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Archives & Manuscripts

Andrew B. Reid Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reid, Andrew B.

Abstract

Includes correspondence (1981-1988); involvement with Rural Alliance for Military Accountability and its parent group the Rural Coalition; Western Solidarity; reference files include material about: MX missiles, 1981-1988 (primarily news clippings from western U.S. newspapers); the MX missile U.S. Airforce "Peacekeeper Rail Garrison" program, in which the missiles would be placed on railroad cars, to be moved in time of war; also includes files about organizations working against the MX missile in Colorado, North and South Dakota, Indiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming; and other organizations working against siting of missiles in their states; collection also includes audio and video cassettes and a bumpersticker.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1981-1988

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Andrew B. Reid; Andy Reid; South Dakota attorney specializing in litigating environmental issues; member of Nebraskans for Peace, Tri-State MX Coalition, Western Solidarity; worked against placement of MX missiles near the Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming borders.

Extent

0.63 Linear Feet (7.5 linear in.)

Arrangement

Records. arranged by form of material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Andrew Reid. Method of acquisition--Gift of.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Script of description
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