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Register of the Russ Minas papers AR 950Min

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Title: Russ Minas papers
Dates: 1936-1992 (inclusive)
Collection Number: AR 950Min
Summary: Collection includes materials related to Russell Minas. Other materials included relate to various anti-nuclear movements and organizations in the United States and the former USSR.
Repository: George Sutherland Archives at Utah Valley University

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 2, Folder 6: Nevada-Semipalatinsk-Moruroa Movement (1990)
Box 2, Folder 6: Public Antinuclear Movement (June 1990)
Box 2, Folder 6: Draft of the "N-S-M' Alliance Charter (16 June 1990)
Box 2, Folder 6: Nevada-Semipalatinsk-Moruroa Movement (07 July 1990)
Box 1, Folder 10, Box 1, Folder 11: Humboldt Social Responsibility Pledge (1987-1988)
Box 1, Folder 10: envelope addressed to Russ Minas (August 1988)
Box 1, Folder 10: Orientation Schedule November and December 1987 (1987)
Box 1, Folder 10: Citizens For Social Responsibility, University Graduatees Sign Responsibility Pledge (undated)
Box 1, Folder 10: William letter to Russell (03 November 1987)

Correspondence regarding giving a speech and visiting the University of Utah

Box 1, Folder 10: Humboldt State University, The Lumberjack (18 November 1987)
Box 1, Folder 11: envelope addressed to Maggie Long (May 1987)
Box 1, Folder 11: Humboldt State University Graduation Pledge of Environmental and Social Responsibility pamphlet (May 1987)
Box 1, Folder 11: Camarillo Daily News, Ihne encourages social consciousness at Humboldt (undated)
Box 1, Folder 11: Action Outline; Campaign For A Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility In Employment (undated)
Box 1, Folder 11: Brains Not Bombs Yes To Education! (May 1987)

Fliers and articles relating to a peace pledge on college campuses

Box 1, Folder 11: Humboldt State University Graduation Pledge of Environmental and Social Responsibility (16 May 1987)
Box 1, Folder 5: National Lawyers Guild (1985-1990)
Box 1, Folder 5: National Lawyers Guild, The National Lawyers Guild Practitioner (1985)
Box 1, Folder 5: National Lawyers Guild, The National Lawyers Guild Practitioner (1987)
Box 1, Folder 5: National Lawyers Guild, Projects, Committees and Task Forces 1989 (1989)
Box 1, Folder 5: National Lawyers Guild, Publications 1989-1990 (1989-1990)
Box 1, Folder 5: Journal of Progressive Legal Thought (1989)
Box 1, Folder 5: National Lawyers Guild, Guatemala: Image Versus Reality (March 1989)
Box 1, Folder 5: National Lawyers Guild, National Referral Directory 1989-1990 (1989)
Box 1, Folder 5: Bruce letter to Russell (18 June 1990)

Correspondence letter regarding membership in the National Lawyers Guild. Handwritten annotations about a conference in Russia

Box 1, Folder 3: Peace Test (1987-1992)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test, information on tests since the beginning of the Soviet moratorium (undated)

Contains annotations on printed information

Box 1, Folder 3: Responding To Violence To Yourself (undated)

Contains information on what to do if a protest results to violence

Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test, Are We Really On Different Sides? (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test, Test Ban Caravan! (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Apt schedule and travel directions (undated)

Information on a planned Nevada test site demonstration

Box 1, Folder 3: Nonviolence (undated)

Information sheet with definitions of different forms of nonviolence

Box 1, Folder 3: Affinity Group Empowerment Document (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test, Charges Dropped Against Protesters; New Demonstration Set (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test, Proposal For Strategy And Staffing Pattern For APT (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test Confronting the Arms Race (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Nuclear Weapons Testing From The American Peace Test (undated)

Contains annotations on the front

Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test organizer's packet (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test, Nonviolence Guidelines (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test nonviolence trainers' manual (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test participants' guide book (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test postcard (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Students Against Nuclear Destruction/Utah Peace Test (undated)

