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Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055762]
Identifier: MS-0296
The collection consists of two form letters from the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists urging the control of atomic weapons. Albert Einstein is one of the signers.

Dates

  • 1947, 1948

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (2 letters)

Biographical Note

The Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists (ECAS) was founded by Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd in 1946. Its aims were to warn the public of the dangers associated with the development of nuclear weapons, promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and ultimately work towards world peace, which was seen as the only way that nuclear weapons would not be used again.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two form letters from the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists urging the control of atomic weapons. Albert Einstein is one of the signers.

Custodial History

Formerly MS 34.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 1990.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
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Baltimore MD 21218 USA