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Finding Aid of the Harriett Weaver Collection about Residential Development and Fire, Flood, and Landslide Management in the Santa Monica Mountains
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Arson

Box 1

Chronology, [1979-1986]

Box 1, Folder 1

1979: City's annual loss: $22 million.

Box 1, Folder 2

1980: Statewide campaign launched.

Box 1, Folder 3

1981: Firefighter killed in arson fire.

Box 1, Folder 4

1982: Dorothy Mae apartment fire.

Box 1, Folder 5

1983: Cedars-Sinai mystery fires.

Box 1, Folder 6

1984-86: Arson kills another firefighter.

Box 1, Folder 7

Senate Hearings, 1977.

Scope and Content Note

“The Neglected Epidemic.”
Box 1, Folder 8

Youth.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, “Clarke Family Tragedy” film.
 

Brush Hazard

Boxes 1, 6

General

Box 1, Folder 9

Includes Lillard-HSW articles.

Box 6, Folder 7

Analyses, interagency newsletter.

Box 1, Folder 10

Historical.

Scope and Content Note

County report, book excerpts, HSW notes etc.
Boxes 1-6

Chronology, [1929-1986]

Box 1, Folder 11

1929-42: Includes 1936 fire-flood study.

Box 1, Folder 12

1961-63: Bel Air fire [November 6, 1961].

Box 1, Folder 13

1964: Insurance industry response.

Box 1, Folder 14

1965: Homeowners' response.

Box 1, Folder 15

1966: New city clearance law proposed.

Box 2, Folder 1

1967: City Council debate.

Box 2, Folder 2

1968: Yorty signs ordinance [February 21].

Box 2, Folder 3

1969: Homeowners hit lax enforcement.

Box 2, Folder 4

1970: Malibu-Chatsworth fires.

Box 2, Folder 5

1971: Reports on 1970 fires.

Box 2, Folder 6

1972: Enforcement complaints grow.

Box 2, Folder 7

1973: Council debates stronger laws.

Box 2, Folder 8

1974: Study by homeowners & LAFD.

Box 2, Folder 9

1975: “Safety Plan;” Big Tujunga Fire.

Box 3, Folder 1

1974-75: LAFD statistical report.

Box 3, Folder 2

1976 January-June: Homeowners complain to Mayor.

Box 3, Folder 3

1976 July-December: Homeowners go to Fire Commission.

Box 3, Folder 4

1977 January-June: Homeowners: “LAFD stonewalling.”.

Box 3, Folder 5

1977 July-August: Santa Barbara fire [200 homes].

Box 3, Folder 6

1977 September: Fire Commission studies reforms.

Box 3, Folder 7

1977 October-December: Topanga-Westlake fires.

Box 3, Folder 8

1978 January-June: LAFD reports on Mayor's study.

Box 3, Folder 9

1978 July-September: Tarzana homeowners support Mayor.

Box 4, Folder 1

1978 October: Mandeville fire, LAFD 1979 Report.

Box 4, Folder 2

1978 November-December: Fire Commission OK on reforms.

Box 4, Folder 3

1979 January-February: Brush Clearance Committee at work.

Box 4, Folder 4

1979 March-June: Fire & Public Works Boards meet.

Box 4, Folder 5

1979 July-August: Mayor submits CAO's report to Boards.

Box 4, Folder 6

1979 September: Laurel Canyon fire [18 homes].

Box 4, Folder 7

1979 October-December: New Yorker article [November 5, 1979].

Box 5, Folder 1

1980 January-October: Brush clearance reform to Council.

Box 5, Folder 2

1980 November-December: Fires rage over five counties.

Box 5, Folder 3

1981: HSW honored for brush reform.

Box 5, Folder 4

1981: Stations' comments on new process.

Box 5, Folder 5

1982: Malibu-Anaheim fires.

Box 6, Folder 1

1984: Report on “Community Patrol.”

Box 6, Folder 2

1985 January-June: NASA “Spy Plane” suggested.

Box 6, Folder 3

1985 July: Ojai-Baldwin Hills fires.

Box 6, Folder 4

1985 August-October: Wooden roof ban proposed.

Note

[Cf. WOOD ROOFS, Box 7]
Box 6, Folder 5

1985 November-December: Malibu-Box Canyon fires.

Box 6, Folder 6

1986: Federation works on a new weed law.

Box 6, Folder 8

Chemicals.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 1973 Jet Propulsion Lab study.
Box 6, Folder 9

Controlled Burns.

Scope and Content Note

Notes, clippings, letters, pamphlets.
Box 6, Folder 10

Forest Service.

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, pamphlets, clippings.
Box 7, Folder 1

Pool Pumps.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, brochures, clippings, notes.
Box 7

Wood Roofs

Box 7, Folder 2

General.

