The records of the
Fund at The Bancroft Library are incomplete. Included in the collection are agendas, minutes, reports, clippings, financial reports,
dockets, new matter forms, notes, and subject files pertaining to SCLDF's Mineral King litigation.
Fund (SCLDF) was established in San Francisco in 1971, with funding from the Ford Foundation and the Sierra Club Foundation. Sierra
Club Legal Committee members Phillip Berry, Donald Harris, Fred Fisher, and Michael McCloskey were instrumental in its creation.
James Moorman was its first executive director. It is legally and financially separate from the Sierra Club, able to solicit
tax-deductible donations and represent non-Sierra Club clients.
18 linear feet
(1 box and 15 cartons)
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