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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Harold M. Agnew miscellaneous papers
    Date (inclusive): 1943-1994
    Collection Number: 80060
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 2 oversize boxes, 1 motion picture film reel (2.9 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, reports, photographs, and miscellany relating to the explosion of atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan in 1945. Includes motion picture film depiction of the explosions.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Agnew, Harold M.

    Access

    Original motion picture film reel closed. Viewing copy available for use in the reading room.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Harold M. Agnew miscellaneous papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980, with increments received in 1988 and 2017.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    An American physicist and member of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory staff from 1943 to 1946. Agnew participated in the first atomic strike mission, flying as a scientific member of the crew.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, reports, photographs, and miscellany, relating to the explosion of atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan in 1945. Includes motion picture film depiction of the explosions.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Atomic bomb--Pictorial works.
    World War, 1939-1945--Japan.
    World War, 1939-1945--Pictorial works.
    Motion pictures.
    Video tapes.