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Santa Barbara and the Central Coast Sights

Karpeles Manuscript Library

  • 21 W. Anapamu St. Map It
  • Santa Barbara
  • Library/Archive

Updated 05/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Ancient political tracts and old Disney cartoons are among the holdings at this facility, which also houses one of the world's largest privately owned collections of rare manuscripts. Fifty display cases contain a sampling of the archive's million-plus documents. If you're intrigued by rare manuscripts, you'll likely find the library an absolute delight.

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21 W. Anapamu St., near Chapala St., Santa Barbara, California, 93101, United States

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  • Free
  • Wed.–Sun. noon–4

Updated 05/18/2015


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