South Coast Air Quality Management District records, ca. 1955-1983

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Finding aid last updated 13 October 2016.


Title: South Coast Air Quality Management District records
Collection number: 1675
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 61.0 linear ft. (122 boxes)
Date (inclusive): ca. 1955-1983
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.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: South Coast Air Quality Management District (Calif.)

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library 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). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

History

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.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3222200 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Container List

Boxes 1-2

There is no Box 1 nor Box 2. The collections starts with Box 3.

Language of Material: English
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”.

General 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, 109-112

Photographs.

Physical Description: Boxes 35-36, 39-44, 62-69 are oversize.
Box 37

Photographs and publications.

Box 38

Photographs “names” files.

Box 45

Photographs, includes Olympics.

Cartons 46-48, 56-58, 88-89, 99-101, Boxes 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”.

Box 102

Negatives, microfiche.

Physical Description: Box 102 is oversize.
Boxes 103-108

Motion pictures.

Physical Description: Boxes 103-108 are oversize.
Boxes 115, 118, Boxes 116-117, 119

Glass slides

Physical Description: Boxes 115 and 118 are shoe boxes.
Box 120

Office biographies (from SCAQMD newsletter?).

Physical Description: Box 120 is oversize.
Boxes 121-124

Films

Physical Description: Boxes 121-124 are oversize. Each box contains 3 reels.

Scope and Content Note

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