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Samuel A. Goudsmit Papers, 1921-1979

Series IV. Alsos Mission

This series is divided into seven subseries containing correspondence and other papers, such as wartime publications, reports for the Alsos Mission, and Alsos book materials.

Subseries A. Alsos Mission material
Includes some administrative paperwork such as personnel information, travel orders and receipts, and also includes some reports and documents from the mission.
Subseries B. Paul Rosbaud
Contains manuscripts by and correspondence with Rosbaud, a German scientist who resisted the Nazis and maintained some contact with the allies.
Subseries C. Postwar and other Alsos related material
Includes correspondence and clippings on the mission, science in Germany, and Germany after the war.
Subseries D. Alsos book
Contains materials such as paperwork concerning publishing, royalties, distribution, and reviews and articles related to the book.
Subseries E. Reunions
Correspondence concerning reunions of people who worked on the mission.
Subseries F. Other Alsos Mission Materials for a 1978 high school lecture on the mission.
Subseries G. Publications brought back from Alsos Mission and other wartime publications Includes German scientific publications, address books, abstracts of German reports, American technical reports, and American laboratory directories.
Box Folder  
Subseries A. Alsos mission material
Box 25 Folder 1 Alsos - personnel, civilian 1944-1945
Folder 2 Alsos - personnel lists 1958-1965 and undated
Folder 3 Alsos--travel and other orders and receipts with some Goudsmit correspondence 1942-1945
Folder 4 Alsos--travel and other orders and receipts with some Goudsmit correspondence 1942-1945
Folder 5 Goudsmit's letters to wife and daughter during mission 1944
Folder 6 Miscellaneous field reports, CIOS interrogations, etc. 1945
Folder 7 Unfinished intelligence 1940-1945
Folder 8 Dutch intelligence 1944-1948
Folder 9 Reports: u-boats undated
Folder 10 Reports: bomb fragmentation undated
Folder 11 Alatsee 1940-1945
Folder 12 Seefeld 1942-1943
Folder 13 Alsos material (Groves): captured German documents and report in English 1942-1945
Folder 14 Miscellaneous German papers and secret work 1945
Folder 15 Captured German documents 1939-1945
Box 26 Folder 16 Declassified G-reports, 210, 212, and 302 (302: summary of German nuclear research) 1945, undated
Folder 17 Declassified G-reports, 314 and 316 1943-1944
Folder 18 Declassified G-report, 323 1943
Folder 19 Flossenbürg: Fertigung Bürg (scrapbook of photos) undated
Folder 20 Flossenbürg: Caves (large maps which accompanied this material are stored in oversize drawer) 1944
Folder 21 Flossenbürg: Caves (large maps which accompanied this material are stored in oversize drawer) 1944
Folder 22 From Ing. W. Osenberg's files 1942-1945
Folder 23 Ramsauer, van Carl and Allgemeine Elektizitäts-Gesellschaft 1943-1945
Folder 24 Reichsforschungrates (RFR) chiefs--receipts for railway travel permits for scientists and RFR members, with photos 1943-1944
Folder 25 Reichsforschungsrat--comprehensive list of the 1944 Reich Research Council giving location of all research labs in Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia 1944
Box 27 Folder 26 Sievers, Wolfram 1942-1943
Folder 27 Wesch report 1945
Folder 28 German reports on atomic energy 1942-1945
Folder 29 German reports on atomic energy 1942-1945
Folder 30 German Research Council correspondence on nuclear physics 1942-1945
Folder 31 German naval research 1945
Folder 32 Personnel Information: Stadt-Ilm 1945
Folder 33 German war research lists 1943
Folder 34 German research papers 1942-1945
Folder 35 German reports: including on suitability of Soviet scientists for German war work 1940-1942
Folder 36 German reports 1943-1944
Folder 37 German reports 1944-1945
Folder 38 German documents 1942-1944
Folder 39 War research reports by Germans to Allied Authorities 1945
Folder 40 Miscellaneous loose papers from the 1986 accession, 1939-1944; German military research organization chart (in oversize drawer), undated
Subseries B. Paul Rosbaud
Box 28 Folder 41 Rosbaud (in German) 1943-1945
Folder 42 Rosbaud correspondence and manuscripts 1945
Folder 43 Rosbaud correspondence and manuscripts 1946-1949
Folder 44 Rosbaud correspondence and manuscripts 1950-1960
Folder 45 Rosbaud correspondence and manuscripts 1961-1963
Folder 46 Rosbaud "special" (German manuscript) and photos, undated 1962, undated
