Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Phoenix Defense Fund Records, 1957-1961

Collection: DG 072




Contact Information

Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399 U.S.A.
Telephone: (610) 328-8557 (Curator); Fax: (610) 328-8544
Email: wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu (Curator); URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/


Descriptive Summary
Repository
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers/records.
Creator
Phoenix Defense Fund
Title
Phoenix Defense Fund Records
Inclusive Dates
1957-1961
Call Number
DG 072

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
2.1 linear feet
Abstract
The Phoenix Defense Fund was established through the efforts of Norman Cousins and other supporters of Barbara and Earle Reynolds. The Reynolds sailed the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear test site, Eniwetok Proving Grounds, as a protest against nuclear war. They were arrested, tried, and acquitted (1958-1960). The organization was also known as Reynolds Defense Fund.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Earle L. Reynolds and Barbara Leonard Reynolds
Processing Information
Processed by SCPC staff, July 18, 2013
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Phoenix Defense Fund Records in DG 072, Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright may have been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection or may have been retained by the creators/authors (or their descendants), in this collection, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Please contact the SCPC Curator for further information.

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



Historical Background
The Phoenix Defense Fund was established through the efforts of Norman Cousins and other supporters of Barbara and Earle Reynolds. The Reynolds sailed the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear test site, Eniwetok Proving Grounds, as a protest against nuclear war. They were arrested, tried, and acquitted (1958-1960). The organization was also known as Reynolds Defense Fund..





Detailed Description of the Collection

SERIES A:
Box 1
Phoenix Defense Fund -Checklist
Phoenix Earle vs. Reynolds Personal Statements
Clippings - Background
Clippings - Golden Rule
Correspondence -
A
Correspondence - B-Big
Correspondence - Bis-By
Correspondence - C
Correspondence - D

Box 2
Correspondence - E
Correspondence - F
Correspondence - G
Correspondence - Ha-He
Correspondence - Hi-Hy

Box 3
Correspondence - I-J
Correspondence - K
Correspondence - L
Correspondence - M-Me
Correspondence - Mi-My
Correspondence - N

Box 4
Correspondence - O
Correspondence - P-Pe
Correspondence - Ph-Py
Correspondence - Q, R
Correspondence - S-Se
Correspondence - Sh-Sm

Box 5
Correspondence - Sn-Sy
Correspondence - T
Correspondence - U-V
Correspondence - W-We
Correspondence - Wh-Wy
Correspondence - X,Y, and Z
Material from Refill Box. Refilled October, 1991





This file was last updated on August 9, 2013.