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ATOMIC BOMB COLLECTION
MS 92-28

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Size: 0.5 linear feet

Literary rights:
Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions: None

Content note:
This collection contains several items regarding development and use of atomic energy for military purposes during World War II. The Smyth report gives a general account of the methodology; a book, Now It Can Be Told: The Story of the Manhattan Project, by Leslie R. Groves, recounts the history of the Manhattan Project. Newspaper and magazine articles written and published after the first atomic bomb drop on Japan in August 1945 are also included. Some leaflets dropped on Japan by bombers are included as well.

Acquisition: Donated by Mrs. Paul B. Martin

Processed by: TGT and JEO, June 8, 1992; JEF, 11-2-1998

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