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us: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Manhattan District

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    • us: United States. Army. Manhattan Engineer District
    • us: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Manhattan Engineer District
    • us: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. DSM
    • us: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. MED
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      • us: Argonne National Laboratory
      • us: Manhattan Project (U.S.)
      • us: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
      • us: United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. Metallurgical Laboratory
    • Sources

      • found: Its The atomic bombing ... 1946.
      • found: Groves, L.R. Now it can be told, c1962: p. 17 (new engineer district estab.; first named "DSM," then "Knoxville" proposed, finally "Manhattan"; Manhattan Engineer District, MED)
      • found: Jones, V.C. Manhattan, 1985: p. 43 (Laboratory for the Development of Substitute Materials, or DSM, proposed; new engineer district, without territorial limits, to known as the Manhattan District, estab. Aug. 16, 1942) p. 596 (United States Atomic Energy Commission created 8/1/46; Manhattan Engineer District transferred 1/1/47) chart 1 (organiz. of the Manhattan Project, Apr. 1943) chart 2 (organiz. of the Manhattan District, Aug. 1943)
      • found: Groueff, S. Manhattan Project, c1967: p. 9 (Manhattan District was the name given the unit within the Army Corps of Engineers; the Manhattan Project covered not only the District but also the scientific, strategic, and governmental aspects involved in the building and eventual delivery of the bomb)
      • found: LC manual cat. (under heading United States. Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Ill.: Metallurgical Laboratory est. by Office of Scientific Research and Development at University of Chicago, later affiliated with newly est. Manhattan District; transferred to Atomic Energy Commission after Dec. 31, 1946, and became Argonne National Laboratory when national laboratories were set up on a regional basis)
      • notfound: NUCMC data from Univ. of Ill. at Urbana-Champaign Archives for Wattenberg, A. Papers, 1964-1965 (Metallurgical Laboratory at the University of Chicago (Manhattan Project))
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Manhattan District and Manhattan Project are represented by separate headings]
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      • 1981-10-22: new
      • 2017-02-07: revised
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