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Finding Aid to the Dorothy Ward Erskine Papers, circa 1950-1982
BANC MSS 83/79 c  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Dorothy Ward Erskine papers
    Date (inclusive): circa 1950-1982
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 83/79 c
    Creators : Erskine, Dorothy Ward
    Extent: Number of containers: 8 cartons Linear feet: 10
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: Consists primarily of subject files, arranged alphabetically, concerning early conservation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Some correspondence, notes, and organizational records among the subject files. Of note are the People for Open Space materials and the folders on preservation activities in Napa County.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html. 
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Dorothy Ward Erskine Papers, BANC MSS 83/79 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Related Collections

    Conservation related photographs from the Dorothy Ward Erskine papers, BANC PIC 1983.108-PIC.
    Bay Area foundation history : oral history transcripts / 1971-1975, BANC MSS 77/67 c.

    Separated Material

    Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Erskine, Dorothy Ward--Archives
    People for Open Space
    Environmentalists--California--San Francisco Bay Area
    Environmentalism--California--San Francisco Bay Area--History
    Napa County (Calif.)
    Clippings.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Dorothy Ward Erskine papers were given to The Bancroft Library by John Erskine December 13, 1982. Additions were made on April 27, 1983.

    Accruals

    No additions are expected.

    System of Arrangement

    Arranged to the container level.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Bancroft Library staff in 2008.

    Biographical Information

    Dorothy Erskine was born in 1896. A lifelong resident of San Francisco, she was involved in early efforts supporting public housing in the 1930's. She later became an active leader in local and regional environmental organizations. She passed away in San Francisco in 1982.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Consists primarily of subject files, arranged alphabetically, concerning early conservation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Some correspondence, notes, and organizational records among the subject files. Of note are the People for Open Space materials and the folders on preservation activities in Napa County.