Michael G. Ruby papers, 1967-1978  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ruby, Michael G.
Title
Michael G. Ruby papers
Dates
1967-1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
5.48 cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection Number
2656
Summary
Papers of an activist in the environmental movement and in various organizations
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

Mike Ruby was active in the environmental movement and in various organizations including the Alpine Lakes Protection Society and Washington Environmental Council. Ruby was a candidate in the March 1974 Freeholders election.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Reports, minutes, lists, memos, notes, memoranda, letters, clippings, subject files, campaign file cards, address cards, and ephemeral material.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2656-001: Michael G. Ruby papers, 1968-1969Return to Top

.11 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Reports, minutes, lists, memos, ephemeral material.

Material concerns early years, from 1968- , of the Puget Sound Group of the Sierra Club. Some of it also deals with the larger Sierra Club unit, the Pacific Northwest Chapter.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Mike Ruby.

Accession No. 2656-002: Michael G. Ruby papers, 1977Return to Top

.03 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Memoranda, notes.

Material relates to environmental movement and elections of 1977 in Seattle and King County.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Mike Ruby, 4/22/1977.

Accession No. 2656-003: Michael G. Ruby papers, 1967-1975Return to Top

1 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Reports, minutes, letters, memos, ephemera, clippings, etc.

Concerns Ruby's activities in the Washington Environmental Council as well as other conservation organizations.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Mike Ruby, 10/5/1977.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2656-003
Alpine Lakes Protection Society
3 folders
1969-1975
1 2656-003
Conservation Education and Action Council
1 folder
1966-1971
1 2656-003
League of Conservation Voters
1 folder
1977
1 2656-003
National Campus Conservation Council
1 folder
1966-1967
1 2656-003
Sierra Club Council, Youth Activities Committee
1 folder
1966-1968
1 2656-003
Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter
1 folder
1967
1 2656-003
Sierra Club Hells Canyon
1 folder
undated
1 2656-003
Transit Patrons Association, Seattle
1 folder
1970
1 2656-003
Washington Environmental Council
9 folders
1967-1972
1 2656-003
Alpine Lakes National Recreation Area
1 folder
1969-1975
1 2656-003
Discovery Park
1 folder
1974-1975
1 2656-003
Golden Garden
1 folder
1971
1 2656-003
Sand Point Park
1 folder
1973
1 2656-003
Seattle - Fort Lawton - Phase I
1 folder
1968
1 2656-003
Seattle - Fort Lawton - Phase II
1 folder
1969-1970
1 2656-003
Student Action
1 folder
1970

Accession No. 2656-004: Michael G. Ruby papers, circa 1967-1978Return to Top

4.17 cubic feet (4 boxes)

Scope and Content: Subject files which include correspondence, clippings, and ephemera.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Mike Ruby, 8/7/1981.

Accession No. 2656-005: Michael G. Ruby papers, 1974Return to Top

.17 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Campaign file cards for Freeholder Campaign, address cards, some undated.

1) Address cards used in job at city, includes environmental organizations and names of contacts in environmental organizations. Blue cards - professional; Green card - Government; Orange cards - Industry.

2) File cards include names and addresses for Freeholder campaign; Ruby was a candidate in the March 1974 Freeholders election.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Mike Ruby, 12/31/1981.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Conservationists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Personal Names :
  • Ruby, Michael G.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Seattle (Wash.). Freeholders Board
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Warren G. Magnuson Park (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Fort Lawton (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Alpine Lakes Protection Society (Wash.) (creator)
    • Conservation Education and Action Council (creator)
    • League of Conservation Voters (King County, Wash.)
    • National Campus Conservation Council (creator)
    • Sierra Club
    • Sierra Club. Council (creator)
    • Sierra Club. Council. Youth Activities Committee (creator)
    • Sierra Club. Puget Sound Group (creator)
    • Sierra Club. San Francisco Bay Chapter (creator)
    • Transit Patrons Association (creator)
    • Washington Environmental Council (creator)