Scope and Content
Title: Mark H. Capelli Southern California Steelhead Watershed archive
Identifier/Call Number: Mss 242
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Language of Material:
40 linear feet
(14 document boxes, 48 cartons, 1 oversize box, 1 map cabinet folder, 1 film reel)
Date (inclusive): circa 1919-2000
Date (bulk): 1970-1999
Abstract: Collection compiled by Mark H. Capelli, National Marine Fisheries Service biologist and Executive Director of the Friends
of the Ventura River. The bulk of the collection pertains to organizations and issues focusing on the Southern California
Steelhead Trout population, primarily in Ventura County and, to a lesser extent, in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles Counties.
A portion of the collection is located at the Southern Regional Library (SRLF). Inquire at Special Collections for access.
Most materials stored offsite. Advance notice required for retrieval.
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.
[Identification of item], Mark H. Capelli Southern California Steelhead Watershed archive. Mss 242. Department of Special
Research Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Gift of Mark H. Capelli to UCSB Libraries, 2013; 2000-2001; transferred to Special Collections, 2007-2008.
Scope and Content
The bulk of the collection pertains to organizations and issues focusing on the Southern California Steelhead Trout population,
primarily in Ventura County and, to a lesser extent, in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles Counties. Environmental Impact Reports
(EIRs) and other major printed reports, etc. have been transferred to the Government Information Center, in the Davidson Library
at UCSB, are cataloged separately, and can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.
Key to acronyms found in the Container List:
The collection contains the following alphabetically arranged series:
Association of California Water Agencies [ACWA] Steelhead Study, 1993-1996. [1 document Box]. Box 1.
California [CA], 1976-1998. [1 document Box]. Box 2.
California Regional Water Quality Control Board [CRWQCB], 1962-1998. [1 document Box]. Box 3.
Casitas Municipal Water District [CMWD], 1946-2000. [1 carton and 1 document Box]. Boxes 4-5.
City of San Buenaventura [CSB], 1971-1999. [1 carton]. Box 6.
Emma Wood State Beach [EWSB], 1970-1990. [1 document Box]. Box 7.
Environmental Groups / Issues [EGI], 1954-2000. [1 carton]. Box 8.
Friends of the Ventura River [FVR] v. The City of Buenaventura, through Its City Council; and Casitas Municipal Water District,
through Its Board of Directors, 1958-1989.
Mark Capelli has been Executive Director of FVR. [4 cartons]. Boxes 9-12.
Hubbard RV Resort [HRVR], 1976-1998. [2 cartons]. Boxes 13-14.
Malibu Creek, Ridge Dam, and Malibu Canyon [MC], 1920s-2000 [bulk dates 1992-1995]. [1 carton and 1 document Box]. Boxes 15-16.
Matilija Dam [MD], 1946-2000. [2 cartons]. Boxes 17-18.
National Marine Fisheries Service [NMFS], 1989-2000. [1 carton and 1 document Box]. Boxes 19-20.
Ojai Area Plan [OAP], 1993-1995. [1 document Box]. Box 21.
Ojai Valley Sanitary District [OVSD], 1971-2000. [3 cartons]. Boxes 22-24.
Rincon Creek [RC], 1974-1999. [1 document Box]. Box 25.
Rivers and Creeks, 1940-2000 [bulk dates 1973-2000]. [1 document Box]. Box 26.
San Antonio Creek [SAC], 1987-1997. [1 carton]. Box 27.
Santa Clara River [SCR], 1947-2000. [1 carton and 1 document Box]. Boxes 28-29.
Santa Maria River [SMR], 1919-1999 [bulk dates 1996]. [1 document Box]. Box 30.
Santa Ynez / Cachuma [SY/C], 1940-2000 [bulk dates 1987-1996]. [1 carton]. Box 31.
Southern Pacific Milling [SPM], 1973-1996. [1 carton]. Box 32.
State Water Resources Control Board [SWRCB] – Division of Water Rights, 1954-1995. [2 cartons]. Boxes 33-34.
Ventura County [VC], 1976-1999. [1 carton]. Box 35.
Ventura County Fairgrounds [VCF], ca. 1990-2000. [1 carton]. Box 36.
Ventura County 208 Plan [VC208], 1978-1981. [1 carton]. Box 37.
Ventura River Botanical Study [VRBS], ca. 1970s-1987. [1 carton and 1 document Box]. Boxes 38-39.
Ventura River Estuary [VRE], 1990-1996. [1 carton]. Box 40.
Ventura River – Steelhead [VRS], ca. 1974-2000. [2 cartons and 1 document Box]. Boxes 41-43.
Ventura River Trail Task Force [VRTTF], ca. 1974-1997. [1 document Box]. Box 44.
Miscellany [MISC], 1970-2000. Arranged alphabetically. [4 cartons]. Boxes 45-48.
Boxed. Includes material for Emma Wood State Beach, Matilija Dam, and Ventura River. Box 49.
Foldered. Ventura River Estuary Enhancement Project. Map Case 21/2.
Audiovisual – 8 mm film. Santa Paula Creek, 1937.
ACWA = Association of California Water Agencies
CCC = California Coastal Commission
CMWD = Casitas Municipal Water District
CRWQCB = California Regional Water Quality Control Board
CSB = City of San Buenaventura
CUP = Conditional Use Permit
DFG = U.S. Department of Fish and Game
EDC = Environmental Defense Center (Santa Barbara)
EIR = Environmental Impact Report
EIS = Environmental Impact Statement
EWSB = Emma Wood State Beach
FVR = Friends of the Ventura River
HRVR = Hubbard RV Resort
OAP = Ojai Area Plan
OVSD = Ojai Valley Sanitary District
RFP = Request for Proposals
SAC = San Antonio Creek
SCR = Santa Clara River
SPM = Southern Pacific Milling
SWRCB = State Water Resources Control Board – Division of Water Rights
VCF = Ventura County Fairgrounds
VRBS = Ventura River Botanical Study
VRE = Ventura River Estuary
VRS = Ventura River – Steelhead
VRTTF = Ventura River Trail Task Force
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Ventura County (Calif.)
Steelhead (Fish) -- California