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Finding Aid to the Edgar Wayburn papers, 1923-2010 (bulk 1951-2007)
BANC MSS 96/48 c  
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Description
The Edgar Wayburn Papers (1923-2010, bulk 1951-2007) focus on Wayburn's conservation work both in the United States and internationally.
Background
Edgar Wayburn was born on September 17, 1906 in Macon, Georgia. A medical doctor, he is best known as a national leader in the Sierra Club, beginning in the 1940s. With his wife, Peggy, he was a key player in the creation of Redwood National Park, Point Reyes National Seashore, and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, all in Northern California.The Wayburns also worked tirelessly for the preservation of over 100 million acres of public lands in Alaska. Wayburn received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1999.
Extent
41 cartons 1 oversize folder 51.25 linear feet
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.