Scope and Content Note

Safe materials, history of roof fires.
Box 7, Folder 3

1967-78: Letters, brochures, clippings, notes.

Box 7, Folder 4

1979-80s: Letters, brochures, clippings, notes.

Box 7, Folder 5

Committee to draw up new law.

Scope and Content Note

Minutes, letters, Yorty statement.
Box 7, Folder 6

Evolution of clearance notices, 1968-81.

Scope and Content Note

HSW's loose-leaf notebook.
Box 8, Folder 1

Clearance complaints, 1970.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, reports, notes, etc.
Box 8, Folder 2

Brush Committee.

Scope and Content Note

HSW served on [the committee], 1972-73.
Box 8, Folder 3

Brush Clearance, 1986.

Scope and Content Note

Fire Commission reviews procedures.
Box 8, Folder 4

Legal - City Attorney's opinion.

Scope and Content Note

Keansley case & Roth decision.
Box 8, Folder 5

Manual, LAFD draft of [n.d.].

Scope and Content Note

HSW critique included.
Box 8, Folder 6

Ad Hoc Committee, 1979.

Scope and Content Note

HSW aids Building & Safety study.
Box 8, Folders 7-8

HSW Notes (1-2).

Box 8, Folder 9

Brochures.

Box 8, Folder 10

Plants Study Committee (soil erosion).

Box 8, Folder 11

Clippings.

 

Plants

Box 9, Folder 1

Ornamental Shrubs of California (Book).

Box 9, Folder 2

Ecosystems.

 

Studies & Reports, [1964-1979]

Box 9, Folder 3

1964: Senate Hearing - “Fire Problems of California.”

Box 9, Folder 4

1971: Stallings - “Modification and Multiple Use.”

Box 9, Folder 5

1972: County Citizens Committee - “Fire Protection Service.”

Box 9, Folder 6

1973: State Fire Laws - “Are They Effective?”

Box 9, Folder 7

1974: City Planning Department - Proposed EIR.

Box 9, Folder 8

1976: Assembly.

Scope and Content Note

(1)”Potential for Disaster”
(2) “Fire Services Legislation”
(3) “New Responsibilities and Old Problems”
Box 9, Folder 9

1977: Senate Committee - “Computer-Aided Dispatch Systems.”

Box 9, Folder 10

1977: Stanford Research Institute - “Decision Analysis of Fire Protection in the Santa Monica Mountains.”

Box 10, Folder 1

1977: Institute for Local Self Government - “Alternatives to Traditional Public Safety Delivery Systems.”

Box 10, Folder 2

1978: City Planning Department - “Protection & Prevention.”

Box 10, Folder 3

1978: UCLA dissertation, “Fire as a Natural Hazard in the Santa Monica Mountains” (Loeher).

Box 10, Folder 4

1978: The California Fireman - “Wage & Hour Survey...”

Box 10, Folder 5

1979: Moore - “Protecting Residences...” With HSW critique.

Box 10, Folder 6

(n.d.): U.S.

Scope and Content Note

(1) “Urban Guide to Fire Prevention & Control Master Planning”
(2) “Basic Guide”
(3) “Summary”
 

Los Angeles Fire Department

Box 10, Folder 7

Chiefs - General.

Scope and Content Note

From Hill to Manning.
Box 10, Folder 8

Chiefs, 1982.

Scope and Content Note

Gerard out; Evansen-Manning in.
Boxes 10-11

Chronology

Box 10, Folder 9

1970-74: Downtown firetraps.

Box 10, Folder 10

1975-76: Proposed cuts in manpower.

Box 10, Folder 11

1977: Safety violations cited.

Box 10, Folder 12

1978: Budget cuts.

Box 10, Folder 13

1979: Gas hoarding perils.

Box 11, Folder 1

1980: Valley News firefighter series.

Box 11, Folder 2

1981: City Council tribute to HSW.

Box 11, Folder 3

1982: New contract signed.

Box 11, Folder 4

1983: Anaheim fire.

Note

(Cf. Power Lines)
Box 11, Folder 5

1984: Stricter city fire safety law.

Box 11, Folder 6

1985-86: AIDS poses emergency aid risks.

Box 11, Folder 7

Commission.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, releases, hearings, etc.
Box 11, Folder 8

Disasters.

Scope and Content Note

Planning, 1986 Cerritos plane crash.
Box 11, Folder 9

Manning, 1967-75.

Scope and Content Note

Includes union's campaign, 1975.
Box 11, Folder 10

Manning, 1976-79.

Scope and Content Note

Union's opposition to Bradley deepens.
Box 12, Folder 1

Minorities clippings.

Scope and Content Note

Includes U.S. complaints.
Box 12

Paramedics

Box 12, Folder 2

General, 1976.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 1976 consolidation report.
Box 12, Folder 3

County Ambulance Services, 1976 study.

