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Finding Aid for the Federation of Hillside and Canyon Associations Records, 1963-
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Description
The Federation of Hillside and Canyon Associations was founded by residents of the Santa Monica Mountains during the winter storms of 1952 to protect, promote and further the interests and welfare of residents and property owners, to preserve and enhance property values, to encourage architectural and horticultural improvement and development, and to maintain building and zoning restrictions. The collection consists of alphabetical subject files of former Federation president, Betty Dearing. Subjects include air pollution, billboards and signs, and Federation business records.
Background
The Federation of Hillside and Canyon Associations was founded by residents of the Santa Monica Mountains during the winter storms of 1952 to protect, promote and further the interests and welfare of residents and property owners, to preserve and enhance property values, to encourage architectural and horticultural improvement and development, and to maintain building and zoning restrictions; by the mid-1980s the nonprofit umbrella organization had grown to more than 40 local homeowner organizations, representing a constituency of some 200,000 households concerned with such mutual problems as fire, flood, landslides, traffic congestion, noise, waste disposal and zoning abuses.
Extent
24 boxes (12 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
Availability
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.