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Guide to the Shirley Grindle Papers MS.R.084
MS.R.084  
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Description
This collection comprises the papers of Shirley Grindle, an environmental and political activist, self-proclaimed "watch-dog" for Orange County campaign ethics, and former Orange County (California) Planning Commissioner (1973-1977). The papers include records of the Orange County Planning Commission from her time as a commissioner, index cards she used to track campaign donations and monitor compliance with the Time Is Now, Clean Up Politics (TIN CUP) ordinance, her TIN CUP files and subject files reflecting her involvement in the preservation of open spaces in Orange County. The papers include index cards, environmental impact reports, maps, reports, correspondence, agendas, memoranda, notes, clippings, minutes, ephemera, legal documents, and photographs.
Background
Environmental and political activist Shirley Grindle served as a member of the Orange County Planning Commission from January 1973 to January 1977 and subsequently became a vocal advocate for the preservation of open spaces and campaign finance reform in Orange County, California. Grindle has also acted as a self-proclaimed "watch-dog" for campaign ethics in Orange County since 1977.
Extent
6.0 Linear feet (12 boxes and 12 oversized folders)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.