Physical Description: (Bound copy)
Box 12, Folder 4

Pensions, Fire & Police.

Scope and Content Note

County Ambulance Services: Commissioners & Union material.
Box 12, Folder 5

Power Lines.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and 1977 Field Guide.
Box 12, Folder 6

Safety tips.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, brochures, articles, etc.
Box 12, Folder 7

Sidelights.

Scope and Content Note

Odds & Ends, mostly humorous.
Box 12, Folder 8

Smoke Detectors.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, official warnings, flyers.
Box 12, Folder 9

Stations.

Scope and Content Note

Maps of, old buildings, activities.
Box 12, Folder 10

Union.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, publications, releases.
Box 12, Folder 11

Women.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings include 1978 “hazing” case.
 

Fireworks

Box 13, Folder 1

Injuries, danger.

Scope and Content Note

Fact sheets, articles, notes, etc.
Box 13, Folder 2

List of contacts.

Scope and Content Note

HSW notes on individuals and organizations.
Box 13, Folder 3

Rough drafts.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous, including fact sheets.
Boxes 13-15

Chronology

Box 13, Folders 4-5

1973-78: Ellen Stern Harris material (2 Parts).

Scope and Content Note

Part 1) 1973-78
Part 2) 1977-78
Box 13, Folder 6

1978: LAFD backs legalization.

Box 13, Folder 7

1979: New legalization proposals defeated.

Box 13, Folder 8

1980: Moriarty-McGrath PR campaign fails.

Box 14, Folder 1

1981 January 1-August 27: Legalization fight shifts to state legislature.

Box 14, Folder 2

1981-8/28-12/30: Bill [SB 999] dies in committee.

Box 14, Folder 3

1982: Bill passes, Governor Brown vetoes it.

Box 14, Folder 4

1983: Dramatic drop in fires & injuries on Fourth.

Box 14, Folder 5

1984: Fire Commission favors state-wide ban.

Box 14, Folder 6

1985: Another big drop in holiday fires & injuries.

Box 14, Folder 7

1986: W. Patrick Moriarty goes to jail.

Box 14, Folder 8

1987-88: Continuation.

Box 14, Folder 9

1980-84: Chronology, bound photocopies.

 

Fireworks - W. Patrick Moriarty

Box 15, Folders 1-2

Chronology, [1985-1986]

Physical Description: (Bound photocopies)
Box 15

Loose Clippings

Box 15, Folder 3

1981-83: “Elected officials get half-million.”

Box 15, Folder 4

1984: “Keith, key figure, is indicted.”

Box 15, Folder 5

1985: “Moriarty pleads guilty, fingers pals.”

Box 15, Folder 6

1986: “Moriarty gets 7 years, big repayment.”

Box 15, Folder 7

1987-89: “Moriarty serves his time.”

Box 16

Los Angeles Firefighter Chronology, 1985

Box 16, Folder 1

Paste-up of John D. Weaver article.

Box 16, Folder 2

September-October 1985 issue.

Physical Description: (Copies)
Box 16, Folder 3

Drafts, galleys, correspondence.

 

High-Rise Fire Hazards

Box 16

General, [1979-1985]

Box 16, Folder 4

Clippings.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Towering Inferno program.
Box 16, Folder 5

1979: Bunker Hill Towers.

Box 16, Folder 6

1980: “LAFD takes a new look at the problem.”

Box 16, Folder 7

1980: M-G-M Grand Hotel, Las Vegas.

Box 16, Folder 8

1981: “County Grand Jury calls for Safety Plan.”

Box 16, Folder 9

1981: Las Vegas Hilton, Caesar's Palace.

Box 16, Folder 10

1982-85: Bunker Hill Towers again [1983].

 

Hillside & Cañon Associations, Federation of Aerial Firefighting

Box 16, Folder 11

General.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings include criticism of large planes.
Box 16, Folder 12

Bell Helicopter.

Scope and Content Note

LAFD favors 214B BigLifter.
Box 16, Folder 13

Public Hearing.

Scope and Content Note

U.S.-local government statements.
Box 16, Folder 14

Ronka, Robert advocates trial of Canadian SuperScooper.

Boxes 16-17

SuperScooper

Box 16, Folders 15-17

Clippings, 1979-1985.

Box 17, Folder 1

Homeowners' evaluation.

Box 17, Folder 2

LAFD evaluation.

Box 17, Folder 3

Promotional material.

 

Miscellaneous

Box 17, Folder 4

Allen, Mort, 1979.

Scope and Content Note

“Councilmanic race against Joel Wachs.”
Box 17, Folder 5

Alomar.

