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Joan and Phillip Farman Environmental Collection, 1963-1974 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Primary Creator: Farman, Joan and Phillip

Extent: 31.0 Linear Feet

Subjects: Conservation of natural resources--California--San Diego--Sources, Environmental protection--California--San Diego--Sources

Forms of Material: Personal Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection documents conservation issues relating to San Diego's parks and its Parks and Recreation Board, Coastal Management, Community Plans, the San Diego City Planning Department, Century 3, Flood Control, the Ocean Beach Jetty Debate, and Sunset Cliffs.  It includes documents, reports, articles, and books relating to the work of the local environmental movement in San Diego such as The Environmental Handbook, and The Population Bomb.

Biographical Note

Joan and Phillip Farman were active in local conservation issues in the San Diego area. Mrs. Farman was a member of the Sierra Club and she served on the Board of Century 3, City Park and Recreation citizens committees as well as belonging to numerous public interest organizations. As a practicing attorney, Mr. Farman's legal background provided the necessary legal expertise for their conservation crusades.

Subject/Index Terms

Conservation of natural resources--California--San Diego--Sources
Environmental protection--California--San Diego--Sources

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Accruals: 1979

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.

Related Materials:

Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 Records

Mountain Defense League Records

James and Edith Harmon Environmental Collection

Environmental Issues Collection

Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection

Sierra Club, San Diego Chaper Records

Save Talmadge Canyon Records

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


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