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Fertig (Ralph) papers
SBHC Mss 103  
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  • Access Restrictions
  • Use Restrictions
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Ralph Fertig papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SBHC Mss 103
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Creator: Fertig, Ralph, 1939-2014
    Physical Description: 8.0 linear feet (8 cartons)
    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 advocate.
    Physical Location: The collection is located at the Southern Regional Library Facility (SRLF).

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research. The collection is stored offsite. Advance notice is required for retrieval.

    Use Restrictions

    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 is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Ralph Fertig papers, SBHC Mss 103. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Fertig Family, 2015.

    Biographical Note

    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 Quick Release.

    Arrangement

    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)
    Feasibility studies
    Newsletters
    Fertig, Ralph, 1939-2014 -- Archives