Scope and Content Note

“Sherman Oaks homeowners fight development.”
Box 17, Folder 6

Architects, 1963-64.

Scope and Content Note

AIA study of hillside development.
Box 17, Folder 7

Associations, 1970s-1980s.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 17, Folder 8

Bel-Air-Beverly Crest Plan.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and 1975 background report.
Box 17

Benedict Cañon

Box 17, Folder 9

Homeowners fight 1960s development.

Box 17, Folder 10

Fight to preserve fossil area.

Box 18, Folder 1

Beverly Drive - Ridge.

Scope and Content Note

Highway link to The Valley defeated.
Box 18, Folder 2

Beverly Ridge.

Scope and Content Note

Homeowner's problems with city [Bob Johnson].
Box 18, Folder 3

Board & Care.

Scope and Content Note

Federation opposes state zone change.
Box 18, Folder 4

By-laws, 1963.

Scope and Content Note

Attested by HSW, Secretary.
Box 18

Briarcliff Association Sues Developer [Pohl file]

Box 18, Folder 5

[1] December 28, 1959-May 13, 1960.

Box 18, Folder 6

[2] May 13-16, 1960.

Box 18, Folder 7

[3] June 3, 1960-April 16, 1963.

Box 18, Folder 8

Canyon Crier

Scope and Content Note

Hearst buys hill country paper, 1981.
Box 18

Chronology

Box 18, Folder 9

1959-67: Includes Bodine-Weaver Administrations.

Box 18, Folder 10

1968-69: Groelinger Administration.

Box 18, Folder 11

1970-74: Clippings, letter to Betty Dealing.

Box 18, Folder 12

1975-79: Includes Silver Anniversary, 1977.

Box 18, Folder 13

1980s: Clippings, Carole Stevens' leavetaking, 1986.

Box 18, Folder 14

City Government.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, handbook.
Box 19

Conflict of Interest

Box 19, Folder 1

1962-66: Grand Jury uncovers zoning scandal.

Box 19, Folder 2

1967 (January-June): Yorty- Times clash over zoning probe.

Box 19, Folder 3

1967 (July-December): Yorty backs official who quits under fire.

Box 19, Folder 4

1968 (January-June): Two Yorty commissioners indicted.

Box 19, Folder 5

1968 (July-December): “Commission System on Trial” Times.

Box 19, Folder 6

1969: Pulitzer prizes for Times probe of scandals.

Box 19, Folder 7

1970: Planning officials speculate in Palmdale land.

Box 19, Folder 8

1971-79: As Mayor, Bradley would “restrict” lobbyists.

Box 19, Folder 9

Coastal.

Scope and Content Note

Zone maps, clippings.
Box 19, Folder 10

Correspondence.

Scope and Content Note

HSW and JDW on various matters.
Box 19, Folder 11

Council, 1960s & 1970s.

Scope and Content Note

Mostly clippings.
Box 19, Folder 12

County Government, 1970s.

Scope and Content Note

Official view.
Box 19, Folder 13

County Plan.

Scope and Content Note

Looking to 2000 AD from 1978-79.
Box 19

Crescent Heights

Box 19, Folder 14

Hillsiders' problems: noise, planning.

Box 19, Folder 15

David Bradley, City Hall difficulties.

Box 19, Folder 16

Developments

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous.
Box 20, Folder 1

Environment.

Scope and Content Note

Wildlife & Plant Life clippings.
Box 20, Folder 2

Fences.

Scope and Content Note

Proposed change in height limitation.
Box 20, Folder 3

Flak.

Scope and Content Note

Blinderman newspaper, June 4-August l3, 1971.
Box 20, Folder 4

Goals Program.

Scope and Content Note

Broader citizen involvement sought.
Box 20, Folder 5

Historical, 1977.

Scope and Content Note

Brochure celebrates 25th anniversary.
Box 20, Folder 6

Housing.

Scope and Content Note

Low income homes, concern & controversy.
Box 20, Folder 7

Import-Export of Fill.

Scope and Content Note

Events leading up to 1971 city ordinance.
Boxes 20-21

Insurance

Box 20, Folder 8

1960-67: Federation tangles with insurance industry.

Box 20, Folder 9

1968 [January-September]: Drafting of FAIR Plan.

Box 20, Folder 10

1968 [September 26-27]: Assembly committee hearing in Santa Monica.

Box 21, Folder 1

1968 [October-December]: FAIR Plan gets mixed reviews.

Box 21, Folder 2

1969: Federation appeals to Governor Reagan.

Box 21, Folder 3

1970s-80s: Rates decline, but inflation boosts the cost.

Box 21, Folder 4

Landfills.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, 1970s, 1980s.
Boxes 21-22

Landslides & Floods

Box 21, Folder 5

General.

