Sierra Club, San Diego Chapter Records, 1957-2000
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Brief Description: The collection documents some of the many recreational, educational, and conservation activities and objectives central to the Sierra Club's mission.  It includes correspondence, programs, activities, events, policies, reports, meeting minutes, newsletters, and publications.  Accessions from 1999 and 2000 comprise the collection's final series.  The 1999 accession is also referred to as Sierra Club B, and the 2000 accession as Sierra Club C.
Held at:
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182 8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Email: askscua [at]
Created by: Sierra Club, San Diego Chapter (1948-)
Volume: 98.75 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1985. 1986, 2004, 2005, 2006

I. Economy and the Environment

II. Education

III. Energy

IV. Environmental Law

V. Government

VI. Internal Affairs

VII. Land Use and Planning

VIII. Land Use and Public Lands

IX. Pollution

X. Population

XI. Transportation

XII. Water Resources

XIII. Wildlife

XIV. Miscellaneous

XV. Periodicals

XVI. Oversized Materials & Artifacts

XVII. 1999 Accession (Sierra Club B, MS-0237)

XVIII. 2000 Accession (Sierra Club C, MS-0238)

Biographical Note for Sierra Club, San Diego Chapter (1948-) : The San Diego Chapter of the Sierra Club was established in 1948.  Nationwide, the Sierra Club's members and supporters number over 1.3 million. Inspired by nature, the Sierra Club works to protect communities and the planet. The Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Conservation of natural resources--California--San Diego--Sources
Environmental protection--California--San Diego--Sources
Sierra Club. San Diego Chapter--Archives
Genres/Forms of Material
Organizational Records
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Acquisition Notes: Sierra Club, San Diego Chapter
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PreferredCitation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Sierra Club, San Diego Chapter Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.