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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Le Baron Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1983
    Collection number: 84027
    Creator: LeBaron, Robert
    Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 phonotape cassette. (2.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    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
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert Le Baron Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.


    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 online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

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

    Biographical Note

    1891, Oct. 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, Mar. 5 Died, Washington, D. C.