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Congress for Cultural Freedom
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4 cm of textual records (2 partial boxes)
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Series largely consists of Russell's correspondence with the Congress for Cultural Freedom and the Committee on Science and Freedom as well as reports relating to the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, meeting minutes, news clippings, and bulletins. Letters from Russell are typescript copies. The Congress was concerned with the defense of intellectual freedom, particularly in eastern Europe. Russell was an honorary president but severed ties in 1956 because of the anti-communist position of the Congress' American branch. Series acquired as part of Archives 1.
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Correspondence and other printed materials arranged primarily in chronological order. Printed materials are filed after correspondence.
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For a listing of the letters in this series, use the advanced search screen of BRACERS. In the “Class” field, enter series number: 580.
Box numbers for this series: 1.34-1.35
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