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Rhea Cohen papers

Abstract

Title:
Rhea Cohen papers
Author/Creator:
Cohen, Rhea
Collection number:
2006-8
Size:
4.5 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1974-1979
Inclusive dates:
1965-1979
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The papers of Rhea Cohen consist of environmental materials related to Maryland and the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Cohen worked for the Sierra Club from 1973 to 1980, when she represented the citizens and environmental concerns of Prince George's County. A water quality expert, Mrs. Cohen's records reflect her work leading the opposition to the construction of the Greenbriar sewage treatment plant. Other projects heavily represented in the collection are the Potomac River clean-up and BARC surplus land. Accession 2006-117 contains additional materials pertaining specifically to Greenbelt, Maryland.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Rhea Cohen papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1452
Status:

This collection is currently UNPROCESSED. This abstract may represent one of many unprocessed accessions in this collection. Please contact the Curator of State of Maryland and Historical Collections for more information.