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Series 1: Water Management 1966-2005

Scope and Content

This series is largely dedicated to Harris’ professional endeavors while serving on various water management boards including the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, the State Water Resources Control Board, and the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors. It also contains documents regarding water management projects and Harris’ correspondence and research.
Box 1, Folder 1

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Harris re-appointment letters 1970

Box 1, Folder 2

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Harris statement 1968

Box 1, Folder 3

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Legal resolutions 1966

Box 1, Folder 4

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Letters 1967

Box 1, Folder 5

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Letters: 1 of 2 1968

Box 1, Folder 6

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Letters: 2 of 2 1968

Box 1, Folder 7

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Letters: 1 of 2 1969-1971

Box 1, Folder 8

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Letters: 2 of 2 1969-1971

Box 1, Folder 9

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Meeting agenda 1967

Box 1, Folder 10

Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board: Meeting agenda 1969

Box 1, Folder 11

State Water Resources Control Board: Budget 1968-1973

Box 1, Folder 12

State Water Resources Control Board: Reports, organization 1967-1968

Box 2, Folder 1

State Water Resources Control Board: Letters 1969

Box 2, Folder 2

State Water Resources Control Board: Meeting agenda 1970

Box 2, Folder 3

State Water Resources Control Board: Meeting minutes 1968-1970

Box 2, Folder 4

State Water Resources Control Board: Press releases 1968-1970

Box 2, Folder 5

State Water Resources Control Board: Reports 1966-1976

Box 2, Folder 6

Fish and Game Commission: Minutes, articles 1972

Box 2, Folder 7

Long Beach Recall: Politics 1970

Box 2, Folder 9

Department of the Interior: Press release 1969

Box 2, Folder 10

Dos Rios Dam Project 1969

Box 2, Folder 11

Articles by Harris 1971-1979

Box 2, Folder 12

Articles by Harris 1980s

Box 2, Folder 13

Recycled water: Harris cable show taping 2003

Box 2, Folder 14

Letters 1967-2000

Box 2, Folder 15

Newsletters 2000-2005

Box 2, Folder 16

Letters and articles: Ellen Stern Harris and Betty Harris 1967-1977

Box 2, Folder 17

Harris press, news appearance, UCLA panel 1969-1970

Box 2, Folder 18

Hyperion Sewage Treatment Plant: Harris notes 1986-1987

Box 2, Folder 19

Hyperion Sewage Treatment Plant: Hearing 1986

Box 3, Folder 1

Hyperion Sewage Treatment Plant: Letters, press releases 1987-1991

Box 3, Folder 2

Hyperion Sewage Treatment Plant: Overview, Transcript 1985-1986

Box 3, Folder 3

Los Angeles City Energy Recovery (LANCER) Project 1986-1987

Box 3, Folder 4

Los Angeles City Energy Recovery (LANCER) Project: PR Packet 1987

Box 3, Folder 5

Oil regulations: Amendment to Municipal Code 1972-1987

Box 3, Folder 6

Water quality: Congressional bills 1969

Box 3, Folder 7

Orange County Grand Jury: Report on Water 1978

Box 3, Folder 8

Department of Fish and Game: Legal statements 1967

Box 3, Folder 9

Los Angeles Pipeline 1987

Box 3, Folder 10

Malibu Creek Lagoon: Fund for the Environment Symposium 1987

Box 3, Folder 11

Malibu Creek Lagoon: Press release, letter 1990

Box 3, Folder 12

Malibu Creek Lagoon: Land appraisal 1990

Box 3, Folder 13

Malibu Creek Lagoon: Press, articles, Prop M 1987-2003

Box 3, Folder 14

Malibu Creek Lagoon: Printed materials 1985-1986

Box 3, Folder 15

Carla Bard (activist) 1997

Box 3, Folder 16

Los Angeles Times Article by John Dreyfuss 1971

Box 3, Folder 17

Brochures, article by Gladwin Hill 1978

Box 3, Folder 18

Articles 1967-2002

Box 3, Folder 19

Los Angeles Times Articles by David Smith 1968

Box 3, Folder 20

Water Quality: Scientific papers 1965-1986

Box 3, Folder 21

Water Quality: Scientific papers 1967-1977

Box 3, Folder 22

