Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Thomas H. (Thomas Hawkins) Johnson Papers
Collection number: 92047
Johnson, Thomas H. (Thomas Hawkins), 1943-1990.
52 manuscript boxes, 1 motion picture film reel.
(21 linear feet)
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, notes, memoranda, studies, technical reports, journal articles, and other printed matter, relating
to physics, nuclear and other energy sources, nuclear weapons, laser technology, the Strategic Defense Initiative, arms control,
and scientific policy in the United States during the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages represented in the collection:
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Thomas Hawkins Johnson Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1992.
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|1943 November 11
||Graduated from U.S. Military Academy, West Point, and commissioned as a second lieutenant
||MS in Physics, University of California, Davis
||PhD in Applied Physics, University of California, Davis
||Chief, physics section, Weapons Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico
||Permanent professor, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
||Returned to U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, and taught in Department of English
||Director, Science Research Laboratory, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
||Deputy to the president's science advisor and deputy director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
||Executive director, White House Science Council
||Associate Dean, academic research, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
||Awarded Legion of Merit,
||Member, International Board of Editors, Science and Global Security
|1990 June 26
||Died, Washington, D.C.
||Poems, Sewanee Review. Posthumously published and dedicated to his memory
Scope and Content of Collection
Acquired in 1992, the Thomas Hawkins Johnson papers consist of correspondence, journal articles, memoranda, notes, studies,
technical reports, writings and other printed matter, relating to physics, nuclear and other energy sources, nuclear weapons,
laser technology, the Strategic Defense Initiative, arms control, and scientific policy in the United States during the presidential
administration of Ronald Reagan.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in
the library's online public access catalog.
Strategic Defense Initiative.
United States--Military policy.
United States Military Academy. Science Research Laboratory.
White House Science Council.
United States. Army--Officers.