Papers, [ca. 1939]-1986.

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Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986. Papers, [ca. 1939]-1986.

Papers, [ca. 1939]-1986.

This collection documents Smyth's work on the Manhattan Project at Princeton University and the University of Chicago, his later published history of the development of the atomic bomb, and his work as Commissioner on the Atomic Energy Commission (1949-1954) and as U.S. Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (1961-1970). The types of materials include correspondence, speeches, reports, journals, diplomas, medals, and photographs.

ca. 55 linear ft.

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