Drinking Water Fluoridation: Public brochures, articles 1969-1970

Box 3, Folder 23

Department of Water and Power: Meeting brochure c. 1989

Box 3, Folder 24

Public printed materials 1960s

Box 4, Folder 1

Public printed materials 1970-1989

Box 4, Folder 2

Public printed materials 1980-2000

Box 4, Folder 3

Water reclamation 1960-2000

Box 4, Folder 10

Santa Monica Bay Protection: Legal hearing 1986

Box 4, Folder 11

Mac Neil-Lehrer Report: Transcript 1979

Box 4, Folder 12

Metropolitan Water District: Budget, water pricing 1979-1980

Box 4, Folder 13

Metropolitan Water District: Budget, corporate usage, water pricing study 1977

Box 4, Folder 14

Metropolitan Water District Board: Harris appointment 1978

Box 4, Folder 15

Metropolitan Water District: Harris handwritten notes 1978

Box 4, Folder 16

Metropolitan Water District: Testimonies, statements 1978

Box 4, Folder 17

Metropolitan Water District: Lectures, panels 1979

Box 4, Folder 18

Metropolitan Water District: Letters 1978

Box 4, Folder 19

Metropolitan Water District: Letters 1978

Box 5, Folder 1

Metropolitan Water District: Letters to Harris 1978-1982

Box 5, Folder 2

Metropolitan Water District: Press about Harris 1978

Box 5, Folder 3

Metropolitan Water District: Articles by Harris 1977-1978

Box 5, Folder 4

Metropolitan Water District: Colorado River Aqueduct Tour 1980

Box 5, Folder 5

Metropolitan Water District: Facilities tours 1978-1979

Box 5, Folder 6

Metropolitan Water District: Facilities tours photo album 1979

Box 5, Folder 7

Metropolitan Water District: Harris television interview transcripts 1978

Box 5, Folder 8

Metropolitan Water District: Grand Jury letters 1978

Box 5, Folder 9

Metropolitan Water District: Grand Jury letters 1978

Box 5, Folder 10

Metropolitan Water District: Grand Jury notes, information, letters 1978

Box 5, Folder 11

Metropolitan Water District: Grand Jury press, interviews 1978

Box 5, Folder 12

Metropolitan Water District: Grand Jury reports 1978

Box 5, Folder 13

Metropolitan Water District: Grand Jury statements 1978

Box 5, Folder 14

Metropolitan Water District: Hearings legal papers 1978

Box 6, Folder 1

Metropolitan Water District: Memos to Directors 1978-1979

Box 6, Folder 2

Metropolitan Water District: Letters to Directors 1978-1979

Box 6, Folder 3

Metropolitan Water District: Papers, reports 1971

Box 6, Folder 4

Metropolitan Water District: Peripheral Canal 1979-1980

Box 6, Folder 5

Metropolitan Water District: Plastic PVC pipe health hazards 1977

Box 6, Folder 6

Metropolitan Water District: After Harris 1981

Box 6, Folder 7

Metropolitan Water District: News reports, public affairs clipsheets 1978-2001

Box 6, Folder 8

Metropolitan Water District: Press release report 1978

Box 6, Folder 9

Metropolitan Water District: Press release report 1979

Box 6, Folder 10

Metropolitan Water District: Reports 1978-1982

Box 6, Folder 11

Metropolitan Water District Study Committee: Meetings 1978

Box 6, Folder 12

Metropolitan Water District: Ephemera 1980

Box 6, Folder 13

Metropolitan Water District: Printed material 1979-1980

 

Series 2: Coastal Conservation 1968-2008

Scope and Content

This series documents Harris’ involvement in different coastal protection committees including the California Coastal Zone Conservation Commission. It also contains research, speeches, and correspondence regarding various projects, notably the fight against the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
Box 6, Folder 14

Ballona Wetlands: Letters, articles 1998-1999

Box 6, Folder 15

Ballona Wetlands: Harris testimony 1998

Box 6, Folder 16

Ballona Wetlands: Auerbach Buy Back Proposal 1999

Box 6, Folder 17

Ballona Wetlands: Press release packets 1997-1999

Box 6, Folder 18

Beach Advisory Committee: Letters 1971

Box 6, Folder 19

Beach Advisory Committee: Meeting 1971

Box 7, Folder 1

Natural Resources Defense Council: Comments 1974

Box 7, Folder 2

California Coastal Zone Conservation Commission: Energy plan 1975

Box 7, Folder 3

California Coastal Zone Conservation Commission: Harris re-appointment Letters 1970-1977

