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1. Non-Profit and Government Affiliations 1963-1988

Scope and Content Note

Contains five subseries: A. Non-Profit Agencies; B. Los Padres Interpretive Association; C. Santa Lucia Chapter, Sierra Club; D. Regional Conservation Committees, Sierra Club; and E. Government Agency Records.
 

A. Non-Profit Agencies

Scope and Content Note

Contains records and reports from non-profit agencies in which Lee Wilson was active, arranged alphabetically by agency, from the 1960s-1970s. 4 folders.
Box 1, Folder 1

Conservation Committee, California Native Plant Society, 1970s

Box 1, Folder 2

Conservation Committee, California Native Plant Society, 1980s

Box 1, Folder 3

Reports, California Natural Areas Coordinating Council, 1970s

Box 1, Folder 4

Cuesta College Conservation Advisory Committee 1960s

 

B. Los Padres Interpretive Association

Scope and Content Note

Contains Lee Wilson's records and reports from Los Padres Interpretive Association, arranged alphabetically by record type, 1970s. 4 folders.
Box 1, Folder 5

Board Agendas, Minutes, Annual Reports, Los Padres Interpretive Association 1974-1976

Box 1, Folder 6

Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation, Los Padres Interpretive Association

Box 1, Folder 7

Newsletters, Los Padres Interpretive Association 1975-89

Box 1, Folder 8

Outings, Los Padres Interpretive Association, 1970s, 1980s

 

C. Santa Lucia Chapter, Sierra Club

Scope and Content Note

Contains records and publications of the local chapter of the Sierra Club. Includes materials related to the founding of the Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club in San Luis Obispo County, 1963-1980. 11 folders.
Box 1, Folder 9

Banquets, Santa Lucia Group, Sierra Club

Box 1, Folder 10

Bulletins, Santa Lucia Group, Sierra Club

Scope and Content Note

[includes Bulletins transitioning into "Santa Lucia Chapter"]
Box 1, Folder 11

Bylaws and Procedural Manual, Santa Lucia Chapter, Sierra Club 1960s-1980s

Box 1, Folder 12

Correspondence, Santa Lucia Group, Sierra Club 1963-68 1980

Box 1, Folder 13

Events (Recreation Roundup), Santa Lucia Group, Sierra Club

Box 1, Folder 14

Events (Wildland Education Conference), Santa Lucia Group, Sierra Club 1963

Box 1, Folder 15

Finances, Santa Lucia Group, Sierra Club 1960s

Box 1, Folder 16

Founding, Santa Lucia Chapter, Sierra Club 1961

Box 1, Folder 17

Membership Committee, Santa Lucia Group, Sierra Club

Box 1, Folder 18

Program Committee, Santa Lucia Group, Sierra Club

Box 1, Folder 19

Publicity Committee, Santa Lucia Group, Sierra Club

 

D. Regional Conservation Committees, Sierra Club

Scope and Content Note

Contains Lee Wilson's records from regional committees of the Sierra Club, 1965-1980. 6 folders.
Box 1, Folder 20

Southern California Regional Conservation Committee, Sierra Club, 1965-68, 1970s

Box 1, Folder 21

Forest Practices Committee, Southern California Regional Conservation Committee, Sierra Club, 1970s

Box 1, Folder 22

Forest and Wilderness Committee, Southern California Regional Conservation Committee, Sierra Club, 1970s-1980s

Box 1, Folder 23

Joint Northern and Southern California Regional Conservation Committee, Sierra Club

Box 1, Folder 24

Outing Impact Study Team, Southern California Regional Conservation Committee, Sierra Club, 1970s

Box 1, Folder 25

Wilderness Act Workshop, Sierra Club, 1960s-1970s

 

E. Government Agency Records

Scope and Content Note

Contains Lee Wilson's correspondence and records for government agencies, arranged by agency name, 1969-1988. 3 folders.
Box 1, Folder 26

Bureau of Land Management Correspondence, 1970-1988

Box 1, Folder 27

San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission, 1969-1986

Box 1, Folder 28

Water Resources Advisory Committee, San Luis Obispo County, 1960s-1970s

 

2. Watchdog and Advocacy Efforts 1960s-1980s

Scope and Content Note

Contains two subseries: A. San Luis Obispo County Advocacy Efforts and B. California (minus San Luis Obispo County) Advocacy Efforts.
 