Blank membership form

Box 1, Folder 3: Affinity Group Support People's Checklist (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Legal Information (undated)

Information sheet with information about legal procedures in Nevada

Box 1, Folder 3: list of higher education offices in the United States (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Lenten Desert Experience VI (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test A Campaign of Nonviolent Resistance to the Arms Race pamphlet (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test, Why Utahns Should Support An End To Nuclear Testing (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test, Trident The Bomb In Our Back Yard (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Nevada Constitution (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Stop Nuclear Testing (undated)

Contains information on American Peace Test meetings

Box 1, Folder 3: Trainers Handout (undated)

Contains information on tips for better training

Box 1, Folder 3: Consensus (undated)

Sheet containing terms and definitions

Box 1, Folder 3: Consensus Procedure (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: On Children (undated)

Song or poem

Box 1, Folder 3: Atomic Bomb Day (undated)

Contains information about the first nuclear bomb detonation

Box 1, Folder 3: Evaluation Form 1-27-87 Action Nevada Test Site (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test, Scenario Options (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Nevada Test Site map (undated)

Map of the Nevada Test Site

Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test songs (undated)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test protest documents (1986)

Arrest flow chart and 2 other pages about protest meetings

Box 1, Folder 3: R. C. Aldridge, Danger Rides the Rails (1987)

Article on a train derailment in Washington state containing explosive materials

Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test, Resolution for the New Year: End Nuclear Testing in 1987 (1987)
Box 1, Folder 3: Action Scenario (07 January 1987)

Contains information on a demonstration at a Nevada test site

Box 1, Folder 3: Strange Bedfellows Affinity Group (01 January 1987)

Telephone and address list

Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test, An open letter (15 January 1987)
Box 1, Folder 3: American Peace Test, Conspiracy Charges Filed Against Peace Organizers (27 January 1987)
Box 1, Folder 3: Statement Of The American Peace Test (27 January 1987)
Box 1, Folder 3: Suggested Defenses To Be Raised By Individuals Defending Themselves For Demonstrations At The Nevada Test Site (24 March 1987)
Box 1, Folder 3: Thomas Downey letter to Joshua Reichert (27 October 1987)

Correspondence from Congressman Downey regarding grant money for American Peace Test.

Box 1, Folder 3: nuclear test dates document (18 November 1987)

Contains dates of nuclear test from multiple countries. Also contains locations, size and cost of test.

Box 1, Folder 3: song written by Jewel Benson (October 1990)
Box 1, Folder 3: The United States Comprehensive Test Ban Coalition, The Test Ban Treaty Conference (January 1991)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test April monthly meeting minutes (18 April 1991)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test may monthly meeting minutes (16 May 1991)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test September monthly meeting minutes (17 September 1991)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test walk (October 1991)

Schedule for a walk to the Hercules train yard

Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test January monthly meeting minutes (16 January 1992)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test February monthly meeting minutes (20 February 1992)
Box 1, Folder 3: Utah Peace Test general meeting minutes (17 October 1992)
Box 1, Folder 4: annotated Utah Peace Test folder (undated)

Manilla folder with handwritten annotations on both the inside and outside.

Box 1, Folder 13: Test Ban Congress (1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: Test Ban Congress, Important schedule change (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: United States Customs, Know Before You Go booklet (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: International Parliamentary Open Letter, A Call For An End To Nuclear Weapon Tests (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: Antinuclear Movement "Nevada-Semipalatinsk" Social Organization with map (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: International Citizens Congress For A Nuclear Test Ban stationary (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: identification tag (undated)

Identification tag with Russel Minas written in Russian and English

Box 1, Folder 13: poem (undated)

Handwritten poem on Hotel Rossia stationary. Envelope attached

Box 1, Folder 13: International Citizens Congress For A Nuclear Test Ban information packet (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: International Citizens Congress for A Nuclear Test Ban, Declaration of the Working Group on the Moral and Ethical issues of Nuclear Weapon Possession and Testing (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: International Citizens Congress For A Nuclear Test Ban visa requirements (undated)

