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Killian, James Rhyne, 1904-1988

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1904 - 1988

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Atoms for Peace Awards records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0010
Abstract Atoms for Peace, Inc. was formed by the Ford Motor Company as a memorial to Henry and Edsel Ford to present awards to those who made contributions to the peaceful uses of atomic energy. In August 1955, James R. Killian, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, accepted the invitation of Henry Ford II to serve as chairman of the Organization and Planning Committee for the Atoms for Peace awards. The directors of the Ford Motor Company authorized an appropiation of one million...
Dates: 1944 - 1972