Finding Aid for the South Coast Air Quality Management District Records, ca. 1955-1983

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: South Coast Air Quality Management District Records,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1955-1983
Collection number: 1675
Creator: South Coast Air Quality Management District (Calif.)
Extent: 122 boxes (61 linear ft.)
Abstract: The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) formed as a result of the passage of the Lewis Air Quality Management Act (1976). In 1977, smaller county air pollution control programs merged together to form the AQMD; the AQMD's primary responsibility is to develop and implement the region's air quality management plan to provide a framework for air pollution control efforts in the South Coast basin. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, films, slides, reports, and various files related to the activities of the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of the South Coast Air Quality Management District Technical Information Center, 1991.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], South Coast Air Quality Management District Records (Collection 1675). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) covers a region in California made up of the non-desert portion of San Bernardino County in addition to Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties; it formed as a result of the passage of the Lewis Air Quality Management Act in 1976; in 1977, smaller county air pollution control programs merged together to form the AQMD; the AQMD's primary responsibility is to develop and implement the region's air quality management plan to provide a framework for air pollution control efforts in the South Coast basin.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, films, slides, reports, and various files related to the activities of the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

South Coast Air Quality Management District (Calif.)--Archives.
Air--Pollution--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Air quality management--California, Southern.


Container List

Boxes 3-5

Archive drawer “E”.

Box 3

Unlabeled.

Box 4

Revenue, permit conditions, testimony.

Box 5

Procedures, media response.

Box 6

SOHIO, SCAQMD vs. Barnett Roofing.

Boxes 7-10

Archive drawer “C”.

Note

Material not in folders.
Boxes 11-13

Archive drawer “A”.

Box 12

Bi-monthly reports. 1960s

Box 14

Archives drawer “A” and “D”.

Boxes 15-18

Archive drawer “D”.

Boxes 19-23

Archive drawer, no label.

Box 19

Eye irritation.

Boxes 24-26

Archive drawer “F”

Boxes 24-25

Riverside County.

Box 26

Ventura County.

Boxes 27-33

Stenographer.

Box 34

Meteorology. 1970s

Boxes 35-36, 39-44, 62-69, Oversize Boxes 109-112

Photographs.

Box 37

Photographs and publications.

Box 38

Photographs “names” files.

Box 45

Photographs, includes Olympics.

Boxes 46-48, 56-58, 88-89, 99-101, Cartons 113-114

Files

Boxes 46-48

Files. late 1950s

Boxes 88-89

Files. late 1970s

Boxes 99-101

Files early 1970s

Boxes 49-50

Monthly distribution.

Boxes 51-52

News releases, APCD Digest. 1960s-1970s

Boxes 53-55

El Paso Natural Gas.

Boxes 59-60

News releases. 1965-1977

Box 61

Correspondence, Murray, and Williamson.

Box 62

“Misc”.

Box 65

Newsletter. 1960s

Boxes 71-73, 76-79

Reports, photographs.

Box 73

Reports. ca. 1980, 1983

Boxes 72-72

Reports. ca. 1980

Boxes 73-75

School outreach. ca. 1980

Boxes 80-81

T.I.C. Chemical lab reports. ca. 1983

 

Alphabetical Files

Box 82

“R”. 1950s-1960s

Box 83

“R - S”.

Box 84

“S”.

Boxes 85-87

Reports, Air Pollution Foundation. 1950s

Boxes 90-91

Consolidated monthly reports. 1950s

Boxes 92-93

Laboratory reports. 1970s-1980s

Boxes 94-98

Archive drawer “B”.

Oversize Box 102

Negatives, microfiche.

Oversize Boxes 103-108

Motion pictures.

Oversize Boxes 115, 118, Boxes 116-117, Shoe Box 119

Glass slides

Physical Description: [5 boxes.]
Oversize Box 120

Office biographies (from SCAQMD newsletter?).

Oversize Boxes 121-124

Films

Physical Description: [Each box contains 3 reels]

Scope and Content Note

Box 121 contains 3 reels and 4 small boxes of slides.