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Pare Lorentz papers, 1914-1994, bulk 1932-1960

Series VIII: Atomic Power and Nuclear War, 1945-1982

This series contains files related to films and other work concerned with the issues of nuclear weaponry and atomic warfare.

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Subseries 1. The Fight For Survival, 1949-1959

Research, drafts, and correspondence for an article Lorentz wrote for McCall's in 1957 are contained in these folders.



Box 143 Folder 1 United Nations Radiation Report, 1958


Box 143 Folder 2 to 5 The Fight For Survival Notebooks, 1956-1957, (3 Folders)


Box 143 Folder 6 Medical Correspondence, 1959



Box 144 Folder 1 Copyright, 1957


Box 144 Folder 2 to 4 Fallout Research, 1949-1959, (3 Folders)


Box 144 Folder 5 to 6 Correspondence and Clippings, 1954-1959, (2 Folders)


Box 144 Folder 7 to 8 Notes and Drafts, 1957, (2 Folders)


Box 144 Folder 9 Article in McCall's, 1957


Subseries 2. No Place To Hide, 1945-1950

Lorentz pictured this as a film about the dangers of the Hydrogen Bomb. "This is a motion picture," he explained, "that presents in dramatic form everything of importance concerning the atomic bomb and atomic energy that can be told the general public. It is not a scare movie, nor is it a propaganda film." After years spent trying to find funding, he had to abandon the project. The files contain correspondence, research, and screenplay drafts.



Box 145 Folder 1 Correspondence--Dr. David Bradley, 1948-1950


Box 145 Folder 2 Correspondence-Harold Young, 1945


Box 145 Folder 3 Correspondence-Miscellaneous, 1949-1950


Box 145 Folder 4 Contract--Atomic Energy Committee, 1948


Box 145 Folder 5 L.E. Brown and Co.--Contracts, 1949


Box 145 Folder 6 Estimated Production Costs, 1949-1950


Box 145 Folder 7 Original Outline, 1949-1950


Box 145 Folder 8 Clippings, 1949


Box 145 Folder 9 Suggestions, 1949-1950


Box 145 Folder 10 Final Corrections--Scientists, 1949


Box 145 Folder 11 to 12 Carbons, 1949-1950, (2 Folders)


Box 145 Folder 13 No Place To Hide , 1949-1950


Box 145 Folder 14 Drafts, 1949-1950


Box 145 Folder 15 My Brother's Keeper , 1949



Box 146 Folder 1 Atomic Research, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 2 to 3 Times Headlines Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs,, 1948-1949, (2 Folders)


Box 146 Folder 4 Atomic Energy, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 5 Bomb Bursts, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 6 D. Bradley--Notes, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 7 Clippings, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 8 to 9 William O. Douglas Speeches, 1948-1949, (2 Folders)


Box 146 Folder 10 E.W. Fager, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 11 Hydrogen Bomb and Miscellaneous, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 12 George C. Marshall, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 13 Men-Research N.P.T.H., 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 14 Speeches, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 15 Edward Teller Site B, 1948-1949


Box 146 Folder 16 Harry Truman, 1949



Box 147 Folder 1 to 4 Bound Copies of Screenplay, 1949-1950, (4 Folders)


Box 147 Folder 5 No Place to Hide book by David Bradley,, 1948


Box 147 Folder 6 to 9 Screenplay Drafts, 1949, (4 Folders)


Box 147 Folder 10 Clippings, 1949


Box 147 Folder 11 Atomic Energy Commission Report, 1947-1948



Box 148 Folder 1 to 2 Screenplay Notes, 1949, (2 Folders)


Box 148 Folder 3 Research, 1949


Box 148 Folder 4 Loose Papers, 1949


Box 148 Folder 5 to 7 Screenplay Notes, 1949-1951, (3 Folders)


Box 148 Folder 8 Clippings, 1949


Box 148 Folder 9 Ninth Copy, 1949


Box 148 Folder 10 Tenth Copy, 1949


Box 148 Folder 11 First Draft, 1949



Box 149 Folder 1 to 2 Screenplay Drafts, 1949, (2 Folders)


Box 149 Folder 3 to 4 Treatment, 1949, (2 Folders)


Box 149 Folder 5 Research Materials, 1949


Subseries 3. Nuclear Energy Research, 1946-1982, undated

These papers contain correspondence, congressional reports, publications, conference notes, and government studies of nuclear fallout in Hiroshima and Nagisaki.


