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Racing for the Bomb: General Leslie R. Groves, the Manhattan's Project's Indispensable Man Supporting Materials

Scope and Contents note

Arranged by book chapter
 

Introduction, Chapters 1-4

box 65

Chapter 3, Dick Defending His Future

box 65

Chapter 4, West Point

box 65

At the Top of His Game

box 66

Introduction, Chapters 1-4

box 67

Introductions, Chapters 1-4

box 66

For My Grandchildren and drafts

box 35

Chapter 5, Military engineering, Leslie R. Groves, letters from Europe

box 35

Chapter 6, Vermont records, Nicaragua

 

Chapter 7

box 34

Fort Peck

box 34

Chapter 7, Learning the Ropes 1931-1941

box 34

Haviland

box 33

Chapter 8, Finishing School, Leavenworth, Army War College

 

Chapter 9, Construction Corps letters

box 33

Leslie R. Groves comments on Fine and Remington

box 88

Fine and Remington interviews

box 88

Japanese internment

box 88

CE

box 88

Pentagon

box 33

Chapter 9

 

Chapter 10, NAS reports

box 88

National Academy Reports May, July, November 1941

box 88

Chapter 10, Decision to Build

 

Chapter 11, Silver program

box 89

Priorities, Chapter 11

box 89

[unnamed folder]

 

Chapter 11, Hanford, Oak Ridge

Scope and Contents

Boxes 41-43
box 41

Contractors

box 41

Uranium Separation Methods

box 41

Heavy Water

box 41

Labor Relations

box 41

Patents

box 41

Pile Construction

box 41

Pile Research

box 42

Silver program

box 42

Oak Ridge

box 41

Holston

box 43

Chapter 11, His Own Construction

box 43

V-12

 

Chapter 12, Los Alamos National Lab archive A-84-019 documents

box 44

Stockpile, LANL Archives 1946

box 44

Cover Letter, Los Alamos Archives 1986 April 4

box 44

Cover Letter, Los Alamos Archives 1987 October 10

box 44

Cover Letter, Los Alamos Archives 1987 March 3

box 44

Cover Letter, Los Alamos Archives 1988 February 18

box 44

Cover Letter, Los Alamos Archives 1987 June 30

box 44

Cover Letter, Los Alamos Archives 1993 June 18

box 44

No Cover Letter, File A, Los Alamos Archives

box 44

Cover Letter, Los Alamos Archives 1986 December 2

box 45

Naval Propulsion

box 45

JRO Letters, LOC

box 45

University of California, LANL, Underhill

box 46

Dudley and Los Alamos 1942 November

box 46

Chapter 12, Los Alamos estab

 

Chapters 13 and 14, Moe Berg, files from Record Group (RG) 226, RG 77 from Jeff Richelson, Azusa, Ramona

box 54

CIG Inventory [2 folders]

box 54

Lansdale Autobiography and Other Files

box 54

Moe Berg [2 Folders]

box 55

Intelligence, General

box 55

Compartmentalization

box 55

Interchange

box 55

Security

box 55

Official Intelligence Histories

box 55

Counter Intelligence

box 55

Allen May Affair 1946

box 55

Air Priority Interchange, Chapter 13

box 55

Arthur Hale

box 55

British Mission

box 55

David Irving

box 56

Chapter 13, Intel

box 56

Other Secret Programs

box 56

Secrecy, Declass

box 56

Office of Press Censorship

box 56

Groves and J Edgar Hoover and FBI

box 56

Peter de Silva

box 56

Interchange Between Sites, Compartments

 

Chapter 14

box 38

Alsos

box 37

Intelligence, foreign

box 37

French problem

box 37

German bomb

box 37

Boris Pash

box 36

London Liaison Office, Alsos

box 36

Oranienberg

box 36

Farm Hall, Peppermint [2 Folders]

box 36

Vemork

box 38

Dahlem bombing

 

