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Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0192

Scope and Contents

The collection documents local agriculture, business, construction, economic conditions, the environment, land, parks, recreation, and tourism. It consists of correspondence, publications, maps and other data relating to a series of public hearings held pursuant to the Wilderness Act (PL88-577) of 1964 regarding the disposition of environmentally sensitive localities.

Dates

  • 1957-1986

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

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.

Biographical Note

Roscoe A. Poland has been active in wilderness conservation since the mid-1950s. His personal efforts began with writing letters to public officials and grew with the publication of The Conservation Call in the Spring of 1969, which still appears regularly.

Extent

3.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection is organized as follows: materials dealing with California locales are in box 1; boxes 2 and 3 contain materials on other localities and are arranged alphabetically by state.

Source of Acquisition

Roscoe A. and Wilma Poland

Accruals and Additions

1978-014, 1996

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Title
Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection
Status
Completed
Author
André Ausems
Date
12/18/2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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