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Title
J. Robert Oppenheimer papers J. Robert Oppenheimer papers, 1799-1980 (bulk 1947-1967).
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005--Correspondence.
Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887---Correspondence.
Bloch, Felix, 1905---Correspondence.
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962--Correspondence.
Born, Max, 1882-1970--Correspondence.
Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980--Correspondence.
Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974--Correspondence.
Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973--Correspondence.
Cherniss, Harold F. (Harold Fredrik), 1904-1987--Correspondence.
Christy, Robert F., 1916-2012--Correspondence.
Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967--Correspondence.
Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962--Correspondence.
Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978--Correspondence.
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984--Correspondence.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965--Correspondence.
Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972--Correspondence.
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954--Correspondence.
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965--Correspondence.
Garrison, Lloyd K. (Lloyd Kirkham), 1897-1991--Correspondence.
Groves, Leslie R., 1896-1970--Correspondence.
Harrison, Wallace K. (Wallace Kirkman), 1895-1981--Correspondence.
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975--Correspondence.
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005--Correspondence.
Kusaka, Shuichi, 1915---Correspondence.
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958--Correspondence.
Lee, T. D., 1926---Correspondence.
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982--Correspondence.
Manley, John Henry, 1907---Correspondence.
Marks, Herbert S., 1907-1960--Correspondence.
Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903-1978--Correspondence.
Pais, Abraham, 1918-2000--Correspondence.
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958--Correspondence.
Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994--Correspondence.
Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995--Correspondence.
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962--Correspondence.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945--Correspondence.
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970--Correspondence.
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965--Correspondence.
Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994--Correspondence.
Segrè, Emilio--Correspondence.
Serber, R. (Robert)--Correspondence.
Szilard, Leo--Correspondence.
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003--Correspondence.
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968--Correspondence.
Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008--Correspondence.
Yang, Chen Ning, 1922---Correspondence.
Yukawa, Hideki, 1907-1981--Correspondence.
Federation of American Scientists.
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Twentieth Century Fund.
Unesco.
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
Atomic bomb.
Exchange of publications.
Humanitarianism.
Internal security--United States.
Loyalty.
Nuclear disarmament.
Nuclear energy.
Nuclear energy--Research.
Nuclear nonproliferation.
Nuclear physics.
Official secrets.
Science--History--20th century.
Science--Moral and ethical aspects.
Science--Social aspects.
Science--Societies, etc.
Science--Study and teaching.
Science and state.
Science and international affairs.
Science--Security measures.
Security clearances--United States.
World War, 1939-1945--Science.
Educators.
Physicists.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm77035188
Summary
Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, writings, desk books, lectures, statements, scientific notes, inventories, newspaper clippings, and photographs chiefly comprising Oppenheimer's personal papers while director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J., but reflecting only incidentally his work there.
Topics include theoretical physics, the development of the atomic bomb, the relationship between government and science, organization of research on nuclear energy, control of nuclear energy, security in scientific fields, secrecy, loyalty, disarmament, education of scientists, international intellectual exchange, the moral responsibility of the scientist, the relationship between science and culture, and the public understanding of science. Includes material on Oppenheimer's World War II contributions, particularly to the Los Alamos project. Also documented are his postwar work as a consultant on the technical and administrative problems of the atomic bomb, service on the Atomic Energy Commission (including his hearing before its personnel security board that resulted in the revocation of his clearance), and his association with the Federation of American Scientists, National Academy of Sciences, and other scientific organizations, and the Twentieth Century Fund, Unesco, and other humanitarian organizations.
Includes a group of letters and memoranda written by physicist Niels Bohr to Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter relating to the role of nuclear energy in international affairs, supplemented by Oppenheimer's correspondence with Bohr.
Correspondents include Hans Albrecht Bethe, Raymond T. Birge, Felix Bloch, Max Born, Julian P. Boyd, Vannevar Bush, Pablo Casals, Harold F. Cherniss, Robert F. Christy, Sir John Cockcroft, Arthur Holly Compton, James Bryant Conant, P.A.M. Dirac, T.S. Eliot, Herbert Feis, Enrico Fermi, Lloyd K. Garrison, Leslie R. Groves, Wallace K. Harrison, Julian Huxley, George Frost Kennan, Shuichi Kusaka, Ernest Orlando Lawrence, T.D. Lee, Archibald MacLeish, John Henry Manley, Herbert S. Marks, Nicolas Nabokov, Abraham Pais, Wolfgang Pauli, Linus Pauling, Rudolf E. Peierls, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Bertrand Russell, Albert Schweitzer, Julian Seymour Schwinger, Emilio Segrè, Robert Serber, Leo Szilard, Edward Teller, Norman Thomas, John Archibald Wheeler, Yang Chen Ning, and Hideki Yukawa.
Authorized Access Point
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. J. Robert Oppenheimer papers, 1799-1980 (bulk 1947-1967)