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  • Title: Robert LeBaron papers
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1983
    Collection Number: 84027
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 sound cassette (2.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: Biographical sketches, reminiscences, speeches, letters, appointment books, memoranda, memorabilia, and photographs relating to the development of U.S. atomic weapons, and to peaceful uses of atomic energy.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: LeBaron, Robert


    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], Robert LeBaron papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.

    Biographical Note

    1891 October 31 Born, Binghamton, N.Y.
    1913 B.S., Union College, Schenectady, New York
    1917 M.S., Princeton University, New Jersey
    1919 Research, Marie Curie, Sorbonne, Paris, France
    1926 Married, Peggy Bancroft
    1942-1944 Consultant, "Dollar-a-Year," United States Government
    1949-1954 Chairman, Military Liaison Committee, United States Government
      Deputy to the Secretary of Defense on Atomic Energy, United States Government
      Alternate Member, Combined Policy Committee, United States Government
    1955 Founder, LeBaron Associates
    1961 Founder, Norabel Fund
    1967 Founder, LeBaron Foundation
    1983 March 5 Died, Washington, D. C.


    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
    United States. Department of Defense.
    Nuclear energy--United States.
    Nuclear energy.
    Nuclear weapons.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Defenses.