Rudy Lukez grew up near Cleveland, Ohio and at the age of 22 in the 1980s, began work at Morton Thiokol in Brigham City, Utah as a rocket scientist. It was during this time that he served as chair for the Sierra Clubs’s Cache Valley Group. In the 1990s he served as chair of the Utah Chapter of the Sierra Club and chair of the Utah Wilderness Coalition, an umbrella group of state wilderness preservation organizations.
Rudy Lukez’s papers include letters, newspaper clippings and reports pertaining to the activities of the Sierra Club’s Cache Valley Group during the 1980s, the Utah Chapter of the Sierra Club and Utah Wilderness Coalition during the1990s. The two-box collection contains subject pieces arranged alphabetically and each folder is arranged chronologically when dates are available.
Restrictions on Access :
No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.Restrictions on Use :
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.
Permission to publish material from the Rudy Lukez Wilderness Conservation Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.Preferred Citation :
Initial Citation: Rudy Lukez Wilderness Conservation Papers USU_COLL MSS 324, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.
Following Citations:USU_COLL MSS 324, USUSCA.
Processing Note :
Processed in March of 2008Acquisition Information :
This collection was donated to USU Special Collections by Rudy Lukez on November 12, 2004.Related Materials :
See also Special Collections and Archives COLL MSS 148 The Utah Chapter of the Sierra Club Papers.
Detailed Description of the Collection