Guide to the Ronald Eber Collection

Special Collections & Archives
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California State University, Northridge
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Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
Title: Ronald Eber Collection
Creator: Eber, Ronald
Identifier/Call Number: UAC.REC
Extent: .25 linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1969-2000
Abstract: Ron Eber is a graduate of San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN), class of 1971. Mr. Eber served as President of CSUN's Mountaineering and Conservation Club and was instrumental in raising awareness about environmental issues on campus, throughout California, and beyond. He has been an active environmentalist as a member of the Sierra Club and as a Rural and Agricultural Land Specialist, Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, a position he held for over 30 years. Mr. Eber also served on an advisory committee to the University Of Oregon Department of Special Collections regarding the establishment of an Oregon Conservation Collection, and has been a visiting lecturer at both the University of Oregon and Willamette University on topics such as land use, preservation and conservation history, and John Muir. The Ronald Eber Collection documents his role in the founding of CSUN's Mountaineering and Conservation Club in 1969, Environmental Awareness Week in conjunction with Earth Day 1 in April 1970, and the campaign to protect the campus' historic orange grove.
Language of Material: English

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This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) 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 owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

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Box 1, Folder 1

Begin with Organic Gardening: An Environmental Handbook for the Garden. Ecology Action, San Fernando Valley State College

Box 1, Folder 2

Earth Day, 1969-1990

Box 1, Folder 3

Ecology Begins at Home: A Household Environmental Handbook. Ecology Action, San Fernando Valley State College

Box 1, Folder 4

Mountaineering and Conservation Club, 1969-1971

Box 1, Folder 5

Orange Grove, 1970-2000

Folder 1

Earth Day, Sundial, 1970 April 21

Folder 2

Orange Grove, LA Times, 1991 May 2