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Smith (Jordan Fisher) Papers on Environmental Writing
D-650  
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Description
Correspondence, notebooks, drafts, clippings and one scrapbook documenting Jordan Fisher Smith's career as a writer and his work with the US Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the California State Parks.
Background
Jordan Fisher Smith (1955-) is a California narrative nonfiction and nature writer. Born in San Francisco to a German immigrant mother and an English immigrant father, he was raised along the boundaries of Muir Woods National Monument and Mt. Tamalpais State Park in Marin County. Smith later worked as a park and wilderness ranger and firefighter for the US Forest Service, National Park Service, and California State Parks in the northern Rocky Mountains, California, and Alaska.
Extent
12 linear feet
Restrictions
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research with the exception of forensic photographs, which may only be viewed in the Archives and Special Collections reading room. These photographs may not be reproduced without express permission.