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Inventory of the Nuclear Free Pacific and Other Pacific Island Issues Collection
GTU 2012-06-12  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Other Finding Aids

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Nuclear Free Pacific and Other Pacific Island Issues collection
    Dates: 1975-1982
    Bulk Dates: 1975-1982
    Collection number: GTU 2012-06-12
    Collector: Wire, Hugh Brinley
    Collection Size: .5 linear feet (1 record box)
    Repository: The Graduate Theological Union. Library.
    Berkeley, CA 94709
    Abstract: A collection of materials on the investigation into a nuclear free Pacific by concerned churches from Hugh Wire.
    Physical location: 4/K/top
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Graduate Theological Union as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    Nuclear Free Pacific and Other Pacific Island Issues collection, GTU 2012-06-12 . Graduate Theological Union Archives, Berkeley, CA.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Hugh Brinkley Wire in June 2012.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Hugh Wire, a Presbyterian minister and activist, collected these materials while touring the Pacific Islands in 1982. There were several organizations who were involved: Bay Area Coalition for a Nuclear-Free Pacific; U.S. Nuclear-Free Pacific Network; Pacific Conference of Churches; and Micronesia Support Committee.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains pamphlets, handouts, articles, posters and other materials on creating a Nuclear Free Pacific. Some of the materials address social issues.


    The arrangement maintains the original order.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Nuclear power plants -- Environmental aspects
    Nuclear weapons -- Islands of the Pacific
    Antinuclear movement -- United States
    Nuclear energy--Moral and ethical aspects--Congresses.
    Nuclear energy--Religious aspects--Christianity--Congresses.
    Nuclear weapons--Religious aspects.
    Nuclear weapons--Sociological aspects.

    Other Finding Aids

    GTU 2012-02-02, Nuclear Disarmament Project; GTU 2003-10-02, Rev. Albert G. Cohen Social Justice Collection; GTU 2001-9-01, Pacific and Asian American Center for Theology and Strategies Collection;GTU 98-7-02, Northern California Ecumenical Council Collection.