Correspondence with Janice Scott of Reseda, California

Scope and Content

Letter from Janice Scott, 2 December 1969, about an article by Gerald Holtom on the origins of the ND symbol, published in Peace News

Carbon copy letter to Janice Scott, 8 December 1969, with leaflet issued to demonstrators on the first Aldermaston March, 1958

Carbon copy letter to Janice Scott, 13 December 1969, with carbon copy transcripts of Gerald Holtom's articles in Peace News, 'The ND symbol' and 'Why our banners are white on black', 2 and 30 June 1961, and photocopy briefing issued to demonstrators on the first Aldermaston March, 1958

Letter from Janice Scott, 31 December 1969, thanking him for the information and discussing further interpretations

Carbon copy letter to Janice Scott, 11 January 1970, correcting dating error in typescript sent with previous letter and discussing whether ND symbol based on more than semaphore signs. Refers to discussion with Eric Austen and leaflet about the badges sent by Austen. With photocopies of leaflets, 'Songs for the Aldermaston March', March Committee, 1958, and 'The campaign emblem: pottery badge of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Question and answer', by Eric Austen, 1958

Letter from Janice Scott, 16 January 1971, discussing upsurge of interest in ND symbol, John Birch Society pamphlet and trademark applications. With photocopies of press cutting, 'Origami a 1000 cranes', in Rafu Shimpo (Los Angeles Japanese Daily News), 6 October 1970 and of letter from Janice Scott to US Patent Office, 11 October 1970, protesting about proposed trademarking of the ND symbol and enclosing evidence of its religious meaning

Carbon copy letter to Janice Scott, 17 October 1973, forwarding Gerald Holtom's account of the origins of the ND symbol