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Moore (Mary) Papers
BANC MSS 2018/260  
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: Mary Moore papers
    source: Moore, Mary K., 1935-
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 2018/260
    Physical Description: 17.5 linear feet (14 cartons)
    Date (inclusive): 1978-2018
    Language of Material: Collection materials are in English.
    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.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The Mary Moore papers were given to The Bancroft Library by Mary Moore on October 24, 2018.

    Biographical / Historical

    Mary Moore (b. 1935) is an activist in Sonoma County, California. Her work in social protest began during the civil rights era of the 1960s. During the 1970s, Moore was an active member of the Abalone Alliance, an environmental group dedicated to fighting the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant. As an offshoot of her work with the Abalone Alliance, Moore founded the Bohemian Grove Action Network during the 1980s. Under Moore's leadership, the Bohemian Grove Action Network has protested at the gates of the Bohemian Grove for decades. The progression of Moore's work as a social activist (and her focus on Bohemian Grove) reflects her growing sense that the target of protest should be the financial, military, and governmental elite.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mary Moore papers, BANC MSS 2018/260, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Processing Information

    Processed by Lara Michels and student workers in 2019.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of files of ephemera, newsclippings, and some correspondence relating to political action and social protest movements mainly in Northern California and mostly in Sonoma County. Mary Moore, a political and social activist and one of the original founders of the Bohemian Grove Action Network in the early 1980s, collected these materials in large binders over the course of many years. Materials were removed from the large binders and placed in folders. Files in the collection date from 1978 through 2018 and include materials on topics such as nuclear power, Bohemian Grove, the Occupy Movement, Standing Rock, the Earth First bombing, logging, and justice for Native Americans.

    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. For additional information about the University of California, Berkeley Library's permissions policy please see: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/about/permissions-policies

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Moore, Mary K., 1935-
    Bari, Judi
    Hewlett-Packard Company
    Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.)
    Earth First! (Organization)
    Protest movements--California
    Antinuclear movement
    Occupy movement
    Environmental justice -- Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
    Bombings -- California
    Environmentalism -- California.
    Indians of North America -- Civil rights