Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Alice Slater Papers, 1993-2005

Collection: DG 225

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Descriptive Summary
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Slater, Alice
Alice Slater Papers
Inclusive Dates
Call Number
DG 225
Language of Materials
Materials in English
15.5 linear feet [papers only]
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.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
Usage Restrictions
Alternate Form of Material
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Alice Slater, 2007 [Acc. 07A-024]
Processing Information
Processed by Wendy E. Chmielewski, June 2007.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Alice Slater Papers (DG 225), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law

Online Catalog Headings
These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online library/archival catalogs.
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Historical Background
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.

Collection Overview
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.

Arrangement of Collection
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.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1 off site
International Nuclear Societies Council
Institute for Policy Studies
Institute for Public Accuracy
Interfaith Center of New York
International Action Center
International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES)
International Forum on Globalization
International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA)
Heinz Awards
Grassroots International
Green Guide Institute
Global Development Briefing
Global Energy Network Institute
Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
Global Exchange
Global Green
Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth
End the Arms Race
Fellowship of Reconciliation
Dugger Alliance
Department of Energy, 1999
Department of Energy, 1999
Department of Energy, 1999
Department of Energy, 1999
Department of Energy, 1999
Department of Energy
The Correct International Energy Agency
CSD, 2001 (April)
Chinese Delegation Meeting, 1998 (October)
International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES), July 22, 1996
China INESAP Work papers
Middle Powers Initiative
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), December 4, 1998
INESAP Papers, China
Hague Appeal for Peace
World Trade Organization Events, 1999 (December)
World Trade Organization, Seattle, 1999 (November)
MPI Retreat, February. 22-25, 2001
Box 2 off site
United Nations Millennium Forum
Events: US abolition campaign, 1999 (November)
Henry L. Stimson Center
Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA), 1998 (January.)
World Trade Organization, materials calendar
Corrior Conference: corporate accountability, 1995 (September)
MPN/ANA, February. 8, 1998
Mothers and Others for a Liveable Planet
Various environmental reference materials
Second World Order Conference on Breast Cancer, 1999 (July)
Abolition 2000 – St. Petersburg 1999 (June)
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Abolition Strategy Meeting
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, April 30, 1999
NATO, April 22, 1993
Santa Barbara, 1999 (January.)
Strategy Consultation on Nuclear Disarmament
Hague Appeal for Peace events, 1999 (May)
Hague Appeal for Peace: panel events
Alice Slater, events: YES
Human Security and Peace, January. 1999
Global Meeting of Generations
Comprehensive Test Ban Strategy Summit, May 20, 1993
National Academy of Sciences: events, 2002 (January.)
Box 3 off site
Event: National Campaign for Corporate Reform, 2002 (January.)
Event: Living with the Genie, Columbia, March 5, 2002
Event: Technology Conference, Columbia, March 5-7, 2002
Event: Indian Point Forum, January. 7, 2002
Event: June meeting with Dennis Kucinich,
International Forum on Globalization
Event: Dry Cask / MIT Bronx [illegible] Conference
Various anti-nuclear reference materials
Event: NGO Strategy Summit, October 18-20, 2002
Reference material re: anti-nuclear efforts

Collaborative on Health and the Environment
Events: Cuba, 2003 (January.)
Environmental Grantmakers Association: events
DC Briefing, EGA 2003 (January.)
Porto Allegre, January. 22-28
Peace and See F (?), 2003 (January.)
Reframing 9/11, 2003 (September)
Events: Conference on Disarmament: India, 2000 (October)
JHU: Spira/GRACE, Advisory Bd. Research, events, 2000 (December)
April 24 2010: Our Nuclear Future, New York City, April 24, 2000
Events: Sweden, 2000 (September)
Events: Space Panel, Washington, 2000 (April)
Events: Project Abolition, 1999 (December)
Peace and Sec. Funders
Military Production Network
Various publications and periodicals
Peace and Security Funders Group, United Nations trip, October 28-30, 2003
Events: Teach-in, 2001 (October)
WTO Strategy: conference material, 2001 (November)
Events: Spira Grace Advisory, 2001 (December)
Events: Peace and Security Funders Group, Santa Fe, NM, November 14-16, 2001
Upcoming Eevents: INES, Bradford, UK, May 23-27 [no year given]
Events: water, 2001 (January.)
