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Guide to the Christine F. Shirley Files on Crystal Cove Historic District
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Series 1.  Crystal Cove Residents' Association records 1967-2001, bulk 1978-1995

Physical Description: 2.0 linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains materials generated by the Crystal Cove Residents' Association, including meeting minutes, newsletters, legal papers, and files on individual residents.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by topic or material type.

Processing note

Loose photographs in box 2 are not sleeved. Researchers must wear gloves.
Box : Folder 1 : 1

Address and telephone lists 1979-1990, 2001, undated

Box : Folder 1 : 2

Assessment notices 1989-1995

Box : Folder 1 : 3-4

Budgets and related materials 1978-1984, 1997

 

Cookbook

Box : Folder 1 : 5

Correspondence, order form, and other materials 1981

Box : Folder 1 : 6

Receipts, financial statements, and other materials 1981-1982

 

Correspondence

Box : Folder 1 : 7

Congress 1973-1984

Box : Folder 1 : 8-9

General 1978-2001

Box : Folder 1 : 10-13

Legal 1978-1996

Box : Folder 1 : 14-18

Executive Committee meeting minutes and related materials 1978-1982

Box : Folder 1 : 19

Insurance issues: correspondence 1982-1983

Box : Folder 1 : 20-23

Legal documents 1981-1983, 1996

Box : Folder 1 : 24-28

Newsletters and related materials 1978-1995

Box : Folder 2 : 1

Profile of Crystal Cove summary 1978

Box : Folder 2 : 2

Rental analysis undated

 

Resident files

Box : Folder 2 : 3

Barnard, Jean and John: correspondence 1978, 1992-1995

Box : Folder 2 : 4

Barnard, Maggie and Ralph: correspondence 1991-1995

Box : Folder 2 : 5

Benson, Maddy and Stan: correspondence and related materials 1980-1981, undated

Box : Folder 2 : 6

Brescia, Colleen and Fred: correspondence 1991

Box : Folder 2 : 7

Clement, Lisa and Norm: correspondence and clippings 1978-1979, 1990-1994

Box : Folder 2 : 8

Combs, Cinda and Bob: correspondence and clippings 1967, 1978-1997

Box : Folder 2 : 9

Davidson, E. Roy: correspondence 1978

Box : Folder 2 : 10

Dice, Ann Fletcher: correspondence and related materials 1989-1993

Box : Folder 2 : 11

Falzett, Vivian and Doug: correspondence 1984-1989

Box : Folder 2 : 12

Gabriel, Laurie: correspondence and clippings 1989-1990

Box : Folder 2 : 13

Goodell, James: correspondence and slides 1989

Box : Folder 2 : 14

Gualtieri, Kathy: correspondence 1978-1990

Box : Folder 2 : 15

Hiatt, Stella: correspondence and related materials 1979-2001

Box : Folder 2 : 16

Hodges, Dottie and Jim: correspondence 1978

Box : Folder 2 : 17

Johnson, Paul: quotes undated

Box : Folder 2 : 18

Kennedy, Dennis and Ron 1979-1989

Box : Folder 2 : 19

Lawson, Robert: correspondence 1983

Box : Folder 2 : 20

Lowe, Phyllis: correspondence and report 1978-1982, 1991, undated

Box : Folder 2 : 21

Luckenbill, Birke and Dixie: correspondence and notes 1989-1991

Box : Folder 2 : 22

Luther-Wilder, Judith: correspondence and résumés 1989

Box : Folder 2 : 23

Makely, Russ: correspondence and invoice 1978

Box : Folder 2 : 24

McGraw, Betty and John: correspondence 1985

Box : Folder 2 : 25

Mellon, Carlotta: correspondence 1978

Box : Folder 2 : 26

Miller, Becky and Douglas: correspondence, photographs, and clippings 1978-1992

Box : Folder 2 : 27

Mitchell, Sherrie and Bob: correspondence 1978-1981

Box : Folder 2 : 28

Moran, Margaret: correspondence and clipping 1992

 