Scope and Content Note

Includes article: “Hills Came Tumbling Down.”
Box 21, Folder 6

Insurance.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, studies, poll of homeowners.
Box 21, Folder 7

1938-68: Includes local response to Bel-Air fire.

Box 21, Folder 8

1969: Fight for insurance, storm drains.

Box 21, Folder 9

1970-77: Insurance battle taken to Congress.

Box 22, Folder 1

1978 [January-March]: Heavy rains, homes lost, highways blocked.

Box 22, Folder 2

1978 [April-July]: Federation joins grading reform study.

Box 22, Folder 3

1978 [August-December]: Laguna's devastating slides.

Box 22, Folder 4

1979: Malibu, Mandeville, Palos Verdes slides.

Box 22, Folder 5

1980 [January-February]: Storms savage Sherman Oaks, Topanga.

Box 22, Folder 6

1980 [March-May]: “City neglect” cited in Stone Cañon disaster.

Box 22, Folder 7

1980 [June-December]: Text of city's Flood Hazard Management Plan.

Box 22, Folder 8

1981-82: Includes Federation's planning report.

Box 22, Folder 9

1983: Heavy rains, Malibu hit hard.

Box 22, Folder 10

1984-85: Slides in Studio City, plan for Encino.

Box 23

Laurel Canyon Freeway

Box 23

Briarcliff Association file, 1958-59 [Pohl].

Box 23, Folder 1

1970-71: “They said it couldn't be done, but we did it.”

Box 23, Folder 2

1975-76: Includes final EIR [March, 1975].

Box 23, Folder 3

Laurel wood-Home Savings.

Scope and Content Note

Briarcliff file, 1958-59 [Pohl].
Box 23

Legal

Box 23, Folder 4

Blinderman on “inverse condemnation.”

Box 23, Folder 5

Kollsman Case, Federation backs city in lawsuit.

Box 23, Folder 6

Lot Averaging.

Scope and Content Note

Campaign against abuses of city law.
Boxes 23-24

Minutes, 1978-1988

Box 23, Folder 7

1978.

Note

Jerome Daniel, president.
[Cf. COLLECTION no.1244, Box 10, for earlier minutes]
Box 23, Folder 8

1979.

Note

Joseph Greenberg, president.
Box 23, Folder 9

1980.

Note

Charles M. Melhorn, president.
Box 23, Folder 10

1981.

Note

Charles M. Melhorn, president.
Box 23, Folder 11

1982.

Note

Carole Stevens, president.
Box 23, Folder 12

1983.

Note

Carole Stevens, president.
Box 23, Folder 13

1984.

Note

Carole Stevens, president.
Box 24, Folder 1

1985.

Note

Brian Moore, president.
Box 24, Folder 2

1986-88.

Note

Brian Moore, president.
Box 24, Folder 3

Miscellaneous, 1970s.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, correspondence.
Box 23, Folder 4

Miscellaneous, 1980s.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, correspondence.
Box 24

Mulholland Scenic Corridor

Box 24, Folder 5

Clippings, brochures, etc.

Box 24, Folder 6

1967: Briarcliff opposes Spindler Tract [Pohl].

Box 24

Mulholland hotel plan [Pohl]

Box 24, Folder 7

1974-75: Letters, clippings, reports.

Box 24, Folder 8

1976: Letters, clippings, reports.

Box 24, Folder 9

1978-79: Letters, clippings, reports.

Box 25, Folder 1

Parking.

Scope and Content Note

Few scattered clippings.
Box 25

Parks, Santa Monica Mountain, [1960s-1980]

Box 25, Folder 2

1960s: Few scattered clippings.

Box 25, Folder 3

1971-74: Clippings, letters, press releases.

Box 25, Folder 4

1975-76: Clippings, Planning Department reply to state plan.

Box 25, Folder 5

1977: Clippings, letters, press releases.

Box 25, Folder 6

1978: Congress passes Recreation Area bill.

Box 25, Folder 7

1979: Includes Park Service Planning Workshop.

Box 25, Folder 8

1980s: “Good news” in Congressman's 1986 letter.

Box 25, Folder 9

1977-80: Briarcliff file supporting 1978 U.S. park act.

Box 25, Folder 10

Personalities.

Scope and Content Note

Blinderman, Bodine, Melograno, Michel et alia.
Box 25

Planning

Box 25, Folder 11

1960s: Includes fire safety factor in subdivision plans.

Box 25, Folder 12

1970s: “Monkey Business at City Hall” -- Blinderman.

Box 25, Folder 13

1980s: Clippings, including one on Studio City Plan.

Box 25, Folder 14

Public Works Department.

Scope and Content Note

Annual Report linked to El Pueblo's bicentenary.
Box 25, Folder 15

R.P.D.

