Harriett 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 Mrs. Weaver's term of service on it.
Harriett 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 of Hillside and Canyon Associations; served on Los Angeles Countywide Citizens Planning Council (1972-79);
died November 23, 1988.
7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
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