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Eissler (Fred) papers
SBHC Mss 15  
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Description
Papers of environmentalist and teacher Frederick Eissler (1922-2014). Files relate to the Santa Barbara Airport, Crosstown Freeway, Goleta Slough/Goleta Valley Flood Control Project, and the Sierra Club. In addition to these files, a large component of the collection contains Eissler's research files, correspondence and photographs.
Background
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Frederick Eissler (1922-2014) earned his teaching credential at San Jose State University, going on to teach high school in Santa Barbara, California. As environmental activist, Frederick Eissler served on the national board of directors of the Sierra Club (1963-1969), and the Santa Barbara based Scenic Shoreline Preservation Conference (1967). Involved in the preservation of Santa Barbara coast wildlands, wilderness areas, marine sanctuaries, urban open spaces, and the Santa Barbara waterfront, Eissler played an instrumental role in many Santa Barbara area environmental, planning, and preservation issues from the 1960s to the end of his life.
Extent
21.59 linear feet (14 cartons, 3 document boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
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.
Availability
The collection is open for research except for Subseries 4.2, which has not been processed. The collection is stored offsite. Advance notice is required for retrieval.