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Guide to the Environmental Coalition of Orange County Records MS.R.164
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Historical Background
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Arrangement
  • Related Material

  • Title: Environmental Coalition of Orange County records
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.164
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.0 Linear feet (5 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1967-1981
    Language of Collection Materials: Collection materials are in English.
    Abstract: This collection consists of materials related to the Environmental Coalition of Orange County (ECOC), a non-profit environmental group based in Santa Ana, California. The collection includes subjects divided into various county environmental issues from the mid-to-late 1970s to the early 1980s. In addition to correspondence to and from ECOC Executive Director, Harold (Hal) M. Thomas sprinkled throughout the collection, there are a variety of printed materials on many different local environmental issues.
    Creator: Environmental Coalition of Orange County, Inc. (California)

    Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Environmental Coalition of Orange County Records. MS-R164. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred by UCI Reference Librarian Yvonne Wilson, May 2012.

    Processing History

    Processed by Chris S. Ervin, 2012 September.

    Historical Background

    Formed in 1972, the purpose of the Environmental Coalition of Orange County, Inc. was stated, "...to preserve and enhance the environmental quality of Orange County." The Coalition informed its members and the public through its newsletter, "Environmental News" which was described as a clearinghouse of all environmentally concerned groups and individuals in Orange County.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection consists of materials related to the Environmental Coalition of Orange County (ECOC), a non-profit environmental group based in Santa Ana, California. Formed in 1972, the ECOC described itself as a clearinghouse of all environmentally concerned groups and individuals in Orange County. The collection includes subjects divided into various county environmental issues from the mid-to-late 1970s to the early 1980s. In addition to correspondence to and from ECOC Executive Director, Harold (Hal) M. Thomas sprinkled throughout the collection, there are a variety of printed materials on many different local environmental issues.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged in 5 series:
    • Series 1. Correspondence
    • Series 2. Operational records
    • Series 3. Program records
    • Series 4. Project records
    • Series 5. Public relations records

    Related Material

    Related material can be found in the following collections:
    Laguna Greenbelt, Inc. Records (Collection MS-R064). Department of Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf7v19p15z/
    Orange County Environmental Issues, Land Use, and Planning Collection (Collection MS-R065). Department of Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf4f59n9gg/
    Laguna Beach Historic Survey Board Records, 1980-1981 (Collection MS-R098). Department of Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt2h4nb12j/
    Ray E. Williams Files on Newport Bay Environmental Issues (Collection MS.R.108). Department of Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt3b69r8n9/
    Raymond L. Watson Papers (Collection MS.R.120). Department of Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt867nf5qj/
    August S. Carstens Collection (Collection MSS 0042). Mandeville Special Collections Library, University of California, San Diego. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf6d5nb4pj/

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Environmental Coalition of Orange County, Inc. (California)
    Activists -- California -- Orange County.
    Coastal ecology -- California -- Orange County
    Correspondence
    Environmental impact statements -- California -- Orange County.
    Environmental protection -- California -- Orange County -- History -- Sources
    Environmentalists -- California -- Orange County
    Land use -- Environmental aspects -- California -- Orange County
    Maps -- California -- Orange County.
    Newsletters -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
    Nonprofit organizations -- United States
    Open spaces -- California -- Orange County -- History -- Sources.
    Regional planning -- California -- Orange County -- History -- Sources
    Slides -- 20th century.