Richard Emil Rutz papers, 1967-2011  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Rutz, Richard Emil, 1952-
Title
Richard Emil Rutz papers
Dates
1967-2011 (inclusive)
Quantity
9.78 cubic feet (10 boxes) plus 1 tube
Collection Number
4991
Summary
Environmental activist and author born in 1952
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

No restrictions on access

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Richard Emil Rutz is an environmental activist and author who was involved in a number of environmental campaigns throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Papers consist of correspondence, ephemera, legal records, reports and studies, news clippings, newsletters, applications, agreements, environmental impact statements, feasibility analyses, photographs, maps, sketches, bound congressional hearings, and publications relating to environmental projects with which Richard Rutz was involved.

Some of the projects he was involved with are: Skagit River Hydroelectric Relicensing Project, Elwha Dams/Elwha River Restoration Project, Alpine Lakes Wilderness Project, Ancient Forest, Old Growth, and Spotted Owl Project; National Forest Planning and Regulation Project, Washington State Environmental Protection Act, (SEPA)/National Environmental Protection Act, Washington Wilderness Act, Washington State Forestry, Washington Environmental, Council King County Surface Water Management, Dosewallips/Elkhorn River Case, Lena Creek Project, Thurnton and Damnation Creek Project, Railroad Creek Projects, Snohomish Basin Cumulative Impacts Project

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Not all copyrights transferred. Contact repository for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 4991-001: Richard Emil Rutz papers, 1979-1995Return to Top

7.50 cubic feet (8 boxes, 1 tube)

Scope and Content: Hydroelectric power applications, settlement agreements, legal documents, environmental impact statements, feasibility analyses, draft reports, photographs, maps, sketches, bound Congressional Hearings, publications, and clippings.

Subjects are: the Elwha River Restoration Implementation effort, Seattle City Light's relicensing application to operate the Skagit River Hydroelectric Dam, and efforts to pass the Washington Wilderness Act. The papers also contain materials relating to the development of the book "Washington Wilderness."

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Not all copyrights transferred. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Richard E. Rutz, 1/27/1997.

Accession No. 4991-002: Richard Emil Rutz papers, 1967-2011Return to Top

2.28 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Addition to the Richard Emil Rutz papers which consists of correspondence, ephemera, legal records, reports and studies, news clippings, newsletters, and publications relating to environmental projects in which Richard Rutz was involved. Some of the project he was involved with are: Skagit River Hydroelectric Relicensing Project Elwha Dams/Elwha River Restoration Project Alpine Lakes Wilderness Project Ancient Forest Old Growth and Spotted Owl Project National Forest Planning and Regulation Project Washington State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA)/National Environmental Protection Act Washington Wilderness Act Washington State Forestry Washington Environmental Council King County Surface Water Management Dosewallips/Elkhorn River Case Lena Creek Project Thurnton and Damnation Creek Project Railroad Creek Projects Snohomish Basin Cumulative Impacts Project

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use: Not all copyrights transferred. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Richard Emil Rutz, 2016-07-11

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 4991-002
Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
1977-1982
1/2 4991-002
Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
1977-1982
1/3 4991-002
Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
1986-1989
1/4 4991-002
Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
1989-1991
1/5 4991-002
Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
1989
1/6 4991-002
Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
undated
1/7 4991-002
Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
1991
1/8 4991-002
Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
undated
1/9 4991-002
Elwha Dams Project
1998-2011
1/10 4991-002
Elwha Dams Project
1998-2011
1/11 4991-002
Elwha Dams Project
1998-2011
1/12 4991-002
Elwha Dams Project
1996-2010
1/13 4991-002
Elwha Dams Project
1996-1997
1/14 4991-002
Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
1990
1/15 4991-002
Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
1984-1987
1/16 4991-002
Ancient Forest Old Growth and Spotted Owl
1987-1990
1/17 4991-002
National Forest Planning and Regulations
1980-1990
1/18 4991-002
National Forest Planning and Regulations
1980-1990
1/19 4991-002
National Park Service Regulations
1982
1/20 4991-002
Duwamish Kellogg Island
1984-1985
1/21 4991-002
Washington Wilderness Act
1988
1/22 4991-002
Washington Wilderness Act
1984-1988
1/23 4991-002
Thornton Creek and Damnation Creek Projects
1983-1986
1/24 4991-002
Noisy Creek Project
1985-1988
1/25 4991-002
Railroad Creek Project
1983-1985
1/26 4991-002
Ruby Creek Project
1983-1986
1/27 4991-002
Lena Creek Project
1985-1990
1/28 4991-002
Alpine Lakes Area Management
1980
1/29 4991-002
Snohomish River Basin Cumulative Impacts
1983-1986
1/30 4991-002
Snohomish River Basin Cumulative Impacts
1983-1986
1/31 4991-002
Snohomish River Basin Cumulative Impacts
1983-1986
1/32 4991-002
Rock Island Case - Yakime Nation v. FERC
1984
1/33 4991-002
Escondido Case
undated
1/34 4991-002
La Flamme v. FERC
undated
1/35 4991-002
Salmon River Case
1984
2/1 4991-002
Salmon River Case (Cumulative Impacts)
1983
2/2 4991-002
Udall v. Federal Power Commission
1967
2/3 4991-002
Storm Ridge
1984
2/4 4991-002
Tulalip Tribes v FERC
1984
2/5 4991-002
PNW Electric Power and Conservation Act Plan
1983
2/6 4991-002
Two Forks Dam - Platte River
undated
2/7 4991-002
Electric Consumers Protection Act
undated
2/8 4991-002
Electric Consumers Protection Act
1984-1986
2/9 4991-002
Hamma Hamma Hydroelectric Project
1986
2/10 4991-002
Skagit River Basin Cumulative Impacts
1990-1992
2/11 4991-002
Hydro Review
1983
2/12 4991-002
Boulder River Hydroelectric Project
1983
2/13 4991-002
Small Hydro (General)
1989
2/14 4991-002
Small Hydro (General)
undated
2/15 4991-002
Elkhorn/Dosewallips River Case
1987-1994
2/16 4991-002
Codit Dam - White Salmon River
2011
2/17 4991-002
Hydroelectric Project Proceedings - Richard Rutz Invovement
undated
2/18 4991-002
Core Samples from Elwha River Dam
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Dams--Washington (State)
  • Environmentalists--Washington (State)
  • Water-power--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Rutz, Richard Emil, 1952---Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Seattle City Light
  • Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
  • United States. Washington Park Wilderness Act of 1988
  • Washington (State). Division of Forestry
  • Geographical Names :
  • Elwha Dam (Wash.)
  • Snohomish River Watershed (Wash.)
  • Washington (State)--Conservation
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • Ephemera
  • Maps
  • Newsletters
  • Photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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