Harriet Sherwood Weaver (1913-1988) contributed book reviews and feature articles to the Kansas City star (1936). She married
and moved to Los Angeles (ca.1940). After the 1961 Bel-Air fire, Weaver crusaded for effective management of native brush
in the Santa Monica Mountains and brush clearance legislation. She later served on the Los Angeles Countywide Citizens' Planning
Council (1972-79). The collection consists of writings, reports, minutes, correspondence, and proceedings related to the Los
Angeles Countywide Citizens' Planning Council during her term of service on it.
Harriet Sherwood Weaver was born in Haigler, Nebraska, October 29,1913; graduated Phi Beta Kappa, University of Kansas (1934);
contributed book reviews and feature articles to the Kansas City Star (1936); married John Downing Weaver (1937); moved to Los Angeles ca. 1940; the 1961 Bel-Air fire prompted her crusade for
both effective management of native brush in the Santa Monica Mountains and brush clearance legislation; headed the fire committee
of the Federation Hillside and Canyon Associations; served on the Los Angeles Countywide Citizens' Planning Council (1972-79);
died November 23, 1988.
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