Finding Aid for the Collection of Ephemera Related to the Sierra Club, 1910-

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Finding Aid for the Collection of Ephemera Related to the Sierra Club, 1910-

Collection number: 1197

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2004
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.

Container List

 

Angeles Chapter (Formerly Southern California Chapter)

Box 1

Southern Sierran (newsletter). 1954-1978.

Note

See addenda for later years.
Box 2

Schedules.

Box 3

Schedules. Until 1978 only.

Note

See addenda for later years.
Box 3

Rosters.

Box 3

Walks.

Box 3

Membership mailings. Until 1978 only.

Note

See addenda for later years.
Box 3

100 Peaks Lookout (newsletter of the 100 Peaks Section).

Box 3

Vall-e-Vents (newsletter of the San Fernando Valley Group).

 

Base Camp Books

Box 4

Base Camp Books.

 

Mother Lode Chapter

Box 5

Bonanza.

Box 5

Schedules.

 

San Francisco Bay Chapter

Box 6

Yodeler (newsletter). 1938-1945.

Box 7

Yodeler (newsletter). 1946-1953.

Box 8

Yodeler (newsletter). 1954-1973.

Box 9

Bay Leaf (conservation newsletter).

Box 9

National News Report.

Box 9

Nature Notes.

Box 9

Outings.

Box 9

Paddle Patter.

 

San Francisco Bay Chapter

Box 9

Schedules.

Box 9

Special Bulletin.

Box 10

Circulars.

Box 10

Miscellaneous membership mailings.

Box 10

Publicity re Sierra Club publications.

Box 10

What's Being Said. Spring 1970.

Box 10

Ecotactics: The Sierra Club Handbook for Environmental Activists. [1970].

Box 10

Songs of the Sierra Club. 1916-1917.

 

Miscellaneous Chapters

Box 11

Loma Prieta Chapter. Schedules.

Box 11

Capitol Calendar (Sacramento Representative).

Box 11

Fresno Chapter. Tehipite Topics.

Box 11

Kern-Kaweah Chapter. The Road Runner.

Box 11

Los Padres Chapter. Condor Call.

Box 11

Nugelnoos.

Box 11

Riverside Chapter. Palm and Pine.

Box 11

San Diego Chapter. Hi! Sierrans.

Box 11

Santa Barbara Chapter. Redwood Chips.

Box 11

California Miscellaneous Newsletters.

Scope and Content Note

  • Nugelnoos.
  • Loma Prietan.
  • Ventana.
Box 11

Out of State Chapters.

 

Angeles Chapter

Box 12

Southern Sierran. 1979- .

Box 12

Schedules, mailings. 1978- . Miscellaneous.