Scope and Content Note

Residential Planned Developments attacked.
Box 25, Folder 16

R.P.D. Plan.

Scope and Content Note

City report and homeowner response.
Box 26, Folder 1

Schools in Mountains.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings reflect homeowner opposition.
Box 26, Folder 2

Sepulveda Basin.

Scope and Content Note

Coalition to save Basin splits homeowners.
Boxes 26-27

Sherman Oaks

Box 26, Folder 3

Loadstone.

Scope and Content Note

Slide and its aftermath.
Box 26, Folder 4

Community Plan.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Studio City and Toluca Lake.
Boxes 26-27

Skyview

Box 26, Folder 4

[Tract 23377, Stone Cañon-Deervale].

Box 26, Folder 5

1977: Oren's plan draws fire from SOHA.

Box 26, Folder 6

1978: Preparations for High Noon hearing.

Box 26, Folders 7-9

1978: Homeowners' Presentation.

Physical Description: 3 vol.
Box 26, Folder 10

1979-80: Photographs, notes, correspondence.

Box 26, Folder 11

1981: New response to Oren plan.

Box 27, Folder 1

Maps.

Scope and Content Note

Various renditions, with plan changes.
Box 27, Folder 2

SOHA.

Scope and Content Note

Sherman Oaks Homeowners' publication.
Box 27, Folder 3

Slope Density.

Scope and Content Note

Finn study leads to new grading formula.
Box 27, Folder 4

Taxes.

Scope and Content Note

Loss of homes through taxes seen in 1960s.
Box 27, Folder 5

Traffic & Freeways.

Scope and Content Note

Plans for Santa Monica Mountains.
Box 27, Folder 6

Trash Fees, 1979-80.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 27, Folder 7

Tree People (I).

Scope and Content Note

Materials relating to founding and growth.
Box 27, Folder 8

Tree People (II).

Scope and Content Note

Includes book, Tree Boy.
Box 27, Folder 9

Vacation tips.

Scope and Content Note

Benedict Canñn's “Vacation Vigilantes.”
Box 27, Folder 10

Water, 1977-78.

Scope and Content Note

Conservation and return to normal.
 

Wilacre Estates [Pohl]

Box 28, Folder 1

May 1977-July 1978.

Box 28, Folder 2

1978-1980.

Box 28, Folder 3

April, 1980-October, 1981.

Box 28, Folder 4

1982-1983.

Box 28, Folder 5

June, 1983-February 4, 1986.

Box 28

Zoning

Box 28, Folder 6

Clippings & letters. Mostly 1960s, few 1970s.

Box 28, Folder 7

Narvid, Ethel [Single family residence law].

Box 28, Folder 8

Santa Barbara commune [1980].

 

Harriett S. Weaver Civic Activities, [1973-82]

Box 29, Folder 1

City Fire Commission, HSW Recommendations for [1973-76].

Box 29, Folder 2

County-wide Citizens Planning Council, 1975-78.

Boxes 29-30

County Fire Services Commission, 1978-1982

Box 29, Folder 3

Formation of County Fire Services Commission.

Boxes 29-30

Chronology, April 1978-November 1978.

Box 29, Folder 4

April 12-July 25, 1978.

Box 29, Folder 5

July 26-September 20, 1978.

Box 29, Folder 6

September 21-December 20, 1978.

Box 29, Folder 7

January 3-February 27, 1979.

Box 30, Folder 1

March 2-June 5,1979.

Box 30, Folder 2

June 13-August 14, 1979.

Box 30, Folder 3

August 16-December 18, 1979.

Box 30, Folder 4

January 4-May 1, 1980.

Box 30, Folder 5

May 2, 1980-May 22, 1981.

Box 30, Folder 6

May 26, 1981-November 17,1982.

Box 31, Folder 1

Fire Data Incorporated.

Scope and Content Note

Cities in Los Angeles County & Miscellaneous.
Box 31, Folder 2

Proposals for fire district services for cities.

 

Tributes

Box 31, Folder 3

City Fire Commission [1981].

Box 31, Folder 4

City Council [1981].

Box 31, Folder 5

Women For [1981].

Box 31, Folder 6

Benedict Canyon [1982] and Federation of Hillside & Canyon Associations [1983].

 

Seminars, [1977-1979]

Box 31, Folder 7

Cal-Nev Fire Council. Reno, Nevada. October 26-27, 1977.

Box 31, Folder 8

Wildlife Conference. Marinette, Wisconsin. October 10-13, 1978.

Box 31, Folder 9

Wildland-Urban Interface Part I. Marana, Arizona. April 13-15, 1979.

Box 32, Folder 1

Wildland-Urban Interface Part II. Marana, Arizona. April 13-15, 1979.

