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Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records, 1950-1979 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Title: Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records, 1950-1979Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter (1953-)

Extent: 5.92 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 05/01/1982. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Conservation of natural resources--California--San Diego--Sources, San Diego Audubon Society--Archives, Wildlife conservation--California--San Diego--Sources

Forms of Material: Organizational Records, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records document the organization's San Diego chapter from 1953 through 1981. The collection is comprised of financial records, annual budget reports, conservation correspondence, publications and newspaper clippings, articles of incorporation, and government citations. Highlights of the collection include fish and game surveys, summer field trip curricula, excerpts from the newsletters "Nature Study" and "Sketches," and minutes of the board of directors dating from 1952 to 1979.

Biographical Note

Organized in 1948 and incorporated in 1953, the San Diego Chapter of the Audubon Society (SDAS) is dedicated to promoting preservation and conservation activities.  The organization is involved with educational programs on ecology and natural science for citizens in the greater San Diego region.  SDAS is also involved in managing several wildlife preserves, including the Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary and the Anstine-Audubon preserve in Oceanside. The organization is still active in environmental planning issues; assessing land use and development projects in the area, including development, the preservation of natural resources, and regional planning.

Subject/Index Terms

Conservation of natural resources--California--San Diego--Sources
San Diego Audubon Society--Archives
Wildlife conservation--California--San Diego--Sources

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Accruals: 2003, 2006

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: Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter

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Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Minutes],
[Series 2: Agendas],
[Series 3: Financial Records],
[Series 4: Correspondence],
[Series 5: Committee Files],
[Series 6: Silverwood Sanctuary Files],
[Series 7: Membership Files],
[Series 8: General Office Files],
[Series 9: Newsletters],

Series 1: MinutesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Board of Directors Minutes, 1951-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Board of Directors Minutes, 1953-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Board of Directors Minutes, 1955-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Board of Directors Minutes, 1960-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Board of Directors Minutes, 1965-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Board of Directors Minutes, 1972-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Board of Directors Minutes, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Board of Directors Minutes, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Board of Directors Minutes, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Board of Directors Minutes, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 11: General Meeting Minutes, 1952-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 12: General Meeting Minutes, 1955-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 13: General Meeting Minutes, 1960-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Miscellaneous Minutes, 1966-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Secretary's Mintues (11 Tablets, 1 Notebook), 1961-1970Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Minutes],
[Series 2: Agendas],
[Series 3: Financial Records],
[Series 4: Correspondence],
[Series 5: Committee Files],
[Series 6: Silverwood Sanctuary Files],
[Series 7: Membership Files],
[Series 8: General Office Files],
[Series 9: Newsletters],

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