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<span style="color:#41639c" "font-size:120%" ><center>'''THE CALIFORNIA ISLANDS <br>  SAVING THEIR HISTORY—  TELLING THEIR STORIES''' <br>  
 
<span style="color:#41639c" "font-size:120%" ><center>'''THE CALIFORNIA ISLANDS <br>  SAVING THEIR HISTORY—  TELLING THEIR STORIES''' <br>  
Readers are encouraged to contact ISLAPEDIA author, Marla Daily, with comments, edits and suggestions.<br> Feedback and questions are welcomed and appreciated. [mailto:marla@scifoundation.org marla@scifoundation.org]   
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Readers are encouraged to contact ISLAPEDIA author, Marla Daily, with comments, edits and suggestions.<br>
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Sponsored by the [[Santa Cruz Island Foundation|SANTA CRUZ ISLAND FOUNDATION]] <br>Feedback and questions are welcomed and appreciated. [mailto:marla@scifoundation.org marla@scifoundation.org]  <br><br><mark> [[Santa Cruz Island Foundation Archives|SANTA CRUZ ISLAND FOUNDATION ARCHIVES CATALOGUE]]<mark> <br>
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<div style="float: left; margin: 0.5em 0.9em 0.4em 0;">  '''ISLAPEDIA''' is a [[Media: Caliornia Channel Islands & Pacific Baja Islands.png|comprehensive California Islands]] encyclopedia covering hundreds of topics and thousands of entries on all eight California Channel Islands: San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, San Nicolas, Santa Barbara, Santa Catalina and San Clemente Islands. All additional Islands of the Californias are included as well. ISLAPEDIA includes more than 2000 people whose lives or deaths intersected with the islands, plus place names, ships and shipwrecks, island events and noteworthy topics.<mark> [[19th CENTURY CHANNEL ISLANDS ARTICLES BY YEAR|Rare 19th century]] </mark>and <mark>[[1900-1925 CHANNEL ISLANDS ARTICLES BY YEAR|early 20th century]] </mark>California islands references and unique unpublished manuscripts and diaries are found here. ISLAPEDIA was begun in 1973 by cultural anthropologist, [http://www.marladaily.com Marla Daily], president of the [http://www.scifoundation.org Santa Cruz Island Foundation](1987-current). The Santa Cruz Island Foundation is the sole institution devoted to the cultural history, art, film and science of all California Islands. ISLAPEDIA is a continuing research work in progress—now in its 5th decade.  
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<div style="float: left; margin: 0.5em 0.9em 0.4em 0;">  '''ISLAPEDIA''' is a [[Media: Caliornia Channel Islands & Pacific Baja Islands.png|comprehensive California Islands]] encyclopedia covering hundreds of topics and thousands of entries on all eight California Channel Islands: San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, San Nicolas, Santa Barbara, Santa Catalina and San Clemente Islands. All additional Islands of the Californias are also included. ISLAPEDIA includes more than 2000 people whose lives or deaths intersected with the islands, plus place names, ships and shipwrecks, island events and noteworthy topics.<mark> [[19th CENTURY CHANNEL ISLANDS ARTICLES BY YEAR|Rare 19th century]] </mark>and <mark>[[1900-1925 CHANNEL ISLANDS ARTICLES BY YEAR|early 20th century]] </mark>California islands references and unique unpublished manuscripts and diaries are found here. ISLAPEDIA was begun in 1973 by cultural anthropologist, [https://www.islapedia.com/index.php?title=Marla_Daily_Bibliography Marla Daily], president of the [http://www.scifoundation.org Santa Cruz Island Foundation](1987-current). The Santa Cruz Island Foundation is the sole institution devoted to the cultural history, art, film and science of all California Islands. ISLAPEDIA is a continuing research work in progress—now in its 5th decade.  
  
