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Register of the Richard Thomas Kennedy Papers, 1974-1980
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note
  • Accruals
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Title: Richard Thomas Kennedy papers
    Date: 1974-1980
    Collection Number: 83063
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 92 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes, 17 phonotapes, 2 video tapes (39 linear feet)
    Abstract: Speeches, correspondence, memoranda, reports, transcripts of hearings, and printed matter, relating to nuclear power plants in the U.S., and especially to the Three Mile Island nuclear accident.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Kennedy, Richard T., 1919-

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Collection stored off site; a minimum of two days notice is required for use. Boxes may be requested through Stanford's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu  

    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Richard Thomas Kennedy papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1919 Dec. 24 Born, Rochester, New York
    1942-1965 U.S. Army (Colonel)
    1959-1961 Planning and financial management adviser to Iran
    1962 Army General Staff, Washington, D.C.
    1965-1969 International affairs adviser, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
    1969-1971 Senior member of the staff, National Security Council
    1971-1972 Director, Staff Planning and Coordination, National Security Council
    1973-1975 Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Council planning
    1976-1980 Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    1981-1982 Undersecretary for Management, State Department
    1983- Ambassador-at-large for nuclear non-proliferation affairs
    12 Jan. 1998 Died

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1983.

    Scope and Contents note

    Speeches, correspondence, memoranda, reports, transcripts of hearings, and printed matter, relating to nuclear power plants in the United States, and especially to the Three Mile Island nuclear accident.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
    Nuclear energy--United States.
    Nuclear energy.
    Phonotapes.
    Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.)
    United States--Politics and government.
    Video tapes.