(left to right): Edward Uhler Condon (1902-1974), Brien McMahon (1903-1952), Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900-1980), Harlow Shapley (1885-1972); and William Hammatt Davis (1879-1964)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1207]

Creator: Condon, Edward Uhler 1902-1974

Form/Genre: Black-and-White Prints

Date: 1945

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

U.S. National Bureau of Standards director Edward Uhler Condon (1902-1974); U.S. Senator Brien McMahon (1903-1952); U.S. Representative Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900-1980); Harvard College Observatory astronomer Harlow Shapley (1885-1972); and William Hammatt Davis (1879-1964), former Chairman of the War Labor Board, at an event sponsored by Science Service. In late 1945, Senator McMahon was developing the Atomic Energy Act of 1945, which established the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

Subject

  • Condon, Edward Uhler 1902-1974
  • Davis, William H (William Hammatt) 1879-1964
  • Douglas, Helen Gahagan 1900-1980
  • McMahon, Brien 1903-1952
  • Shapley, Harlow 1885-1972
  • Harvard College Observatory
  • United States National Bureau of Standards
  • United States National War Labor Board (1942-1945)

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1945

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Physics
  • Nuclear physics
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

Black-and-White Prints

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1207]