Inventory of the William Liscum Borden papers

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Title: William Liscum Borden papers
Date: 1942-1985
Collection Number: 2019C22
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.6 linear foot)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoirs, other writings, and printed matter, relating to nuclear weapons and to the security case of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Borden, William Liscum, 1920-1985

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Liscum Borden Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2018.

Accruals

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Biographical note

Executive director, United States Congress Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.

Scope and Content of the Collection

The William Liscum Borden papers include correspondence, memoirs, other writings, and printed matter related to nuclear weapons and to the security case of J. Robert Oppenheimer. William Borden was a close collaborator of Edward Teller and a specialist in nuclear deterrence.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Nuclear weapons.

Box 1

Inventory compiled by Gregg Herken 2018 April 30

 

Correspondence

Box 1

Historic 1953-1985

Box 1

General

Box 1

"Inflammatory document" 1947

 

Speeches and writings

Box 1

Memoir, unfinished 1942

Box 1

"The Key Question"

Box 1

Essay on radiological warfare, fragment

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Springtime of the Nuclear debate 1984

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Unpublished manuscript 1

Box 1

Unpublished manuscript 2

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript relates to the prospects for the international control of atomic energy
Box 1

Unpublished manuscript 3

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript relates to the international control of atomic energy and international air transport
Box 2

Yale Law School 1947

Box 2

Senator Brien McMahon press releases 1948-1953

Box 2

Publications regarding the hydrogen bomb 1953-1954