Peter McFerrin Clarke Collection
Peter McFerrin Clarke
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.
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.
[Item], [Box], Peter McFerrin Clarke Collection, Special Collections and University
Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.
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).
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.
Conservation of natural resources.
New York (State) -- Suffolk County.
New York (State) -- Long Island.
Bunkers (Porgie, Menhaden)
Committee for Coordinated Transport
DDT - Mosquitoes
DDT – Suffolk County
Dutch elm disease
East End – Economy
East End – Planning
East End – Legal
Farm – Prices
Long Island – Rape
Maps – Soils of Suffolk County
Maps – Southampton
National Trust for Historic Conservation
Nature Conservancy (2 folders)
PSEE and Local Issues
Press (2 folders)
Progress and History
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)
Sag Harbor (2 folders)
Sag Harbor – Advisory Council
Sag Harbor – Sewage
Scenic Hudson Preservation Conference
Southampton – Master Plan
Southampton – Town Conservation Commission (2 folders)
Southampton – Township Conservation Society
Southampton – Zoning
Suffolk County Conservation Council
Water (2 folders)
The New Yorker Magazine. Article by Morton Hunt