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Farman (Joan and Phillip) Environmental Collection
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Accruals and Additions
  • Related Materials
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Joan and Phillip Farman Environmental Collection
    Creator: Farman, Joan and Phillip
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0033
    Physical Description: 31.00 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1963-1974
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    The collection documents conservation issues relating to San Diego's parks and its Parks and Recreation Board, Coastal Management, Community Plans, the San Diego City Planning Department, Century 3, Flood Control, the Ocean Beach Jetty Debate, and Sunset Cliffs. It includes documents, reports, articles, and books relating to the work of the local environmental movement in San Diego such as The Environmental Handbook, and The Population Bomb.

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Accruals and Additions


    Related Materials

    Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 Records
    Mountain Defense League Records
    James and Edith Harmon Environmental Collection
    Environmental Issues Collection
    Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection
    Sierra Club, San Diego Chaper Records
    Save Talmadge Canyon Records

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, John and Philip Farman Environmental Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Biographical Note

    Joan and Phillip Farman were active in local conservation issues in the San Diego area. Mrs. Farman was a member of the Sierra Club and she served on the Board of Century 3, City Park and Recreation citizens committees as well as belonging to numerous public interest organizations. As a practicing attorney, Mr. Farman's legal background provided the necessary legal expertise for their conservation crusades.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Conservation of natural resources--California--San Diego--Sources
    Environmental protection--California--San Diego--Sources
    Personal Papers