Events: ANA, 2001 (January.)
Events: IFG Teach-in, 2001 (January.)
Events: Space Network, Alabama, 2001
Box 4 off site
Various anti-nuclear reference materials
Water, Canada, July 5-8 [no year given]
Vancouver, July 5-8 [no year given]
Events, James Aronson Award, 2001
Emails re: Abolition 2000
Events: Star Wars, DC, 2001 (June)
Events: Global Cops, Canada, 2001 (June)
Congressional Education Days
Events: Wake Up Shake Up, 2001 (March)
Events: MPI Strategy, 2001 (April)
Events: Missile Paper Strategy Session, 2001 (April)
Events: Earth Day, 2001 (April)
Events: Global Network, UK, 2001 (May)
Missile Working Group, NAPF, March 19-21, 2001
Sustain – WEF – Columbia, January. 31, 2002
World Economics Forum
Solange Eurobomb
1997 Earth Penetrator
DOE Website 1996 nuclear meeting
Gorbachev Foundation
IPPNW meeting, 1995 (July)
PU ABM [?]
Save DOE, 1994 (December)
We the World
United Nations NAPF-NGO Accreditation
United Nations: Special Session on Disarmament
United Nations sample letter
United Nations structural reform
Bar – United Nations NGO
United Nations Environmental Program
United Nations – Grace – NGO
United Nations – Iraq
United Nations – Malaysian Resolution
United Nations – Millennium Forum
United Nations – Canadian public health – WHO/IAEA
Commission for Sustainable Development – United Nations
US/China Society of Friends: energy
World Policy Institute
World Watch Institute
YES: Journal of Positive Futures
World Court Project, UK
World Game Institute
World Order Models Project
Wise Int’l
World Bank: Chinese Poverty Reduction
Western States Legal Foundation
Western States Legal Foundation
War and Peace
2020 Global Alliance
Union of Concerned Scientists
Turning Point Project
Box 5 off site
Tri-Valley Cares
Television without Borders
STAR: BBDO / BNG Cleanup [illegible]
STAR: Program – Clambake
STAR: INS Policy
STAR: 2003: Peper, Scott Proposals
STAR: spent fuel
STAR: Program Comm.
STAR: Plum Island
STAR: Riverkeeper
STAR Bill: Peconie Revel Cleanup
STAR: Alvarez
STAR: Leonore
STAR: Hillstone Sampling
Long Island University
Simons Foundation
South Asian Magazine for Action and Reflection
Box 6 off site
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): (Non-Proliferaton Treaty): Prep. Con. 1999 (May)
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): April 22-23, 1999
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): Treaty, 1998
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty):
A2K PR NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty):
A2000: NY Metro (NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): )
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): : Prepcom Prep
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): meeting group
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2004
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2005 – NGO [illegible] imp. Papers
Abolition 2000
More NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): and disarmament–related material
More NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): and disarmament–related material
Alice Walter article
Labs, computer sim. Etc. archives
Nuclear victims (NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): )
Von Hippe – Drell Trescotts
Names to be entered
US Radiation: tests on citizens
Health of DOE sites, 1995 (January.)
Congressman Edolphus Towns
Ted Turner
Dr. Andrew Toupadakis
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Stiglitz, Joseph
Daniel P. Moynihan
Mioko Smith
Bill Smith
Aileen Smith
Post Moratorium Activity, 1993 (July)
Jeremy Wiesen
Steve Wing
Alla Yaroshinskaya
Anne Zill
[illegible] – individuals
Mayor Akiba
Glenn Alcalay ( Ind.)
Glenn Alcalay ( Ind.)
