Scope and Content
Title: Ralph Fertig papers
Identifier/Call Number: SBHC Mss 103
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Language of Material:
Fertig, Ralph, 1939-2014
8.0 linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1974-2010
Date (bulk): 1990-2010
Abstract: The collection contains documents, clippings, and newsletters collected by Ralph Fertig over the course of his work as a bicycling
The collection is located at the Southern Regional Library Facility (SRLF).
The collection is open for research. The collection is stored offsite. Advance notice is required for retrieval.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish
or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication
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[Identification of Item], Ralph Fertig papers, SBHC Mss 103. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara
Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Gift of Fertig Family, 2015.
Ralph Fertig (1939-2014), spokesperson for bicycle related issues in the City of Santa Barbara, was a founding member of the
Santa Barbara Bicycling Coalition and creator of the Coalition's newsletter
Quick Release. An advocate for bike lanes and hiking trails, Fertig was a founding member of Grassroots 101, and a member of ad hoc committees
advising the city in the adoption of Santa Barbara's Circulation Element.
Scope and Content
The collection contains documents, clippings, and newsletters collected by Ralph Fertig over the course of his work as a bicycling
advocate. Most of the documents have been arranged alphabetically and have been treated as subject files. These cover alternative
transport studies, bicycle counts, Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition papers, feasibility studies, city planning studies, and
transportation improvement plans for Santa Barbara County. Newspaper clippings relate to bicycle advocacy issues. Newsletters
include issues of
Bicycle Forum and the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition's
The collection has been arranged into three series: Series 1. Subject files, Series 2. Newspaper clippings, Series 3. Newsletters.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Bicycles -- California -- Santa Barbara County
Cycling -- California -- Santa Barbara County
City Planning -- California -- Santa Barbara County
transportation -- California -- Santa Barbara County
Clippings (information artifacts)
Documents (object genre)
Fertig, Ralph, 1939-2014 -- Archives