Kirtley F. Mather

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Prof. Kirtley F. Mather

American Association of Scientific Workers

American Association of Scientific Workers was founded in 1938 and was affiliated to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

AASW sponsors and founders included;[1]

American Youth for Democracy

In the late 1940s, American Youth for Democracy was the youth wing of Communist Party USA.

In 1944 Kirtley Mather was a national sponsor of American Youth for Democracy.[2]

ACLU Member

As at Feb. 8, 1946, Kirtley Mather served on the National Committee of the American Civil Liberties Union.[3]

National Committee to Abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee

As of May 1964, Kirtley Mather Geology Emeritus, Harvard University, was listed as a sponsor of the Communist Party USA front, National Committee to Abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee.

Massachusetts Committee to Abolish HUAC

As at February 28, 1969, Kirtley F. Mather was listed as a sponsor of the Massachusetts Committee to Abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee.[4]

References

  1. Crucibles: the story of chemistry from ancient alchemy to nuclear fission, By Bernard Jaffe, page 312
  2. Spotlight, April, 1944
  3. Letter from Ernie Adamson, Chief Counsel, ACLU to Hon. Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., Feb. 8, 1946
  4. Massachusetts Committee to Abolish HUAC letterhead February 28, 1969

References