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Olive Mayer papers, circa 1968-2000.
BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 1; BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 2; BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 3; BANC MSS 2009/132 carton 4; ...
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Olive Mayer papers, circa 1968-2000


Mayer, Olive., creator


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.


1968 (issued)


Mayer, Olive -- Archives
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
Devils Slide (Calif.)
Sweeney Ridge (Calif.)


COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
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.
Gift; of Olive Mayer; in 2009.

Physical Description:

4 cartons and 1 oversize box (5.4 linear feet)




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



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