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Guide to the Joan and Phillip Farman Environmental Collection
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  • Overview of the Collection
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  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Joan and Phillip Farman Environmental Collection
    Dates: 1963-1974
    Identification: MS-0033
    Creator: Farman, Joan and Phillip
    Physical Description: 31.00 linear ft
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
    5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
    San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
    URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
    Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
    Phone: 619-594-6791

    Biographical Information:

    Joan and Phillip Farman were active in local conservation issues in the San Diego area. Mrs. Farman was a member of the Sierra Club and she served on the Board of Century 3, City Park and Recreation citizens committees as well as belonging to numerous public interest organizations. As a practicing attorney, Mr. Farman's legal background provided the necessary legal expertise for their conservation crusades.

    Access Terms

    This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Personal Papers
    Publications

    Topical Term:

    Conservation of natural resources -- California -- San Diego -- Sources
    Environmental protection -- California -- San Diego -- Sources

    Administrative Information

    Accruals:

    1979

    Conditions Governing Use:

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    This collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation:

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, John and Philip Farman Environmental Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

    Related Materials:

    Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 Records
    Pandora Rose Environmental Activism Records
    Save Talmadge Canyon Records

    Scope and Contents

    The collection documents conservation issues relating to San Diego's parks and its Parks and Recreation Board, Coastal Management, Community Plans, the San Diego City Planning Department, Century 3, Flood Control, the Ocean Beach Jetty Debate, and Sunset Cliffs.  It includes documents, reports, articles, and books relating to the work of the local environmental movement in San Diego such as The Environmental Handbook, and The Population Bomb.