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Research materials on Leo Szilard, 1941-1964. 

Creator: 
MacDuffie, Marshall, 1909-1967.
Phys. Desc: 
ca. 500 items (1 box)
Call Number: 
Ms Coll\MacDuffie
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Leo Szilard (1898-1964) was a prominent nuclear physicist.

Scope and Contents

Notes and correspondence of MacDuffie pertaining to the life of Szilard. The collection contains several letters written by Szilard, interviews by MacDuffie with Szilard, and two manuscripts concerning the early development of nuclear power. Also, a large number of clippings from magazines and newspapers describing Szilard's life and activities; and many of Szilard's publications.