Box 7, Folder 4

Articles by and about Harris 1986-1998

Box 7, Folder 5

Conference: University of Southern California 1971

Box 7, Folder 6

California Coastal Zone Conservation Commission: Harris interview 1977

Box 7, Folder 7

Letters 1971-1976

Box 7, Folder 8

Letters 1987-2002

Box 7, Folder 9

Friends of the Irvine Coast: Meeting, Harris speech 1996

Box 7, Folder 10

Harris press clippings 1998

Box 7, Folder 11

Harris house event: An Evening with Russell Train 1973

Box 7, Folder 12

California Coastal Zone Conservation Commission: Harris salary 1976

Box 7, Folder 13

Off-shore drilling: Harris testimony 1974

Box 7, Folder 14

Harris Tribute Evening, Heritage Night 2005-2008

Box 7, Folder 15

Legal Hearing: Public Interest in the Shoreline 1968

Box 7, Folder 16

Legal Papers: Management of the Coastal Zone Public Law 1972

Box 7, Folder 17

Legal Request: Santa Monica apartment building 1974

Box 7, Folder 18

Board of Harbor Commissioners: Minutes 1968

Box 7, Folder 19

California Coastal Zone Conservation Commission: Minutes 1973-1974

Box 7, Folder 20

Scientific papers 1993-1996

Box 7, Folder 21

Scientific papers by Peter Douglas 1993-1995

Box 7, Folder 22

California Coastal Zone Conservation Commission: Planning 1970-1973

Box 7, Folder 23

Proposition 20, California Coastal Act 1973-1996

Box 8, Folder 1

Press releases, editorials 1971-2003

Box 8, Folder 2

Santa Monica Bay restoration 1994

Box 8, Folder 3

Governing California's Coast by Stanley Scott 1974-1976

Box 8, Folder 4

Interviews: Bodovitz and Scott: Part 1 of 2 1978

Box 8, Folder 5

Interviews: Bodovitz and Scott: Part 2 of 2 1978

Box 8, Folder 6

Teleprompter, KNXT TV 1976

Box 16, Folder 6

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Legal appeal summary 1973

Box 16, Folder 7

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Harris articles 1974-2000

Box 16, Folder 8

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Legal appeal transcript, misc. 1973-1975

Box 16, Folder 9

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Letters, papers from De Nike 1973-1974

Box 16, Folder 10

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Letters from Mel Lane 1974

Box 16, Folder 11

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Letters, paper by Rimmon C. Fay 1971

Box 16, Folder 12

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Letters 1971-1973

Box 17, Folder 1

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Letters 1973

Box 17, Folder 2

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Letters 1973-1974

Box 17, Folder 3

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Letters 1974-1975

Box 17, Folder 4

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Letters 1974

Box 17, Folder 5

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station: Photographs undated

Box 17, Folder 6

Nuclear Power: Articles 1970s

 

Series 3: Public Television and Radio 1969-2005

Scope and Content

Harris was concerned with the quality of media reporting and fought to make sure citizens had access to relevant news information. This series documents Harris’ research and correspondence with various public radio and television stations regarding their programming.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

COLLECTION CONTAINS DIGITAL MATERIALS: Special equipment or further processing may be required for viewing. To access digital materials you must notify the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk in advance of your visit.
Box 8, Folder 7

