Overview of the T. H. Rittner reports

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Overview of the T. H. Rittner reports

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: T. H. Rittner reports
Dates: 1945
Collection Number: 92092
Creator: Rittner, T. H.
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Relates to detention of ten leading German physicists in Great Britain from May to December 1945. Reports include transcripts of surreptitious sound recordings of conversations among the physicists, relating to German nuclear research during World War II, and to reactions to the use of atomic bombs on Japan. Photocopy.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], T. H. Rittner reports, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1992.

Accruals

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Location of Originals

Originals in: Public Records Office, London.

Biographical/Historical Note

Major, British army.

Scope and Content of Collection

Relates to detention of ten leading German physicists in Great Britain from May to December 1945. Reports include transcripts of surreptitious sound recordings of conversations among the physicists, relating to German nuclear research during World War II, and to reactions to the use of atomic bombs on Japan. Photocopy.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Atomic bomb.
World War, 1939-1945--Science.
Science--Germany.
Physics.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany.