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Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records
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  • Arrangement
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Source of Acquisition
  • Accruals and Additions
  • Related Materials
  • Preferred Citation
  • Historical Note

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records
    Creator: Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0385
    Physical Description: 7.5 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1919-2004
    Date (bulk): 1950-1990
    Language of Material: English .


    I. Minutes, 1951-1979
    II. Agendas, 1970-1976
    III. Financial Records, 1955-1979
    IV. Correspondence, 1950-1976
    V. Committee Files, 1953-1975
    VI. Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary Files, 1961-1978
    VII. Membership Files, 1952-1975
    VIII. General Office Files, 1919-2004
    IX. Newsletters, 1950-2005

    Scope and Contents

    The Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records document the organization's organizations activities from the early 1950s through the 1980. The collection is comprised of a variety of records, including minutes, agendas, financial records, correspondence, committee files, files on the Chapter's Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary in Lakeside, CA, membership files, general office files, and the Chapter's "Sketches" newsletters.

    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.

    Source of Acquisition

    Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter

    Accruals and Additions

    1982-009, 2003-034, 2005-062, 2006-068

    Related Materials

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    Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 Records
    La Jolla Shores Association Record
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    San Diego Gas and Electric, Sundesert Nuclear Power Plant Collection
    Save Talmadge Canyon Committee Records
    Kendall-Frost Marsh Preserve Collection
    Poland (Roscoe) Environmental Collection

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Audubon Society, San Diego Chapter Records, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Historical Note

    Organized in 1948 and incorporated in 1953, the San Diego Chapter of the Audubon Society (SDAS) is dedicated to promoting preservation and conservation activities. The organization is involved with educational programs on ecology and natural science for citizens in the greater San Diego region. SDAS is also involved in managing several wildlife preserves, including the Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary and the Anstine-Audubon preserve in Oceanside. The organization is still active in environmental planning issues; assessing land use and development projects in the area, including development, the preservation of natural resources, and regional planning.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Organizational Records
    Conservation of natural resources--California--San Diego--Sources
    Wildlife conservation--California--San Diego--Sources
    San Diego Audubon Society--Archives