This collection contains papers and photographs relating to the environmental activism of San Luis Obispo resident Enrico
Bongio. The collection contains correspondence with state and federal agencies, and local environmentalists, minutes and agendas
of local non-profit environmental groups; articles and newspaper clippings; photographs and slides of the Eastern portion
of San Luis Obispo county Kern County adjacent.
Enrico Bongio was born to Vincenzo and Maria Bongio on March 23, 1922, in Shively, Humboldt County, California. He attended
Fortuna Union High School and graduated in the class of 1939. By this time, fishing and hunting and conservation of our natural
resources had become an important part of his way of life.
The materials from this collection are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright
law. Photocopying of material is permitted at staff discretion and provided on a fee basis. Photocopies are not to be used
for any purpose other than for private study, scholarship, or research. Special Collections staff reserves the right to limit
photocopying and deny access or reproduction in cases when, in the opinion of staff, the original materials would be harmed.
Collection is open to qualified researchers by appointment only. For more information on access policies and to obtain a copy
of the Researcher Registration form, please visit the Special Collections Access page.