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Finding Aid for the Dorothy Green Papers, 1963-2000 (bulk 1971-1993)
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Description
The collection covers the papers and campaign documents of the various policy areas on which Mrs. Green worked, from national campaign finance reform to water policy in Southern California, including the California League of Conservation Voters, Common Cause, Heal the Bay, Women For:, the Working Alliance to Equalize Rates, and others.
Background
Southern California-based environmental activist Dorothy Green (born March 16, 1929) has been a leader in California water policy for over thirty years. Mrs. Green has been a Board Member of the California Planning and Conservation League since 1978. In 1979 Mrs. Green served as a founding member of W.A.T.E.R.: The Working Alliance To Equalize Rates, a nonprofit devoted to water efficiency in Southern California that functioned as a watchdog for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. In 1985 she founded Heal the Bay, an environmental nonprofit devoted to restoring the water quality of Santa Monica Bay. In 2007, Green published a book with the UC Press titled, Managing Water: Avoiding Crisis in California.
Extent
87 boxes (43.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.