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Correspondence, 1961-1964

MS. Eng. misc. b. 197/A.18
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Letter from John Wheeler regarding the 'sources for the history of quantum physics' project, 1962. (Peierls was interviewed by John Heilbron in June 1963 for this history.)
  2. Correspondence with Walter Schneir regarding the Los Alamos project, Klaus Fuchs and the Soviet nuclear weapons programme, 1961-1963.
  3. Correspondence with Ronald Clark regarding the Frisch-Peierls memorandum, 1963.
  4. Correspondence with Edward Lilly regarding the development of the concept of dislocations, 1964. (See also MS. Eng. misc. b. 212/C.229, Peierls's correspondence with Orowan, and MS. Eng. misc. b. 222/E.11.)
  5. Letter from Lansing Lamont regarding his book Day of Trinity and the Los Alamos Project, 1964. Includes Peierls's brief reply.
  6. Correspondence with N. Kemmer regarding his obituary notice of Hans Halban in The Times and a copy of the notice, 1964. (See also MS. Eng. misc. b. 208/C.130.)


  • Creation: 1961-1964


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 197/A.18

Former reference:

CSAC 52.6.77/A.18

Repository Details

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