Manuscript Collections - Corbin C. Allardice Papers

March 13, 2020

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10 linear inches (2 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library


Corbin Allardice was a scientist, member of the Manhattan Project, public information officer for the Atomic Energy Commission, and staff director to the Congressional Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. He is the coauthor of The First Pile, a history of the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. Allardice died in 1977.


The papers primarily pertain to atomic energy during the 1950s. Materials include: reports, articles, lectures, and biographical information.


Box      Contents

1          Allardice, Corbin C.
                     Biographical information, 1982, 2001
                     Articles by Allardice, 1949-1959
            Atomic Energy
                     General, promotional and technical information, 1955, 1963, and undated
                     Articles and reports on Atomic Energy, 1953-1960 (3 folders)
            Atomic Energy Commission – Press conference, Jan 23, 1958
            Atomic Energy Commission by Corbin Allardice and Edward R. Trapnell, 1973
                     (galley proof)

2          Atomic Energy Lectures by Curtis A. Nelson, Savannah River Operations Office, AEC,
            Books transferred to HHPL library collection, undated
            European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom)
                     Euratom: The American Interest in the European Atomic Energy Committee by
                              Ben T. Moore, Feb 1958
                     Euratom agreement – Statements of John F. Floberg and C. Douglas Dillon before
                              the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Jan 21 and 22, 1959
                     Euratom and American Policy: A Conference Report by Klaus E. Knorr, May 16,
                     Market Potentials in Euratom Countries – Sales Opportunities and Obstacles by
                              Karl M. Mayer, Apr 2, 1959
            First Canadian Conference on Uranium and Atomic Energy – Papers, 1960
            International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
                     Procedures Relating to Consulting Engineers, Feb 21, 1956
                     Outgoing letters, 1957-1958
            Reactor Engineering Lectures by Stuart McLain, Argonne National Laboratory, 1955
            Tennessee Valley Authority Bill – Congressional Record, May 6 and 7, 1959