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Operation Crossroads: a report of non-participating scientific observer
MS 294  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Other Finding Aids
  • Additional Collection Guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Operation Crossroads: a report of non-participating scientific observer
    Dates: 1946-1947
    Collection number: MS 294
    Creator: Galtsoff, Paul S.
    Collection Size: 74 pages

    1 portfolio
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: This collection includes annotated typescript and photographs of Galtsoff's report as an observer of the Bikini Atoll atomic bomb tests and the destructive results of the tests on the sea life in the area.
    Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Operation Crossroads: a report of non-participating scientific observer. MS 294. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Donor unknown

    Biography

    Note

    For a complete biography of Paul Galtsoff, one of shellfisheries pioneering biologists please see the PDF of National Shellfisheries Association Quarterly Newsletter, August 2004 article by Maille Lyons on Dr. Galtsoff under the Additional Guides section of this finding aid.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Paul S. Galtsoff was an observer of the 1946 Bikini Atoll atomic bomb tests and reported on the destructive results of the tests on sea life in the area. This collection includes photographs and seventy four annotated typescript carbon pages of Galtsoff's report.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Galtsoff, Paul S. (Paul Simon), 1887--Archives
    Operation Crossroads, 1946
    Nuclear weapons--Marshall Islands--Bikini Atoll--Testing
    U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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