Scientific articles: Communications 1984

Box 8, Folder 8

Scientific articles: Computing 1985

Box 8, Folder 9

Printed materials: Computers and communication 1981-1982

Box 8, Folder 10

Corporation for Public Broadcasting: Reports, biographies 1975-1976

Box 8, Folder 11

Public Access Television: Articles about Harris 1973-1986

Box 8, Folder 12

Public Access Television: Memos, presentations by Harris 1985-2005

Box 8, Folder 13

Radio: Misc. 1966-1986

Box 9, Folder 1

Cable Fairness Doctrine and First Amendment 1988

Box 9, Folder 2

KCET: Letters, programming 1977

Box 9, Folder 3

KCET: Legal Petition to Deny, Harris testimonies 1977

Box 9, Folder 4

KCTS: Program scheduling 1977

Box 9, Folder 5

KPFK: Planning, programming, Harris letters 1977

Box 9, Folder 6

KPFK: Press 1975-1986

Box 9, Folder 7

KPFK: Harris radio show, Misc. 1977-1980

Box 9, Folder 8

KQED, KCRW, KPPC 1977-2002

Box 9, Folder 9

KUSC: Harris notes, articles 1989-1992

Box 9, Folder 10

KUSC: Articles, Committee for Classical Music Petition 1989

Box 9, Folder 11

Radio: Letters to and from Harvey Frey 1989

Box 9, Folder 12

Radio: Letters 1989

Box 9, Folder 13

KCET: Legal testimony, hearings 1977-1982

Box 9, Folder 14

Letters 1969-1998

Box 10, Folder 1

Los Angeles Times: "Balkanization" 1999-2000

Box 10, Folder 2

Los Angeles Times: "Balkanization": Letters 1990

Box 10, Folder 3

Public Access Television: Research papers 1982

Box 10, Folder 4

Public Access Television: Printed materials 1976-1990

Box 10, Folder 5

Report: Social Research on Broadcasting, BBC 1977

Box 10, Folder 6

Reports: Cable Channel Procedures 1983-1986

Box 10, Folder 7

WETA/National Public Affairs Center for Television packet 1975

Box 10, Folder 8

WETA, CPB, PBS: Press clippings, misc. 1976

Box 10, Folder 9

WETA: Newsletters, misc. 1977

Box 10, Folder 10

WETA: Agendas, meetings, notes 1975-1977

Box 10, Folder 11

California Friends of Public Broadcasting: Letter undated

Box 11, Folder 1

WETA: Harris letters, articles, misc. 1975-1977

Box 18, Folder 5

Public Access Television: Press 1980s

Box 47

Television appearances 1970s-1980s

Language of Material: English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

COLLECTION CONTAINS DIGITAL MATERIALS: Special equipment or further processing may be required for viewing. To access digital materials you must notify the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk in advance of your visit.
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Series 4: Electromagnetic Field Health Concerns 1974-2003

Scope and Content

This series includes Harris’ research about electromagnetic radiation health concerns while she served on the Public Utilities Commission EMF Consensus group.
Box 11, Folder 2

Electricity Industry Obudsman, Australia: Information packet 1996

Box 11, Folder 3

Paul Brodeur: Letters, The New Yorker articles 1989-1991

Box 11, Folder 4

Paul Brodeur: The New Yorker articles 1989

Box 11, Folder 5

California EMF Program: CD circa 2000

Box 11, Folder 6

Press releases, Harris articles, letters 1989-2001

Box 11, Folder 7

Magnetic field house survey: Harris' residence 1994

Box 11, Folder 8

Letters to Harris 1990-1998

Box 11, Folder 9

Letters, press releases 1989-1990

Box 11, Folder 10

Research papers and presentation 1986-1996

Box 11, Folder 11

Articles 1979-2003

Box 11, Folder 12

Printed materials, magazine articles 1991-2000

Box 12, Folder 1

Public Utilities Commission: Report of the California EMF Consensus Group 1992

Box 12, Folder 2

Public Utilities Commission: Power Grid and Land Use Policy Analysis Proposal 1996

Box 12, Folder 3

Public Utilities Commission: Harris appointment letters 1974-1975

Box 12, Folder 4

Public Utilities Commission: Harris letters, misc. 1974-2000

Box 12, Folder 5

Public Utilities Commission: Legal hearing 1997

Box 12, Folder 6

Public Utilities Commission: Legal hearing 1996

Box 12, Folder 7

Public Utilities Commission: Letters: Conflict of interest 1996-1997

 

Series 5: Los Angeles History Preservation 1963-1997

Scope and Content

Harris, a third generation Beverly Hills resident herself, was an advocate for documenting Los Angeles area history. This series contains her research and letters on the topic.
Box 12, Folder 8

Amigos de la Casa de Nuestros Legados 1983

Box 12, Folder 9

City beautification and celebrations 1964-1965

Box 12, Folder 10

Century First Families: Early Los Angeles families 1980-1996

Box 12, Folder 11

Printed materials: City activists 1998

Box 12, Folder 12

Heritage Task Force: Letters 1984

Box 12, Folder 13

Heritage Task Force: Letters 1984-1997

Box 12, Folder 14

Historical preservation: Printed materials: 1 of 4 1963-1997

Box 13, Folder 1

Historical preservation: Printed materials: 2 of 4 1963-1997

Box 13, Folder 2

Historical preservation: Printed materials: 3 of 4 1963-1997

Box 13, Folder 3

Historical preservation: Printed materials: 4 of 4 1963-1997

Box 13, Folder 4

State archives reports: March Fong Eu 1981-1983

Box 13, Folder 5

Report: Assessing the Condition of U.S. Historical Records 1983

Box 45, Folder 5

"A Few Treasures" from the Los Angeles City Archives circa 1982

 

