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.
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.
20.0 linear feet
(14 cartons, 3 document boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
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