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Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection, 1957-1986 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection, 1957-1986Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Poland, Roscoe A.

Extent: 3.75 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The collection is organized as follows: materials dealing with California locales are in box 1; boxes 2 and 3 contain materials on other localities and are arranged alphabetically by state.

Date Acquired: 10/26/1978. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Environmental impact statements--California, Environmental impact statements--United States, Poland, Roscoe A.--Archives, United States. Wilderness Act, Wilderness areas--Environmental aspects--California--History--20th century--Sources, Wilderness areas--Environmental aspects--United States--History--20th century--Sources, Wilderness areas--Law and legislation--United States

Forms of Material: Personal Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection documents local agriculture, business, construction, economic conditions, the environment, land, parks, recreation, and tourism. It consists of correspondence, publications, maps and other data relating to a series of public hearings held pursuant to the Wilderness Act (PL88-577) of 1964 regarding the disposition of environmentally sensitive localities.

Biographical Note

Roscoe A. Poland has been active in wilderness conservation since the mid-1950s. His personal efforts began with writing letters to public officials and grew with the publication of The Conservation Call in the Spring of 1969, which still appears regularly.

Subject/Index Terms

Environmental impact statements--California
Environmental impact statements--United States
Poland, Roscoe A.--Archives
United States. Wilderness Act
Wilderness areas--Environmental aspects--California--History--20th century--Sources
Wilderness areas--Environmental aspects--United States--History--20th century--Sources
Wilderness areas--Law and legislation--United States

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Accruals: 1996

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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 Source: Roscoe A. and Wilma Poland

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Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[All]

Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1962 - 73Add to your cart.
Olympic, Washington correspondence, charts, pamphlets, studies
Folder 2: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1969Add to your cart.
West Sister, Washington correspondence, proposals
Folder 3: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1971Add to your cart.
San Juan, Washington correspondence, charts, hearing, proposal
Folder 4: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1973Add to your cart.
Olympic, Washington correspondence, charts, notice, environmental study, proposals
Folder 5: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1973Add to your cart.
Turnbull, Washington correspondence, study
Folder 6: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1974Add to your cart.
Little Pend Oreille, Washington correspondence, notice, study summary
Folder 7: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1974Add to your cart.
Mount Rainier, Washington correspondence, notice, master plan, study
Folder 8: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1973Add to your cart.
Horizon, Wisconsin correspondence, study summary
Folder 9: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1971Add to your cart.
Glacier, Wyoming correspondence
Folder 10: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1973Add to your cart.
Cloud Peak, Wyoming correspondence
Folder 11: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1973Add to your cart.
Elk Refuge, Wyoming correspondence, notice, study summary
Folder 12: Wilderness Act Hearings, 1973Add to your cart.
Popo Agie, Wyoming correspondence, notice
Folder 13: February 1965; May, June 1957Add to your cart.
Donald C. Stockdale "The Wilderness Act 1956 - 64" Stewart M. Brandburg "A Handbook on the Wilderness Act" Edwin Way Teale "Land Forever Wild" plus miscellaneous fact sheets
Folder 14: Issues of "Conservation Call", April 1969 - 94Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Cleveland National Forest Herbicide Issue, 1968 - 75Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Cleveland National Forest - Laguna Mountain proposed sanitation sale, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Cleveland National Forest - Laguna Mountain Long Range forest program, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Helium Issue, 1974 - 76Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Mineral Kig Game Refuge, 1964 - 78Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Sundesert Nuclear Plant, 1975 - 78Add to your cart.
Folder 21: California Coastal Zone Conservation Act Explanation of Statement by Roscoe A. Poland at San Diego hearing, May 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Sea World and Appeal to Coastal Comissions, 1973 - 74Add to your cart.
Folder 23: News article on Roscoe Poland in "The Saturday Press-Enterprise", March 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Roscoe Poland Biography, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1958 - 95Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Miscellaneous news articles, 1948, 1973 - 75Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Lower Colorado River, 1964 - 82Add to your cart.
includes reports, maps, articles, newsletters, pamphlets, photos
Folder 28: Santa Margarita River Project, 1972 - 96Add to your cart.
includes correspondence, articles, newsletters, fact sheet
Folder 29: Nuclear Dump Ward Valley, 1994 - 95Add to your cart.
includes articles, reports, correspondence
Folder 30: Deserts, 1965 - 94Add to your cart.
includes articles, reports, photos, pamphlets, booklets
Folder 31: Forests, 1990 - 95Add to your cart.
includes articles
Folder 32: Anza-Borrego State Park-Desert Protection Council, 1968 - 92Add to your cart.
includes articles, maps, correspondence
Folder 33: Anza-Borrego State Park, 1970 - 96Add to your cart.
includes articles, newsletters, pamphlets, maps, brochures, reports, correspondence
Folder 34: Miscellaneous environmental, 1985 - 87Add to your cart.

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[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[All]


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