Coo (Eva) Collection. 1934-1936.

Summary Information

New York State Historical Association – Research Library
Eva Coo Collection
Coll. No. 17
Date [inclusive]
2.0 Cubic feet + 1 volume
Funding Source
This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.

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Scope and Content Note

Papers relating to Eva Coo’s trial and conviction for the murder of Harry Wright, including correspondence, transcripts of testimony, appeals, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs from the files of the district attorney, Donald Grant, her lawyer James Byard, Jr., and Clermont Tennant, the lawyer for her co-defendant, Martha Clift.

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Publication Information

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Collection Inventory

17.1 – Box 1
Grand Jury
17.2 – Box 2
Witness testimony
17.3 – Box 3
17.4 – Box 4
Grant, Byard, and Tennant papers
17.v1 — Bible

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