Washington Wilderness Coalition Records, 1979-1990  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Washington Wilderness Coalition
Title
Washington Wilderness Coalition Records
Dates
1979-1990 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.03 cubic ft. (1 box)
Collection Number
(Accession No. 4426-001)
Summary
Records of a Seattle environmental organization formed in 1979.
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
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Washington Wilderness Coalition is a Seattle environmental organization that was incorporated in 1979. It is an association which works to protect public lands in the state of Washington. The first co-directors were Karen Fant and Ken Gersten. In February of 1984, Karen Fant became executive director. She served until April 1990.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The records, dating from 1979 to 1990, consist primarily of the correspondence, minutes, legislation, maps, and other records of founding co-director Karen Fant. The records document various environmental issues in Washington State during the 1980s. Included are materials documenting forest planning and timber sales in national forests in Eastern Washington, wilderness legislation regarding Washington State lands, and opposition by the coalition and other environmental organizations to a proposed hydroelectric project in the Chelan district of the Wenatchee National Forest.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization have been transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

General CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Miller, John
1988-1989
1/2
Pritchard, Joel
1981-1982

Intraorganizational Correspondence, 1979-1981, 1983-1986Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/10

Minutes, 1979-1986Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/11-12

Financial RecordsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/13
Finance Plan
1985
1/14
Financial Reports
1980-1986
Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/15-18
1984 Wilderness Act
1984

Subject SeriesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/19
Acid Rain – Wilderness
1984-1985
1/20-21
Clean Air Act
1980-1982, 1989-1990
1/22
Colville National Forest Timber Sale
1983-1985
1/23
Forest Planning Memos
1985-1989
1/24-28
Holden Village, INC Dam/ Railroad Creek Project
1983-1986
1/29
Management Plan for Washington Wilderness Coalition
1980-1986
1/30
National Energy Policy
1989
1/31
National Park Service Legislation
1988
1/32
Northwest Power Planning Council
1982-1989
1/33
Okanogan Forest Plan
1986
1/34
Okanogan Shoreline Master Program
1986-1987
1/35-36
Ridge Timber Sale
1985
1/37-38
Roadless Area Review and Evaluation (RARE II)
1981-1984
1/39-40
Stehekin Valley / Stehekin WA
1981-1987
1/41
Timber, Fish and Wildlife Agreement (TFW)
1987
1/42
Washington State Wilderness Act of 1983
1983
1/43
Washington State Wilderness Act of 1984
1984
1/44
Washington Wilderness Hearings
1981

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Environmentalism--Washington (State)
  • Forest management--Washington (State)
  • Forestry law and legislation--Washington (State)
  • Hydroelectric power plants--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Wenatchee National Forest
  • Lumber trade--Washington (State)
  • Wilderness areas--Law and legislation--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Fant, Karen
  • Gersten, Ken
  • Pritchard, Joel M. (Joel McFee), 1925-
  • Corporate Names :
  • Northwest Power Planning Council (U.S.)
  • Washington Wilderness Coalition--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Washington (State)--Environmental conditions
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Maps
  • Titles within the Collection :
  • Washington State Wilderness Act of 1984

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)