USSR Visa requirements

Box 1, Folder 13: International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Report from Working Group 1 (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: Elected Officials And Community Leaders Open Letter, A call for an end to underground nuclear weapons tests (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: Thomas Travel itinerary and memo (1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: International Citizens Congress For A Nuclear Test Ban programme (1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: Thomas Travel itinerary carbon copy (March 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: United States Comprehensive Test Ban Coalition, United States Comprehensive Test Ban Gathers Steam! (05 March 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: Swissair flight ticket (April 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: Utah Physicians For Social Responsibility letter to Rosemary (08 April 1990)

Correspondence letter regarding a donation to Russell Minas

Box 1, Folder 13: International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (16 April 1990)

Correspondence letter containing information on the 1990 Test Ban Congress event in Moscow, USSR

Box 1, Folder 13: Post Office receipt (28 April 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: letter to congress participants (May 1990)

Correspondence letter from the Kazakhstan Association of Physicians and Pharmacists

Box 1, Folder 13: List of Foreign Participants (May 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: International Physicians For the Prevention of Nuclear War letters (May 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: Appeal to the Participants in the Test Ban Treaty Amendment Conference from the Participants in the International Citizens Congress for a Nuclear Test Ban (May 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: Nevada-Semipalatinsk-Mururoa International Movement to Halt Nuclear Weapons Testing (May 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: Thomas Travel, Hints for travelers to the Soviet Union (02 May 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: Appeal to the Leaders of Nuclear Weapons Testing States from the Participants in the International Citizens Congress for a Nuclear Test Ban (26 May 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: International Physicians For the Prevention of Nuclear War letter to International Citizens Congress For A Nuclear Test Ban participants (06 June 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: Nevada Desert Experience, Nevada-Semispalatinsk-Moruroa Movement (09 July 1990)
Box 1, Folder 13: United States Comprehensive Test Ban Coalition letter to Russell Minas (16 July 1990)
Box 1, Folder 12, Box 2, Folder 7: International Peace Walk (1987-1990)
Box 1, Folder 12: Please Take Me To The Rossia Hotel (undated)

Contains the phrase handwritten in the Russian

Box 1, Folder 12: Join The Nonviolent Peace Army (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: The Nuclear Resister needs you! (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: Walk with the Soviets and step into history (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: list of organizations and names on notebook paper (undated)

Handwritten list of names and some telephone numbers in red ink

Box 1, Folder 12: Welcome to the Talking Walker program (undated)

A press kit for participants of the American-Soviet Walk

Box 1, Folder 12: International Peace Walk application process (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: welcome letter from International Peace Walk (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: acceptance letter (undated)

Acceptance letter regarding the 1988 American-Soviet Walk

Box 1, Folder 12: International Peace Walk fund raising manual (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: Financial instructions and deadlines for the American-Soviet Walk (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: International Peace Walk national field organizer (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: book list about the Soviet Union and United States (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: USSR telephone number list (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: Travel Tips For The USSR (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: International Peace Walk application (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: American-Soviet Walks pamphlet (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: Sowjet-kasachstan (1987)
Box 1, Folder 12: Soviet Kazakhstan (1987)
Box 1, Folder 12: Hundred of Americans to Join Hundreds of Soviets As Citizen Diplomats During History Making Walk in United States (1988)
Box 1, Folder 12: risk waiver and agreement of indemnity (1988)
Box 1, Folder 12: American-Soviet Walk, USA Itinerary (1988)
Box 1, Folder 12: Health Status Report for Russell Minas (27 April 1988)
Box 1, Folder 12: the Russian are coming! (May 1988)

Information regarding the American-Soviet Walk

Box 2, Folder 7: Downwinders Publication, Testing News December (December 1988)
Box 2, Folder 7: Downwinders Publication, Testing News may (May 1989)
Box 2, Folder 7: Downwinders Publication, Testing News November (November 1989)
Box 2, Folder 7: International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War letter to Prospective Congress Participant (1990)

Correspondence letter regarding registration information on the Test Ban in Kazakhstan

