Collection relates to General Leslie R. Groves and the development of the atomic bomb, containing photocopies of government
documents, correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, studies, and printed matter, microfilm, sound recordings, and transcripts
of interviews. Used as research material for the book by R. S. Norris,
Racing for the Bomb: General Leslie R. Groves, the Manhattan Project's Indispensable Man (South Royalton, Vt., 2002). Includes photocopies of documents released in response to Freedom of Information Act requests.
Dr. Robert S. Norris is a senior research associate with Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in Washington, D.C. His
principal areas of expertise include all aspects of the nuclear weapons programs of the United States, Soviet Union/Russia,
Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea.
90 manuscript boxes
(36 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Collection is open for research.