Folder 47 Third party correspondence on Rosbaud undated
Subseries C. Postwar and other Alsos related material
Box 28 Folder 48 Postwar reports by German scientists 1945
Folder 49 German science: reprints and correspondence 1935-1963
Folder 50 German scientists: biographical data 1950
Folder 51 Correspondence about intern physicists 1945-1946
Folder 52 Dispositions of German scientist prisoners and internees 1945-1947
Folder 53 H. A. Stuart-German scientist with Nazi past 1939-1951
Folder 54 Personnel: military 1944-1947
Folder 55 Office of Naval Research: Goudsmit correspondence with Alan Waterman 1946-1951
Folder 56 U.S. Atomic Energy Commission: Goudsmit correspondence with Robert F. Bacher 1948-1951
Folder 57 Goudsmit's personal correspondence on Alsos, B-H 1945-1963
Folder 58 Goudsmit's personal correspondence on Alsos, K-T 1945-1963
Folder 59 Postwar Germany: clippings, brochures 1961-1965
Box 29 Folder 60 On scientific intelligence (Alsos) manuscript undated
Folder 61 Clippings and memorabilia on Alsos 1948-1958
Folder 62 Follow up: clippings on Nazis after war 1947-1963
Subseries D. Alsos book
Box 29 Folder 63 K. Kadane: re: Alsos draft manuscript undated
Folder 64 K. Kadane: re: Alsos draft manuscript undated
Folder 65 Illustrations for Alsos book undated
Folder 66 Clearance of book 1947
Folder 67 Henry Schuman, Inc., publishers 1947-1950
Folder 68 French translation by Librairie Arthème Fayard: correspondence and manuscript of preface to French edition 1948-1950
Folder 69 Business correspondence 1947-1967
Folder 70 Contracts, royalties 1968-1977
Folder 71 Requests for copies and information 1963-1976
Folder 72 Free copies correspondence 1947-1948
Folder 73 Correspondence relating to book 1947-1977
Folder 74 Comments on book 1947-1967
Folder 75 Reviews 1947-1950
Box 30 Folder 76 Alsos related articles and lectures 1947-1978
Folder 77 Life Magazine articleOctober 1947
Subseries E. Reunions
Box 30 Folder 78 Alsos reunion: Washington 1958
Folder 79 Alsos reunion: Chicago 1960
Folder 80 Alsos reunion: Washington 1962
Folder 81 British Branch Radiation Laboratory reunion 1963
Subseries F. Other Alsos Mission
Box 30 Folder 82 Materials for lecture to high school German class Brett Harte High School, Murphy, CA (large map which accompanied this material is stored in oversize drawer) 1978
Subseries G. Publications brought back from Alsos Mission and other wartime publications
Box 30 Folder 83 Nutzbarmachung con Atomkernenergien 1942
Folder 84 Alsos - "Flak-Aufnahme und Auswertegerat" and "Forschungsinstitute" by Joseph Bader 1941-1942
Folder 85 Nutzbarmachung von Atomkernenergien Geheime Forschungsberichte, Heft 4 and Heft 3 1942
Folder 86 Nutzbarmachung von Atomkernenergien Geheime Forschungsberichte, Heft 2 and Heft 5 1942-1943
Box 31 Folder 1 Reichsamt für Wirtschaftsaubau, 8 volumes 1940-1943
Folder 2 Sonderprobleme der Fernlenkung 1942
Folder 3 "Fortschritte in der optischen Strömungsmessung" and "Forschungsberichte" 1944
Folder 4 Baeumker, Adolf, "Arbeitsvoraussetzungen und Führung naturwissenschaftlicher und technischer Forschung" 1944
Folder 5 Kurz-Berichte über die auf Anregung und mit Unterstützung des Reichsforschungsrats durchgeführten wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten, 3 volumes 1942-1943
Box 32 Folder 1 Abstracts (in English) of German reports (G-1-G-123); coupon book of German transportation orders; German military dictionary (War Department Technical Manual TM30-506); Posteinlieferungsbuch (postal delivery book) 1943-1944, undated
Folder 2 Reichsberichte für Chemie, 2 volumes; Alsos Mission notebook (in German) 1944
Folder 3 Reichsberichte für Physik, 5 volumes 1944-1945
Folder 4 Sonderheft der Forschungsanstalt der Deutschen Reichspost Abteilung für Kernphysik, 2 volumes 1944
Folder 5 Address books, some with annotations undated
Box 33 Folder 5 Harvard University Radio Research Laboratory Personnel Directory 1946
Folder 6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory. Five Years at the Radiation Laboratory (yearbook) 1946
Folder 7 U.S. War Department, Navy Department, and Office of Scientific Research Development. Radar: A report on science at war 1945
Folder 8 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory. Microwave Radar, volume 1: Theory and Practice of Pulsed Circuits 1942
Folder 9 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory Staff Members, 1940-1945 (directory) 1946