Selected papers, 1933-1947.


Selected papers, 1933-1947.

Copies of letters; notes; clippings; photographs; bibliographies. Documents assembled by Karl Hufbauer concerning the ten conferences include a bibliography of primary and secondary materials, letters, and information on locations of other related records. Also included are notes on attendees, photographs, clippings, and annual summaries of the conference programs published by the Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book. Collection includes selected letters from: Hans A. Bethe, Gergory Breit, John A. Fleming, George Gamow, Edward Teller, and Merle A. Tuve.

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Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982 (person)

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