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Peggy Wayburn papers 1968-1998.
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Peggy Wayburn papers 1968-1998


Wayburn, Peggy., creator


The papers consist primarily of manuscript drafts. Also included are correspondence, reports, book proposals, and reviews, diaries, and field notes.


1968 (issued)


n-us--- -- n-us-ca -- n-us-ak
Wayburn, Peggy -- Archives
Women environmentalists
Environmentalists -- United States
Environmentalists -- California
Conservationists -- California
Conservationists -- United States
Alaska -- Description and travel


COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Collection processed at container level in 2002.
Peggy Wayburn papers, BANC MSS 2008/61 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Uncovering California's Environmental Collections Project.
In English.
Photographs (chiefly slides) transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2001.202).
Related collection: Sierra Club members papers, (BANC MSS 71/295 c).
Related collection: Author and environmental advocate: oral history transcript (BANC MSS 93/5 c).
Peggy Wayburn was born in New York City in 1917. She graduated from Barnard College in 1942. She moved to San Francisco in 1945, where she met and married her husband, Edgar Wayburn. Together, they worked to establish Redwood National Park, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and Point Reyes National Seashore, all in Northern California. Her writings about Alaska have been credited with convincing the United States Congress to pass major legislation to protect more than 100 million acres of Alaskan wilderness. Peggy Wayburn died in San Francisco in 2002.


Manuscripts for publication.

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2 cartons (2.5 linear feet)





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