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Correspondence, 1970-1971

MS. Eng. misc. b. 197/A.21
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Correspondence with David H. Frisch regarding his paper 'Scientists and the Decision to Bomb Japan without a Demonstration', enclosing copies of letters from Gen. Leslie Groves, Vannevar Bush and James Conant who had commented on the manuscript and on the events described therein, 1970.
  2. Correspondence with Lorna Arnold of the UK Atomic Energy Authority reharding Peierls's wartime atomic energy papers, 1970. When these papers are declassified they will be deposited in the Public Record Office (now The National Archives), London. (See also MS. Eng. misc. b. 220/D.24.)
  3. Letter to Kurt Mendelssohn answering historical questions regarding the estimation of the critical size and the resulting work on isotope separation, 1970. (The papers do not include a copy of Mendelssohn's questions.)
  4. Remarks on the pre-history of the discovery of slow neutron capture by Maurice Goldhaber: a photostatic copy of the paper, 1971.
  5. Correspondence with A. Ince of Anglo Great Lakes Corporation Ltd. who was attempting to locate a pre-print of a paper 'The production and properties of graphite for reactors' read at the Atoms for Peace Conference in Geneva, 1955, 1971.
  6. Letter to L. Van Hove regarding Pauli and Heisenberg, 1971. (See also MS. Eng. misc. b. 208/C.138 and MS. Eng. misc. b. 212/C.234-MS. Eng. misc. b. 212/C.240.)


  • Creation: 1970-1971


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Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 197/A.21

Former reference:

CSAC 52.6.77/A.21

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