Box 2, Folder 7: The Salt Lake Tribune, To stay healthy when traveling divided world in threes (18 March 1990)
Box 2, Folder 7: Los Angeles Times, Kazakhstan: Life and Death in the Shadow of the Mushroom Cloud (01 April 1990)
Box 2, Folder 7: International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War letter to Russell Minas (16 April 1990)
Box 2, Folder 7: The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Urges Global Campaign on the Health and Environment Consequences of Nuclear Radiation from Weapons Production and Testing (May 1990)
Box 2, Folder 7: International Peace Walk newspaper (May 1990)

Newspaper pertaining to the International Peace Walk in the USSR

series: Hercules trial documents (1936-1990)
Box 2, Folder 2: letter to Russell (undated)

Correspondence letter regarding rebuttal of court testimony

Box 2, Folder 2: Immigration and Crimes (undated)

Contains information on sentencing pertaining to crimes committed

Box 2, Folder 2: Immigration and Naturalization Service packet (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: Direct Examination (undated)

Vior Dire for defendant

Box 2, Folder 2: Juror Questionnaire (undated)

Questionnaire related to the Trident 3 trial

Box 2, Folder 2: West Valley City versus Hamilton Haun and Hirschi (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: State of Utah versus Harding (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: United States Supreme Court Reports, Hughes versus Rowe (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: Burglary And Criminal Trespass (undated)

Legal sections and definitions for criminal trespass

Box 2, Folder 2: The United States versus Bailey (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: State of Missouri versus Holland (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: State of California versus Pena (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: United States Supreme Court Reports, The Paquete Habana (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: State of California versus Lovercamp (undated)
Box 2, Folder 3: United States Supreme Court Reports, Jackie Washington versus Texas (undated)
Box 2, Folder 3: United States Supreme Court Reports, Chambers versus State of Mississippi (undated)
Box 2, Folder 3: Defendants' Exhibits (undated)

Expert testimony information for Ann Fagan Ginger

Box 2, Folder 3: Matthew Haun Direct (undated)

Court documents containing annotations

Box 2, Folder 3: phone number list (undated)
Box 2, Folder 3: Utah Inter-tribal Coalition, The Navajo Civil Rights Movement In Utah (undated)
Box 2, Folder 3: map of railway shipping routes (undated)
Box 2, Folder 3: Defendants' Exhibit expert testimony (undated)
Box 2, Folder 3: Instruction No (undated)

Article 6 of the Constitution of the United States

Box 2, Folder 3: United States of America versus Belmont (1936)
Box 2, Folder 3: The United States versus Pink (1941)
Box 2, Folder 3: State of Utah versus Alexander (1979)
Box 2, Folder 3: Jorgensen versus The State of Nevada (1984)
Box 2, Folder 3: State of Utah versus Tuttle (1986)
Box 2, Folder 3: United States versus Bailey (October 1979)
Box 2, Folder 3: The Defense Monitor, First Strike Weapons At Sea (1987)
Box 2, Folder 3: Time Magazine, They Lied to Us (31 October 1988)
Box 2, Folder 4: D. Ehrman, Civil Disobedience at Hercules (1989)

The Desert Sun article about a protest at the Hercules plant

Box 2, Folder 4: R. O. Swimmer, A Blueprint for Economic Development in Indian Country (1989)
Box 2, Folder 4: Utah Peace Test letter to David Thompson (September 1989)
Box 2, Folder 4: Utah Peace Test letter to Steve Wait (September 1989)
Box 2, Folder 4: Copy of Diana Hirschi's original Nuremberg Pledge and her minute from Salt Lake Monthly meeting (20 October 1989)

Contains a signed copy of the Nuremberg Pledge, a list of pledge copies sent to other individuals, and a letter from the Religious Society of Friends

