Photocopies of government documents, correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, studies, and printed matter; microfilm;
and sound recordings and transcripts of interviews relating to General Leslie R. Groves and the development of the atomic
bomb. Used as research material for the book by R. S. Norris,
Racing for the Bomb: General Leslie R. Groves, the Manhattan Project's Indispensable Man (South Royalton, Vt., 2002). Includes photocopies of documents released in response to Freedom of Information Act requests.
Dr. Robert S. Norris is a senior research associate with Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in Washington, D.C. His
principal areas of expertise include all aspects of the nuclear weapons programs of the United States, Soviet Union/Russia,
Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel, and North Korea.
88 manuscript boxes, 2 cassette boxes
(36.0 linear feet)
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