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Olive Mayer papers, circa 1968-2000.
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 5; BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 6; BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 7; BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 8; ...
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Title:

Olive Mayer papers, circa 1968-2000

Creator/Contributor:

Mayer, Olive., creator

Abstract:

Correspondence, legal documents, reports, notes, press releases, and photographs documenting Olive Mayer's work as a peace activist and an environmental activist in San Mateo County.

Date:

1968 (issued)

Subject:

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Mayer, Olive -- Archives
Sierra Club. -- Loma Prieta Chapter.
Sierra Club. -- Loma Prieta Chapter.
Land use -- California -- San Mateo County
Coastal zone management -- California -- San Mateo County
Conservation of natural resources -- California -- San Mateo County
Women and peace
Coastal zone management
Conservation of natural resources
Land use
Women and peace
Devils Slide (Calif.)
Sweeney Ridge (Calif.)
California -- San Mateo County
California -- Sweeney Ridge

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Preferred citation: Olive Mayer papers, BANC MSS 2009/132, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; Of Olive Mayer; in 2009.
In English.
Olive (Ollie) Mayer is a mechanical engineer who began working with the women's international peace movement in the 1950's and on San Mateo County conservation issues in the 1960's. She is known for her work in preserving coastal resources, including the campaign against the construction of a major freeway to replace Highway 1 and in support of a tunnel at Devils Slide. Additionally, she has opposed illegal logging practices and supported the extension of a county-wide network of hiking trails. Mayer is a fifty-year member of the Sierra Club, and a former conservation chair of the Loma Prieta Chapter.

Type:

Archives.

Physical Description:

print
4 cartons and 1 oversize box (5.4 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 5
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 6
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 7
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 8
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 9
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 10
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 11
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 12
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 13
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 1
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 2
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 3
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 4
BANC MSS 2009/132 oversize box 1
BANC MSS 2009/132
BANC MSS 2009/132

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.