Samuel Goudsmit material

box 39

Goudsmit - Alsos Reports

box 39

State of Europe - Series - Postwar

box 39

Goudsmit - Science and Totalitarianism

box 39

Intelligence

box 39

Goudsmit Physics Articles Brookhaven

box 39

P Jordan to Bohr - KP 1945 April

box 39

Alsos, "Atomic Report," TV lake view with S Goudsmit 1949 July 24

box 39

Brookhaven

box 39

Goudsmit - Rosebed

box 39

Irving/Goudsmit

box 39

Goudsmit on "Physics Appreciat"

box 39

[Colby/Goudsmit]

box 39

Goudsmit Articles - Spin

box 39

Kromish/Goudsmit

box 39

Goudsmit- Oral History [2 folders]

box 39

[Goudsmit - Biographical Material]

box 39

[AIP Center for History of Physics Goudsmit Finding Aid]

box 40

Samuel Goudsmit Papers - AIP

box 40

Goudsmit as Editor of Physical Review

box 40

Goudsmit Pre-Alsos

box 40

Goudsmit - Betatron

box 40

Goudsmit Loltors [Home?] - Alsos

box 40

Goudsmit - Physical Review Letter

box 40

NARA Inventory, Goudsmit Material

box 40

Clark- Goudsmit

box 40

Goudsmit FBI File

 

Chapter 16

box 48

Combined Development Trust

box 48

Boris Pregel

box 48

Truman Committee

box 48

Combined Policy Committee

box 48

Uranium

box 49

Diplomatic History of the Manhattan Project and Combined Development Trust (CDT) meetings [2 folders]

box 47

International Control, Ore

box 47

Groves Banking and CDT

box 47

US Canada cooperation

box 47

Bureau of Budget

box 48

Paul Guarin

 

Chapters 17 and 18

box 47

Chapter 17, Family During the War [2 folders]

box 47

Chapter 18, Supplying Atomic Fuels

box 47

Thermal Diffusion, S-50

 

Chapters 19 and 20

box 70

Camel

box 70

Special Table - Codes

box 70

Indianapolis

box 70

Shipping schedules

box 70

Tinian cables

box 70

History of Project A, Ramsey

box 70

Orders and cables

box 69

Casualties and effects

box 69

Duplicates

box 69

Interim Committee

box 69

Hiroshima

box 69

Third Bomb

box 69

Target Committee

box 69

Farrell and propaganda / leaflets

box 69

Reasons for Use, Chapter 19

box 69

Silverplate and B-29s

box 68

General Hap Arnold

box 68

Norman Ramsey

box 68

Nagasaki

box 68

1st Technical Services Detachment

box 68

Fat Man

box 68

"Always the Target"

box 68

509th CG

box 68

Little Boy

box 68

Little Boy Gun docs, LANL

box 87

Oppenheimer

box 87

Oppenheimer/Leslie R. Groves letters

box 87

Oppenheimer Bio

box 86

Jumbo

box 85

Trinity

box 85

Trinity articles

box 85

Trinity Seismology

box 85

Bainbridge material

box 85

Blinding Proposal, Brad and Kisty to Paisons 1945 July 17

box 85

Kirkpatrick memos

box 85

Wendover

box 85

Leslie R. Groves, post-war comments on use

 

Chapter 21

box 74

Public relations, W. Laurence

box 76

Crossroads, Los Alamos National Lab

box 74

Blakeslee

box 74

Public relations, censorship

box 74

Chapter 21

box 74

Manhattan Engineer District (MED) public relations programs

box 75

Truman announcement

box 75

Japanese cyclotrons

box 75

Smyth report

box 75

Chapter 21, "War Hero for a Day"

box 75

Atomic Diary, John Moynahan

box 75

Visit to Hiroshima 1945 September

box 75

Japanese A-bomb

 

Chapter 23

box 22

International control

box 23

International control

box 23

Leslie R. Groves on the Army of the Future

box 23

Acheson, Lilienthal

box 23

International control

box 22

International control

box 22

Joe-1

box 22

Ziegler

box 21

Long-range detection program, [2 Files]

box 21

Russia and the bomb, Leslie R. Groves assessment

box 21

Russia

box 21

Declassification, Tolman Leslie R. Groves, UN, Hancock, Record Group 59

box 21

Stimson to Franklin Delano Roosevelt on international control

box 21

Central Intelligence Group (CIG), National Intelligence Authority (NIA)

box 21

Office of Special Projects

box 21

Tolman, post-war planning

box 21

Bush, Conant on International Control 1944 September

box 21

JCS (Joint Chiefs of Staff)

 

Chapter 24

box 72

Sandia Pioneers

box 26

Armed Forces Special Weapons Project (AFSWP) documents, Chapter 26

box 71

AFSWP histories

box 71

Manhattan Engineer District (MED) transition 1946

box 71

UK bases 1946

box 71

Military Liaison Committee

box 71

Sandia histories

box 73

Articles on dropping bomb

box 73

Truman material

 

Chapter 25

box 84

Oppenheimer security case 1954

box 84

Leslie R. Groves in Strauss papers, Hoover Library

box 84

Wallace

box 83

Remington Rand

box 83

Espionage

box 83

Leslie R. Groves, Ike Hiroshima

box 83

Groves political views

box 83

Promotion difficulties

box 82

Chapter 25, General 1948-1961

 

Chapter 26

box 82

Leslie R. Groves comments on Vincent Jones history

box 82

Leslie R. Groves comments on book by Michel Rouze on Oppenheimer

box 82

Leslie R. Groves comments on Stimson article

box 82

Uranium to USSR, Maj. Jordan's diary

box 82

Leslie R. Groves on Feis

box 82

Dzau 1969

box 82

Distaff

box 82

Disability, Obits

box 82

MIT affair 1970

box 82

Now It Can Be Told

box 82

Advanced Off Gas (AOG)

box 82

Bust at West Point

 

Leslie R. Groves Collected Materials

Scope and Contents note

Contains appointment books, unpublished material by his son Richard, two volumes of letters from his father, and correspondence with other family members.
 

Groves diary 1940-1943

Scope and Contents note

Daily appointment books kept by Groves' secretary
box 40

January - December 1941

box 80

January - December 1942

box 31

January 1 - June 30 1944

box 32

July 1 - December 31 [6 folders] 1944

box 30

January 1 - May 31 1945

box 31

June 11 - December 27 1945

box 30

Groves diary 1946, 1947, 1948

box 80

LRG Trip Reports

 

James C. Marshall diary 1942

box 81

Marshall diary

box 81

Colonel James Marshall chronology 1942 June - September

box 81

January - December 1943

box 53

Col. F. T. Matthias diary 1943

box 51

Papers of Chaplain Leslie Richard Groves, 2 volumes

box 53

Leslie R. Groves personal letters

box 52

Larmee Collection, letters

 

Unpublished material on Leslie R. Groves by his son, Richard H. Groves

box 50

Blooding the Regiment

box 50

Taming the Dragon, Parts 1 and 2

box 50

Off to Cuba with the Regulars

box 52

Wars Stories, Jump Stories and Other Lies and Half-Truths, Volume 1, Parts A and B

 

Research Files: General

box 64

Military bios from Assembly/Corps of Engineers Office of History (CEHO)

box 14

Manhattan Engineer District (MED) org charts and rosters

box 13

Leadership and management

box 13

Administrative style

box 13

Military Policy Committee, minutes

 

Leslie R. Groves

box 13

Memos to General Marshall, "Atomic Fission Bombs"

box 13

Personal style

box 13

Personal

box 12

Banking

box 12

Biographical

box 12

Staff

box 12

Orders

box 12

Education, Action on

box 12

Medical

box 12

Press clippings

box 12

Biographical

box 12

Memos to file

box 12

Richard

box 12

Gwen

box 12

Articles

box 12

Record Group 200 papers, Leslie R. Groves, unfiled

box 59

Groves, Leslie R. 201 file (725 pages)

box 59

Correspondence, Sandia Pioneers

box 59

Interview transcripts and notes

box 59

Groves FBI file

box 20

Finding aids, record keeping

box 20

Oral history finding aids

box 20

Charlotte Files, Larmee, letters

box 19

Heisenberg

box 19

FOIA successes

box 19

Enola Gay exhibit

box 18

Manhattan District history, guide

box 18

Los Alamos National Lab docs

box 18

Groves letter log 1962-1970

box 18

Leslie R. Groves copy of selected pages from Henry L. Stimson diaries

 

