Nuclear Pioneers: Conference on Nuclear Developments, Videotapes and PapersMs.1993.004

Nuclear Pioneers: Conference on Nuclear Developments, Videotapes and PapersMs.1993.004


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1993.004
Title
Nuclear Pioneers: Conference on Nuclear Developments, Videotapes and Papers1991
Quantity
0.5 Cubic Feet 1 box
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

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Scope and Contents

Collection consists of seven videotapes recorded at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (or Virginia Tech) in August 1991 of interviews with six nuclear pioneers: Sigvard Eklund, Bertrand Goldschmidt, Robert E. Marshak, Glenn T. Seaborg, Gerald F. Tape, and Herbert F. York. Five of the tapes cover four main topics in nuclear history during the period from about 1945 through 1965: weapons and the arms race, civilian vs. military control in post-World War II United States, peaceful uses of the atom and basic research, and international perspectives: research, development, and cooperation. Two additional tapes cover a two-hour public round table where the pioneers were interviewed by Jerry Bishop of the Wall Street Journal, Gloria Lubkin of Physics Today, Albert Moyer of Virginia Tech, and Paul Torgersen of Virginia Tech. Also includes supporting documentation for the sessions.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Faculty
  • Science and Technology
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Nuclear Pioneers: Conference on Nuclear Developments, Videotapes and Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).