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Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park records

 Collection
Identifier: 0320
Abstract The Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park was founded in 1965 to organize public and official awareness and to raise support to preserve the park land as public open space, and to develop it for recreational activities. The mission and efforts of this vibrant "grass roots" organization are ongoing, and the Committee will continue to add materials which document its activities. The collection consists of fifteen boxes of records dating back to the Committee's early history in the 1960s. ...
Dates: 1965 - 2019

Mineral King Development records

 Collection
Identifier: 0037
Abstract

The collection consists of environmental reports, correspondence, scrapbooks, and other ephemera pertaining to the controversial 1960s development of a 16,000 acre tract of the Sequoia National Forest in Tulare County, California. The materials were created and collected by conservation activists Jean and Richard Koch.

Dates: 1963-1978

Union Pacific Railroad Tidelands records

 Collection
Identifier: 0243
Abstract When the Union Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Railroad merged in 1997 and the former did a housecleaning of its inventory, many of the Union Pacific's archival materials were saved. The records that were donated to USC were chiefly those that were generated in the 1940s and 50s as part of the Tidelands controversies, concerning the Los Angeles / Long Beach / Wilmington harbor areas, and documenting channels, wetlands, islands, elevations, and shoreline. In addition to many maps,...
Dates: 1940s-1950s

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Clippings 2
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Aliso Street Viaduct -- History -- Archival resources 1
Bills, Legislative -- United States -- Archival resources 1
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Blueprints 1
California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Chávez Ravine (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Coastal mapping -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Disneyland (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Echo Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Elysian Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Environmental impact statements 1
Environmental policy -- California -- Archival resources 1
Environmental policy -- Citizen participation -- Archival resources 1
Environmental protection -- California -- Archival resources 1
Environmental sciences -- California -- Archival resources 1
Environmentalists -- Archival resources 1
Ephemera 1
Field notes 1
Geodesy -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Huntington Beach (Calif.) -- Maps 1
Hydrographic surveying -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Hydrography -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Legal correspondence 1
Legal documents 1
Long Beach (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Long Beach (Calif.) -- Maps 1
Long Beach Harbor (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Memorandums 1
Mineral King (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Mineral King Valley (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
National parks and reserves -- Law and legislation -- California -- Archival resources 1
Newsletters 1
Pamphlets 1
Parks -- California -- Los Angeles 1
Periodicals 1
Photographs 1
Port of Long Beach -- History -- Archival resources 1
Press releases 1
Railroads -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Ranches -- California -- Los Angeles County -- History -- Archival resources 1
Regional planning -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Roads -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
San Gabriel River (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Scrapbooks 1
Sequoia National Forest (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Sequoia National Park (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Archival resources 1
Ski resorts -- California -- Archival resources 1
Speeches 1
Stats 1
Submerged lands -- California -- Maps 1
Surveying -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Terminal Island (Calif.) -- Maps 1
Topographical surveying -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Transportation -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Tulare County (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Tule elk 1
Viaducts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Wilmington (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
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Aldrich, Lloyd 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) 1
Bates, Francis E. 1
California. Dept. of Fish and Game 1