Arias – MIT research
Warren Beatty
Alan Cranston
Bill Bradley – Briefing paper
ECAAR – T.C. Brown
General Butler
David Cantor
Gene Case: Contract with Planet
Clinton, Hillary
Mary Cunnane
Kevin Danniker
Alfonse D’Amato
Box 7 off site
D. Despommier
Adrian W. Dewind
Duchin proposal
Dugger – Alliance for Democracy
Anabel Dwyer
Annie Evans
Paul Rogers
Global Cops
Wade Greene
Richard Gebhardt
Hugh Gusterson
Paul Hawken
Zoran Pajic
Dr. Perrerra
Penny Price ( Ind.)
Edward Perlberg
Caleb Rossiter
Bob Schaeffer
Susan Shaer
Sheinbaum Dinner
George Lewis
Lucas, Martin
Carolyn Maloney
Nelson Mandela
Leonard Marks
Qiang Niu
Myron Mehlman
Zia Mian
Annie Miller
Robert Muller
Natalya Mirinova
Jerrold Nadler
Vijai Nair
Paul Nitze
Stephen Herman
Heiner Housten
John Hoyt
Bianca Jagger
Wayne Jaquitht: National Sec. News Service
Bill Joy (Indiv.)
Bob Kerrey
Klotz – NY Nukes
Frances Korten (Yes Mag.)
Monika Kumar
STAR: NRDC lawsuit
Lappe, Anna
STAR: New York State legislative acts
STAR: Peconic River
STAR: Plum Island
STAR: articles, 2000
STAR: publicity
STAR: press release, 1999
STAR: Kalish & Associates
STAR: health, 2002
STAR: poll
STAR: Spitzer
STAR: letterhead and envelopes
STAR: mailings
STAR: board meeting, November 11 [no year given]
STAR: March bd.
STAR: Bd., 2001 (November)
STAR: Millstone
STAR: B.D. Exec. – Muller Proposal
STAR: tritium – waste policy
STAR: conference
STAR: EPA meeting
STAR: GOULD Hall transcript, 12-96
STAR: rent fuel pool press conf., October 31, 2005
STAR: Alvarez
STAR: Joe Carson
STAR: post Billy Joel
STAR: clean air litigation
STAR: DOE Brookhaven group
STAR: Bond rebuttal BNL
STAR: BNL 2004
STAR: nuclear power post 9/11
STAR: Price Anderson Richard
STAR: BNL Cleanup 2004
BNL Cleanup/Samios (?) crow
STAR: FOIA waste stream
STAR: BNL cleanup
Box 8 off site
STAR / NAS waste
STAR: Jay Gould tooth study
STAR: Millstone
STAR: fish and reactors
STAR: by-laws
STAR: E. H. list
STAR: Exec. Dir. [2 folders]
STAR: correspondence
STAR: resumes
BNL: tritium remediation
BNL: tritium misc.
BNL: misc.
BNL: tritium health studies
BNL: press, 2001
BNL: tritium reports from LLML and Savannah River
BNL: 60 minutes
STAR / NAS: Toxic Legacy
BNFL: nuclear power
BNL: Guild Hall
BNL: Guild Hall transcript
BNL: DOE meeting, July 28, 1997
BNL: Sandy Rose documents
BNL: Weida, November 24 [no year given]
BNL: Bill Weida, 1997
BNL: Politicians
STAR: BNL advisory board
Brookhaven Board
BNL: Citizens overnight panel
BNL: Columbia
BNL: Joe Carson
BNL: Long Island Breast Cancer
BNL: Los Alamos
Long-term Stewardship
BNL: Peconic River
BNL: plutonium
BNL: radiation health effects
BNL: Clean Air Act
BNL: Cleanup Date BNL pub.
