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Sierra Club Northern California/Nevada Regional Conservation Committee Records
BANC MSS 2005/296  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Accruals
  • Organizational History
  • Preferred Citation
  • System of Arrangement
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Use

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: Sierra Club Northern California/Nevada Regional Conservation Committee records, 1880-1992
    creator: Sierra Club. Northern California/Nevada Regional Conservation Committee
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 2005/296
    Physical Description: 12.5 linear feet (10 cartons)
    Date (inclusive): 1880-1992 (bulk 1970-1984)
    Date (bulk): 1970-1984
    Abstract: The Sierra Club of Northern California/Nevada Conservation Committee records document the organization’s conservation policy and conservation position work in Northern California and Nevada, mainly in the 1970s and 1980s.
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Accruals

    Future additions are expected.

    Organizational History

    The Sierra Club of Northern California/Nevada Conservation Committee was founded in 1968 as the Sierra Club Northern California Regional Conservation Committee and is also known as the California Conservation Committee, the California-Nevada Conservation Coordinating Committee and CNRCC. The organization works to establish general conservation policy and specific conservation positions for Sierra Club California and the 13 chapters of the California Sierra Club. Its structure is composed of conservation issue committees and task forces that research and propose conservation policy and coordinate and implement programs for conservation issues across the various chapter boundaries.
    Sources:
    California Conservation Committee, 2017. Web site accessed December 1, 2017

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Sierra Club Northern California/Nevada Regional Conservation Committee records, BANC MSS 2005/296, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    System of Arrangement

    Arranged to the folder level.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Lauren Lassleben and Lisa Monhoff in 2006 and 2017.

    Scope and Contents

    The Sierra Club of Northern California/Nevada Conservation Committee records document the organization’s conservation policy and conservation position work in Northern California and Nevada, mainly in the 1970s and 1980s. This collection includes records of three legislative representatives who lobbied for the organization during that period: Paula Carrell, Russell Shay and Lowell Smith. Activities documented include public policy research and planning, lobbying and legislative hearings, and task force and committee meetings. Consists of correspondence, administrative records and financial records, environmental analysis, testimony, maps, meeting minutes, and newsletters.
    The collection is divided into two series: Administrative files and Subject files.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sierra Club. Northern California/Nevada Regional Conservation Committee
    Shay, Russell
    Carrell, Paula
    Smith, Lowell
    Conservationists--California
    Conservationists--United States
    Conservationists -- Nevada
    Environmentalists--California
    Environmentalists--United States
    Environmentalists -- Nevada