Series 6: Finance Reform 1965-2004

Scope and Content

Harris became concerned with campaign financing after serving on the California Coastal Commission. This series documents her efforts in campaign finance reform, including letters, editorials, and Harris’ own Town Hall speech addressing the issue.
Box 13, Folder 6

Project on Corporate Responsibility 1970-1973

Box 13, Folder 7

Harris articles, notes 1971-1983

Box 13, Folder 8

Town Hall speech by Harris 1971

Box 13, Folder 9

Harris letters 1971-2004

Box 13, Folder 10

Proposals, papers 1970-1972

Box 13, Folder 11

News editorials 1970-1972

Box 13, Folder 12

Printed materials: reform 1968-1972

Box 14, Folder 1

California Clean Money Campaign: Board meetings 2002

Box 14, Folder 2

Legislator finances: Los Angeles Times articles 1965

Box 14, Folder 3

Statement by Rick Tuttle 1997

 

Series 7: Subject Files 1964-2003

Scope and Content

While Harris was particularly concerned with water and coastal issues, she was also active in addressing other areas, including air pollution, land protection, global warming, discrimination, and others. This series contains her research and related correspondence in these areas. Additionally, the series contains all her Los Angeles Times Consumer Advocate columns, which spanned a range of issues.
Box 2, Folder 8

Waste Management: City of Beverly Hills 1978-1989

Box 4, Folder 4

Recycling: Articles 1968-1989

Box 4, Folder 5

Recycling: Californians Against Waste Initiatives 1989

Box 4, Folder 6

Recycling: Eagle Mountain Proposal 1989

Box 4, Folder 7

Landfill recycling: Memos 1967-1990

Box 4, Folder 8

Recycling: Programs, press releases 1989

Box 4, Folder 9

Solid Waste: Scientific reports 1973, 1989

Box 14, Folder 4

Air Pollution: Smog 1969-1987

Box 14, Folder 5

Effects of Pollution on Senior Citizens 2003

Box 14, Folder 6

Articles: Misc 1978-1999

Box 14, Folder 7

United States Census 1980-2000

Box 14, Folder 8

Cheney, Dick 1987-2003

Box 14, Folder 9

Christo, Environmental artist 1981

Box 14, Folder 10

Committee for Classical Music 1989

Box 14, Folder 11

Disabilities discrimination: United Airlines 1997

Box 14, Folder 12

Disabilities discrimination: United Airlines: Legal papers 1998

Box 15, Folder 1

Disabilities discrimination: United Airlines: Letters 1998

Box 15, Folder 2

Disabilities discrimination: Letters 1998

Box 15, Folder 3

Disabilities discrimination: Attorney letters 1999

Box 15, Folder 4

Disabilities discrimination: Misc. 1998-2001

Box 15, Folder 5

Disabilities discrimination: Press 1999

Box 15, Folder 6

Disabilities discrimination: Printed materials 1999-2001

Box 15, Folder 7

Gender discrimination: Ingomar Men's Club 1973-2000

Box 15, Folder 8

Discrimination: UCLA Scarce Resources Conference 1975

Box 15, Folder 9

Global warming 1999-2000

Box 15, Folder 10

Global warming 2000

Box 15, Folder 11

Los Angeles Times: Harris published "Letters to the Editor" 1973-1997

Box 15, Folder 12

Santa Monica Mountains Conservation: Letters 1966-1996

Box 15, Folder 13

Santa Monica Mountains Conservation 1964-1972

Box 15, Folder 14

Public Assessment of Technology: Articles 1974-1999

Box 15, Folder 15

Terrorism: 9/11 2001

Box 15, Folder 16

Terrorism 1999-2001

Box 16, Folder 1

Terrorism: 9/11: Press clippings 2001

Box 16, Folder 2

Transportation 1980-1981

Box 16, Folder 3

Conflict of interest 1971-1995

Box 16, Folder 4

Environmental land use 1971-1995

Box 16, Folder 5

Libraries 1968-1972

Box 19, Folders 3-11

Los Angeles Times: Harris published "Letters to the Editor" 1990-2001

Box 19, Folders 12-20

Press releases 1979-1990

Box 19, Folders 21-28

Articles by Harris 1971-1988

Box 20, Folders 1-9

Legal testimonies 1974-1990

Box 37, Folders 1-5

Los Angeles Times consumer advocate column by Harris 1971-1975

Box 38, Folders 1-10

Los Angeles Times consumer advocate column by Harris 1971-1978

Box 39, Folders 1-3

Los Angeles Times consumer advocate column by Harris 1976-1978

Box 43, Folder 1

Los Angeles Times consumer advocate column: Index (1 of 2) 1971-1975

Box 43, Folder 2

Los Angeles Times consumer advocate column: Index (2 of 2) 1971-1975

Box 16, Folder 6

Posters undated

 

