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Gerber (Carl R.) papers
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Atomic Energy Comission (AEC) Correspondence 1962-1972

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Letters to stakeholders, including United States government entities (such as the United States Congress) and private sector interests (such as the El Paso Natural Gas Company). Correspondence is related to the dissemination of information regarding the various Plowshare operations and the AEC's informational materials, which include transcripts of talks, project information sheets, proposals, and memoranda.
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Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Plowshare Program Records 1962-1995

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Sections A - C 1962-1995

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[Bulk dates: 1963-1972] A) Carl R. Gerber personal files B) Glossary of Plowshare and related terms, December 1962; Plowshare chronology, July 31, 1971 C) Annual reports
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Section D 1962-1995

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[Bulk dates: 1962-1972] D) Technical information; fact sheets
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Sections E - G 1962-1995

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[Bulk dates: 1963-1972] E) Public information, general--press clipping, releases, brochures, booklets F) Critique of Final Report of the A-PICSC, April 1971 G) GAC review, May 1972
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Sections H - K 1964-1995

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[Bulk dates: 1964-1973] H) Congressional hearings, general I) Non-proliferation/disarmament J) Charges for nuclear explosives K) Publications/presentations: --Talk given to the New York section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, April 15, 1964 --Engineering with Nuclear Explosives, Chemical Engineering, July 6, 1964 --Industrial and scientific applications for nuclear explosives, BNES lecture, September 26, 1966
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Sections L - P, 1962-1995

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[Bulk dates: 1962-1972] L) Briefings/remarks: --Remarks at Gasbuggy briefing, December 9, 1969 --ANS and Southern Colorado State College talk outline, October 1969 --"Nuclear Explosives as an Engineering Tool," book chapter, 1988 --Thirteen other outlines (1968-1972) M) Scientific uses N) Excavation O) Underground engineering uses, except Gasbuggy P) Gasbuggy, general
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Sections Q - S 1965-1995

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[Bulk dates: 1965-1971] Q) Gasbuggy background/data sheets/etc. R) Gasbuggy press clippings, releases, speeches, etc. S) Gasbuggy project planning
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Sections T - XYZ, 1967-1995

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[Bulk dates: 1967-1968] T) Gasbuggy project operations U) Gasbuggy detonation day V) Gasbuggy related material W) Gasbuggy critique XYZ) [No materials follow this tab]
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Project Gasbuggy scrapbook, after 1967


Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) File, 1963-1997

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Bound printed materials, including selected annotated bibliographies for Peaceful Uses for Nuclear Explosives and Plowshare, published by the United States Atomic Energy Commission.
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Peaceful Uses for Nuclear Explosives, 6th revision, annotated bibliography, circa 1963

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Peaceful Uses for Nuclear Explosives, 7th revision, annotated bibliography, 1964 January

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Peaceful Uses for Nuclear Explosives, 7th revision, supplement 1, annotated biliography 1965 April

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Plowshare, booklet, 1966 March

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Plowshare, 8th revision, annotated bibliography, 1966 May

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Plowshare, 8th revision, supplement, 1969 April

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Plowshare: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography of the Civil, Industrial, and Scientific Uses for Nuclear Explosions, 9th revision 1971 September

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Nuclear explosives, printed materials 1964-1997