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Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment records, 1966-1969

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\CCPE
Bib ID 4078607 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment (Ossining, N.Y.)
Title Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment records, 1966-1969
Physical Description 9.5 linear feet 4650 items in 22 boxes (9.5 linear feet 4650 items in 22 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-22. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. The material is arranged into five series: Series I: Cataloged Correspondence Series II: Arranged Correspondence Series III: Subject Files Series IV: United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission--Indian Point Station Units 1 & 2 Series V: Printed Materials.

Description

Summary

Records of the Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment (CCPE) include correspondence, memoranda, reports, statements, notes, news releases, U.S. Atomic Energy/Nuclear Regulatory Commission hearing records, and printed material. The correspondence contains letters from supporters, members of other environmental groups, New York State legislators, U.S. senators and congressmen, scientists, and CCPE's attorney for the Indian Point hearings. Chief correspondents of the group are Larry Bogart, Executive Director, Dr. George Candreva, President, and Irene P. Dickinson (Mrs. Leon A.), Executive Secretary and Coordinator, whose file these are. There are numerous letters from Congressmen John G. Dow, Richard Ottinger, and Peter Peyser. The cataloged correspondence contains three letters from Senator Jacob K. Javits, and one each from Senator Edmund S. Muskie, Senator Margaret Chase Smith, and Louis J. Lefkowitz, New York State Attorney General.

In addition to CCPE's own memoranda, statements, news releases, brochures, and other printed ephemera, Mrs. Dickinson maintained an environmental subject file which includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, newsletters, and other printed ephemera issued by a variety of environmental groups as well as some related correspondence. The files on the Indian Point nuclear power plant, approximately 1,800 items, contain photocopies of U.S. Atomic Energy Commission/Nuclear Regulatory Commission hearings, documents such as testimony before the commission, inspection reports, correspondence of the commission, Consolidated Edison, CCPE and its attorney, Anthony Z. Roisman, of Berlin, Roisman and Kessler, Washington, D.C. The printed materials include pamphlets, newspapers, newsletters, and other publication issued by a variety of citizens' action groups.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-22. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Surveyed Christina Hilton Fenn 05/03/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2013-01-04 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Berlin, Roisman, and Kessler (Washington, D.C.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bogart, Larry Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Candreva, George Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Conservation of natural resources -- New York (State) -- Citizen participation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, inc. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dickinson, Irene Power Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dickinson, Leon A Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dow, John G Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Environmental protection -- New York (State) -- Citizen participation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Javits, Jacob K (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lefkowitz, Louis J Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State). Department of Law Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nuclear energy -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nuclear energy -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nuclear power plants -- New York (State) -- Indian Point Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ottinger, Richard L (Richard Lawrence), 1929- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peyser, Peter Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roisman, Anthony Z Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Citizens action group founded in 1968. This organization has devoted its activity to the quality of the environment in the lower Hudson River Valley, particularly the environmental hazards of Consolidated Edison's Indian Point nuclear power plants.