Sierra Club Library

Sierra Club William E. Colby Memorial Library

The Sierra Club’s official national archive was established at the Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley, in 1958, and it continues to be one of their most visited archives. This archive has been a resource for many writers and others interested in the Sierra Club’s incredibly rich history and tradition, and in the Club’s influence on the development of the environmental movement in this country, and internationally.┬áIncluded among these archival materials are records of the Club’s San Francisco headquarters; mountain registers and records; the papers of more than seventy activists and staff members; as well as the records of the Washington, DC and the California legislative offices, the International Program, the Legal Defense Fund, the Sierra Club Foundation, the San Francisco Bay Chapter, and the Mother Lode Chapter.

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