Box 32, Folder 2

Sierra Club Seminar: “Fire in the Santa Monica Mountains.” June 9, 1979.

Box 32, Folder 3

Notes for speeches, etc.

 

Writings, [n.d.]

Box 32, Folder 4

Brush notices and clearing.

Box 32, Folder 5

Miscellaneous.

 

Duplicates, [n.d.]

Box 32, Folder 6

General.

Box 32, Folder 7

Fireworks.

Box 32, Folder 8

Landslides.

Box 32, Folder 9

Manning.

Box 33

[No further description available].

Scope and Content Note

Also contains a 1978 videocassette of a documentary film on the Bel-Air fire and a 1979 audio cassette of Clete Roberts speaking on brush problems.
 

Harriett S. Weaver Miscellaneous

Box 34, Folder 1

Peshtigo Fire [October 8, 1871].

Scope and Content Note

File folder with clippings, letters, maps and two books on worst fire in U.S. history.
Also, three unrelated fire books.
 

(Legal) Harriett S. Weaver Writings

Box 35, Folder 1

“Lush Harvest Of A Wet Winter” [in the] West Magazine [of the] Los Angeles Times, July 6, 1969.

Box 35, Folders 2-3

“Fire! The Home You Save May Be Your Own” [in the] West Magazine [of the] Los Angeles Times, September 12, 1971.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and correspondence.
[Duplicates of article in folder 3]
Box 35, Folder 4

“What To Do Until The Fireman Comes” [in] New West Magazine, August 15, 1977.

Box 36, Folder 1

“Taking The Plunge” [in the] West Magazine [of the] Los Angeles Times, August 27,1972.

Box 36, Folder 2

“Taking The Plunge.”

Scope and Content Note

Notes, manuscript, and advance copy.
Box 36

Pools, v.d.

Box 36, Folder 3

Deervale home, 1975.

Box 36, Folder 4

Hot tubs, spas.

Box 36, Folder 5

Solar heat.

Box 36, Folder 7

Bankruptcies, 1980.

Box 36, Folder 8

Sunset (book).

Box 36, Folder 9

Clippings, brochures.

Box 36, Folder 10

Notes, correspondence, typescript.

 

Harriett S. Weaver Writings, [n.d.]

Box 37

Pools, [n.d.]

Box 37, Folder 1

Letters.

Box 37, Folder 2

Brochures.

Box 37, Folder 3

Notes, brochures, draft.

Box 37, Folder 4

“The Fire Next Time” [in] New West, September 12, 1977.

Box 37, Folder 5

“Taking to the Hills?”

Scope and Content Note

Typescript, notes.
Box 37, Folder 6

“Native Vegetation in Southern California” (Letter) [in], Los Angeles Times, May 28, 1997.

Box 37, Folder 7

“George Sand” Book review. Los Angeles Times, March 26, 1978.

Boxes 38-39

California Museums (Unpublished)

Box 38, Folder 1

General.

Box 38, Folder 2

HSW Text, drafts.

Box 38, Folder 3

Notes, worksheets.

Box 38, Folder 3

Northern California - General.

Scope and Content Note

Sonoma, Santa Rosa, Fort Ross etc.
Box 38, Folder 4

Monterey.

Scope and Content Note

Maps, brochures, clippings.
Box 38, Folders 5-6

San Francisco.

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, clippings, etc.
Box 38, Folder 7

Southern California - General.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Redlands, Palm Springs, Malik, Trolley etc.
Box 38, Folders 8-9

Los Angeles.

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, clippings, etc.
Box 39, Folder 1

Los Angeles.

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, clippings, etc.
Box 39, Folder 2

Maritime.

Scope and Content Note

[Includes 1977 proposal for San Pedro museum]
Box 39, Folder 3

San Diego.

 

Miscellaneous Work, [1940-1978]

Box 39, Folder 4

“Red Alert” in New West, January 30, 1978.

Box 39, Folder 5

“Los Angeles Deciphered” in Travel & Leisure [with JDW], October 1978.

Box 39, Folder 6

Tree People article in Westways, November 1978.

Box 39, Folder 7

Bibliography.

Box 39, Folder 7

Woman Alone.

Physical Description: (Typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished novel.
Box 39, Folder 8

And If I Laugh.

Physical Description: (Typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished novel.
Box 40, Folder 1

The Stray.

Physical Description: (Typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished short story.
Box 40, Folder 2

Follow a Shadow.

Physical Description: (Typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished short story.
Box 40, Folder 3

An American Vignette.

Physical Description: (Typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished novel.
Box 40, Folder 4

Don't Tell Man.

Physical Description: (Typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished story.
Box 40, Folder 5

Remembrance.

Physical Description: (Typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished novel.
Box 40, Folder 6

“God in Red Neon” in Coronet, October 1940.

