The collection consists of correspondence, reports, court documents, minutes,
photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting three major environmental and political
issues in Orange County, California, in the 1960s: agricultural preserves, beach erosion,
and redistricting. Primary creators and collectors of the documents include the Orange
County Board of Supervisors and the Orange County Planning Commission. Documents
illustrate political positions, public opinion, and law on land conservation and land
use. Aerial photographs depict Pacific coastline erosion, and maps illustrate districting
Orange County, California is located on Southern California's Pacific coast between Los
Angeles and San Diego Counties. The county was formally established in 1889 when the
southern portion of Los Angeles County separated to become Orange County. The City of
Santa Ana is the county seat, and Orange County is governed by a Board of Supervisors
comprised of five elected officials, representing regional constituencies.
2.9 linear feet (5 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Collection is open for research.