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Guide to the Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection
    Dates: 1957-1986
    Identification: MS-0192
    Creator: Poland, Roscoe A.
    Physical Description: 3.75 linear ft
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
    5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
    San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
    URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
    Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
    Phone: 619-594-6791

    Biographical Information:

    Roscoe A. Poland has been active in wilderness conservation since the mid-1950s. His personal efforts began with writing letters to public officials and grew with the publication of The Conservation Call in the Spring of 1969, which still appears regularly.

    Access Terms

    This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Personal Papers
    Publications

    Personal Name:

    Poland, Roscoe A. -- Archives

    Title:

    United States. Wilderness Act

    Topical Term:

    Environmental impact statements -- California
    Environmental impact statements -- United States
    Wilderness areas -- Environmental aspects -- California -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
    Wilderness areas -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
    Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- United States

    Administrative Information

    Accruals:

    1996

    Conditions Governing Use:

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    This collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation:

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

    Arrangement of Materials:

    The collection is organized as follows: materials dealing with California locales are in box 1; boxes 2 and 3 contain materials on other localities and are arranged alphabetically by state.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection documents local agriculture, business, construction, economic conditions, the environment, land, parks, recreation, and tourism. It consists of correspondence, publications, maps and other data relating to a series of public hearings held pursuant to the Wilderness Act (PL88-577) of 1964 regarding the disposition of environmentally sensitive localities.