Series 8: Conference Participation and Teaching 1965-2000

Scope and Content

Harris taught classes at UCLA and other universities on the topic of media power and citizen access to information. This series contains both personal planning notes and public advertising for her classes. She also was involved as both a participant and as a special guest in a number of conferences involving both environmental and information access issues.
Box 17, Folder 7

Harris Lectures 1970-1987

Box 17, Folder 8

UCLA Extension: Harris lectures 1977-1986

Box 17, Folder 9

UCLA Extension: Harris lectures: Media power 1980s

Box 17, Folder 10

UCLA Extension: Harris lectures: Media power 1990s

Box 18, Folder 1

UCLA Extension: Harris lectures: Media power 1978

Box 18, Folder 2

UCLA Extension: Misc. 1976-1991

Box 18, Folder 3

UCLA Extension: Public Access Workshop 1981

Box 18, Folder 4

UCLA Extension: Public Access Workshop 1982-1986

Box 18, Folder 6

Public Access Producers Academy: Letters 1986-2000

Box 18, Folder 7

Public Access Producers Academy: Newsletters, certificates 1983-1987

Box 18, Folder 8

Public Access Producers Academy: Papers 1981-1984

Box 18, Folder 9

Public Access Producers Academy: Press releases 1986

Box 18, Folder 10

Public Access Producers Academy: Proposals 1983-1986

Box 18, Folder 11

Public Access Producers Academy: Testimonies 1981-1986

Box 18, Folder 12

Public Access Producers Association 1982-1983

Box 18, Folder 13

Harris lectures 1969-1989

Box 18, Folder 14

Harris lectures 1970-1989

Box 19, Folder 1

Harris lectures 1970-2002

Box 19, Folder 2

Claremont College: Harris lectures 1991

Box 28, Folder 1

National Forum on Science and Technology Goals: 1 of 2 1995

Box 28, Folder 2

National Forum on Science and Technology Goals: 2 of 2 1995

Box 28, Folder 3

Conference on Telecommunications Policy and Opportunities: 1 of 2 1997

Box 28, Folder 4

Conference on Telecommunications Policy and Opportunities: 2 of 2 1997

Box 28, Folder 5

Attended conferences 1965-1994

Box 28, Folder 6

Conference invitations 1970-1995

Box 28, Folder 7

Conference participant 1970-1981

Box 29, Folder 1

Conference participant 1980

Box 29, Folder 2

Conference remarks 1972-1990

Box 29, Folder 3

Future conferences: Planning 1969-1983

Box 19, Folder 60

White House Environmental Decade Conference 1980

 

Series 9: Correspondence 1960-2004

Scope and Content

This series contains correspondence to and from Harris, including exchanges with prominent local and national government officials.
Box 20, Folders 10-12

Letters: Government 1966-1977

Box 20, Folders 13-17

Proposals and suggestions for television shows 1976-2004

Box 20, Folders 18-22

Letters: Harris seeking government posts 1976-1980

Box 20, Folder 23

Clean Government Initiative draft 1972

Box 21, Folders 1-64

Letters from Harris 1965-2000

Box 21, Folder 65

Letters: Public appearances 1969-1973

Box 21, Folder 66

Letters: Los Angeles Times 1968-1971

Box 21, Folder 67

Letters: reappointment to positions 1971-1975

Box 21, Folder 68

Letters: Medical 1996-1999

Box 22, Folders 1-29

Letters to and from Harris 1960-1991

Box 22, Folders 30-35

Letters: Corporate 1968-1973

Box 23, Folders 1-30

Letters to Harris 1960-1999

Box 24, Folders 1-7

Letters to Harris 1960-1989

Box 25, Folders 1-4

Letters to Harris 1990-2004

 

Series 10: Biographical and Personal Material 1942-2005

Scope and Content

This series contains biographical and personal material, including articles about Harris, awards, notebooks with handwritten notes, personal cards, and resumes. It also contains information on the transfer of Harris’s papers to UCLA.
Box 19, Folders 29-48

Articles about Harris 1969-1990

Box 19, Folders 49-56

Harris resumes and evaluations 1964-1995

Box 19, Folders 57-59

Event invitations and flyers 1966-2003

Box 25, Folder 5

Articles about Harris 1967-1996

Box 25, Folder 6

Article: Draft for Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Newsletter 2002

