Operation Crossroads: a report of non-participating scientific observer

Paul S. Galtsoff
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Operation Crossroads: a report of non-participating scientific observer

Collection number: MS 294

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
May 15, 2008
Encoded by:
UCSC OAC Unit
© 2008 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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 follow the link below.

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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