BNL: health
BNL: correspondence
BNL: contract
BNL: New Contractor Strategic Solicitation Plan
BNL: Misc. Documents
BNL: PR proposals
“April 24, 2010: A Look at Our Nuclear Future”
Time’s Up Press Briefing
Earth Day, 2000
Material sent to Earth Day
Pamela Lippe: Earth Day
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2002 Prepcom: NGO presentations and Briefings
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2002: NGO positions and reports
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2002: Doug Roche report
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2002 Prepcom: Abolition, 2000
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): NGO preliminaries, 2000
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2000 press briefing, invitees, combined
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): Report Card, 2001
October 8: Chicago [illegible]
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): : Outreach, 2003-2004
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): , 2004
Town meeting
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): , May 1, 2004, AGC
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): Amendment Conf.
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): , 2000, Alice’s notes
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): review speech notes
Box 9 off site
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2000, NGO talks: combined invitees
NGO comm. file: NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): – 2000 invites – heads of state
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2000: final document
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2000: NGO presentations
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2000: Congress recommendations to the US
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2000: foreign ministers, world capitals
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2000: media strategy
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2000: Abolition 2000
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): 2000
MPI, October 28-30 [no year given]
Middle Powers Initiative: Executive Committee Meeting: October 4, 2002, New York
Bush nuclear posture
Nuke weapons: bunker buster, 2003
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty):
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): working group: notes, minutes
Housing offers, NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): PrepComm, 1996
Lake Sosin Snell and Associate Poll public handout: graphics
Lake Sosin Snell and Associate Poll P.H. text description
Lake Sosin Snell and Associate Poll: congressional briefing
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): PR, 1997 with Baker
Lake Sosin Snell and Associate Poll: April 3, 1997
Lake Sosin Snell and Associate Poll: April 3, 1997 Fact sheets/Widmeyer
Lake Sosin Snell and Associate Poll correspondence
US Kay Poll: nukes
Poll: congressional briefing: Harken/Furse
Lake Sosin Snell and Associate Poll: press bios/Gabi
Lake Sosin Snell and Associate Poll: Poll data
Lake Sosin Snell and Associate Poll: press from poll
Issues: arms trade
Issues: air
Issues: campaign finance reform FCC
Issues: campaign finance reform FCC
Los Alamos, August 6, 2005
Issues: Enron
Issues: environment, economy
Issues: environment, World Heritage Committee
Food irradiation
US Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Mayors for Peace, 2004
Issues: globalization
Issues: Kyoto Conference, 1999
Issues: Iraq
Issues: Kosovo
Issues: mail irradiation
Issues: NATO, 1999
Issues: NATO expansion
Issues: Philippines
Issues: School of the Americas
Terrorism issues
Issues: September 11 th
Nuclear weapons: China spying
Nuclear weapons: correspondence
Nuclear weapons: China
Nuclear weapons: CTBT
Nuclear weapons: CTBT
Box 10 off site
Nuclear weapons: de-alerting
Nuclear weapons: disarmament
Nuclear weapons: France
Subcritical: stockpile s. fax to United Nations mission 1997 (June)
Computer simulations: AGEX, 1996
Stockpile stewardship: NIF DOE docs. 1996
Stockpile stewardship: NGO info. 1995-1996
SS&M: Harken Bumpers meeting, 1997
Computer simulations, 1996/1997
Subcritical letter writing campaign, 1996
Stockpile stewardship: NGO info, 1995
CTB: the deal
CTB, 1999
CTB article: defeat, 1999 (November)
CTB signatories
CTBT end game, 1996
CTBT articles, 1997
CTB, September 10, 1996
CTB, 1996
Goldwater v. Carter, notes
ABM/Cong., cases: misc.
ABM/Cong., cases: Gold v. Carter
ABM/Cong., briefs
ABM/Cong., articles
ABM/Cong., [illegible]
Hiroshima project
Hiroshima tapes to send and who got it
Hiroshima video testimonials
TV show Hiroshima
Hiroshima videostore (Global Vision/Rainbow Video)
Hiroshima news articles
MPI, January. 26-28 [no year given]
Environmental Grantmakers’ Association, 2004 fall retreat
Boston forum, 2004 (July)
Second Nuclear Age, CUnited NationsY, 2004 (December)
NAPF forum, May 13-15, 2004
Informal roundtable dialogue on NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): treaty
Hiroshima, 2004
Berlin IPPNW, 2004 (May)
Events: Hiroshima, 2004
Nuclear Disarmament
Nuclear Policy Research Institute
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): , 2003, writing
Conference on Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
PNND Conf., 2003 (November)
NAPF, 2003 (November)
Poets Against the War
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): Press Conf.
