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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Charles DuBois Coryell
RLIN number: NXCP87-A64
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Education in California and Germany; political philosophy; Manhattan Project, Chicago and Oak Ridge; security restrictions and problems; relationships with Army and DuPont Company; tension among scientists; emotional and scientific impact of bomb and its use; attempts to inform and influence public opinion and Congress; Smyth report; Europe and Israel sojourn; Robert Oppenheimer case; impressions of many prominent atomic scientists.
Extent: Transcript: 441 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1960 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Coryell, Charles DuBois, 1912-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1912
Speaker occupation: Chemist
Age at speaking: 48
Document date: 1960
Interviewer: Safford, Joan Bainbridge
Organizations discussed: U.S. Army
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: North America; Nuclear weapons; Oral history; U.S. Army; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chemists; Coryell, Charles DuBois, 1912-1971; EI DuPont de Nemours and Company; Manhattan Project; Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967; Science and ethics
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018423-13866