 
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|[[Portal:Ornithologists|ORNITHOLOGISTS]] || [[Portal:War Time|WAR TIME]]|| [[SANTA CRUZ ISLAND FOUNDATION BOARD AND ADVISORY COUNCIL 1988-Current |SANTA CRUZ ISLAND FOUNDATION BOARD & ADVISORY COUNCIL <BR>1988-Current]]  
 
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* '''DEDICATED TO CAREY STANTON.'''  
 
* '''DEDICATED TO CAREY STANTON.'''  
:HOW PRESCIENT YOU WERE THE MANY TIMES YOU TEASED ME, CALLING ME:<br> ''LIDIA, LIDIA—MY EN-SICK-LO-PEDIA!''
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:How prescient you were the many times you teased me with your chant:<br> ''Lidia, Lidia—My en-sick-lo-pedia!''

Revision as of 00:29, 14 January 2021

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THE CALIFORNIA ISLANDS
SAVING THEIR HISTORY— TELLING THEIR STORIES

Readers are encouraged to contact ISLAPEDIA author, Marla Daily, with comments, edits and suggestions.
Sponsored by the SANTA CRUZ ISLAND FOUNDATION
Feedback and questions are welcomed and appreciated. marla@scifoundation.org

SANTA CRUZ ISLAND FOUNDATION ARCHIVES CATALOGUE

About ISLAPEDIA:
15,937 digitized pages of records and information richly illustrated with 9,050 images
as of January 7, 2021

ISLAPEDIA is a comprehensive California Islands encyclopedia covering hundreds of topics and thousands of entries on all eight California Channel Islands: San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, San Nicolas, Santa Barbara, Santa Catalina and San Clemente Islands. All additional Islands of the Californias are also included. ISLAPEDIA includes more than 2000 people whose lives or deaths intersected with the islands, plus place names, ships and shipwrecks, island events and noteworthy topics. Rare 19th century and early 20th century California islands references and unique unpublished manuscripts and diaries are found here. ISLAPEDIA was begun in 1973 by cultural anthropologist, Marla Daily, president of the Santa Cruz Island Foundation(1987-current). The Santa Cruz Island Foundation is the sole institution devoted to the cultural history, art, film and science of all California Islands. ISLAPEDIA is a continuing research work in progress—now in its 5th decade.




Read Curiosity Correspondent notices here

California Islands Center

Channel Islands Clock By Decade

Channel Islands Library

Read Unpublished Field Notes, Manuscripts & Island Diaries, here

Listen to Island Sounds Recorded By Justin Messina, here

Listen to Oral History Interviews

View a Timelapse of the historic Justinian Caire Sundial at Smuggler's Ranch here


THE CALIFORNIA CHANNEL ISLANDS: (MAP)

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ISLANDS:

PACIFIC ISLANDS OFF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO PENINSULA: (MAP)

ADDITIONAL RELATED ISLANDS OFF MEXICO:



PEOPLE

Dixey Wildes Thompson (1826-1903)
PEOPLE: ISLAPEDIA includes short biographies of over 2000 people whose lives intersected the California Channel Islands between 1850 and 1950 – those who would own them, those who would work them, those who would visit them with purpose, and those who would die there.

PLACES

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo Monument, SMI
PLACES: A broad ISLAPEDIA category which includes not only island geographic locations and place names, but also yacht clubs, social organi-
zations, and schools. Entries range from Abalone Point to the Yamada Commercial Company.

VESSELS

Cueva Valdez, Siwash
VESSELS: Over 600 vessels are included, from the 19th century otter-hunting schooner, Achilles, to Zingara, a 52-foot gasoline-powered schooner that burned off Anacapa Island in November 1931. More than 385 shipwrecks are listed by island, and cross-referenced alphabetically throughout ISLAPEDIA.

Abbreviations Index

Santa Cruz Island Foundation Collections

Cops Run For Charity on Santa Cruz Island


  • DEDICATED TO CAREY STANTON.
How prescient you were the many times you teased me with your chant:
Lidia, Lidia—My en-sick-lo-pedia!