MPI Steering Committee Meeting, Geneva, April 26, 2003
MPI, 2003 (April)
Nuclear waste: Kazakhstan
Nuclear waste: mobile Chernobyl
Nuclear waste: MOX
Nuclear waste: plutonium
Nuclear waste: pie chart: national and international
Nuclear waste: pie chart
Nuclear United Nations inspections
Nuclear weapons: worldwide poll
Nuclear weapons: stockpile stewardship
Nuclear weapons: subcriticals
Nuclear weapons: Russia
Nuclear weapons: security
New nukes, 2003
New nukes, 2005
Nuclear weapons: Pakistan
Nuclear weapons: policy debate, 1998
Nuclear weapons: quotes
Nuclear weapons: NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty):
Box 11 off site
NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty): , 2002
Nuclear weapons: new weapons, 2001
New nukes, 2002
Nuclear policy
Nuclear weapons: NATO
Nuclear weapons: NAC, 1999
Nuclear weapons: NAC, 1998
Nuclear weapons: NAC, 2000
MPI nuclear weapons contact list
MPI strategy consultation, April 8, 2002
MPI Steering Committee, April 6, 2002
MPI: Executive Committee, October 28, 2001
Events: Alan Cranston Award
MPI, 2000 (January.)
MPI: October 18 th meeting
MPI: proposal
MPI, 2000
MPI: post pugwash (?), 2001
MPI, 2001
Nuclear weapons: Model Nuclear Weapons Convention
Nuclear weapons: missile ban
Missile defense: Canada
Nuclear weapons: Korea
Lockheed Martin
Nuclear weapons: India
Nuclear weapons: India
Nuclear weapons: Israel
Nuclear weapons: Japan
Nuclear weapons: Japan
Star Wars, 1998
Star Wars, 1999
Star Wars, 1999
Star Wars, 2000
Star Wars, 2000
Star Wars, 2000
Star Wars, 2000
Missile defense, 2001
Pre-Summit National Missile Defense Briefing, May 25, 2000
Star Wars, 2002
Star Wars: ABM
Issues: global war system
Star Wars
Star Wars: Europe
Star Wars: Kucinich bill
Star Wars: NASA
Nuclear power: articles, 2001
Nuclear power, 2002
Nuclear power: Austria
Nuclear power: Chernobyl
Nuclear power: Czech Republic
Nuclear power: environment
Nuclear power: Hanford
Nuclear waste: Bronx project
Nuclear power: NEI/False ads
Nuclear power: Price Anderson
Nuclear power: Russia
Nuclear power: Tokkaimura
Nuclear power: Turkey
Nuclear waste: 1998
Nuclear waste: 2002
Nuclear waste: clean-up
Star: Weida-FOIA. Employ data
Weida: email, misc.
Weida: Argonne evaluation
Weida: BNL economic impact now and in the future
Weida: delivered and scheduled items
Weida: fact sheet
Weida: letter on Perryman report
Weida: MOX
Weida: Rims II request info
Weida: MMS
Weida: weapons labs conversion
Weida: critique of DOE privatization
Weida: Privatization report requests
Bill Weida reports, 1997
Weida reports: Atlanta, 1997
Weida: complete set of reports, 1997
Weida report: 1996
Weida reports: CEC, 1996
Weida: Amarillo publicity, 1996
Weida: 1998
Box 12 off site
Weida Hello Lichtenman, SS&M long version
Weida: tritium report, 1995
Weida reports, 1995
Weida: 1994 Nevada test site
Weida reports and papers, 1994
Weida reports, 1993
Resume of Alice Slater

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