Box 2, Folder 4: D. Levine, 1990 Trident Trial of the Hercules 3 (1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: mock ticket for the 1990 Trial of the Hercules 3 (January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: Deseret News, Jury clears 3 trident protesters of trespassing at Hercules site (24 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: Circuit Court State of Utah, Jury duty list (24 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: Circuit Court State of Utah, State of Utah vs Hamilton; Haun; and Hirschi jury questions (24 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: Circuit Court State of Utah, State of Utah vs Hamilton; Haun; and Hirschi jury instructions (24 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: Circuit Court State of Utah, West Valley City versus Hamilton Haun and Hirschi (25 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: Deseret News, Protester-lawyer defends 3 comrades (25 January 1990)

Deseret News article on protester-lawyer in anti-missle trespassing case

Box 2, Folder 4: Deseret News, Decision not to punish trespassers may set precedent attorney says (27 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: The Salt Lake Tribune, Jury clears 3 Anti-Nuke Protesters of Trespassing (27 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: Deseret News, Anti-missle activists face trespassing trial (27 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: Standard-Examiner, Nuclear protesters acquitted trespassing at Hercules (28 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: Daily Utah Chronicle, Jury clears U Student protesters of trespassing (29 January 1990)
Box 2, Folder 4: D. Levine, untitled (02 February 1990)

Article about a court case involving 3 anti-nuclear missile protesters

Box 2, Folder 4: The Salt Lake Community College Student Association, Hercules Three go free with jury acquittal (07 February 1990)
Box 2, Folder 5: The Herald Journal, Activists say jury's decision a call to action (21 February 1990)
Box 2, Folder 5: The Salt Lake Tribune, Taking steps toward peace through law (04 March 1990)
Box 2, Folder 5: Salt Lake Tribune, Defense Lawyer Lauds Decision To Acquit Hercules Three (06 March 1990)
Box 2, Folder 5: Federal Register, Rules and Regulations (27 July 1990)
Box 2, Folder 5: High Country News, Revolution At Utah's Grassroots (30 July 1990)
Box 2, Folder 5: Utah State Bar CLE Evaluation Form (September 1990)
series: newspapers and articles (1986-1992)
subgrp: oversized newspapers and articles
Box 3: U.S. Soviets Reach Arms Accord (undated)
Box 3: The Desert Sun, Star Wars The Strategic Defense Initiative (1986)
Box 3: Sunday Deseret News (19 April 1987)
Box 3: Deseret News April 1987 (19 April 1987)
Box 3: Death Valley Gateway Gazette, Massive Anniversary Protest Set (31 July 1987)
Box 3: Ground Zero 1987 summer edition (1987)
Box 3: The Desert Sun 1987 summer/fall edition (1987)
Box 3: The Salt Lake Tribune, Historic Arms Accord Reached (18 September 1987)
Box 3: Ground Zero 1987 fall edition (1987)
Box 3: Death Valley Gateway Gazette November 1987 (27 November 1987)
Box 3: The Salt Lake Tribune January 1988 (28 January 1988 )
Box 3: The Daily Utah Chronicle February 1988 (26 February 1988)
Box 3: Death Valley Gateway Gazette march 1988 (11 March 1988)
Box 3: The Daily Utah Chronicle march 1988 (10 March 1988)
Box 3: The Salt Lake Tribune march 1988 (13 March 1988)
Box 3: Las Vegas Review-Journal (13 March 1988)
Box 3: the Nuclear Resister (19 April 1988)
Box 3: Quad-City Times, Walk helps build better understanding (03 July 1988)
Box 3: The Desert Sun 1988 winter edition (1988)
Box 1, Folder 7: No Justice for Radiation Victims (undated)
Box 1, Folder 7: Ban on N-Test? Soviets' Nevada Visit 1st Step (undated)
Box 1, Folder 7: The United Methodist Reporter, Will to peace drives Utah pastor (undated)
Box 1, Folder 7: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Behind the disclosure of U.S. secret tests (undated)
Box 1, Folder 7: Quad-City Times, Walkers Take steps towards peace in A Midwest 'citizen's summit' (undated)
Box 1, Folder 7: D. Kelly, Soviet and U.S. Scientists Open Nuclear Talks in Nevada Desert (undated)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Desert Sun 1986 summer edition (1986)

