Elaine Brooks Interviews, 1991-1992 (MSS 0610)

Restrictions: Original audiocassette tape recordings are restricted. Users may request listening copies be made in advance.

Extent: 0.7 Linear feet (1 half archives box, 2 card file boxes)

The collection consists of typewritten transcriptions and audiocassette recordings of Elaine Brooks's interviews with San Diego public officials and educators on social issues. The interviews were conducted for her San Diego State University thesis, "Domestic Policy Since the New Federalism: Local Response to the Homeless and the Environment in the San Diego, California Region."

Elaine R. Brooks (1940-2003) came to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1962 to study biological oceanography (M.S. 1965, UC San Diego) and worked as a plankton biologist there for 20 years. From 1988-1992 she was active in secondary sewage treatment issues in San Diego, publishing articles in the local papers. She recieved her master's degree in social work from San Diego State University in the early nineties and became an adjunct professor of biology specializing in public policy and urban ecology at San Diego City College. She was the author of two books on urban landscapes and citizen psychology.

The collection consists of typewritten transcriptions and audiocassette recordings of Elaine Brooks's interviews with San Diego public officials and educators on social issues. Topics include homelessness, city planning and development, environmental concerns, poverty, free trade, and community development. The interviews were conducted for her San Diego State University thesis, "Domestic Policy Since the New Federalism: Local Response to the Homeless and the Environment in the San Diego, California Region." The collection is arranged in two series: 1)TRANSCRIPTS and 2) AUDIOCASSETTE RECORDINGS.

SERIES I. TRANSCRIPTS contains transcripts for most of the audiocassette recordings in Series II. The transcripts are often highlighted and annotated by Brooks. Arranged alphabetically by interviewee surname.

SERIES II. AUDIOCASSETTE RECORDINGS of interviews conducted by Elaine Brooks. Arranged alphabetically by interviewee surname. The original recordings are restricted; users must request listening copies be made in advance.

Container List

TRANSCRIPTS, 1991

Scope and Content of Series

Full and partial annotated transcripts of most of the audiocassette recordings listed in Series II. Transcripts are missing from the Affordable Housing Conference, the Bahia Extension Homeless Conference, Laurel Faust, Ed Goldberg, Institute of the Americas, the San Diego and Global Economy Conference, Jim Stoddant, and David Stoesz.

Box: 1 Folder: 1
Balint, Kathryn, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 2
Crowell, Areta, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 3
Duemler, Ruth, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 4
Frieman, Ed, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 5
Golding, Susan, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 6
Goldsborough, Jim, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 7
Hamilton, Pam, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 8
Henderson, Bruce, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 9
Jameson, Connie (Conye), 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 10
McCarty, Judy, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 11
McGill, William, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 12
Morris, Robert, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 13
Navarro, Peter, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 14
Ontai, Gil, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 15
Pratt, Wes, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 16
Revelle, Roger, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 17
Serydarian, Harry, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 18
Stockwell, Harriet, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 19
Tarke, Harry, 1991
Box: 1 Folder: 20
Warren, Gerald, 1991

AUDIOCASSETTE RECORDINGS, 1991-1992

Scope and Content of Series

Audiocassette recordings of interviews. Interviewees include Kathryn Balint, Areta Crowell, Ed Frieman, Roger Revelle, and Gerald Warren. Arranged alphabetically by interviewee surname.

Original recordings are restricted. Users may request listening copies be made in advance.

Box: 2 Folder: 1-2
Affordable Housing Conference, 1991 March 1
Box: 2 Folder: 3-4
Bahia Extension Homeless Conference - Opening Remarks by Chester Hartman et. al., 1991
Box: 2 Folder: 5-6
Balint, Kathryn, 1991 March 15
Box: 2 Folder: 7
Crowell, Areta, 1991 March 5
Box: 2 Folder: 8
Duemler, Ruth, 1991 April 3
Box: 2 Folder: 9
Faust, Laurel, 1991 March 3
Box: 2 Folder: 10
Frieman, Ed, 1991 May 23
Box: 2 Folder: 11
Goldberg, Ed - Lecture on "Coastal Impacts", 1991 January 1
Box: 2 Folder: 12
Golding, Susan, 1991 May 15
Box: 2 Folder: 13
Goldsborough, Jim, 1991 May 21
Box: 2 Folder: 14
Hamilton, Pam, 1991 April 30
Box: 2 Folder: 15
Henderson, Bruce, 1991 May 8
Box: 2 Folder: 16
Institute of the Americas - Border and Environment by Tom Kelly (PhD candidate), 1991 April 24
Box: 3 Folder: 1
Jameson, Connie [Conye], 1991 April 17
Box: 3 Folder: 2
McCarty, Judy, 1991 April 22
Box: 3 Folder: 3
McGill, William, 1991 March 12
Box: 3 Folder: 4
Morris, Robert, 1991 May 3
Box: 3 Folder: 5
Navarro, Peter, 1991 April 11
Box: 3 Folder: 6
Ontai, Gil, 1991 March 22
Box: 3 Folder: 7
Pratt, Wes, 1991 March 7
Box: 3 Folder: 8
Revelle, Roger, 1991 April 18
Box: 3 Folder: 9
San Diego and Global Economy Conference - UCSD McGill Dialogue, 1991 May 2
Box: 3 Folder: 10
Serydarian, Harry, 1991 March 18
Box: 3 Folder: 11
Stockwell, Harriet, 1991 March 28
Box: 3 Folder: 12
Stoddant, Jim, 1992 January 9
Box: 3 Folder: 13
Stoesz, David, 1991 March 21
Box: 3 Folder: 14
Tarke, Henry, 1991 February 27
Box: 3 Folder: 15
Warren, Gerald, 1991 April 25
Box: 3 Folder: 16
Miscellaneous, 1991 May 17