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Georgia Sierra Club records

Georgia Sierra Club records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgia Sierra Club records
Creator: Sierra Club. Georgia Chapter
Inclusive Dates: 1967-2019
Language: English
Extent: 9.25 Linear Feet (10 boxes)
Collection Number: UA97-072
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club participates in conservation campaigns to protect the environment and wilderness areas in the state and throughout the nation. It lobbied for the creation of the Cumberland Island National Seashore and supported the protection of the Ocmulgee corridor. The volunteer organization helped to pass the Solid Waste Management Act of 1990 and has worked on numerous clean water initiatives.

Scope and Content

This collection documents the Georgia Sierra Club's development and growth throughout the state and includes the activities of several chapter subgroups including the Columbus, Atlanta, Coastal, Ocmulgee and Savannah River Groups. The papers include correspondence, committee meeting minutes and reports, lobbying and legislative files, newsletters, and publicity files.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia Sierra Club records, UA97-072, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Chattahoochee River (Ga.)
Chattahoochee River -- Environmental conditions.
Conservation of natural resources -- Georgia.
Conservation.
Correspondence.
Cumberland Island (Ga.)
Environmental policy -- Georgia.
Newsletters.
Sierra Club. Atlanta Group
Sierra Club. Chattahoochee Chapter
Stream conservation -- Georgia.
Wetland conservation -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Formative Period, 1967-1970
 
12Chattahoochee Chapter, 1971-1972 June
 
13Chattahoochee Chapter, 1972 July-December
 
14Gulf Coast Regional Conservation Committee, 1972-1973
 
15-8Chattahoochee Chapter, 1973-1976
 
19Sea Islands Leisure Knapsack Outing, 1976
 
110Gulf Coast Regional Conservation Committee, 1976
 
111Gulf Coast Regional Conservation Committee, 1977
 
112Chattahoochee Chapter-1979, 1977-1979
 
113Sea Islands Leisure Knapsack Outing, 1977-1978
 
114Atlanta Group Executive Committee, 1978-1979
 
115Atlanta Group Correspondence, 1978-1982
 
116Atlanta Group Executive Committee, 1980
 
117Atlanta Group Executive Committee, 1981-1982
 
118Gulf Coast Regional Conservation Committee, 1981-1982
 
119Savannah River Group, 1982-1983
 
120Chattahoochee Chapter, 1980
 
121Chattahoochee Chapter, 1981
 
122Chattahoochee Chapter, 1982-1983
 
123Georgia Environmental Directory, 1982
 
124Executive Committee, 1983
 
125Correspondence, 1983 January-June
 
126Correspondence, 1983 July-December
 
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21Atlanta Group, 1983
 
22Atlanta Group Executive Committee, 1984
 
23Atlanta Group Correspondence, 1984
 
24Executive Committee, 1984
 
25Financial Statement, 1984
 
26Correspondence, 1984 January-April
 
27Correspondence, 1984 May-December
 
28Gulf Coast Regional Conservation Committee, 1983-1984
 
29Atlanta Group Executive Committee, 1985
 
210Atlanta Group Correspondence, 1985
 
211Executive Committee, 1985
 
212Correspondence, 1985 January-September
 
213Correspondence, 1985 October-December
 
214Miscellaneous Documents, 1983-1985
 
215Atlanta Group Executive Committee, 1986
 
216Executive Committee, 1986 January-May
 
217Executive Committee, 1986 June-December
 
218-22Correspondence, 1986
 
223Savannah River Group, 1984-1986
 
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31Conservation Committee, 1984-1985
 
32Cumberland Island Special Project, 1985-1988
 
33Outings Leader, 1986-1988
 
34Sierra Club Committee on Political Education, 1985-1986
 
35Sierra Club [National] Annual Report, 1986-1987
 
36Executive Committee, 1987
 
37Correspondence, 1987
 
38Atlanta Group, 1987
 
39Savannah River Group, 1987-1997
 
310Executive Committee Upcoming Meetings, 1988
 
311Executive Committee, 1988
 
312Correspondence, 1988
 
313Lobby Activities, 1988
 
314Chairman's Corner, 1988
 
315Miscellaneous Documents, 1988
 
316Atlanta Group, 1988
 
317South Carolina Chapter, 1988
 
318Ocmulgee Group, 1988-1989
 
319Sierra Club -l Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1988
 
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41Executive Committee, 1989
 
42Correspondence, 1989 January-July
 
43Correspondence, 1989 August-December
 
44Lobby Activities, 1989
 
45Atlanta Group, 1989
 
46Appalachian Regional Conservation Committee, 1987-1989
 
47Columbus Group, 1989
 
48Membership, 1988-1990
 
49Sierra Club Conservation Leader, 1988-1989
 
410Sierra Club - Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1989
 
411Sierra Club - Correspondence, 1989 January-August
 
412Sierra Club - Correspondence, 1989 September-December
 
413Grassroots Sierra, 1986-1990
 
414Sierra Club Election Action, 1989-1992
 
415Sierra Club Energy Report, 1989-1990
 
416Sierra Club Finances, 1990
 
417Impacts - Newsletter of the Military Impacts on the Environment Committee, 1989-1990
 
