The David Sive Archive: Pioneering Environmental Litigation, 1962-1992.


The David Sive Archive: Pioneering Environmental Litigation, 1962-1992.

Collection consists of case files and personal papers of David Sive, bulk 1965-1990. Included are pleadings, motion papers, discovery documents, including transcripts of depositions, transcripts of hearings and trials, briefs, court decisions and orders, correspondence, clippings, telegrams, blueprints, photographs, maps, reports and environmental impact statements, administrative papers, press releases and publicity materials, reports of case decisions and other research materials.

91 linear feet.

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