Fonds AR083 - Emlen Littel fonds

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Emlen Littel fonds

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  • 1971-1993 (Creation)
    Littel, Emlen

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31 cm of textual records

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Emlen Littel graduated from Yale University in 1940 and served in the Pacific in World War II. He was editor at Stanford Press in Palo Alto, California, and at the University of California Press in Berkeley. He later earned an MA in biology at Simon Fraser University. Littel was an ardent environmentalist, and one of the founders of the Sierra Club of Western Canada. He served as financial director of the Sierra Club Foundation and was the technical editor of Forest Planning Canada. He was also active in Veterans Against Nuclear Arms and The World Federalists.

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The fonds consists of environmental subject files, which include reports, clippings, correspondence, and letters to newspaper editors.

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BCAUL control number: UVICARCH-252

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