The Frederick C. Whitney Papers document an important San Diego political and environmental issue, as well as the inner workings of a political association.
The collection is primarily concerned with the period in 1972 when Whitney was involved in the Coastal Initiative and Pollution
Initiative Election Propositions. Materials include fact sheets, supportive arguments, and personal correspondence.
Frederick C. Whitney was born December 3, 1919, in Brooklyn, New York. He attended the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville,
New Jersey, and later Yale University. During 1940, Whitney served as a reporter for the Havana Post and Havana P.M. newspapers in Cuba, and in 1943 served as a reporter for the Los Angeles Evening Herald & Express.
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is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be
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of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available
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This collection is open for research.