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Finding Aid to Letters concerning Hetch Hetchy, 1908-1910
BANC MSS 99/364 cz  
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    Collection Title: Letters concerning Hetch Hetchy
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1910
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 99/364 cz
    Creator: Colby, William Edward Muir, John Chamberlain, Allen Mitchell, John E. Goethe, C. M. (Charles Matthias) Sierra Club
    Extent: 1 box (.2 linear ft.)
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

    The collection is open for research.

    Conditions of Use

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Letters concerning Hetch Hetchy, BANC MSS 99/364 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    Sierra Club
    Conservationists -- California
    Dams -- California -- Hetch Hetchy Valley
    Hetch Hetchy Valley (Calif.)

    Scope and Content Note

    Consists chiefly of letters to William Colby regarding his work as secretary of the Sierra Club, mostly concerning actions to prevent the flooding of the Hetch Hetchy Valley by the city of San Francisco. Includes some letters addressed to other individuals, most notably John Muir.


    Removed from the Francis P. Farquhar papers (BANC MSS C-B 517).