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Peter B. Cooper papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1649
Scope and Contents
The papers consist of correspondence, notes, and background material which document Peter Cooper's legal work to preserve the quality of the environment in the New Haven area and on Long Island Sound. Cases involve issues of energy transmission, coastal area development, highway construction, pollution of public water supplies, air quality control, and nuclear power plant construction.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has been transferred to Yale University for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Cooper, Whitney, Cochran and François, 1993.
Dates
1970-1979
Extent
32 Linear Feet (32 boxes)
Related Names
Cooper, Peter B.
Language of Materials
English