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Guide to the Selma Rubin papers SBHC Mss 83
SBHC Mss 83  
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Description
Papers of Selma Rubin (1915-2012) American environmentalist and civic activist, documenting her personal life as well as her involvement with numerous organizations on the state, local, and national level. Galvanized by the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill Rubin would go on to lead the successful effort to preserve the Gaviota Coast of California from development, as well as to establish the Community Environmental Council in 1974 and the Environmental Defense Center in 1977.
Background
Selma Rubin (March 28, 1915 – March 9, 2012) was an American environmentalist and environmental activist. She was called a co-founder of Earth Day. Rubin was a member or adviser for more than forty organizations spanning more than 57 years.
Extent
26.0 linear feet (25 cartons, 1 oversize box, 1 shoebox, 4 audiocassettes, and 2 videocassettes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
Certain series within this collection may contain restricted materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections at the UC Santa Barbara Library in advance to request access.