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The nuclear history collections in SCARC contain a wide variety of historical print and archival sources on civil defense measures to educate the populace on surviving a nuclear conflict, including materials highlighting the debate over the viability of fallout shelters. Sources on emergency preparation, mitigation, preparation, and response are numerous in the collections.
Suggested keywords and subject headings: civil defense, fallout, shelter*, surviv*, protect*, safety measures.
Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, Series 12, Peace: This section has been partitioned into eight thematic sub-sections that illustrate Linus Pauling's work and impact in topics of peace and humanism. Related to civil defense, the Papers include:
Subseries 7: The Debate over Nuclear Fallout and Contamination contains particularly relevant materials to civil defense.
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