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Arms control

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

David H. Frisch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0337
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists primarily of Frisch's lecture notes and teaching materials for physics courses, from the 1950s to 1988; and correspondence, diagrams, experimental work, and reprints of Frisch's scientific work on elementary particle physics, particularly neutron and proton scattering. Also included are correspondence, research materials, photographs, and slides on the development of intravasal implants, 1976-1990. General correspondence in the collection documents topics of sustained...
Dates: 1950 - 1990

Frank Press papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0159
Scope and Contents of the Collection Papers received in 1981 include information about earthquake projects Press worked on for the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA); and correspondence, minutes, reports, and budgets from the American Geophysical Union of which Press was a member, serving as president, 1974-1976. His years as an Executive Council member of the National Academy of Sciences are documented in papers, programs, and minutes; and correspondence, proposals, and reports describe his consulting for several...
Dates: 1945 - 2013

Hans A. Bethe speech

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080024695980]
Identifier: MC-0197
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises an audio recording of Hans Bethe's comments as part of the March 4, 1969 MIT panel "Arms Control, Disarmament, and National Security."

Dates: 1969-03-04

James R. Killian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0423
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection reflects James R. Killian's personal and non-Massachusetts Instiute of Technology (MIT) professional activities from 1923 to 1985. Biographical information, personal and business correspondence, and journals and correspondence about his retirement provide some insight into his private life. There is a small amount of correspondence and other material from the years when he was editor of Technology Review and vice president of MIT, including an audiocassette interview (1982) he...
Dates: 1923 - 1988

Jerome B. Wiesner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0420
Scope and Contents of the Collection Records about Wiesner's activities at MIT include correspondence, memoranda, and reports from the Department of Electrical Engineering, correspondence about his involvement with the Council for the Arts, and information about his fund raising efforts. A tribute from the MIT faculty upon his retirement from the MIT presidency in 1980 is included. Wiesner's consulting to government, industry, private foundations, and other groups such as the President's Science Advisory Committee, 1960-1961,...
Dates: 1949 - 1994

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for International Studies records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0236
Abstract The Center for International Studies (CIS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was founded in 1952 to conduct social science research to help policymakers better understand and respond to international events. The Center grew out of Project Troy, a 1950 multidisciplinary summer study on the problem of Russian jamming of US radio signals. The collection documents CIS activities in correspondence; conference and committee records; and proposals and project files. Also included...
Dates: 1952 - 1986; 2017 - Ongoing

Max F. Millikan papers

Identifier: MC-0188
Abstract The collection documents the work of Max F. Millikan as an economic and foreign policy consultant to various government agencies and as director of the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A professor of economics, Millikan was a member of the MIT faculty from 1949 until his death in 1969. The materials include reports and correspondence regarding projects on arms control, economic underdevelopment, international communications, communism, and United...
Dates: 1928 - 1967

Union of Concerned Scientists records

Identifier: MC-0434
Scope and Contents of the Collection Records of the chair, Henry Kendall, and executive directors, Howard Ris and Eric Van Loon, include project files and correspondence about the founding, early history, and organizing activities of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). There are extensive files reflecting UCS's concern for nuclear reactor safety, including reports from the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and other documentation of UCS participation in AEC hearings (1972-1973) to consider the Emerging Core Cooling System...
Dates: 1964 - 1986