Inventory of the Nuclear Free Pacific and Other Pacific Island Issues Collection

David Stiver
Graduate Theological Union Archives
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Inventory of the Nuclear Free Pacific and Other Pacific Island Issues Collection

Collection number: GTU 2012-06-12

Graduate Theological Union Archives

Graduate Theological Union

Berkeley, California
Processed by:
David Stiver
Date Completed:
January 27, 2014
Encoded by:
David Stiver
© 2013 Graduate Theological Union. All rights reserved.

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.

Box 1:1

A Call to a New Exodus: An Anti Nuclear Primer for Pacific People 1982

Box 1:2

Balau-Marianas Issues 1975-1982

Box 1:3

Nuclear Free Pacific Resource Kit-Part 1 1972 March 1-7

Box 1:4

Kwajalein-Marshall Islands Issues 1979-1982

Box 1:5

US Trust Territories-Social Problems 1982

Box 1:6

Issues of Colonialism-Vanuatu and New Caladonia 1980-1982

Box 1:7

US Church Responses to Pacific Issues- Western American Samoas

Box 1:8

Asian Perspectives on Issues in the Pacific 1975-1982

Box 1:9

Pacific Conferences of Churches 1973-1982

Box 1:10

Kirabatu, Tonya, Women's Issues 1975-1982

Box 1:11

Law of the Sea Treaty, Fiji, Issues of Development circa 1982

Box 1:12

Third World Tourism: Report of a Workshop on Tourism, Manila, Phillipines 1980 September 12-25

Box 1:13

Pacific Christian Women, Faith and Challenges, Pacific Conference of Churches 1982

Box 1:14

Learning the Pacific Way: A Guide for All Ages, Janet M. DeVries 1982

Box 1:15

PWAPWA, Poems of Papua New Guinea, Sr. M. Duchesne Lavin (editor) 1973

Box 1:16

If I Live, The Life of Ta'unga, Marjorie Tuanekore Crocombe 1976

Box 1:17

Growing Up, Child Development in the Pacific Islands, Marion Gledhill 1974

Box 1:18

Pacific People Sing Out Strong, William L. Coop (editor) 1982