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  • Title: Richard Latter papers
    Date (inclusive): 1929-1992
    Collection Number: 2019C12
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 40 manuscript boxes (20.0 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, studies, reports, notes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to theoretical physics, nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons testing, and especially the Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapon Tests.
    Creator: Latter, Richard, 1923-1999
    Creator: Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapon Tests (1958-1962 : Geneva, Switzerland)
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2018.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Richard Latter Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Biographical note

    American physicist and Rand Corporation consultant.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Richard Latter papers include writings, correspondence, studies, reports, notes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to theoretical physics, nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons testing, and especially the Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapon Tests.
    Richard Latter was a physicist and consultant with the Rand Corporation during the 1950s and 1960s, who later founded his own defense consulting group. The collection documents his work with the Geneva Conference on Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapons tests in 1959, including minutes, reports, agendas and other material relating to nuclear nonproliferation.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Physics
    Nuclear weapons
    Nuclear weapons -- Testing