A. San Luis Obispo County Activism

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence and records relating to Wilson's efforts to research, educate, and effect legislative change on specific issues affecting San Luis Obispo County, including his efforts to secure federal wilderness area protection for Lopez Canyon area, arranged alphabetically by issue, 1960s-1980s. 1 box.
Box 2, Folder 1

Black Mountain Wildlife Project

Box 2, Folder 2

Caliente Mountain Access Trail

Box 2, Folder 3

Cuesta Grade 1967

Box 2, Folder 4

Cypress Mountain

Box 2, Folder 5

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Opposition

Box 2, Folder 6

Estero Bay

Box 2, Folder 7

Garcia Mountain Wilderness Study

Box 2, Folder 8

Hearst Ranch Development, San Simeon 1960s

Box 2, Folder 9

Laguna Park 1969

Box 2, Folder 10

Land Conservancy Act in San Luis Obispo County

Box 2, Folder 11

Lopez Canyon (Santa Lucia Wilderness Area) Folder 1 of 5

Box 2, Folder 12

Lopez Canyon (Santa Lucia Wilderness Area) Folder 2 of 5

Box 2, Folder 13

Lopez Canyon (became Santa Lucia Wilderness Area) 3 of 5

Box 2, Folder 14

Lopez Canyon (became Santa Lucia Wilderness Area) 4 of 5

Box 2, Folder 15

Lopez Canyon (became Santa Lucia Wilderness Area) 5 of 5

Box 2, Folder 16

Lopez Canyon (became Santa Lucia Wilderness Area) Statements before Public Hearings

Box 2, Folder 17

Los Padres National Forest

Box 2, Folder 18

Los Padres National Forest, Cobblestone Mountain Wilderness Area

Box 2, Folder 19

Los Padres National Forest, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Process/Replies 1981-84

Box 2, Folder 20

Los Padres National Forest Trails

Box 2, Folder 21

Montaña de Oro State Park 1963-1984

Box 2, Folder 22

Morro Bay State Park

Box 2, Folder 23

Nipomo Dunes

Box 2, Folder 24

Nipomo Dunes, Collier Carbon and Chemical Corporation

Box 2, Folder 25

Pacific Gas 8 Electric

Box 2, Folder 26

Peregrine Falcon Preserve

Box 2, Folder 27

Pismo Beach

Box 2, Folder 28

Port San Luis

Box 2, Folder 29

Sargent Cypress Grove, Cuesta Ridge, SLO County

Box 2, Folder 30

Santa Lucia Wilderness Area

 

B. California ex-SLO Advocacy

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence and records relating to Wilson's efforts to research, educate, and effect legislative change on specific issues affecting various areas in California, excluding San Luis Obispo County, 1960s-1980s. 1 box.
Box 3, Folder 1

Bodega Bay

Box 3, Folder 2

Endangered American Wilderness Act 1970s

Box 3, Folder 3

Energy Policies and Statements

Box 3, Folder 4

Inyo National Forest

Box 3, Folder 5

Miscellaneous Advocacies

Box 3, Folder 6

Off-road Vehicle Use in State Parks 1970s

Box 3, Folder 7

Pesticides

Box 3, Folder 8

Pinnacles National Monument

Box 3, Folder 9

San Gorgonio Wilderness Area

Box 3, Folder 10

San Joaquin Wilderness Area

Box 3, Folder 11

San Rafael Wilderness Area

Box 3, Folder 12

Ventana Wilderness Area

 

3. Correspondence 1956-1980s

Scope and Content Note

Contains one subseries: A. Correspondence with Local Activists.
 

