William "Bill" Friend was a former resident of Ojai and later Ventura. Friend was also a local historian. He passed away on
April 14, 2011. This collection contains photographs, notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, reports, maps,
periodicals, and research compiled by Friend, mostly related to Ojai and other local history, the forest service and forest
management, wildfire management, and management of the Sespe watershed and Piru creek.
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Museum of Ventura County. Literary rights, including copyright, have
not been determined. Contact the Research Library for further information: firstname.lastname@example.org