Padve, Martha

Box : Folder 2 : 29

Correspondence, clippings, and notes 1972-1986

Box : Folder 2 : 30

Correspondence, essays, photographs, and other materials 1976-1995, undated

Box : Folder 2 : 31

Payne, Biddy: correspondence, audio cassette tape, and other materials 1977-1978

Box : Folder 2 : 32

Pilaria, Rowland: correspondence 1978

Box : Folder 2 : 33

Ramsey, Pat and Paul: correspondence 1978, undated

Box : Folder 2 : 34

Rowland, John: correspondence 1989

Box : Folder 2 : 35

Spengler, Lauren and Andrew: correspondence 1989

Box : Folder 2 : 36

Taft, Skip: correspondence 1978-1987

Box : Folder 2 : 37

Thobe, Jim: correspondence 1978-1985

Box : Folder 2 : 38-39

Van de Kamp, John: clippings, correspondence, and other materials 1978-1990

Box : Folder 2 : 40

Van Pelt, Lee: correspondence 1978

Box : Folder 2 : 41

Van Steenwyk, Meredith: correspondence 1979

Box : Folder 2 : 42

Van Wyck, Bill and Ruth: correspondence 1978, 1994, undated

Box : Folder 2 : 43

Weber, Ruth: correspondence 1978-1979

Box : Folder 2 : 44

Weegar, Freda and Ted: correspondence and clippings 1978-1990

Box : Folder 2 : 45

Willinger, Amelia and Al: correspondence, photographs, and budgets 1974-1996, undated

 

Residents' meetings

Box : Folder 2 : 46

Financial report 1979

Box : Folder 2 : 47

Garage and cottage repairs: minutes, maintenance procedure sheet, and audio cassette 1984

 

General

Box : Folder 2 : 48

Audiocassettes 1978-1979

Box : Folder 2 : 49

Membership notice, proposed resolutions, and correspondence 1995

Box : Folder 2 : 50

Notice, notes, and correspondence 1978-1996

Box : Folder 2 : 51

Notes 1982

Box : Folder 2 : 52

Relocation: correspondence, relocation forms, and other materials 1977-1980

 

Resource files

Box : Folder 2 : 53

Birds: newsletters, pamphlet, and other materials 1978-1980

Box : Folder 2 : 54

Marine Shells of Southern California 1969

Box : Folder 2 : 55

Save Crystal Cove Committee: announcements, questionnaire, and articles of incorporation 1995

Box : Folder 2 : 56

Save the Cove powerpoint presentation undated

Box : Folder 2 : 57

Stationary undated

Box : Folder 2 : 58

Yacht Club: invitations and fliers 1985-1993

 

Series 2.  Subject files 1923-2002, bulk 1977-2001

Physical Description: 3.2 linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains topical files related to Crystal Cove maintained by Shirley. It includes drafts and research materials for an unrealized book on Crystal Cove. Of special interest are early leases for the cottages as well as documentation of leaseholders' interactions with the Department of Parks and Recreation.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by subject or material type.
Box : Folder 2 : 59

Alliance to Rescue Crystal Cove correspondence and flier 1999-2000

 

Articles

Box : Folder 2 : 60

"A Guide to Historic Preservation for the California Practioner" 1981

Box : Folder 2 : 61

"Preservation and the Tax Reform Act of 1976" 1977

 

Artists at Crystal Cove

Box : Folder 2 : 62

General: correspondence, brochures, and other materials 1979-1983, 1992

Box : Folder 2 : 63

Gregory, Bonnie: correspondence and pamphlet 1978-1983

Box : Folder 2 : 64

Milton, David: advertisements and clipping 1990

Box : Folder 2 : 65

Badham, Robert E.: correspondence, clippings, and report 1980-1984

Box : Folder 3 : 1

Beaches filming notification 1988

 

Book on Crystal Cove (unpublished)

Box : Folder 3 : 2

Advertisement, photocopies, and other materials 2002

Box : Folder 3 : 3-4

Drafts and research materials 1962, 1978-1988

 

California Coastal Commission

Box : Folder 3 : 5

Preliminary review of Irvine Coast general plan 1978

Box : Folder 3 : 6

Presentation, correspondence, and other materials 1978-1982

Box : Folder 3 : 7

Public hearing notices 1982-1999

Box : Folder 3 : 8

California Highway Commission: Pacific Coast Highway Relocation Study memorandum and report 1973

Box : Folder 3 : 9

California Historical Society meeting program and correspondence 1983

Box : Folder 3 : 10

California Legislature Senate Committee on Finance -- special meeting on Irvine Coast Project: agenda and supplemental analysis 1980

Box : Folder 3 : 11

California Regional Water Quality Control Board cease and desist orders, correspondence, and other materials 2000-2001

Box : Folder 3 : 12

California State Coastal Conservancy agenda and correspondence 2001

Box : Folder 3 : 13

California State Historical Building Code 1981

Box : Folder 3 : 14

Card file notes regarding Crystal Cove cottages undated

Box : Folder 3 : 15

Carpenter, Dennis (Senator): correspondence, newsletter, and other materials 1973

 

