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Finding Aid to the Dorothy Ward Erskine Papers, circa 1950-1982
BANC MSS 83/79 c  
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Description
Consists primarily of subject files, arranged alphabetically, concerning early conservation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Some correspondence, notes, and organizational records among the subject files. Of note are the People for Open Space materials and the folders on preservation activities in Napa County.
Background
Dorothy Erskine was born in 1896. A lifelong resident of San Francisco, she was involved in early efforts supporting public housing in the 1930's. She later became an active leader in local and regional environmental organizations. She passed away in San Francisco in 1982.
Extent
Number of containers: 8 cartons Linear feet: 10
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.