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Gerald Johnson Papers
MSS 206  
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Description
Papers of Gerald Woodrow Johnson, physicist and specialist in the fields of nuclear policy and atomic energy. The papers contain subject files on a range of nuclear issues; writings by Johnson, especially Nuclear Weapons Test Bans: A History; correspondence with prominent figures in government, the military, and nuclear research; materials from the SALT I and SALT II negotiations; teaching materials; and photographs of nuclear tests and international meetings on arms control.
Background
Gerald Woodrow Johnson was born in Spangle, Washington, in 1917. He graduated from Washington State College in 1937, received the M.S. degree from the same college in 1939, and was awarded a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1947.
Extent
17.6 Linear feet (45 archives boxes)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS.