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Organizations File, 1919-1980 (continued)
BOX 379-397 Center for the Biology of Natural Systems (CBNS), 1951-1980
Commoner was the founder and director of the Center for the Biology of Natural Systems (CBNS), an environmental health sciences research center created in 1966 and based at Washington University, where Commoner was a faculty member. CBNS moved to Queens College, City University of New York in 1981. Queens College changed its name to the Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment in 2015. More files pertaining to CBNS are in both the 1990 and 2019 Additions.
Material types include correspondence, committee and task force records, grant and financial material, research reports, and speeches and writings.
Arranged alphabetically by topic material type.
BOX 379 Air Pollution Task Force, 1969-1973
(2 folders)
BOX 379 Bibliography, 1974-1979
BOX 379 Budgets, 1970-1973
BOX 379 Clippings, 1965-1977
BOX 379 Correspondence
BOX 379 1965
(2 folders)
BOX 380 1966-1972
(7 folders)
BOX 381 1972-1978
(5 folders)
BOX 381 Events, 1966-1976
(2 folders)
BOX 381 Executive Committee, 1968-1972
BOX 382 Farvar, Taghi, 1970-1973
BOX 382 Fellows, 1965-1971
(4 folders)
BOX 382 Foundations, 1963-1973
(2 folders)
BOX 383 General
BOX 383 1968-1975
(7 folders)
BOX 384 1975
BOX 384 Grants, 1951-1973
BOX 384 Heavy Metals Task Force, 1971-1972
BOX 384 Illinois Institute for Environmental Quality, 1972
BOX 384 Illinois Pollution Control Board, 1971-1973
(3 folders)
BOX 385 International Task Force, 1969-1971
BOX 385 Iran, 1973-1974
BOX 385 Mercury Contamination Task Force, 1970-1971
BOX 385 Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, 1968
BOX 385 Minutes, 1964-1973
(2 folders)
BOX 386 National Institutes of Health, 1958-1971
(3 folders)
BOX 386 National Science Foundation, 1963-1972
(4 folders)
BOX 387 National Science Foundation, 1963-1972
(3 folders)
BOX 387 Nitrogen Task Force, 1970-1973
(3 folders)
BOX 387 Personnel, 1966-1971
BOX 388 Photographs, 1967-1972
BOX 388 Planning Committee, 1969-1971
BOX 388 Program of Environmental Education for Students from Developing Countries, 1971-1977
(5 folders)
BOX 389 Program of Environmental Education for Students from Developing Countries, 1971-1977
(2 folders)
BOX 389 Progress reports
BOX 389 1966-1968
(4 folders)
BOX 390 1966-1974
(7 folders)
BOX 391 1980
BOX 391 Publications, 1965-1977
(3 folders)
BOX 391 Purpose statements, 1968-1970
BOX 392 Purpose statements, 1968-1970
(2 folders)
BOX 392 Reference Center on Ecology and International Development, 1971-1975
(2 folders)
BOX 392 Research proposals
BOX 392 1965-1973
(4 folders)
BOX 393 1970-1973
(2 folders)
BOX 393 Sangamon watershed farm survey, 1973-1974
BOX 393 Soil and Aquatic Task Force, 1969-1970
BOX 393 Space needs, 1971-1978
(2 folders)
BOX 393 Speeches and writings
BOX 393 1966-1969
(2 folders)
BOX 394 1970-1972
(7 folders)
BOX 395 1973-1976
(7 folders)
BOX 396 1976-1978
(7 folders)
BOX 397 1979-1980
(2 folders)
BOX 397 Urban Task Force, 1969-1971
BOX 397-402 Committee for Environmental Information (CEI), 1959-1974
After the passage of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1963, the Committee for Nuclear Information expanded its mission to include other environmental policy issues and changed its name to the Committee for Environmental Information. Commoner continued in a leadership position. The file includes material on nuclear testing and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, and their publications C.E. Eye, Environment, and Scientist and Citizen.
Material types include correspondence, committee and board of directors records, financial records, and printed matter.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or material type.
BOX 397 Board of Directors, 1967-1974
(3 folders)
BOX 397 Budgets, 1967-1972
BOX 397 Clippings, 1968-1971
BOX 397 Committees, 1964-1973
(2 folders)
BOX 398 Correspondence, 1967-1974
(4 folders)
BOX 398 Dugway Proving Ground, 1968-1969
BOX 398 Fundraising, 1968-1972
(2 folders)
BOX 398 Nuclear testing, 1959-1969
BOX 399 Nuclear testing, 1959-1969
(6 folders)
BOX 399 Publications
BOX 399 C.E. Eye, 1972-1973
BOX 399 Environment, 1969-1974
BOX 400 Environment, 1969-1974
(7 folders)
BOX 401 Scientist and Citizen, 1966-1968
(6 folders)
BOX 402 Scientist and Citizen, 1966-1968
BOX 402 Purpose statements, 1967-1970
BOX 402 Research proposals, 1968-1971
BOX 402 Scientific division, 1967-1971
(2 folders)
BOX 402-406 Greater St. Louis Citizens' Committee for Nuclear Information (CNI), 1958-1968
Organized in 1958 by a group of scientists, including Commoner, and concerned citizens in St. Louis, Missouri, who believed the public should have accurate information about nuclear energy and radioactive fallout from nuclear weapons testing. Material from the Baby Tooth Survey and the biological effects of radioactive fallout is included here. The organization was one of many committees around the country whose shared name was the Committee for Nuclear Information (CNI). More files pertaining to this organization and the publication Nuclear Information are in the 2019 Addition.
Material types include correspondence, financial records, grant proposals, minutes of meetings, press releases, printed material, and testimonies.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or material type.
BOX 402 Baby tooth survey, 1958-1968, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 402 Civil defense, 1960-1962, undated
BOX 403 Correspondence
BOX 403 1958-1962
(8 folders)
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