418Sierra Club Population Report, 1989
 
419Pollution Activist, 1989-1990
 
420Public Lands Activist, 1989-1992
 
421Sierra Club Foundation, 1988-1989
 
422Sierra Club Weekly Conservation Report, 1989
 
423Executive Committee, 1990
 
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51-4Correspondence,, 1990
 
55Lobby Activities, Pt. 1, 1990
 
56Lobby Activities, Pt. 2, 1990
 
57Clean Air, 1990
 
58Conservation Committee, 1990
 
59Solid Waste, 1990
 
510Water Resources, 1990
 
511Wildlife Management, Wetlands, 1990
 
512Outings, 1990
 
513Atlanta Group, 1990
 
514Appalachian Region Conservation Committee, 1990
 
515Columbus Group, 1990
 
516Gulf Coast Regional Conservation Committee, 1990
 
517Sierra Club - Notice of Meetings, 1990
 
518Sierra Club - Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1990
 
519Sierra Club - Correspondence, 1990 January-May
 
520Sierra Club - Correspondence, 1990 June-December
 
521Sierra Club - Publicity, Part 1, 1990
 
522Sierra Club - Publicity, Part 2, 1990
 
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61Executive Committee, 1991
 
62-4Correspondence, 1991
 
65Georgia Sierra Club, Correspondence, 1991 September-December
 
66Lobby Activities, 1991
 
67Atlanta Group, 1991
 
68Appalachian Regional Conservation Committee, 1991
 
69Georgia Environmental Council Monitor, 1991
 
610Sierra Club - Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1991 January-March
 
611Sierra Club - Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1991 May-November
 
612Sierra Club - Correspondence, 1991 January-May
 
613Sierra Club - Correspondence, 1991 June-December
 
614Sierra Club Centennial Planning, 1991
 
615Sierra Club National News Report, 1989
 
616Sierra Club Comprehensive Integrated Fundraising Plan, 1991
 
617Sierra Club - Legal Defense Activities, 1981
 
618Sierra Club - Miscellaneous, 1991
 
619Correspondence, 1992 January-March
 
620Correspondence, 1992 April-June
 
621Correspondence, 1992 July-December
 
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71Legislative Committee, 1992 January-March
 
72Legislative Committee, 1992 May-September
 
73Legislative Committee, Policy Statements, 1992
 
74Appalachian Regional Conservation Committee, 1992
 
75Sierra Club - Policy Statements, 1992
 
76Sierra Club - Centennial Campaign, 1992
 
77Sierra Club - Miscellaneous, 1992
 
78Correspondence, 1993
 
79News Clippings, 1981-1987
 
710Photographs, undated
 
711Alabama Sierran, 1976
 
712Argonaut, 1967-1968
 
713Athens Group, 1990
 
714Atlanta Bird Club, Atlanta Audubon Society, 1970-1973
 
715Atlanta Audubon Society, 1974-1975
 
716Atlanta Group, 1973-1976
 
717Atlanta Group, 1977-1993
 
718Auburn Group, 1977-1978
 
719Audubon Atlanta, 1976-1977
 
720Audubon Atlanta, 1978
 
721Audubon Atlanta, 1979-1980
 
722Benton MacKaye Trail Association, 1982-1985
 
723Benton MacKaye Trail Association, 1986-1990
 
724Birdsong Nature Center Newsletter, 1984-1988
 
725Birdsong Nature Center Newsletter, 1989-1992
 
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81-5Chattahoochee Sierran, 1971-1984
 
86Chattahoochee Valley Natural History Club, 1967-1969
 
87Chattahoochee Valley Natural History Club, 1970-1971
 
88Coastal Currents, 1990-1993
 
89-13Congaree Chronicle, 1978-1992
 
814Georgia Sierran, 1968-1971
 
815-18Georgia Sierran, 1984-1988
 
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91-4Georgia Sierran, 1988-2002
 
95Mountain Laurel, 1968-1971
 
96North Alabama Newsletter, 1973-1977
 
97Northeast Georgia Group - Sierra Club, 1991-1992
 
98Observer - Columbus Audubon Society, 1988-1989
 
99Observer - Columbus Audubon Society, 1990
 
910Ocmulgee Sierra Club, 1990
 
911OSHA Environmental Network, 1984-1985
 
912-18Savannah River Sierran, 1987-1998, 2012-2018
 
919SAVE - Report, Assembly, Bulletin, 1970-1972
 
920Southeast Chapter Newsletter, 1968, 1987-1988
 
921Wingbars, Newsletter of the Atlanta Audubon Society, 1980-1985
 
922Wingbars, Newsletter of the Atlanta Audubon Society, 1986-1988
 
924Wiregrass Sierran, 1991-1992
 
924Savannah River Sierran, 2019 January-February
 
925Savannah River Sierran, 2019 May-June
 
926Savannah River Sierran, 2020
 
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101101Savannah River Group-sign in waivers for outings, 2012-2019