Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Address: 
401 West Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
United States
Contact: 
Linda Valois
Phone: 
(805) 370-2330
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Archives and Collections

Description of Collection: 

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Archives documents the history of the recreation area dating back to before its beginnings in 1978 as a park unit of the National Park Service. Records include those from the Office of the Superintendent, Public Affairs, Planning Science and Resource Management, Permits Office, Interpretation & Education and Maintenance. The archives contain materials from individuals and organizations connected to the recreation area such as environmentalist Margot Feuer, Chumash Chief Charlie Cooke, scientist Margaret Stassforth, Los Angeles County division assistant fire chief Harvey Anderson, the Mountain Conservancy Foundation, and the Friends of Satwiwa. The collection also includes historical materials regarding federal park sites within the recreation area such as Paramount Ranch, Rancho Sierra Vista, Circle X Ranch, Solstice Canyon, Franklin Canyon and Peter Strauss Ranch.

Regions covered: 
The Santa Monica Mountains and adjacent areas
Languages: 

Management

Catalog System: 
ICMS (Interior Collection Management System)
Repository: 
No
Loans to Outside?: 
No
Exhibited?: 
Yes