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Preliminary Inventory of the Richard Latter papers
2019C12  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Richard Latter papers
    Date: 1929-1992
    Collection Number: 2019C12
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution 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.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Latter, Richard, 1923-1999

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

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

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2018.

    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

    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

    Conference on the Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapon Tests (1958-1962 : Geneva, Switzerland).
    Nuclear weapons--Testing.
    Nuclear weapons.
    Physics.