Box 149 Folder 6 Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 1946



Box 150 Folder 1 Atoms For Peace, 1957


Box 150 Folder 2 Ralph Bunche, 1958


Box 150 Folder 3 Detroit Edison Reactor, 1957


Box 150 Folder 4 Robley D. Evans, 1948


Box 150 Folder 5 Leo Goodman (UAW), 1958


Box 150 Folder 6 to 7 International Conference on the Peaceful Use of Atomic Energy, 1951-1955, (2 Folders)


Box 150 Folder 8 Lorentz Notes, 1950s


Box 150 Folder 9 National Advisory Commission on Radiation, 1959


Box 150 Folder 10 Pacific Gas and Electric, 1969-1970


Box 150 Folder 11 The Quick and the Dead (NBC), 1950s


Box 150 Folder 12 Radiation: Fact and Controversy , 1962



Box 151 Folder 1 Radiation: Fact and Controversy , 1962


Box 151 Folder 2 Radiation Clips and Research, 1958-1962


Box 151 Folder 3 Radiation on Developing Organisms, 1957


Box 151 Folder 4 Walter Reuther, 1957


Box 151 Folder 5 Peace or Pestilience Proofs, 1950s


Box 151 Folder 6 Strauss and Libby Quotes, 1953


Box 151 Folder 7 to 8 UN Scientific Committee on the Effects of Radiation, 1955-1958, (2 Folders)



Box 152 Folder 1 U.S. Atomic Energy Commission News Releases, 1946


Box 152 Folder 2 to 3 Research Publications, 1947-1958, (2 Folders)


Box 152 Folder 4 Waste Disposal Hearings, 1959


Box 152 Folder 5 Windscale Accident, 1957


Box 152 Folder 6 World Government, 1948


Box 152 Folder 7 1958


Box 152 Folder 8 to 9 Miscellaneous, undated, (2 Folders)


Box 152 Folder 10 Research, 1955-1956



Box 153 Folder 1 Research Materials, 1947-1957


Box 153 Folder 2 Leo Goodman Testimony at Euratom Symposium, 1961


Box 153 Folder 3 "The PRDC Reactor,", 1960s


Box 153 Folder 4 to 5 Congressional Testimony, 1950s, (2 Folders)


Box 153 Folder 6 "Revista Medica,", 1964


Box 153 Folder 7 Research Materials, 1948-1959



Box 154 Folder 1 Research Materials, 1946-1956


Box 154 Folder 2 to 3 Congressional Hearings, 1957, (2 Folders)


Box 154 Folder 4 to 6 Congressional Hearings, 1959, (3 Folders)



Box 155 Folder 1 to 2 Congressional Hearings, 1959, (2 Folders)


Box 155 Folder 3 to 4 Atomic Energy Commission Publications, 1957, (2 Folders)


Box 155 Folder 5 to 6 Atomic Energy Commission Clippings, 1955-1957, (2 Folders)



Box 156 Folder 1 to 2 Atomic Energy Commission Publications, 1957, (2 Folders)



Box 157 Folder 1 Atomic Energy Commission Publications, 1958


Box 157 Folder 2 Fight For Survival Draft, 1950s


Box 157 Folder 3 Nuclear Research, 1956-1971


Box 157 Folder 4 Second International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy,, 1958


Box 157 Folder 5 Research and Correspondence, 1955-1982


Box 157 Folder 6 Burlington Conference, 1958


Box 157 Folder 7 Atomic Energy Accidents, 1957-1958



Box 158 Folder 1 Leo Goodman Memos, 1963-1971


Box 158 Folder 2 United World Federalists--Atomic Energy Film, 1947-1951


Box 158 Folder 3 Fallout, 1955


Box 158 Folder 4 to 5 Research, 1955-1958, (2 Folders)


Box 158 Folder 6 Radioactive Isotopes in Physiology, 1955


Box 158 Folder 7 Euratom, 1964



Box 159 Folder 1 Hazards in the Industrial Environment, 1969-1970


Box 159 Folder 2 Atomic Research, 1950s


Box 159 Folder 3 Atomic Energy Commission, 1948