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Title
Peter McFerrin Clarke Collection

Collection Number
SC 227

OCLC Number
122617490

Creator 
Peter McFerrin Clarke

Provenance 
Under review

Extent, Scope, and Content Note 
The collection is comprised of 3 cubic ft. of Peter McFerrin Clarke's correspondence, minutes, clippings, drafts and notes relating to conservation and preservation of natural resources on the east end of Long Island produced between 1962 and 1970.

Arrangement and Processing Note
Processed by F. Berenice Baez-Revueltas, September 2005.
Finding aid updated and revised by Kristen J. Nyitray, October 2006 and March 2014. Updated May 2019.
The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

Language
English 

Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.  

Citation 
[Item], [Box], Peter McFerrin Clarke Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.  

Historical Note
Peter McFerrin Clarke of Long Island was active in the Sag Harbor Advisory Council, Southampton Township Preservation Society, Southampton Town Conservation Commission, and the Preservation Society of the East End (which became part of the Suffolk County Conservation Council in the 1970s).

Subjects
Clarke, Peter McFerrin.
Clarke, Peter McFerrin -- Archives.

Southampton Town Conservation Commission (Southampton, N.Y.)
Southampton Township Preservation Society (Southampton, N.Y.)
Suffolk County Conservation Council (Suffolk County, N.Y.)
Sag Harbor Advisory Council (Sag Harbor, N.Y.)
Conservation of natural resources -- New York (State) -- Long Island.
Environmental protection -- New York (State) -- Long Island.
Long Island (N.Y.) -- Politics and government.
Suffolk County (N.Y.) -- Politics and government.
Politics and government.
Environmental protection.
Conservation of natural resources.
New York (State) -- Suffolk County.
New York (State) -- Long Island.

INVENTORY

Box 1
Air
Air Pollution
Audubon
Bridge
Bunkers (Porgie, Menhaden)
Clippings
Committee for Coordinated Transport
Comprehensive Plan
Conservation
Conservation material
Con Edison
C.U.L.T.
DDT - Mosquitoes
DDT – Suffolk County
Dredge
Dutch elm disease

Box 2
East End
East End – Economy
East End – Planning
East End – Legal
East Hampton
Farm
Farm – Prices
Gardiners Island
Geyer
Hammer
Harbor Pollution
Jetport
Jetties
John, G.?
Landmarks
Levon
Lists (names)
Logo
Long Island
Long Island – Rape
LIRR
McNicol, Douglas
Maps – Soils of Suffolk County
Maps – Southampton
Marine Biology

Box 3
Miscellaneous
National Trust for Historic Conservation
Nature
Nature Conservancy (2 folders)
New County
New PSEE
North Fork
Notice Boards
Pike
Poisons
Pollution
Preservation
PSEE and Local Issues
Press (2 folders)
Progress and History
Projects

Box 4
Publications – The “Best” Buy is Open Space
Publications – Conservation Advisory Agencies
Publications – The Conservationist
Publications – The Effect of Taxes
Publications – Environmental Action
Publications – Environmental Bill of Rights and Planning
Publications – Fish and Man
Publications – Golf Course Easements
Publications – Land Trusts
Publications – Mecox Bay
Publications – The Natural Resources of the East End
Publications – Regulating Population Development
Publications – Subsurface Hydrology and Future Water Supply of Southampton
Publications – SFI Bulletin
Publications – Soil Erosion on Long Island
Publications – Storm Over Storm King
Publications – Water Resources of the Town of Southampton (Dec., 1966)
Radio
Releases
Riverhead (12/7/1966)
Russians

Box 5
Sag Harbor (2 folders)
Sag Harbor – Advisory Council
Sag Harbor – Sewage
SCARE
Scenic Hudson Preservation Conference
Sewers (LI)
Signs
Southampton
Southampton – Master Plan
Southampton – Town Conservation Commission (2 folders)
Southampton – Township Conservation Society
Southampton – Zoning
Suffolk County Conservation Council
Trailers

Box 6
Transportation 
Water (2 folders)
Water Pollution
Wetlands
Wildlife
Wilderness Society

Drawer 13
The New Yorker Magazine. Article by Morton Hunt