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Cyrus Eaton fonds
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8 m of textual records.
4 m of graphic materials.
1.2 m of sound recordings.
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Cyrus Eaton was born in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1883 and educated at McMaster University, receiving a B.A. in 1905. After moving to the United States, he had a successful business career in steel, coal, railways, public utilities and agriculture. In the 1950s he agreed to finance the Pugwash conferences, named after his birthplace. The conferences brought together scientists who were trying to diminish the threat of nuclear war. In 1964 Eaton travelled to the Soviet Union and met with Nikita Khrushchev in an attempt to bring more understanding between capitalism and communism. Mr. Eaton was the recipient of many honorary degrees and awards. He died in 1979.
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This collection of Eaton materials was created by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation during the production of the programme, "The Prophet from Pugwash". The producer was Carol Moore Ede Myers.
Immediate source of acquisition
The collection was donated by Carol Moore Ede Myers in 1988 and 1989.
The collection is arranged into six series consisting of: research files, interviews, correspondence, broadcast scripts, production files, photographs and slides, and reel-to-reel audio tapes.
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Researchers should also consult the <a href="http://rave.ohiolink.edu/archives/ead/OCLWHi2647">Cyrus Eaton papers</a> at <a href="http://www.wrhs.org/">Western Reserve Historical Society</a> in Cleveland, Ohio.
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