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Manhattan Project

Leo Szilard Letter on Forecast of disoveries in Physics, March 17, 1934
Leo Szilard Letter on discoveries of Uranium, January 25, 1939

Julius Robert Oppenheimer Letter on the Properties of Uranium, November 30, 1942
Harry S. Truman Conversation on Manhattan Project, June 17, 1943
Julius Robert Oppenheimer Memorandum on Los Alamos, April 30, 1943
Leslie Groves Letter on Oppenheimer's safety July 29, 1943
Julius Robert Oppenheimer Letter on Aliases, November 2, 1943
Julius Robert Oppenheimer Letter on Captain Parsons, October 6, 1944
Leslie Groves Memorandum on Alamogordo Air Base Atomic Fission Bomb Test, July 18, 1945
Leslie Groves Memorandum on Conclusions of Atomic Fission Bomb Test, July 30, 1945
Julius Robert Oppenheimer Letter from K.D. Nichols on the Oppenheimer Affair, December 23, 1953
Arthur Holly Compton Letter Regarding the Oppenheimer Affair, April 21, 1954
Julius Robert Oppenheimer Letter of Response on Letter Regarding the Oppenheimer Affair, March 4, 1954

Decision to Drop the Bomb

George Harrison,. Memorandum on recommendations on post war problems, May 1, 1945
Henry Stimson Memorandum on Outline of Campaign against Japan, May 16, 1945
Henry Stimson Memorandum on objectives toward Japan, May 29, 1945
Joseph C. Grew Memorandum on Conversation on Japanese future, May 28, 1945
Joseph C. Grew Memorandum on Conversation on Japanese future, May 29, 1945
Glenn T Seaborg Letter on the Future of Nuclear Weapons, June 13, 1945
Ralph A. Bard Memorandum on the S1 Bomb, June 27, 1945
Togo-Sato Japanese Peace Feelers in the Soviet Union, July 1945
Henry Stimson Memorandum on Warning to Japan , July 2, 1945
Arichbald Macleish Memorandum on Japanese Unconditional Surrender, July 6, 1945
Henry Stimson Memorandum on Conduct of war with Japan, July 16, 1945
Joseph C. Grew. Memorandum on Conversation on Japanese Emperor, July 16, 1945
Joseph C. Grew Memorandum on Conversation on Unconditional Japanese Surrender, July 17, 1945
Harry S. Truman Letter on Truman's Meeting with Stalin, July 18, 1945
Harry S. Truman Letter on Truman's Priorities, July 20, 1945
Harry S. Truman Letter on Wanting to Leave the Potsdam Conference, July 22, 1945
Harry S. Truman Conversation on Existence of the Bomb, July 24, 1945
John Stone Memorandum on plan and schedule of Japanese Attack, July 24, 1945
Thomas Handy, . Memorandum on Japanese bombing, July 25, 1945
Henry Stimson Letter of Statement Draft, July 31, 1945
Harry S. Truman Letter on Truman's "Ace in the Hole," July 31, 1945
Henry Stimson Statement on the Bombing of Japan, August 6, 1945
Harry S. Truman Statement on the Bombing of Hiroshima, August 7, 1945
Richard B Russell Cable Opposing Potsdam Declaration, August 7, 1945
Samuel McCrea Cavert Cable on use of Bomb on Japan, August 9, 1945
Harry S. Truman Letter on Ending the War in Japan in a Humane Manner, August 9, 1945 (Response to cable form Richard Russell)
Harry S. Truman Letter on Japanese Brutality, August 11, 1945 ( Response to Cavert )
Henry Stimson Memorandum on the Effects of the Atomic Bomb, September 11, 1945
Harry S. Truman Letter on Russia Entering the Pacific War, January 5, 1946
Harry S. Truman Letter on Truman's Vice Presidency, March 3, 1948
Harry S. Truman Letter to Attain Historical Clarity Regarding the Dropping of the Bomb, December 6, 1952
Harry S. Truman Response to Letter to Attain Historical Clarity Regarding the Dropping of the Bomb (Draft), December 31, 1952
Harry S. Truman Response to Letter to Attain Historical Clarity Regarding the Dropping of the Bomb, January 12, 1953
Kenneth W Hechler Memorandum on the cost of dropping the Bomb, January 2, 1953
Kenneth W Hechler Memorandum on the Potsdam Conference, January 5, 1953
David D Lloyd Memorandum reviewing letter to Professor Cate, January 6, 1953
Harry S. Truman Press Release on the Resolution by the Hiroshima City Council, March 12, 1958
General Douglas MacArthur Letter on the Decision to Drop the Bombs in Japan, March 22, 1961.
Harry S. Truman Letter on the Dropping of the Bomb, August 5, 1963.

Concerns of Nuclear Capabilities

Albert Einstein Letter on discoveries of Uranium, August 2, 1939
V. Bush and J.B. Conant Letter to U.S. Secretary of War about future nuclear arms race, September 30, 1944
Albert Einstein Letter introducing Leo Szilard, March 25, 1945
George Harrison. Memorandum on fears on the use of the Bomb, June 26, 1945
Matthew Connelly Memorandum on Szilard Correspondence, September 6, 1945
Dwight D. Eisenhower Exerpts form Press Confernce, March 31, 1954
John F. Kennedy White House Memo, 1962

US Nuclear Doctrine

Henry Stimson Top Secret Letter, April 24, 1945
Henry Stimson Memorandum on Sharing Nuclear Technology, April 25, 1945
Robert Julius Oppenheimer Letter on the Future of Atomic Energy, August 17, 1945
Harry S. Truman Letter on Whether to Give Russia the H-Bomb, September 25, 1945
Philip B. Fleming Letter on Atomic Secrets, September 28, 1945
George Kennan Telegram assessing Soviet nuclear capabilities, February 22, 1946
Harry S. Truman Letter on the US Strategic Bomb Survey, June 20, 1946
Lewis L Strauss Letter on the development of the Thermonuclear Bomb, November 25, 1949
Harry S. Truman Statement on the Hydrogen Bomb, January 31, 1950
Dwight D. Eisenhower Farewell Address to the Nation, January 17, 1961
Edward Teller Letter on Dangers and Military Applications of Nuclear Energy
George W. Bush Statement on New Leadership on National Security, May 23, 2000

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