Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records
Scope and Contents
The Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records document the organization's organizations activities from the early 1950s through the 1980. The collection is comprised of a variety of records, including minutes, agendas, financial records, correspondence, committee files, files on the Chapter’s Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary in Lakeside, CA, membership files, general office files, and the Chapter’s “Sketches” newsletters.
- Majority of material found within 1950-1990
- Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter (Organization)
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.
Organized in 1948 and incorporated in 1953, the San Diego Chapter of the Audubon Society (SDAS) is dedicated to promoting preservation and conservation activities. The organization is involved with educational programs on ecology and natural science for citizens in the greater San Diego region. SDAS is also involved in managing several wildlife preserves, including the Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary and the Anstine-Audubon preserve in Oceanside. The organization is still active in environmental planning issues; assessing land use and development projects in the area, including development, the preservation of natural resources, and regional planning.
7.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
I. Minutes, 1951-1979
II. Agendas, 1970-1976
III. Financial Records, 1955-1979
IV. Correspondence, 1950-1976
V. Committee Files, 1953-1975
VI. Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary Files, 1961-1978
VII. Membership Files, 1952-1975
VIII. General Office Files, 1919-2004
IX. Newsletters, 1950-2005
Source of Acquisition
Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter
Accruals and Additions
1982-009, 2003-034, 2005-062, 2006-068
- Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
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- Edition statement
- Revised, February 2020.