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Preliminary Guide to the Mark H. Capelli Southern California Steelhead Watershed Archive
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • History / Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mark H. Capelli Southern California Steelhead Watershed Archive
    Dates: ca. 1919-2000
    Bulk Dates: 1970s-1990s
    Collection number: Mss 242
    Creator: Capelli, Mark H.
    Collection Size: 40 linear feet (14 document boxes, 34 cartons, one oversize box, one map cabinet folder, and one 8mm film)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Collection compiled by Mark H. Capelli, National Marine Fisheries Service biologist and Executive Director of the Friends of the Ventura River. The bulk of the collection pertains to organizations and issues focusing on the southern California steelhead trout population, primarily in Ventura County and, to a lesser extent, in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles counties.
    Physical location: Boxes 1-48 (SRLF); Box 49 (Del Sur Oversize); Map folder (Map Cabinet 21/2); 8 mm film (Annex 2).
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    Most materials stored offsite. Advance notice required for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Mark H. Capelli Southern California Steelhead Watershed Archive. Mss 242. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mark H. Capelli to UCSB Libraries, 2000-2001; transferred to Special Collections, 2007-2008.

    History / Biography

    This collection was compiled by Mark H. Capelli, National Marine Fisheries Service biologist and Executive Director of the Friends of the Ventura River.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The bulk of the collection pertains to organizations and issues focusing on the southern California steelhead trout population, primarily in Ventura County and, to a lesser extent, in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles counties. Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs) and other major printed reports, etc. have been transferred to the Government Information Center, in the Davidson Library at UCSB, are cataloged separately, and can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.

    Arrangement

    The collection contains the following alphabetically arranged series:
    Association of California Water Agencies [ACWA] Steelhead Study, 1993-1996. [1 document box]. Box 1.
    California [CA], 1976-1998. [1 document box]. Box 2.
    California Regional Water Quality Control Board [CRWQCB], 1962-1998. [1 document box]. Box 3.
    Casitas Municipal Water District [CMWD], 1946-2000. [1 carton and 1 document box]. Boxes 4-5.
    City of San Buenaventura [CSB], 1971-1999. [1 carton]. Box 6.
    Emma Wood State Beach [EWSB], 1970-1990. [1 document box]. Box 7.
    Environmental Groups / Issues [EGI], 1954-2000. [1 carton]. Box 8.
    Friends of the Ventura River [FVR] v. The City of Buenaventura, through Its City Council; and Casitas Municipal Water District, through Its Board of Directors, 1958-1989. Mark Capelli has been Executive Director of FVR. [4 cartons]. Boxes 9-12.
    Hubbard RV Resort [HRVR], 1976-1998. [2 cartons]. Boxes 13-14.
    Malibu Creek, Ridge Dam, and Malibu Canyon [MC], 1920s-2000 [bulk dates 1992-1995]. [1 carton and 1 document box]. Boxes 15-16.
    Matilija Dam [MD], 1946-2000. [2 cartons]. Boxes 17-18.
    National Marine Fisheries Service [NMFS], 1989-2000. [1 carton and 1 document box]. Boxes 19-20.
    Ojai Area Plan [OAP], 1993-1995. [1 document box]. Box 21.
    Ojai Valley Sanitary District [OVSD], 1971-2000. [3 cartons]. Boxes 22-24.
    Rincon Creek [RC], 1974-1999. [1 document box]. Box 25.
    Rivers and Creeks, 1940-2000 [bulk dates 1973-2000]. [1 document box]. Box 26.
    San Antonio Creek [SAC], 1987-1997. [1 carton]. Box 27.
    Santa Clara River [SCR], 1947-2000. [1 carton and 1 document box]. Boxes 28-29.
    Santa Maria River [SMR], 1919-1999 [bulk dates 1996]. [1 document box]. Box 30.
    Santa Ynez / Cachuma [SY/C], 1940-2000 [bulk dates 1987-1996]. [1 carton]. Box 31.
    Southern Pacific Milling [SPM], 1973-1996. [1 carton]. Box 32.
    State Water Resources Control Board [SWRCB] – Division of Water Rights, 1954-1995. [2 cartons]. Boxes 33-34.
    Ventura County [VC], 1976-1999. [1 carton]. Box 35.
    Ventura County Fairgrounds [VCF], ca. 1990-2000. [1 carton]. Box 36.
    Ventura County 208 Plan [VC208], 1978-1981. [1 carton]. Box 37.
    Ventura River Botanical Study [VRBS], ca. 1970s-1987. [1 carton and 1 document box]. Boxes 38-39.
    Ventura River Estuary [VRE], 1990-1996. [1 carton]. Box 40.
    Ventura River – Steelhead [VRS], ca. 1974-2000. [2 cartons and 1 document box]. Boxes 41-43.
    Ventura River Trail Task Force [VRTTF], ca. 1974-1997. [1 document box]. Box 44.
    Miscellany [MISC], 1970-2000. Arranged alphabetically. [4 cartons]. Boxes 45-48.
    Oversize
    • Boxed. Includes material for Emma Wood State Beach, Matilija Dam, and Ventura River. Box 49.
    • Foldered. Ventura River Estuary Enhancement Project. Map Case 21/2.
    Audiovisual – 8 mm film. Santa Paula Creek, 1937.
    Key to acronyms found in the Container List:
    • ACWA = Association of California Water Agencies
    • CCC = California Coastal Commission
    • CMWD = Casitas Municipal Water District
    • CRWQCB = California Regional Water Quality Control Board
    • CSB = City of San Buenaventura
    • CUP = Conditional Use Permit
    • DFG = U.S. Department of Fish and Game
    • EDC = Environmental Defense Center (Santa Barbara)
    • EIR = Environmental Impact Report
    • EIS = Environmental Impact Statement
    • EWSB = Emma Wood State Beach
    • FVR = Friends of the Ventura River
    • HRVR = Hubbard RV Resort
    • OAP = Ojai Area Plan
    • OVSD = Ojai Valley Sanitary District
    • RFP = Request for Proposals
    • SAC = San Antonio Creek
    • SCR = Santa Clara River
    • SPM = Southern Pacific Milling
    • SWRCB = State Water Resources Control Board – Division of Water Rights
    • VCF = Ventura County Fairgrounds
    • VRBS = Ventura River Botanical Study
    • VRE = Ventura River Estuary
    • VRS = Ventura River – Steelhead
    • VRTTF = Ventura River Trail Task Force

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Steelhead (Fish)--California.
    Ventura County (Calif.)