Records, 1946-1951 (inclusive).

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Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. Records, 1946-1951 (inclusive).

Records, 1946-1951 (inclusive).

Contains correspondence, corporate records, financial records, memoranda, minutes, papers of various scientific meetings, and material relating to fund raising and educational campaigns. Wire recordings of a conference held at Princeton, NJ, November 1947. Includes letters of Robert F. Bacher, Hans Albrecht Bethe, Edward Uhler Condon, Albert Einstein, Leo Szilard, Harold Clayton Urey, and Victor Frederick Weisskopf. Files concerning grants-in-aid to other atomic scientists' organizations, including Association of Scientists for Atomic Education, Federation of American Scientists, and National Committee on Atomic Information.

11.5 linear ft.

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Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

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Physicist. Major affiliations include: Princeton University, 1930-1937; Westinghouse Co., Pittsburgh, PA, 1937-1945; National Bureau of Standards, Washington, DC, 1945-1951; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1956-1963; and Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, Boulder, CO from 1963. From the description of Public relations file on Condon, mostly pertaining to the attack on his loyalty by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1948-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

National Committee on Atomic Information

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Established in 1945 as a clearinghouse for information on the atomic age. Dissolved in 1948. From the description of Records of the National Committee on Atomic Information, 1945-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77578130 ...

Minett, E. Everet

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Szilard, Leo

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Leo Szilard was a nuclear physicist, biologist and advocate of global arms control. Aaron Novick is a biophysicist. From 1948 to 1952, they jointly investigated the genetics and physiology of bacteria and viruses at the Institute of Radiology and Physics (University of Chicago). From the description of Research files, 1948-1969. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 37952289 Gertrud Weiss studied medicine at the University of Vienna. After completing her...

Association of Oak Ridge Engineers and Scientists.

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Chicago Association of Scientists and Engineers.

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Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-

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Died in 1981. From the description of Oral history interview with Harold Clayton Urey, 1964 March 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84584513 Epithet: US chemist, Nobel laureate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0000b4 Mildred Cohn was a biochemist and biophysicist. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1938 and was a research associate in biochemistry at several univers...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in W├╝rttemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

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Victor F. Weisskopf, Ph.D., University of Gottingen, Germany, 1931, was professor of Physics at MIT from 1946 until his retirement in 1974. He was director general of the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland, from 1961 to 1965. Weisskopf's research focus was theoretical work in quantum electrodynamics and nuclear particle physics. Other major affiliations include: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA, 1937-1943; Los Alamos, NM, USA, 1943-1947. Fro...

Association of Cambridge Scientists.

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Federation of American Scientists

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The Federation of American Scientists, a federation of seven associations of scientists and engineers, was organized in 1946 for the purpose of promoting world peace, international control of atomic energy, and the proper use of science for general welfare. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., FAS sought to influence government policy and educate the public concerning the social implications of new knowledge in science. From the description of Records, 1945-1970 (inclusive). (Universit...

Lorentz, Pare 1905-

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American filmmaker. From the description of Telegram : New York, to Gardiner Cowles, 1938 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 440837325 From the description of Telegram : New York, to A.A. Mercey, 1938 Mar. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 441350286 From the description of Telegram : New York, to John Steinbeck, 1938 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 441343692 From the description of Telegram : New York, to Ruth Bledsoe, 1938 Apr. 6. (Unknown). W...

Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists

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Established in June 1946 to disseminate information about atomic energy issues and to raise funds for other organizations involved in similar efforts. Dissolved September 1951. From the description of Records, 1946-1951 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52250074 ...

Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005

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Physicist. From the description of Hans Albrecht Bethe oral histories, 1966-1981. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935483 Alsatian-born American physicist, winner of the 1967 Nobel Prize for physics. From the description of Typed letter signed : Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, to Samuel Goudsmit, 1936 June 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270953107 Unpublished document written as chapter 13 of the Smyth Report. Letters about it ...

Hecht, Selig, 1892-1947

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Professor of biophysics at Columbia University, 1926-1947. From the description of Selig Hecht papers, 1914-1937. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526623 ...

Atomic Scientists of Chicago

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The Atomic Scientists of Chicago (ASC) was founded in September 1945 at the Metallurgical Laboratory of the University of Chicago to address the moral and social responsibilities of scientists regarding the use of nuclear energy and to promote public awareness of its possible consequences. Members included J.A. Simpson, Jr., Kenneth Cole, Farrington Daniels, James Franck, Lester Guttman, Thorfin Hogness, Robert Mulliken, Glenn Seaborg, Leo Szilard, Harold Urey, and Walter Zinn. ASC sponsored con...

Manhattan Project (U.S.)

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Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004

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Robert R. Bacher (1905-). Physicist (high-energy physics, nuclear energy), California Institute of Technology. From the description of Papers, 1940-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81716582 Physicist. Cornell University, 1935. During World War II, worked in the radar program at the MIT Radiation Laboratory;Manhattan Project, Head of the Experimental Physics Division, 1943-1944, and head of the bomb physics division, 1944-1945;Member of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission f...

Association of Scientists for Atomic Education.

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Brown, Harry, 1917-1986

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Geochemist. From the description of Oral history interview with Harrison Brown. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83225199 American author, editor, poet, playwright, and screenwriter; also used pseudonyms Peter McNab and Artie Greengroin. From the description of Harry P. Brown collection, 1937-1975. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70971697 Harrison Brown was a noted author, photographer, and traveller. Harrison Brown has al...

Hogness, T. R. 1894-

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