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Enrico Bongio Papers
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1. Activism — Grazing on Public Lands 1959-1994

Scope and Content Note

Contains six subseries: A. Correspondence, B. Supporting Documents, C. Correspondence, D. Supporting Documents, E. Photographs, and F. 35mm Slides.
 

A. Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence regarding environmental effects of grazing on public lands, in the Temblor Mountain Range, Carrizo Plain National Monument. Arranged in rough chronological order, from 1959-1962. 12 folders.
Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, January 1959-February 1960

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence, March 1960-April 1960

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence, May 1960-June 1960

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence, July 1960-August 1960

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence, September 1960-October 1960

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence, November 1960

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence, December 1960

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence, January 1961-February 1961

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence, March 1961-May 1961

Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence, June 1961-September 1961

Box 1, Folder 11

Correspondence, October 1961-December 1961

Box 1, Folder 12

Correspondence, January 1962-October 1962

 

B. Supporting Documents

Scope and Content Note

Contains supporting documents on grazing, including bulletins, minutes and agendas of the Sportsmen's Council of Central California and newspaper clippings, arranged in original order, from 1959-1962. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 13

Agendas and Meeting Notes, Sportsmen's Council of Central California

Box 1, Folder 14

Newspaper Clippings

 

C. Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence regarding environmental effects of grazing on public lands, arranged in rough chronological order, from 1962-1994. 9 folders.
Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence, October 1962-December 1963

Box 1, Folder 16

Correspondence, August 1968-August 1969 July 1975

Box 1, Folder 17

Correspondence, 1964-1968

Box 1, Folder 18

Correspondence, 1975

Box 1, Folder 19

Correspondence, May 1975-November 1975

Box 1, Folder 20

Correspondence, October 1975-April 1991

Box 1, Folder 21

Correspondence, August 1991-April 1993

Box 1, Folder 22

Correspondence, May 1993-August 1993

Box 1, Folder 23

Correspondence, November 1992-September 1994

 

D. Research Files

Scope and Content Note

Contains Bongio's research files on Temblor Range, including minutes, agendas, newspaper clippings and secondary sources, arranged in original order, from the 1980s. 3 folders.
Box 1, Folder 24

Research on Temblor Range and grazing regulations, 1955, 1962, 1966-67, 1975, 1989

Box 1, Folder 25

Newspaper Clippings, 1963, 1985, 1991-1993 (1993 bulk)

Box 1, Folder 26

Ephemera pertaining to land management resources, undated

 

E. Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographic prints of Temblor Range in the Carrizo Plain National Monument, land comparisons of overgrazing from sheep, quail habitat protection efforts, and snapshots of advocates for the Temblor Wildlife and Range Management Project. Arranged in original order, from 1952-1968, 1991. 6 folders.
Box 2, Folder 1

Temblor Range, 1952, 1959-1960, 1968

Box 2, Folder 2

Quail, undated

Box 2, Folder 3

Sheep overgrazing, 1959

Box 2, Folder 4

Quail brush, undated

Box 2, Folder 5

Temblor Wildlife and Range Management Project, undated

Box 2, Folder 6

Bureau of Land Management field trip, 1991

 

F. 35mm Slides

Scope and Content Note

Contains 74 35mm slides with Enrico Bongio's captions. Slide collection is titled "Our Fight for Wildlife and the Land." Arranged in original order, from 1960-1962. 5 folders.
Box 2, Folder 7

Slide list

Box 2, Folder 8

Slides 1-20

Box 2, Folder 9

Slides 21-40

Box 2, Folder 10

Slides 41-60

Box 2, Folder 11

Slides 61-74

 

2. Access to Caliente Mountain, Carrizo Plain National Monument 1985-87

Scope and Content Note

Contains two subseries: A. California Sportsmen's Association Correspondence, and B. Secondary Sources.
 

A. Caliente Trail California Sportsmen's Association Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, articles and research notes regarding the meetings and activities of Sportsmen's Associations in Eastern San Luis Obispo County, arranged in rough chronological order, 1985–1987. 2 folders.
Box 2, Folder 12

Correspondence, Caliente Wildlife Cooperative Area, March 1985-January 1986

Box 2, Folder 13

Correspondence, Caliente Mountain Access Trail, January–May 1987

 

B. Secondary Sources

Scope and Content Note

Contains Caliente Access Trail clippings, notes and land management brochures, undated. 2 folders.
Box 2, Folder 14

Newspaper profile on Enrico Bongio, unidentified newspaper, April 4, 1986

Box 2, Folder 15

Caliente Access Trail handwritten notes and research, undated

 

3. Litigation — Rudnick v. McMillan 1992-1993

Scope and Content Note

Contains one series: A. Newspaper Clippings and Press Releases.
 

A. Newspaper Clippings and Press Releases

Scope and Content Note

Contains newspaper clippings and press releases on the libel suit brought by local rancher Marcus Rudnick against rancher Irv McMillan regarding McMillan's 1992 letter to the editor on grazing practices, unarranged, 1992-1993. 1 folder.
Box 2, Folder 16

Newspaper clippings and news releases, 1993