Summer/Fall edition of The Desert Sun

Box 1, Folder 7: The New York Times, A Way To Halt The Arms Race (20 June 1986)
Box 1, Folder 7: newspaper articles on Russian test ban (December 1986)

Articles from the Salt Lake Tribune and New York Times about the Russian nuclear test ban

Box 1, Folder 7: KRCL, Political Activism in 1987 (January 1987)

Section of KRCL 91FM's program guide

Box 1, Folder 7: The Daily Utah Chronicle 1987 (13 February 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: Minas Aiding in Legal Defense of Protesters (1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Nuclear Resister, 438 Arrested At Largest Test Site Protest Ever (20 March 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: Las Vegan City Magazine (April 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: Deseret News, Desert Rumblings (19 April 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: Death Valley Gateway Gazette, Tantrums Must Stop (01 May 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: San Fransisco Chronicle, Grads May Pledge To Work For Peace (14 May 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: San Francisco Examiner, Humboldt grads can pledge conscience over perks (15 May 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: Times-Standard articles (15 May 1987)

Newspaper articles pertaining to Humboldt State University pledge

Box 1, Folder 7: Northcoast News, All's quiet in Arcata (20 May 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Salt Lake Tribune, Official: 33% Of N-Arsenal Is Defective (11 June 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: San Francisco Chronicle, Court Rules Out Nuclear-Test Death Suits (23 June 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: Death Valley Gateway Gazette, Commies Monitor Test Site (17 July 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: Death Valley Gateway Gazette, Six Gals Get Six Months In Jail (24 July 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: Death Valley Gateway Gazette, Massive Anniversary Protest Set (31 July 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: New York Times, Bullfrog County, Nev. Fights Growth (30 August 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: New York Times, Harvard Tenure Battle Puts Critical Legal Studies on Trial (30 August 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Salt Lake Tribune, Do Rumblings From Rainer Mesa Bode Ill Winds? (13 September 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Salt Lake Tribune, Senate Refuses to Curb N-Tests or Delay Chemical Arms (25 September 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Nuclear Resister, Test Site Occupiers Get Six Moths (27 October 1987)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Daily Utah Chronicle 1988 (01 February 1988)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Salt Lake Tribune, Hoopla Over INF Treaty Covers Up Need For Total Nuclear Test Ban (02 February 1988)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Salt Lake Tribune, Ground Caves In After Nevada N-Test Trapping Radiation (16 February 1988)
Box 1, Folder 7: The Salt Lake Tribune, Kremlin Tries to Muffle Noisy Armenian Protest (25 February 1988)
Box 1, Folder 7: Death Valley Gateway Gazette, Thousands to Invade Test Site (March 1988)
Box 1, Folder 7: newspaper articles (March 1988)

Page with multiple newspaper articles printed on front and back pertaining to a protest site arrest

Box 1, Folder 8: Quad-City Times, Grandmothers students join peace effort (03 July 1988)
Box 1, Folder 8: The Salt Lake Tribune 1987 (21 October 1988)
Box 1, Folder 8: The Salt Lake Tribune 1989 (16 July 1989)
Box 1, Folder 8: The Desert Sun 1989 fall edition (1989)

Fall/Winter edition of The Desert Sun

Box 1, Folder 9: The Salt Lake Tribune 1990 (17 June 1990)
Box 1, Folder 9: The Desert Sun, Non-Violence Means to Create No Victims (1990)
Box 1, Folder 9: The Salt Lake Tribune, US Tests 5th N-Bomb of Year (15 September 1991)
Box 1, Folder 9: Nuclear Resister, Utah Resisters Celebrate Gandhi's Birthday (29 October 1991)
Box 1, Folder 9: Ground Zero 1991 summer edition (1991)

Summer/Fall edition of Ground Zero newspaper

Box 1, Folder 9: The New York Times, France Suspends Its Testing of Nuclear Weapons (09 April 1992)
Box 1, Folder 9: The Test Banner (1992)
series: correspondence (1987-1990)
Box 2, Folder 1: Cathy letter to Russ (1988)

Correspondence letter regarding meeting at a peace walk in Iowa

Box 2, Folder 1: Ian letter to Ron (01 March 1990)

