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Cameron La Follette papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 432

Scope and Contents

Collection contains La Follette's original poetry, newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, and journal articles related to La Follette's environmental perspective from the early 80s through 2008, mostly authored by Cameron La Follette.

Dates

  • 1977-2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Cameron La Follette received her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Oregon in 1984 and later received a J.D. in Law from Columbia University and a M.S. in Psychology from New York University. La Follette's most notable accomplishments include her environmental activism in the state of Oregon, as well as her dedication to preserving the Oregon coastline. In addition to her preservation efforts, La Follette is a poet. She runs a Classic Poetry Group and is a volunteer poetry editor for the University of Toronto.

La Follette has previously worked as the director of the Coastal Futures Project for 1000 Friends of Oregon, and as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition. La Follette currently resides in Salem, Oregon where she works as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Coast Alliance.

Extent

2 linear feet (4 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Cameron La Follette is a poet and environmental activist, dedicated to preserving the Oregon coastline. She has previously worked as the director of the Coastal Futures Project for 1000 Friends of Oregon, then as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, and following that, as the Land Use Director for the Oregon Coast Alliance. The papers contain La Follette's original poetry and environmental papers.

Arrangement

Collection is organized into the following series: Series I. Biographical - Resume, Series II. Poetry; Series III. Environmental Articles.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Cameron La Follette.

Physical Description

4 manuscript boxes

Processing Information

Collection processed by Stephanie Kays.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Cameron La Follette Papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Stephanie Kays
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA