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Guide to the John Hundale Lawrence Papers, 1935-1987.
BANC MSS 87/86 c  
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Description
The John Hundale Lawrence Papers offer a window into a highly significant period of scientific history: the development of nuclear energy and the exploration of its applications. The John Hundale Lawrence Papers also reveal the politics of nuclear research during the period following World War II.
Background
John Hundale Lawrence was born January 7, 1904 in Canton, South Dakota, the second son of Gunda Jacobson and Carl G. Lawrence. Carl G. Lawrence was a prominent educator in South Dakota; over the course of his career he served as State Superintendent of Public Instruction, President of Southern State Normal School, and President of Northern State Teachers College. Gunda Jacobson Lawrence was a mathematics teacher. Lawrence's older brother was the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Ernest Orlando Lawrence (1901-1958).
Extent
Microfilm: 12 reels Number of containers: 9 cartons, 2 boxes Linear feet: Approximately 12.25
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.