A. Correspondence with Local Activists

Scope and Content Note

Contains Wilson's correspondence with a variety of local activists, including Kathleen Goddard Jones and Ian McMillan, arranged alphabetically by correspondent name. 7 folders.
Box 3, Folder 13

Eissler, Fred

Box 3, Folder 14

Hanks, Bob

Box 3, Folder 15

Jackson [Goddard Jones], Kathleen

Box 3, Folder 16

McMillan, Ian

Box 3, Folder 17

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 3, Folder 18

Re Kathleen Jackson [Goddard Jones] Dispute 1956-1971

Box 3, Folder 19

Re Appointment of Walter Hickel as Secretary of the Interior, 1969

 

4. Visual Media 1960s - 1970s

Scope and Content Note

Contains two subseries: A. Negatives and B. Photographic Prints.
 

A. Negatives

Scope and Content Note

Contains negatives of local areas Wilson made for documentation purposes related to watchdog efforts. 2 folders.
Box 3, Folder 20

Oaks on Highway 101, Atascadero, To Be Cut Down by Road Dept. November 1970

Box 3, Folder 21

Jada Cove, Pinnacles National Monument

 

B. Photographic Prints

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of local areas Wilson made for documentation purposes related to watchdog efforts. Also includes few prints of Sierra Club outings in the 1960s and 1970s. 6 folders.
Box 3, Folder 22

Eucalyptus Trees, Pismo Beach State Park

Box 3, Folder 23

Santa Lucia (Lopez) Canyon Wilderness Area

Box 3, Folder 24

Santa Lucia (Lopez) Canyon Wilderness Area

Box 3, Folder 25

Mineral King

Box 3, Folder 26

Outings, Santa Lucia Chapter, Sierra Club, 1960s and 1970s

Box 3, Folder 27

Sargent Cypress Grove, Cuesta Ridge

 

5. Research Materials 1959-1985

Scope and Content Note

Contains one subseries: A. Serial Publications.
 

A. Serial Publications

Scope and Content Note

Contains research resources Wilson used in the course of his advocacy, arranged alphabetically by author/title. Subject areas include local government documents, nuclear power, resource management, PG8E in-house publications, and a broken run of the Sierra Club Bulletin from 1959 through 1963. 1 box.
Box 3, Folder 28

Davis, Betty S. "The Southern Sea Otter Revisited." Reprinted from Pacific Discovery, 30:2, March-April, 1977

Scope and Content Note

pp. 1-13.
Box 3, Folder 29

"Historic and Primary Trail Classification: Concluding Report to the Planning Commission From the November 20, 1986 Public Hearing." [San Luis Obispo, CA]: Resource Management Department and Parks Department, January 1987

Box 3, Folder 30

Laven, John Eugene, "Conservation Conflict, Ombudsman Alternative," unpublished master's thesis [re Sargent Cypress grove], 1970

Box 3, Folder 31

"National Forest Trails: Neglected and Disappearing." Bainbridge Island, WA: National Trails Council June 1985

Box 3, Folder 32

"Nuclear Safeguards Initiative," unpublished manuscript, Los Angeles: Californians for Nuclear Safeguards October 1974

Box 3, Folder 33

PG8E Progress, April 1963 – December 1964

Box 3, Folder 34

PG8E Progress, April 1965 – August 1967

Box 3, Folder 35

PG8E Progress, September 1968-December 1969

Box 3, Folder 36

PG8E Progress, January 1970-October 1971

Box 3, Folder 37

PG8E Progress, May 1972-October 1981

Box 3, Folder 38

Sierra Club Bulletin, October 1959

Box 3, Folder 39

Sierra Club Bulletin, December 1960

Box 3, Folder 40

Sierra Club Bulletin, December 1962

Box 3, Folder 41

Sierra Club Bulletin, December 1963

Box 3, Folder 42

Starr, Walter A., "From Yosemite to Kings Rivers Canyon, unpublished manuscript, undated

Box 3, Folder 43

Steiner, Wesley E., "San Luis Obispo County Tomorrow and Related Matters of Interest," 1966. Unpublished ms. presented before the SLO Regional Planning Conference February 1966

Box 3, Folder 44

Walcott, Francis J., et. al., "Report to the Sierra Club Foundation, the Sierra Club Board of Directors, and the Sierra Club Conservation Department from the Wilderness Classification Study Committee, December, 1967