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Council for a Livable World and Council for a Livable World Education Fund Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Council for a Livable World

Abstract

Collection includes materials from the Council for a Livable World and the Council for a Livable World Education Fund. Includes primarily printed materials: letters, reports, brochures, and serial publications.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1961-

Creator

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Council for a Livable World; CLW; founded in 1962 by nuclear physicist Leo Szilard; originally named Council for Abolishing War, the name was changed in December 1962 to Council for a Livable World; Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to reducing the danger of nuclear weapons and increasing national security; its mission is "to advocate for sensible national security policies and to help elect congressional candidates who support them." The Council for a Livable World Education Fund began ca. 1980? Its mission was to raise consciousness in schools and communities about arms control and ballistic missile issues.

Extent

0.63 Linear Feet (7.5 linear in.)

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of the Council for a Livable World or the Council for a Livable World Education Fund.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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