Correspondence

Box : Folder 3 : 16-17

General 1973-2001

Box : Folder 3 : 18

Wood, Elizabeth 1978

Scope and Content Note

Elizabeth Wood is credited with naming Crystal Cove.
Box : Folder 3 : 19

County of Orange Pelican Hill Road Environmental Impact Report: agenda, notice of preparation, and report 1986

Box : Folder 3 : 20

Crystal Cove Community Trust correspondence 2001

Box : Folder 3 : 21

Crystal Cove Conservancy proposal and correspondence 1979-1980, 1990-1992

 

Crystal Cove Historic District Preservation Association

Box : Folder 3 : 22

Bylaws and related materials 1960-1961, 1978-1979

Box : Folder 3 : 23

Project application and permit 1984-1986

Box : Folder 3 : 24-25

Crystal Cove Interpretive Association newsletters, correspondence, and other materials 1983-1991

Box : Folder 3 : 26

Crystal Cove Preservation Society correspondence and plan 1991

 

Crystal Cove State Park

Box : Folder 3 : 27

Analysis 1980

Box : Folder 3 : 28

Meeting agendas, invitations, and other materials 1981-1984

Box : Folder 3 : 29

Planning team: correspondence, questionnaires, and other materials 1978-1980

Box : Folder 3 : 30

Department of General Services Real Estate Services Division correspondence and clipping 1978-1988

 

Department of Parks and Recreation

Box : Folder 3 : 31

Crystal Cove State Park Relocation Plan, booklet, and correspondence 1980

Box : Folder 3 : 32-33

Correspondence 1978-2001

Box : Folder 3 : 34

Hearing notice 1984

Box : Folder 3 : 35

Lease agreement amendments and related correspondence 1986-1987

Box : Folder 3 : 36

Lease agreement draft 1983

Box : Folder 3 : 37-42

Leases, correspondence, and notes 1967, 1983-1984, 1994-1999

Box : Folder 3 : 43

Meeting agenda 1982

Box : Folder 3 : 44

Negative Declaration for Irvine Coast 1978

Box : Folder 3 : 45

Notices of termination 1993

Box : Folder 3 : 46

Rental agreement 1982

Box : Folder 3 : 47-48

A Report to the Legislature on Museum Collections Management undated

Box : Folder 4 : 1

Requests for quitclaim deed 1995

Box : Folder 4 : 2

Sources of Historic Preservation Funds circa 1978

Box : Folder 4 : 3

El Morro Community Group reports and lease 1978-1981

Box : Folder 4 : 4

Eviction notices 1982

 

Friends of the Irvine Coast

Box : Folder 4 : 5

Legal papers, correspondence, and clipping 1981

Box : Folder 4 : 6

Newsletters, correspondence, and other materials 1978-1991

Box : Folder 4 : 7

Garages: correspondence, lease, and map 1985-1986

Box : Folder 4 : 8

Gate to upper road announcements and bulletin 1980, 1990

Box : Folder 4 : 9

Greenpeace fact sheets, correspondence, and ephemera 1978-1979

Box : Folder 4 : 10

Handbook: Historic Preservation in California and related materials 1982

 

Histories and summaries 2002

Box : Folder 4 : 11

Bibliography undated

Box : Folder 4 : 12

Conclusion/Historic District: notes, clippings, and other materials 1978

Box : Folder 4 : 13-15

Early history: correspondence, notes, and other materials 1923, 1969-1979-1984

Box : Folder 4 : 16-17

Early resident questionnaires 1978, 2002

Box : Folder 4 : 18

Geographical features: correspondence, summaries, and other materials 1966, 1977-1980

Box : Folder 4 : 19

International popularity: correspondence and summary 1976

Box : Folder 4 : 20

Lifestyle and celebrations: summary, correspondence, and notes 1978

Box : Folder 4 : 21

Natural disasters: notes and clippings 1978

Box : Folder 4 : 22

World War II: correspondence, notes, and other materials 1938-1945, 1978-1980

Box : Folder 4 : 23

Insurance policies and correspondence 1984-1987

Box : Folder 4 : 24

Laguna Greenbelt, Inc. correspondence, brochures, and other materials 1978-1991

Box : Folder 4 : 25-26

Leases, correspondence, and other materials 1940-1973

 