Research Files: Biographical Files

Scope and Contents note

Collected materials on scientists, political, and military figures. Arranged alphabetically by individual.
box 9

Alvarez, Luis

box 9

Arneson, Gordon, memoirs, oral history

box 9

Ashbridge, Whitney

box 9

Bacher, Robert, Los Alamos National Lab interview 1980

box 8

Baruch, Bernard papers

box 8

Bethe, Hans, Oppenheimer correspondence

box 8

Bethe, Los Alamos National Lab interview 1979

box 8

Bohr, Niels

box 8

Bridgman, P. W.

box 8

Brobeck, William

box 7

Bundy, Harvey

box 8

Bush, Vannevar

box 7

Compton, Arthur

box 7

Conant, James

box 7

Creedon, Frank

box 7

DeSilva, Peer

box 7

Farrell, Thomas F.

box 7

Fermi, Enrico

box 7

Feynman, Richard, Los Alamos National Lab interview 1979

box 7

Fuchs

box 7

Furur, Adm. Julius A.

box 7

Graves, Ernie "Pot"

box 7

Hadden, Gavin

box 7

Harrison, George L.

box 7

Hayward, Adm. John "Chick"

box 7

Keith, Percival "Dobie"

box 7

Kirkpatrick, Elmer

box 7

Lavender, Capt. Robert

box 7

Lawrence, E. O.

box 7

McMahon, Brien

box 63

Marshall, George C.

box 63

Marshall, James C.

box 63

Matthias, Franklin

box 63

Morrison, Phillip, Los Alamos National Lab interview 1979

box 63

Nichols, Kenneth D.

box 63

Nier, Alfred, reminiscences

box 63

O'Leary, Jean

box 63

Oliphant

box 63

Oppenheimer, Frank

box 63

Parsons, Deak

box 63

Roosevelt, F. D.

box 63

Sengier, Edgar

box 62

Serber, Robert, Los Alamos National Lab interview 1979

box 62

Slotin

box 62

Somervell, Brehon

box 62

Styer, Wilhelm

box 62

Szilard, Leo

box 62

Teller, Edward

box 62

Tolman, Richard

box 62

Tyler, G. R.

box 62

Urey, Harold

box 62

Warren, Stafford

box 62

Weinberg/Wigner

box 62

Weisskopf, Victor

box 62

Wheeler, John

box 62

Wilson, Robert

 

Research Files: Collected Documents

Scope and Contents note

Collected material from libraries and archives, including finding aids to various record groups and collections.
box 26

Strauss papers, Hoover Library

box 25

Lawrence papers, Bancroft Library [2 files]

box 25

Teller interview at Los Alamos National Lab 1993

box 25

Record Group (RG) 77, Harrison Bundy index, 9 rolls A1108

box 24

RG 77, Harrison Bundy files

box 24

"Top Secret" National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) A1109

box 24

Hagley documents [2 files]

box 2

RG 77, Harrison Bundy, 9 rolls NARA microfilm 1108

box 2

RG 77, "Top Secret," 5 rolls NARA microfilm 1109

box 2

Sage Sentinel, 12-31-43 to 02-09-45 and Let's All HEW to the Line, 07-09-43 to 07-23-43 (1 roll microfilm)

box 1

RG 200, papers of Leslie R. Groves finding aid

box 1

RG 77, Manhattan Engineer District (MED) finding aid

box 2

RG 227, Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD) finding aid

box 1

RG 374, Armed Forces Special Weapons Project (AFSWP) finding aid

box 1

RG 326, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) finding aid

box 1

RG 326, AEC, Atlanta Record Center 4NN-326-8503 finding aid

box 1

RG 160, Army Service Forces finding aid

box 1

RG 226, Office of Strategic Services (OSS) finding aid

box 1

Research collections, libraries, archives

box 1

Office of History, US Army Corps of Engineers

box 1

Los Alamos National Lab finding aids

box 10

Breit material to be sorted

box 10

[Assorted documents]

