11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Nuclear weapons--Testing.

  1. Samuel C. Phillips papers, 1929-1990

    67,200 items. 174 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States Air Force officer, space agency official, intelligence agency director, and defense industry executive. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, family and personal papers, and photographs documenting Phillips's career in the United States Air Force where he specialized in ballistics and weapons research; as director of Project Apollo (U.S.), the lunar landing program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and as an executive with TRW Inc. and other defense contracting firms. Includes material on the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile system, atomic weapons tests, Saturn Project (U.S.) (rocket development), the Superconducting Super Collider, the Strategic Defense Initiative, and other defense and aeronautical projects.

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  2. Edwin Bickford Hooper papers, 1842-1986

    4,850 items. 11 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, writings, research notes, speeches, reports, orders, organizational charts, rosters, printed materials, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Hooper's naval career and to his research in U.S. naval history.

  3. Ernest W. Peterkin papers, 1946-1992

    400 items and 1 oversize. 1 container . 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Naval officer and engineer. Correspondence, journal, writings, notebook, orders, photoreproduction of sketchbook, and other papers kept by Peterkin relating to Operation Crossroads, the nuclear testing in the Marshall Islands.

  4. Elwood R. Quesada papers, 1927-1960

    2,450 items. 7 containers. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Air force officer and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, reports, drawings, press releases, and other material pertaining primarily to Quesada's career as a United States Air Force officer and as director of the Federal Aviation Administration.

  5. Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    880,600 items. 2,638 containers plus 71 oversize and 1 classified. 1,530 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public service career.

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  6. Benjamin Gerig papers, 1927-1974

    2,000 items. 6 containers plus 2 classified. 2.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomat. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, printed material, and other papers pertaining to Gerig's service with the League of Nations primarily as commissioner-general of the pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1939 and 1940, his work with the Department of State in a number of positions involving international organizations and the administration of trust territories, and his membership on the United Nations Trusteeship Council.

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  7. Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    250,000 items. 1,112 containers. 444.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

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  8. The Seth MacFarlane collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan archive, 1860-2004

    595,000 items. 1,705 containers plus 1 classified, 38 oversize, and 19,163 digital files (242.6 MB). 690.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, author, and educator (Carl Sagan). Author and television producer (Ann Druyan). Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, subject files, course files, articles, book drafts and resource material, reports, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, electronic files, and other material documenting Sagan's career as a scientist and educator and the collaboration of Sagan and Druyan on articles, books, television shows, movies, and other projects.

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  9. Barry Commoner papers, 1915-2009

    169,000 items. 528 containers plus 16 oversize. 217 linear feet. 142 digital files (0.39 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Biologist, ecologist, and environmental activist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, research files, subject files, organizational files, printed matter, photographs in both physical and digital formats, and other papers documenting Commoner's career as a biologist, ecologist, and environmental activist. Subjects include the physiochemical basis of biological processes, moral obligations of scientists, ecology, and the politics of environmental stewardship.

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  10. I.I. Rabi papers, 1899-1989

    41,500 items. 105 cartons plus 1 oversize plus 4 classified. 42 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist and educator. The collection documents Rabi's research in physics, particularly in the fields of radar and nuclear energy, leading to the development of lasers, atomic clocks, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to his 1944 Nobel Prize in physics; his work as a consultant to the atomic bomb project at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and as an advisor on science policy to the United States government, the United Nations, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization during and after World War II; and his studies, research, and professorships in physics chiefly at Columbia University and also at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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