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Friends of the River Collection
BANC MSS 2022/208  
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Articles, congressional bills, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, news clippings, publications, reports, research notes, petitions, testimonies, and written statements compiled by Friends of the River. This collection contains four series: New Melones Dam, California Senate Subcommittee on River Management, Miscellaneous, and Clippings. The New Melones Dam series contains information on the organization of the Friends of the River Foundation and efforts to halt construction of the dam, have the Stanislaus River designated with wild and scenic river status ("Save the River"), etc. The Subcommittee on River Management series contains documents given to Friends of the River by California State Senator Peter H. Behr (Chair of the Subcommittee), and concerns waterways plans for the American River, the Salmon River, and the Van Duzen River. The Clippings series contains newspaper and magazine clippings on a wide variety of water and river-related topics. The arrangement of the Clippings series has not been altered, and appears in the order arranged by the creator.
9 linear feet (4 cartons, 5 boxes)
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Collection is open for research.