Club (est. 1938). The Forecast.
2011: June. Anacapa Island. A Brief History by Don Mills.
2016: August; November; December.
2017: May; July; August; September; October; November.
2018: January-November.
2019: January-July; September-December.
2020: January-March; May-December.
2021:
[originals in SCIF archives]


  • Ventura County Investigation. Bulletin No. 46. 1933. State of California Department of Public Works. Publication of the Division of Water Resources. In a fragile slipcase with 11 maps laid in with the publication (lacking back cover).
[originals in SCIF archives; ex-lib. MDD]


  • Wood, Beatrice. I Shock Myself The Autobiography of Beatrice Wood. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1985). Perfect bound wraps. Tipped in are multiple materials, articles and original photographs with Beatrice Wood at an exhibit at the Museum of Ventura County, 1996.
[originals in SCIF archives; ex-lib. MDD]


  • Wood, Beatrice. Pinching Spaniards Ojai: Topa Topa Press, (1988). Wraps. Inscribed by the author to Marla and dated 1990. Wraps. Additional information laid-in. Beatrice Wood was the famous Ojai sculptor (1893-1998).
[originals in SCIF archives; ex-lib. MDD]


  • Woolman, Arthur Erwin. The Ojai Valley. Gateway to Health and Happiness Ojai: Kuehl Press, (1956). First edition in stapled wraps. Rocq. #15522.
[original in SCIF archives]