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Poland (Roscoe A.) Environmental Collection
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement Note
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Source of Acquisition
  • Accruals and Additions
  • Related Materials
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection
    Creator: Poland, Roscoe A.
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0192
    Physical Description: 3.75 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1957-1986
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    The collection documents local agriculture, business, construction, economic conditions, the environment, land, parks, recreation, and tourism. It consists of correspondence, publications, maps and other data relating to a series of public hearings held pursuant to the Wilderness Act (PL88-577) of 1964 regarding the disposition of environmentally sensitive localities.

    Arrangement Note

    The collection is organized as follows: materials dealing with California locales are in box 1; boxes 2 and 3 contain materials on other localities and are arranged alphabetically by state.

    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

    Roscoe A. and Wilma Poland

    Accruals and Additions

    1978-014, 1996

    Related Materials

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    James and Edith Harmon Environmental Collection
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    Sierra Club, San Diego Chaper Records
    Save Talmadge Canyon Records

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Roscoe A. Poland Environmental Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Biographical Note

    Roscoe A. Poland has been active in wilderness conservation since the mid-1950s. His personal efforts began with writing letters to public officials and grew with the publication of The Conservation Call in the Spring of 1969, which still appears regularly.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Personal Papers
    United States. Wilderness Act
    Wilderness areas--Environmental aspects--California--History--20th century--Sources
    Wilderness areas--Environmental aspects--United States--History--20th century--Sources
    Wilderness areas--Law and legislation--United States
    Environmental impact statements--United States
    Environmental impact statements--California
    Poland, Roscoe A.--Archives