Consists primarily of subject files, arranged alphabetically,
concerning early conservation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Some correspondence, notes, and
organizational records among the subject files. Of note are the People for Open Space
materials and the folders on preservation activities in Napa County.
Dorothy Erskine was born in 1896. A lifelong resident of San Francisco, she was involved in
early efforts supporting public housing in the 1930's. She later became an active leader in
local and regional environmental organizations. She passed away in San Francisco in
Number of containers: 8 cartons
Linear feet: 10
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