box 10

Edward Heller "The Good Ole Days"

box 10

NAS Committee Materials from NAS Archives

box 10

[Assorted documents]

box 10

Merle Tuve (LC) Finder

box 10

Planning Board 41-42 (includes former Post November 41 Files)

box 10

Planning Post November 41

box 10

Phys Rev and Reference Committee Materials

box 10

S-1 Committee Meeting

box 10

OSRD

box 10

Early British - US Meeting 1940-1941

box 10

Progress Reports 1941-1942

box 10

[Assorted documents]

box 11

Manhattan Project - Chicago Slothin Material

box 11

[Assorted documents]

box 11

Breit, Gregory

box 11

Manhattan Project, Los Alamos, McMillan Files

box 11

Lawrence/Bush letters 1940 September

box 11

Manhattan Project History

box 11

[Assorted documents]

box 11

NAS Committee, Nov Mth report, letters, memos, etc.

box 11

[Assorted documents]

box 11

OSRD History

box 11

[Assorted documents]

box 11

NAS, July MFG, Letters, etc. 1941

box 11

Organization 1943

box 11

Organization 1944-1945

box 11

Bush-Conant Organization 1941-1942

box 11

Organization, NDRC 1940

box 11

[Assorted documents]

 

Research Files: Interviews by Others

Scope and Contents note

Post-war material in the form of interviews, speeches, and commentary on writings about the Manhattan Project.
box 29

Early Atomic Energy Commission legislation

box 29

Domestic policy

box 29

Atomic Energy Commission general

box 28

Scientists movement

box 28

Crossroads

box 28

Los Alamos National Lab Bradbury, post-war

box 28

Condon

box 27

Groves, human experiments

box 27

Groves on Hewlett and Anderson: The New World

box 27

Post-war bombing studies

box 27

Scientists, biographies

box 78

Box 78

Scope and Contents note

Eagles interview. 1962 May 8 Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (JCAE). 1948 February 24 JCAE. 1950 February 4 Patch Interview. 1945 September 11 Groves, oral history
box 79

Box 79

Scope and Contents note

Eagles interview. 1962 May 8 Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (JCAE). 1948 February 24 JCAE. 1950 February 4 Patch Interview. 1945 September 11 Groves, oral history
box 79

Raymond Henle 1968 August 9

box 79

Leslie R. Groves, The Military Engineer article 1946 June

box 79

Interview, Carroll 1949 June 15

box 78

Groves, interviews, Freed

box 78

Groves, interviews

box 78

Hailey interview 1957 December 11

box 78

Fort Belvoir conference 1946 September 23-26

box 78

Leslie R. Groves, articles

box 77

Magazine articles 1945-1947

box 77

Groves, magazine articles

box 77

Speeches, awards 1945

box 77

Speeches, awards 1946

box 58

Leslie R. Groves, speeches 1947-1952

box 58

Leslie R. Groves, speeches 1956-1965

box 58

Groves, radio and TV 1945 +

box 58

Groves, radio 1948-1949

box 58

Newspaper clippings 1948-1950

box 58

Groves, comments on newspaper articles

box 57

Groves, comments on books, articles 1950s-1960s

box 57

Leslie R. Groves, comments on Gowing

box 57

MGM film, Beginning or the End 1946

box 57

Leslie R. Groves on film

box 15

Declassified FBI CINRAD files, "Communist Infiltration of the Radiation Laboratory" - CINRAD, Mclean

box 16

Declassified FBI CINRAD files, "Communist Infiltration of the Radiation Laboratory"

box 17

Declassified FBI CINRAD files, "Communist Infiltration of the Radiation Laboratory," PRO documents [5 folders]

box 3

Declassified FBI CINRAD files, "Communist Infiltration of the Radiation Laboratory" - Postal censorship

box 4

Declassified FBI CINRAD files, "Communist Infiltration of the Radiation Laboratory"

box 5

Declassified FBI CINRAD files, "Communist Infiltration of the Radiation Laboratory"

box 6

Declassified FBI CINRAD files, "Communist Infiltration of the Radiation Laboratory"

 

Research Files: Interview Cassettes

Scope and Contents note

Conducted by Robert S. Norris, Stanley Goldberg, and others. Arranged alphabetically by interviewee. Unless otherwise noted, each interview consists of a single cassette.
 

