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Alice Slater Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-225

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, and other documents that reflect Alice Slater's work in several grassroots anti-nuclear organizations throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. In addition,there is information about many national and international conferences on envirionmental and nuclear non-proliferation which Slater attended. The collection also contains reference material on U.S. government policy on nuclear issues during this period.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1993-2005

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is stored off-site. Please contact the Curator at least two weeks in advance of a visit to the Peace Collection to discuss retrieval of off-site materials.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Biographical

Alice Slater is a nuclear policy expert involved in nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, and elimination of weapons issues. Slater graduated from Cardozo Law School in 1984. She has been the president of Global Resource Action Center for the Environment. GRACE was a not-for-profit corporation which "formed new links between people and organizations engaged in research policy, and grassroots community work in order to promote and find solutions to preserve the future of the planet and protect the quality of the environment."* Slater has also served as a founder or officer of several other major grass roots organizations, including Economists Allied for Arms Reduction, Abolition 2000, Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, and Stand for Truth About Radiation. Slater is internationally known for her expertise and work on disarmament issues.

*Taken from a description written by Alice Slater.

Extent

15.5 Linear Feet (15.5 linear ft.)

Overview

Alice Slater is a nuclear policy expert involved in nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, and elimination of weapons issues. She has served as a founder or officer of several major organizations, including Global Resource Action Center for the Environment, Economists Allied for Arms Reduction, Abolition 2000, Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, and Stand for Truth About Radiation. Slater is internationally known for her expertise and work on disarmament issues.

Arrangement

This collection is not fully processed. The original arrangement has been retained. The donor/creator arranged material in folders by subject matter, rather than by records of organizations. Newspaper clippings and other reference material easily available from other sources has been removed and discarded. Reference material about topics with which Alice Slater or the organizations she represented have been retained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alice Slater, 2007 [Acc. 07A-024].

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Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Processed by Wendy E. Chmielewski in June, 2007.

Creator

Source

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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