Box 25, Folder 7

Articles by Harris 1969-2004

Box 25, Folder 8

Articles about conservation 1969-2000

Box 25, Folder 9

Awards 1970-2000

Box 25, Folder 10

Autobiographical article 2001

Box 25, Folder 11

Invitations 1972-2005

Box 26, Folder 1

Federal job applications 1971

Box 26, Folder 2

Federal job applications 1972

Box 26, Folder 3

Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year: Announcement 1969

Box 26, Folder 4

Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year: Letters 1969

Box 26, Folder 5

Letters 1970-2000

Box 26, Folder 6

Magazine Articles: Business Week 1970-1971

Box 26, Folder 7

Magazine Articles: California Journal 1973

Box 26, Folder 8

Magazine Articles: Greater Los Angeles Council of Divers News 1970

Box 26, Folder 9

Magazine Articles: Los Angeles Magazine 1974

Box 26, Folder 10

Magazine Articles: New West 1976-1977

Box 26, Folder 11

Newspaper articles 1998-2003

Box 26, Folder 12

Obituaries 2006

Box 26, Folder 13

Press clippings 1973-2003

Box 27, Folder 1

Press clippings 1969-2002

Box 27, Folder 2

Articles: Los Angeles Times, Real Estate 1988-1993

Box 27, Folder 3

Harris resumes 1970-1991

Box 27, Folder 4

Legal testimonies 1974-1995

Box 27, Folder 5

Article: Aging 1989

Box 27, Folder 6

The British Consulate: The British-American Management Course 1966

Box 27, Folder 7

Research papers 1960-1974

Box 27, Folder 8

Early research 1966

Box 27, Folder 9

Notes, misc. 1972-2000

Box 27, Folder 10

Award: California Community Foundation 2000

Box 32, Folders 2-11

Photographs 1969-2000

Box 33, Folders 1-11

Photographs circa 1960-2003

Box 35, Folders 9-12

Greeting cards

Box 36, Folders 1-7

Greeting cards

Box 39, Folder 4

Archive sections: Example of relationship undated

Box 39, Folder 5

Old Harris archive undated

Box 39, Folder 6

Old Harris archive: Inventory sheets undated

Box 39, Folder 7

California archives: Printed materials undated

Box 39, Folder 8

Possible Harris archive repositories undated

Box 39, Folder 9

Grants research undated

Box 39, Folder 10

Audio-video inventories undated

Box 39, Folder 11

Old Harris archive: UCLA Special Collections 1995-1999

Box 39, Folder 12

Old Harris archive: UCLA Special Collections 2003-2004

Box 39, Folder 13

Old Harris archive: UCLA Special Collections 2000-2002

Box 39, Folder 14

Old Harris archive: Box labels undated

Box 40, Folder 1

Old Harris archive: Inventory sheets 2002

Box 40, Folder 2

Old Harris archive: Inventory sheets 2003

Box 40, Folders 3-4

Notebooks with handwritten notes undated

Box 41, Folders 1-4

Notebooks with handwritten notes 1970s-1980s

Box 42, Folders 1-4

Notebooks with handwritten notes 1990s-2000s

Box 42, Folders 5

Personalized California legislature handbook 1969

Box 43, Folder 3

Travel scrapbook undated

Box 43, Folder 4

Early family photographs undated

Box 43, Folder 5

Early school work 1942

Box 43, Folder 6

Early school work: Art notebook 1946

Box 45, Folder 7

Israeli Women Speak Out book jackets, clippings 1958

Box 45, Folder 8

Los Angeles Music Festival brochures 1956-1960

Box 46, Folder 1

Early school work circa 1942

Box 46, Folder 2

Photos of Harris circa 1972

Box 46, Folder 3

Magazine articles: Los Angeles Times Magazine 1971, 1975

Box 46, Folder 4

Early school scrapbook: "Ellen: A Notebook on Ellen by Ellen" 1947

Box 16, Folder 7

Name plaques, ephemera undated

Box 46, Folder 4

Awards 1970-2003

 

Series 11: Beverly Hills Community Participation 1920-2004

Scope and Content

Harris spent her life in Beverly Hills, California and was an active community participant. She was interested in restoration of the historic Beverly Garden Park; this series includes related research material. Material from her 1988 unsuccessful campaign for Beverly Hills City Council can also be found here.
Box 29, Folder 4

