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Uncovering California's Environmental Collections Project

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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. It...
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