Sierra Club Cascade Chapter, National Forests Committee records, 1986-2014  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Sierra Club. Cascade Chapter. National Forests Committee
Title
Sierra Club Cascade Chapter, National Forests Committee records
Dates
1986-2014 (inclusive)
Quantity
4.11 cubic feet (5 boxes) plus 2 Vertical files including 4 DVDs
Collection Number
5956
Summary
The National Forests Committee of the Washington State Chapter of the Sierra Club seeks to preserve and protect ancient forests, roadless areas, watersheds, and forest habitat
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

The National Forests Committee of the Washington State Chapter of the Sierra Club works on issues that affect the National Forests in the Washington Cascades, Olympic Mountains, Columbia Highlands, and the Blue Mountains. The committee seeks to preserve and protect the ancient forests, roadless areas, watersheds, and forest habitat. Mark Lawler served as the Chair of the National Forests Committee for 30 years, until 2015.

(Source: Sierra Club Washington State Chapter, http://www.sierraclub.org/washington/national-forests-committee)

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, newsletters, memorandums, reports, hearings, petitions, bills, and other materials relating to the National Forests Committee of the Cascade Chapter of the Sierra Club. In particular, materials related to Wild Sky Wilderness, Roadless Area Protection, export sourcing, the Western Ancient Forest Campaign, and the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie, Okanogan, and Columbia Basin forests.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 5956-001: Sierra Club, Cascade Chapter, National Forests Committee records, 1986-2009Return to Top

4.11 cubic feet (5 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, newsletters, memorandums, reports, hearings, petitions, bills, and other materials relating to the National Forests Committee of the Cascade Chapter of the Sierra Club. In particular, materials related to Wild Sky Wilderness, Roadless Area Protection, export sourcing, the Western Ancient Forest Campaign, and the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie, Okanogan, and Columbia Basin forests.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Mark Lawler, 2015-08-25

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 5956-001
Wild Sky Wilderness
2001-2009
1 5956-001
Roadless Area Protection
1997-2006
1 5956-001
National Forest Committee newsletters and correspondence
1986-2009
2 5956-001
"Federal Lands Payment Programs in the Pacific Northwest" by Mark Lawler
1999
2 5956-001
Export Sourcing memorandums, reports, and hearings
1990-1998
2 5956-001
Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Forest Plan draft
1986-1990
2 5956-001
Okanogan Forest Plan
1986
2 5956-001
Western Ancient Forest Campaign newsletters
1992-1994
2 5956-001
Western Ancient Forest Campaign correspondence
1990s
2 5956-001
Bills and Congressional documents
1990s
3 5956-001
Bills and Congressional documents
1990s
3 5956-001
Western Ancient Forest Campaign correspondence and clippings
1990s
3 5956-001
Ancient Forest Protection reports and informational materials
1990s
4 5956-001
Ancient Forest Protection reports and informational materials
1990s
4 5956-001
Columbia Basin Forests petitions, bills, and reports
1990s
5 5956-001
"Enemy" industry annual reports and campaigns
1990s

Accession No. 5956-002: Sierra Club, Cascade Chapter, National Forests Committee records, 2014Return to Top

1 Vertical File

Scope and Content: 2 DVDs of the Washington Wilderness Event at The Mountaineers Program Center held on August 23rd, 2014. The event was titled "Forgotten Parkland No More: The Enduring Campaign for Wilderness in the Evergreen State - An Oral History".

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use: Copyrights retained by creator. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Acquisition Info: Joe Walicki - Videographer of the Event, 2016-02-25

Accession No. 5956-003: Sierra Club, Cascade Chapter, National Forests Committee, 2014-2016Return to Top

1 Vertical File

Biographical/Historical Note: J. Michael McCloskey is an activist of the modern environmental movement, having spent his career (1961-1999) working in environmental advocacy. For 30 years, he was an executive of the Sierra Club, then became its executive director (from 1969-1985) and chairman (1985-1999). Before that, he was its conservation director and a field organizer in the northwestern United States.

Doug Scott is a wilderness historian and expert on the U.S. wilderness movement. He has been involved in the passage of most major wilderness protection laws in the last 40 years, including the Eastern Wilderness Areas Act (1975), Endangered American Wilderness Act (1978), Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (1980), and the newest – the Omnibus Public Land Management Act (2009) – which protected more than two million acres across nine states. He helped shape strategy and led campaigns at The Wilderness Society and the Sierra Club (where he served as national Conservation Director and Associate Executive Director).He also served as Policy Director of the Campaign for America’s Wilderness from 2000-2012.

Scope and Content: 2 DVDs featuring oral interviews of Mike McCloskey and Doug Scott, conducted by Joe Walicki. The McCloskey interview took place in July, 2014 in Portland, Oregon (Run time: 45 minutes 10 seconds). The Scott interview took place in July, 2016 in Beaverton, Oregon (Run time: 2 hours 1 minute ).

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections. Oral history release forms allowing for full access and reproductions received from both interviewees.

Acquisition Info: Joe Walicki, 2017-04-07

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Forest conservation--Washington (State)
  • Forest reserves--Washington (State)
  • Forests and forestry--Washington (State)
  • Watersheds--Conservation--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • McCloskey, J. Michael (John Michael), 1934---Interviews
  • Scott, Doug, 1944---Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Sierra Club. Cascade Chapter. National Forests Committee--Archives
  • Sierra Club. Cascade Chapter. National Forests Committee--Archives
  • Sierra Club. Washington State Chapter. National Forests Committee--Archives
  • Sierra Club. Washington State Chapter. National Forests Committee--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Baker, Mount (Wash.)
  • Mount Baker National Forest (Wash.)
  • Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)
  • Rainier, Mount (Wash.)
  • Wild Sky Wilderness (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • Business correspondence
  • Newsletters
  • Newsletters
  • Oral histories
  • Records (Documents)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Lawler, Mark (author)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Sierra Club. Washington State Chapter. National Forests Committee (creator)
    • Sierra Club. Washington State Chapter. National Forests Committee (creator)