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Finding Aid for the Collection of Ephemera Related to the Sierra Club, 1910-
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Ephemera Related to the Sierra Club,
    Date (inclusive): 1910-
    Collection number: 1197
    Extent: 13 boxes (6.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The Sierra Club is a nonprofit organization in the U.S. and Canada that works to promote and protect natural resources. Local chapters organize conferences, lectures, films, exhibits, and various expeditions. The club also publishes reports, magazines, books, and special publications and has numerous committees working to educate the public on environmental issues and lobbying local, state, and federal bodies for environmental legislation. The collection consists of ephemera related to the Sierra Club and its associate chapters. Chapter information is primarily for California chapters such as the Angeles chapter and the San Francisco Bay chapter.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Ephemera Related to the Sierra Club (Collection 1197). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    The Sierra Club is a nonprofit organization in the U.S. and Canada that works to promote and protect natural resources; it was founded in 1892 by the naturalist John Muir who was the first president (1892-1914); by the late 20th century the club grew to an approximate 540,000 members; local chapters organize conferences, lectures, films, exhibits, and various expeditions; it publishes reports, magazines, books, and special publications and has numerous committees working to educate the public on environmental issues and lobbying local, state, and federal bodies for environmental legislation.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of ephemera related to the Sierra Club and its associate chapters. Includes member rosters, newsletters, and the like. Chapter information is primarily for California chapters such as the Angeles chapter and the San Francisco Bay chapter.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Sierra Club.
    Nature conservation--United States.

    Related Material

    • Sierra Club Los Angeles Chapter Records (Collection 1199). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • Sierra Club Oral History Project (Collection 329). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.