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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Nuclear Pile and Plutonium 20th Anniversary Celebrations Records 1962-1963

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Nuclear Pile and Plutonium 20th Anniversary Celebrations. Records

Dates:

1962-1963

Size:

1 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

This collection consists of three bound volumes of press releases, speeches, publications, and news clippings concerning the commemoration in 1962-1963 of the 20th anniversary of the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction and related events in 1942.

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Nuclear Pile and Plutonium 20th Anniversary Celebrations. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

This collection consists of three bound volumes of press releases, speeches, publications, and news clippings concerning the commemoration in 1962-1963 of the 20th anniversary of the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction and related events in 1942. The volumes were received from the University News and Information office in August, 1985.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Volume I

Background Material; University of Chicago; Atomic Energy Commission; Argonne National Laboratory

Box 1   Volume II

Campus Program; Other Observances; Memorial Plans; Plutonium Detection

Box 2   Volume III

Articles and Clippings