Magazines featuring articles on Crystal Cove

Box : Folder FB-001 : 1

Coaster Magazine 1995

Box : Folder 4 : 27

Los Angeles Times Magazine 1990

Box : Folder 4 : 28-29

New Worlds 1973-1978

Box : Folder 4 : 30, FB-001 : 1

Maps circa 1970-1983, 1994

Box : Folder 4 : 31

McClure, Vicki: clippings, announcements, and other materials 1984

Box : Folder 4 : 32

Naming of lessees: announcements and correspondence 1983

Box : Folder 4 : 33

National Audubon Society Laguna Hills Chapter newsletters 1976-1989

 

National Register of Historic Places 1978-1981, undated

Box : Folder 4 : 34

Historic summaries drafts 1977

Box : Folder 4 : 35-37

Nomination forms, correspondence, and other materials 1978-1979, undated

Box : Folder 4 : 38

Plaque order form, nomination forms, and other materials

Box : Folder 4 : 39-40

National Trust for Historic Preservation fact sheets and related materials 1978, 1997

Box : Folder 4 : 41

Nature Conservancy membership packet 1980

 

Newsletters

Box : Folder 4 : 42

Californians for Preservation Action Newsletter 1976

Box : Folder 4 : 43

Coastal News 1982

Box : Folder 4 : 44

Crystal Cove Historic District 2001-2002

Box : Folder 4 : 45

Crystal Cove State Park: Park Planning Newsletter 1980-1982

Box : Folder 5 : 1

Laguna Beach Community Historical Society 1978-1981

Box : Folder 5 : 2

Orange County Historical Society County Courier 1985

Box : Folder 5 : 3

United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service Irvine Coast/Laguna New Area Study Newsletter undated

Box : Folder 5 : 4

Notes 1977-1984, 1991-1996, undated

Box : Folder 5 : 5

Orange Coast National Park correspondence and minutes 1979

Box : Folder 5 : 6

Orange County historical organizations roster 1975

 

Orange County Planning Commission

Box : Folder 5 : 7

Environmental Management Agency Report -- Final Environmental Impact Report for the Irvine Coast: report and correspondence 1978

Box : Folder 5 : 8

Public hearing notice and agenda 1976

Box : Folder 5 : 9

Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly 1987

Box : Folder 5 : 10

Pacific Coast Highway relocation study 1973

Box : Folder 5 : 11

Pamphlets 1975-1982, 1990, undated

 

Parking

Box : Folder 5 : 12

Pass announcements 1981-1986

Box : Folder 5 : 13

Rules and notice 1996-1997

Box : Folder 5 : 14

Petition to Governor Jerry Brown and related materials 1982

Box : Folder 5 : 15

Photographs circa 1930, undated

Scope and Content Note

4 black-and-white and 2 color photographic prints. Includes aerial shots of Crystal Cove, photographs of the cottages and beach, and one photograph of early residents posed in front of cottages.
Box : Folder 5 : 16-17

Political contacts: correspondence, brochures, and other materials 1977-1983

Box : Folder 5 : 18

Real estate appraisal 1983

Box : Folder 5 : 19

Relocation Assistance in California packet and relocation notice 1981

Box : Folder 5 : 20

Relocation needs booklet and survey 1978

 

Rental records

Box : Folder 5 : 21

Cottage 23: budget and notes 1990, undated

 

Cottage 26

Box : Folder 5 : 22

Bulletins, correspondence, and other materials 1973-1978

Box : Folder 5 : 23

Correspondence, legal papers, and other materials 1982-1986

Box : Folder 6 : 1-3

Correspondence, receipts, and other materials 1978-1999

 

Reports

Box : Folder 6 : 4

County of Orange Local Coastal Program Irvine Coast: Commission Staff Summary and Recommendation 1978

Box : Folder 6 : 5

Crystal Cove cottage rehabilitation geotechnical investigation 1994

Box : Folder 6 : 6

Crystal Cove State Park Interpretive Plan appendix D undated

Box : Folder 6 : 7

Open Space and Recreation Plan for the Proposed Wilderness Park and Resource Conservation Area 1978

Box : Folder 6 : 8

The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Historic Preservation Projects undated

Box : Folder 6 : 9

Shipwreck Reef Project proposal 1995

Box : Folder 6 : 10

Slides 1974-1977

Scope and Content Note

2 color photographic slides of Crystal Cove's beach and cottages.
Box : Folder 6 : 11

Television channels available at Crystal Cove: correspondence 1984

Box : Folder 6 : 12

Trails: clippings, correspondence, and other materials 1979-1989

 

Series 3.  Clippings 1959-2002, bulk 1968-1996

Physical Description: 2.0 linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series comprises extensive clippings files on Crystal Cove collected by Shirley.

Arrangement

This series is organized chronologically.
Box 7

Clippings 1959-1981, undated

Box 8

Clippings 1980-2002