Scope and Content Note

Short story.
Box 40, Folder 7

“The Hollow Years” in Tomorrow, May 1945.

Scope and Content Note

Short story.
Box 40, Folder 8

“How to Get Rid of Subdividers” in McCall's, September 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Article.
 

Hillside & Cañon Associations, Federation of, [1958-1989]

Box 41, Folder 1

HSW notes for UCLA Collection 1244.

Box 41, Folder 2

History.

Physical Description: [Duplicates]
Box 41

Minutes and notes, 1958-89

Box 41, Folder 3

1958-67.

Box 41, Folder 4

1968-71.

Box 41, Folder 5

1972-73.

Box 41, Folder 6

1974-76.

Box 41, Folder 7

1983-89.

Physical Description: [Incomplete]
Box 41, Folder 8

Wood roofs, 1989.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 41, Folder 9

Brush fires, 1986-87.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 41, Folder 10

Brush fires. 1988-89.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 41, Folder 11

Brush clearance, 1974 & 1989.

Box 41, Folder 12

High-rise fire, May 5, 1988.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 41, Folder 13

“Los Angeles Against the Mountains.” A two-part article by John McPhee in The New Yorker, September 26-October 13, 1988.

Box 41, Folder 14

“Dike,” firefighters' usage defined, 1972.

 

Harriett S. Weaver Personal, [n.d.]

Box 42

Scrapbook (vol.1-2) of a commonplace book of verses, epigrams, observations and comments.

Box 43

Scrapbook (vol.3-4).

 

Harriett S. Weaver Death (23 November 1988)

Box 44, Folder 1

Death certificate, other mortuary documents.

Box 44, Folder 2

Obituary in Los Angeles Times.

Box 44, Folder 3

City Hall response.

Box 44, Folder 4

Effects, donation to homeless women.

Box 44, Folder 5

JDW cancellation of New York trip.

Box 44, Folder 6

Firefighters' tribute.

Boxes 44, 46

Memorial

Box 44, Folder 7

Planning.

Box 44, Folder 8

Program.

Box 44, Folder 9

Invitations.

Box 44, Folder 10

Jerry Fields tribute.

Box 44, Folder 11

Firefighters report on the ceremony.

Box 46, Folder 5

Tarzana Property Owners.

Boxes 44-46

Correspondence

Box 44, Folder 12

Fire Department.

Box 44, Folder 13

Personal.

Box 45, Folder 1

A - B.

Box 45, Folder 2

C - E.

Box 45, Folder 3

F - G.

Box 45, Folder 4

H - K.

Box 45, Folder 5

L - M.

Box 45, Folder 6

N - Q.

Box 46, Folder 1

R - S.

Box 46, Folder 2

T - V.

Box 46, Folder 3

W.

Box 46, Folder 4

X - Z.

Box 44, Folder 14

Photographs.

Box 46, Folder 6

HSW Trust Fund For The Medical & Educational Needs Of The Children Of Deceased & Disabled Firefighters.

 

[Legal] Harriett S. Weaver, [1979-1985]

Box 47

Original Frank Miller drawings for JDW fireworks chronology in Los Angeles Firefighter, 1985.

Box 47

First brush clearance notice sent HSW, 1981 (decorated by LAFD).

Box 47

1979 tribute, National Wildlife Coordinating Group.

Box 47

1981 tribute, Los Angeles Board of Fire Commissioners.

Box 47

Los Angeles Times article on the Fire Commission tribute.

Box 47

1981 tribute, Women For.

Box 47

1981 tribute, Los Angeles City Council.

Box 47

1983 tribute, Federation of Hillside and Cañon Associations.

Box 47

Two tributes, Los Angeles County [n.d.].

Box 47

Signed reproductions of two Paul Conrad cartoons dealing with brush fires & fireworks.

 

[Oversize] Personal

Box 48

Permaplaque tributes:

Box 48

International Association of Firefighters, 1977.

Box 48

Los Angeles Board of Fire Commissions, 1977.

Box 48

In Memoriam [Obituary, tributes, condolences].

Box 48

“A tribute to Harriett” from Los Angeles Firefighter, 1989.

Box 48

Photograph of Captain James Perry, HSW and JDW, signed.

Box 48

Original Paul Conrad cartoon dealing with the city's grading ordinance, signed.

 

Robert Cunningham's original crayon cartoon showing the transformation of the Leaning Tower of Pisa following HSW's visit.

Note

[Missing, January 1997]
 

Mayor Bradley's congratulatory scroll on 50th wedding anniversary, May 28, 1987.

Note

[Missing, January 1997]
 

HSW's Phi Beta Kappa key and credentials, along with her diploma from the University of Kansas, Class of 1934.

Note

[Missing, January 1997]