Correspondence regarding a television depiction of a trial

Box 2, Folder 1: Ron letter to Russ (06 March 1990)

Correspondence letter regarding a proposal

Box 2, Folder 1: Ron letter to Cynthia (18 April 1990)

Correspondence letter regarding a contract modification

Box 2, Folder 1: Ron letter to Cynthia (29 May 1990)

Correspondence letter regarding a follow up

Box 2, Folder 1: Ron letter to Russ (30 May 1990)

Correspondence letter regarding a non-responsive project. Attached is a poem written by Robbie Robertson

Box 2, Folder 1: Ron letter to Russ (02 June 1990)

Correspondence letter regarding a fax sent to Ian Valentine

Box 2, Folder 1: Ian letter to Ron (27 June 1990)

Correspondence letter regarding an employee out of country who is unable to sign legal documents

Box 2, Folder 1: Ron letter to Russ (27 July 1990)

Correspondence regarding a signed agreement

Box 2, Folder 1: Ron letter to Russ (27 July 1990)

Correspondence letter regarding appearing at the Hercules 3 trial

Box 1, Folder 1: invoices and receipts (1991)
Box 1, Folder 1: backorder notice (undated)

Backorder notice from Cerulean Blue, Ltd

Box 1, Folder 1: Cerulean Blue invoice (19 August 1991)

Invoice from Cerulean Blue, Ltd. for dye and a tjanting tool

Box 1, Folder 1: Creative Corner invoice (22 August 1991)

Invoice from Creative Corner, Inc. for a purchase of multiple shirts

Box 1, Folder 1: Chem Shop invoice (29 August 1991)

Invoice from Chem Shop for soda ash

Box 1, Folder 1: Cerulean Blue invoice (03 September 1991)

Invoice from Cerulean Blue, Ltd for dye

Box 1, Folder 14: essays (1987)
Box 1, Folder 14: E. B. Firmage, Covert War and the Democratic State: An Essay on Ends and Means (undated)
Box 1, Folder 14: E. B. Firmage, Ends and Means in Conflict (October 1987)
Box 4, Box 1, Folder 6: miscellaneous (1988)
Box 1, Folder 6: watercolor painting (undated)
Box 1, Folder 6: annotated folder (undated)

Folder with price annotations on front

Box 1, Folder 6: Northern Sun Merchandising catalogue (undated)
Box 1, Folder 6: blank color post card (undated)

Post card with a picture of the Wilton Candy Kitchen in Wilton, Iowa

Box 1, Folder 6: Cascadia Green Alliance, Living Green: 101 Things You Can Do To Promote Green Values (undated)
Box 1, Folder 6: Interviews With Pre-school Children about Favorite Cartoon Characters (undated)
Box 1, Folder 6: Nevada Official State Map (undated)
Box 4: Reclaim The Test Site poster (1988)

Nonviolent Nevada Test Site protest poster

Box 1, Folder 2: ephemera (1987-1992)
Box 1, Folder 2: Utah Activist Network (undated)

Containing information on meetings of the Utah Activist Network

Box 1, Folder 2: A Thousand Cranes (undated)

Paper with a story about paper cranes in Japan

Box 1, Folder 1: Utah Peace Test donation paper (undated)

Page contains 6 mailable applications for Utah Peace Test

Box 1, Folder 2: Peace Rally (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Mutual Nuclear Warhead Testing Moratorium Act (undated)

Included is a blank return address envelope, donation card and original mailed envelope

Box 1, Folder 2: The Decline And Fall of Reaganism (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Project Mailgram (undated)

Information on sending antinuclear testing mailgrams

Box 1, Folder 2: The International CTB Campaign information sheet (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: American Peace Test, Stop Nuclear Testing (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Useful Informational Resources On Nuclear Arms Issues (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: photocopied pictures of train cars (undated)

Photos of train cars photocopied onto a white

Box 1, Folder 2: Nevada test site map (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Our Nation's Honor and Our Children's Future (undated)

