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Box 53, Box D Legal 2

Series 1 Biographical Materials 1944-1963, ca. 1990

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Contents

Includes school memorabilia, graduation speech, information related to purchase of Anderson Valley Advertiser, and business plan for Anderson Valley Books.
Box 1, Box 2, Box 3

Series 2 Correspondence 1980-1995

Physical Description: 2 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence to Bruce Anderson on various topics related to personal and professional events. Notable correspondents include: environmental activist Judi Bari, journalist Alexander Cockburn, and former Democratic representative Doug Bosco. Correspondence also includes: letters to the editor, letters from inmates, personal correspondence between Bruce Anderson and members of his family, and letters from detractors and supporters of the Anderson Valley Advertiser. The collection predominately features letters sent to Bruce Anderson and the AVA. There are no response letters from Anderson in the collection.
Box 3, Box 4, Box 5, Box 6, Box 7

Series 3 Secondary Materials 1973-1996

Physical Description: 3 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

Includes research related to various articles published in the AVA, as well as news media related to Bruce Anderson. Notable materials include: Judi Bari and Earth First!, magazines including the New Yorker, Time, and California! Magazine, selected Alexander Cockburn articles, and information related to the Colfax Family and the New Boonville Hotel. Much of the material is articles from different publications concerning national, local, and regional events. Includes the subseries Court Cases.
Box 7, Box 8

Subseries 3.1 Court Cases 1973-1995

Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

Includes courtroom transcripts and notes.
Box 8, Box 9, Box 17

Series 4 Ephemera 1984-1995

Physical Description: 1.4 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

Includes artwork, pamphlets, brochures, and related material regarding rallies and political events related to Mendocino County, California, as well as national events. Notable items in ephemera include: pamphlets related to Earth First! rallies, Doug Bosco election ephemera, Bruce Anderson election ephemera, various fliers for happenings concerning Mendocino County, state wide, and national events. Includes the subseries Art & Writing.
Box 9, Box 10

Subseries 4.1 Art and Writing 1984-1994

Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

Includes poems, essays, drawings, and photographs.
Box 10, Folder  5, Box 11, Box 12, Box 13, Box 14, Box 15, Box 16, Box 18, Box 19, Box 20, Box 21

Series 5 Clippings 1988-1992

Physical Description: 10 linear feet

Scope and Contents

Includes clippings from national and international publications. Notable publications found in the Clippings Series include: Coastal Post, Independent Coast Observer, The Laytonville Ledger, Los Angeles Times, The Mendocino Beacon, The Mendocino County Observer, The Mendonesian, The Militant, The New Settler Interview, North-Coast News, The Paper, The Press Democrat, Russian River News, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly, Street Sheet, Sutter-town News, Ukiah Daily Journal, Valley Sun, and The Willits News. The clippings include information on: Jesse Jackson, Judi Bari, Daryl Cheney, Earth First! bombing, the New Boonville Hotel, Mendocino County Indian Education, and various controversies and altercations involving Bruce Anderson.
Box 10, Box 53

Series 6 Photographs 1983-1992

Physical Description: 0.75 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

includes photographs of various political rallies, portraits, local events, and personal photographs from Bruce Anderson and the Anderson family. Notable photographs include: photos of Free Bruce! rally, Earth First! protest rallies, photographs of Judi Bari's bombed vehicle, personal family photographs from Bruce Anderson, and photographs of the Anderson Valley High School Basketball team. Most photographs were not accompanied by context or captions. Where applicable, context of the photographic collection is provided. Photographs are arranged in the order in which they were received by the creator.
Box 52

Series 7 Realia undated

Physical Description: 1 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

Items from Anderson's office, such as: business cards; Rolodex; framed photograph; and assorted memorabilia.

Series 8 AVA Back Issues 1978-2016

Physical Description: 38 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

Includes back issues of the Anderson Valley Advertiser from 1978-2016.
Box 22, Box 23


Box 24, Box 25


Box 25, Box 26, Box 27, Box 28


Box 28, Box 29, Box 30


Box 31, Box 32


Box 33, Box 34, Box 35, Box 36, Box 37


Box 37, Box 38, Box 39, Box 40


Box 40, Box 41, Box 42


Box 43, Box 44


Box 45, Box 46, Box 47, Box 48, Box 54


box 49, Box 54, Box 55, Box 56


Box 55


Scope and Contents

AVA OREGON! Vol.1 (November 2004-February 2005)
Box 50, Box 56


Box 51, Box 57, Box 58


Box 58


Box 59


Box 60