Interviews with Robert S. Norris

box 60

Barnes, William 1998 January 28

box 60

Camm, Lt. Gen. Frank A. (USA, retired) 1998 February 16

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 60

Cooper, Lt. Gen. Kenneth (USA, retired) 1997 November 24

box 60

Cushman, Lt. Gen. John H. (USA, retired) 1998 January 9

onsite digital

Derry, John 1999 February 10

Access

Use copy reference number: 2008c9_a_0013202
box 60

Furman, Robert F. 1998 March 28

box 60

Graves, Lt Gen Ernest (USA, retired) 1997 December 29

box 60

Irving, James 1998 February 28

box 60

Marks, Anne Wilson 2000 October 24

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 60

Owen, Patricia Cox 1998 April 11

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 60

Volpe, Joseph 2001 June 13

box 60

Watson, Coni O'Leary 1998 April 4

 

Interviews with Stanley Goldberg

box 60

Bainbridge, Ken T. 1990 February 13

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 60

Campbell, Patsy 1993 June 23

box 60

Chorpening, Claude, Maj. Gen. (USA, retired) 1992 August 21

onsite digital

Derry, John 1991 November 20

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes

Access

Use copy reference number: 2008c9_a_0013203
onsite digital

Furman, Robert 1990 February 10

Access

Use copy reference number: 2008c9_a_0013679
box 60

Lansdale, John 1990 February 7

Physical Description: 3.0 sound_cassettes

Scope and Contents

One of the cassettes is a duplicate.
box 60

Lansdale, John 1991 March 19

box 60

Larmee, Charlotte 1991 August 14

box 60

Marks, Anne Wilson 1991 September 24

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 60

Martin, Gerry Elliot 1991 August 30

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 60

McGowan, Louise Jackson 1991 July 23

box 60

Morrison, Philip 1989 February 12

box 60

Mountain, Thomas 1991 August 6

onsite digital

Pash, Boris 1990 April 18

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes

Access

Use copy reference number: 2008c9_a_0013680
box 61

Rhodes, Fred B. 1991 September 17

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 61

Robinson, Alan 1991 May 2

box 61

Robinson, Gwen Groves 1991 May 3

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 61

Rotblat, Joseph 1993 July 9

box 61

Schurcliff, William S. 1989 July 13

box 61

Seaborg, Glenn 1990 April 17

box 61

Volpe, Joseph 1991 September 6

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 61

Watson, Coni O'Leary 1989 February 9

 

Interviews with others

box 61

Brinkerhoff, Jess and Barnett, Bill 1986 June 16

box 61

Cease, Bill and Laybon, Hal 1986 June 12

box 61

Chapman, Russ and Wright, Wacky 1986

box 61

Groves, Gen. Richard H. 1990 January 19

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 61

Groves, Gen. Richard H. 1997 September 9

box 61

Haight, Gilbert 1990

box 61

Havens, William 1988 September 2

box 61

Herford, Annette Buckhold and Barnett, William 1986 June 13 and 16

box 61

Johnson, Robby and Chapman, Ross 1986 June 16 and 17

box 61

McCue, Bill 1986 June 13

box 61

Morrison, Philip 1990 January 9

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 61

RSN [Robert S. Norris] visit to DSWA [Defense Special Weapons Agency], AFSWP [Armed Forces Special Weapons Project] histories 1998 May 1

box 61

Teller, Edward 1993 June 7

Physical Description: 2.0 sound_cassettes
box 61

Weisskopf, Victor 1990 January 12

box 61

Wright, W. A. 1986 June 17

box 90

Material not yet described