Information sheet regarding nuclear tests in the 1980's

Box 1, Folder 2: Firepower to Destroy a World...Plus! (undated)

Contains phone numbers of organizations on the backside

Box 1, Folder 2: black and white photo copy (undated)

Picture of a mushroom cloud with a signature from a United States Air Force pilot

Box 1, Folder 2: Some Criteria For The Consciousness And Practice Of Bioregional Politics (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Parliamentarians For Global Action (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Declaration Of Opposition To Radiation Exposed Food (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Seeds Of Peace pamphlet (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Walking Rainbow for Service Healing Peacemaking and the Greening of the Earth (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Help Finance Efforts to Stop Nuclear Testing (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: A Prayer/Pledge Of Responsibility For Children (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Select Bibliography of Nonviolence and Direct Action (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: Nuclear Testing: Your Dollars Down The Drain (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: mothers day womens desert peace camp (May 1987)
Box 1, Folder 2: A. Weber, Proposed CSSA Resolution (October 1987)
Box 1, Folder 2: Grassroots Resistance Nonviolent Action to End Nuclear Testing (March 1988)
Box 1, Folder 2: Reclaim The Test Site (March 1988)
Box 1, Folder 2: Nuclear Notebook, Known nuclear tests by year 1945 to December 31, 1987 (March 1988)
Box 1, Folder 2: American Peace Test donation papers (15 April 1988)
Box 1, Folder 2: The Soviet-American Peace Conference pamphlet (May 1988)
Box 1, Folder 2: ticket stub advertisement (1989)

Advertisement for the Jerry Garcia Band at the Greek Theater at the University of California At Berkley

Box 1, Folder 2: Save Eddie Hatcher stop his extradition! (April 1989)

Attached are 2 blank petitions

Box 1, Folder 2: Atmospheric Ozone Shield protest information sheet (22 April 1989)

Information regarding a protest against chlorofluorocarbon production

Box 1, Folder 2: Decade To Disarm informational sheet (March 1990)

Information on a presentation at the University of Utah

Box 1, Folder 2: Decade To Disarm meeting schedule (March 1990)

Information about meetings and nonviolence training in Utah

Box 1, Folder 2: Mother's Day Organizing Meeting (23 February 1992)

Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

Russell Y. Minas is a collaborative family lawyer and member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. He graduated from the University of Utah College of Law with his Juris Doctor in 1989. He participated in many anti-nuclear organizations through-out was lifetime including peace walks across the United States and in the USSR. He was also a criminal defense lawyer for the "Trident Three" activists who were charged with criminal trespassing at demonstration site protesting a nuclear missile manufacturing site in Magna, Utah.

Content Description +/-

Collection includes materials related to Russell Minas. Other materials included relate to various anti-nuclear movements and organizations in the United States and the former USSR.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Restrictions on Use:

Open for Research. Copyright for Official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

The series arrangement is as follows: 1. Nevada-Semipalatinck-Moruroa Movement; 2. Humboldt social responsibility pledge; 3. National Lawyers Guild; 4. Peace Test; 5. Test Ban Congress; 6. International Peace Walk; 7. Hercules trial documents; 8. newspapers and articles; 9. correspondence; 10. invoices; 11. essays; 12. miscellaneous; 13. ephemera.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Russell Minas.

Language:

English

Sponsor:

none

Quantity:

4.0 boxes; 3 linear feet

Language of the Finding Aid:

English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid prepared by Joel Sparks, student intern

EAD Creation Date:

02 July 2013

Standard:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:

American Peace Test (Organization).
Humboldt State University.
International Citizens Congress For A Nuclear Test Ban.
International Peace Walk.
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
National Lawyers Guild.
Nevada-Semispalatinsk-Moruroa Movement.
Test Ban Congress.
United States Comprehensive Test Ban Coalition.
Utah Peace Test.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Subject Terms:

Nevada Test Site (Nev.)
Nuclear disarmament
Nuclear weapons
Protest movements
Soviet Union
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Unilateral nuclear disarmament
United States. Department of Energy

Geographical Names:

Nevada
Utah

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