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Society for Social Responsibility in Science

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Victor Paschkis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-119
Overview Victor Paschkis (1898-1991), born in Vienna, was a Quaker, a mechanical engineer, and a professor. He was the founder, and first president, of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science. He also served as the chairman of the National Friends Conference on Race Relations, the American Friends Service Committee's Race Relations Committee, and the Committee on Fair Employment. Paschkis taught at Columbia University.
Dates: 1946-1976

Society for Social Responsibility in Science Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Society for Social Responsibility in Science

Society for Social Responsibility in Science records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-837
Abstract The Society for Social Responsibility in Science was founded in 1949, the convening meeting and Constituting Assembly both held at Haverford College. It was conceived as an organization of workers in the natural sciences to maintain free inquiry concerning the relations of science and society. The collection provides an in-depth look at the founding, history, activities and correspondence of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science.
Dates: 1948 - 1976