Affaire in the Garden Art Show 1992-1993

Box 29, Folder 5

Beverly Garden Park: Diagrams, maps 1990-1994

Box 29, Folder 6

Beverly Garden Park: French origins 1992-1993

Box 29, Folder 7

Beverly Garden Park: Press 1978-1995

Box 29, Folder 8

Friends of Beverly Garden Park 1990

Box 29, Folder 9

Beverly Garden Park: Reports 1993-2000

Box 29, Folder 10

Beverly Garden Park: Reports 1970-1998

Box 30, Folder 1

Beverly Garden Park: Photographs 1920-1989

Box 30, Folder 2

Gardens: Central Park, New York: Olmsted 1996

Box 30, Folder 3

Gardens: Filoli, Santa Barbara 1990

Box 30, Folder 4

Gardens: Huntington 1990

Box 30, Folder 5

Gardens: Lotusland, Ganna Walska 1990

Box 30, Folder 6

Gardens: Mixed brochures 1989-1995

Box 30, Folder 7

Harris Council Campaign: Campaign materials 1988

Box 30, Folder 8

Harris Council Campaign: Letters to Harris 1988

Box 30, Folder 9

Harris Council Campaign: Press 1988

Box 30, Folder 10

Harris Council Campaign: Press releases, remarks 1988

Box 30, Folder 11

Legal: Testimonies 1990-2004

Box 31, Folder 1

Letters to Harris 1990-2000

Box 31, Folder 2

Letters to City Council 1972-2000

Box 31, Folder 3

Letters from Harris 1990-2001

Box 31, Folder 4

Letters: Beverly Hills Post Office Campaign 1997-1998

Box 31, Folder 5

Misc. 1990

Box 31, Folder 6

Notes 1990

Box 31, Folder 7

Press 1971-2003

Box 31, Folder 8

Printed materials 1988-1994

Box 31, Folder 9

Recreation and Parks Commission: Handbook 1992

Box 31, Folder 10

Recreation and Parks Commission: Misc. 1992-2004

Box 31, Folder 11

Recreation and Parks Commission: Agendas 1995-1996

Box 32, Folder 1

Trees 1976-1994

Box 45, Folder 6

Photo album of gardens undated

Box 46, Folder 5

City Council Campaign Poster 1988

 

Series 12: Council for Planning and Conservation 1967-1986

Scope and Content

In 1966, Harris helped found the Council for Planning and Conservation. This series contains some of the Council’s administrative records, including financial records, meeting minutes, newsletters, and related correspondence.
Box 33, Folder 12

Organization, by-Laws 1968-1973

Box 33, Folder 13

Letters to Harris 1969-1971

Box 33, Folder 14

Letters from Harris 1967-1986

Box 34, Folder 1

Membership dues journal 1967-1973

Box 34, Folder 2

Minutes binder 1970-1972

Box 34, Folders 3-8

Newsletters 1967-1972

Box 45, Folder 1

Records: Newsletters (1 of 2) 1970-1971

Box 45, Folder 2

Records: Newsletters (2 of 2) 1970-1971

Box 45, Folder 3

Records: Tax Advice (1 of 2) 1970-1982

Box 45, Folder 4

Records: Tax Advice (2 of 2) 1970-1982

 

Series 13: The Fund For The Environment 1970-1998

Scope and Content

In 1970, Harris founded and began serving as the Executive Director of the Fund for the Environment, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting California’s environment. This series contains legal and financial papers, planning material, and correspondence.
Box 34, Folder 9

Planning 1971

Box 34, Folder 10

Planning 1971-1972

Box 34, Folder 11

Official papers 1971-1997

Box 35, Folder 1

Legal 1971-1996

Box 35, Folder 2

Financial: Fundraising, letters 1971

Box 35, Folder 3

Financial: Grants 1971

Box 35, Folder 4

Financial: Expenses 1985-1986

Box 35, Folder 5

Financial: Taxes 1971-1988

Box 35, Folder 6

Financial: Misc. 1972

Box 35, Folder 7

Letters 1971-1973

Box 35, Folder 8

Testimony: Harris 1998

Box 44, Folder 1

Records: Incorporation 1970-1975

Box 44, Folder 2

Records: Minutes 1973-1996

Box 44, Folder 3

Records: Tax exemption (1 of 2) 1971-1996

Box 44, Folder 4

Records: Tax exemption (2 of 2) 1971-1996

Box 44, Folder 5

Records: Tax exemption letters 1972

Box 44, Folder 6

Records: Misc. (1 of 2) 1970-1986

Box 44, Folder 7

Records: Misc. (2 of 2) 1970-1986