Composite photograph of Richard Chace Tolman and Major General Leslie R. Groves

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-2125]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-2125

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Summary

left to right: Dr. Richard Chace Tolman (1881-1948) (right), Professor of Physical Chemistry and Mathematical Physics, California Institute of Technology; and Major General Leslie Richard Groves (1896-1970), officer in charge of the Manhattan Engineer District. This composite photograph was created by Science Service and was based on original photographs distributed by the U.S. Government in 1945. The original caption for the Tolman photograph read: " Dr. Richard C. Tolman, of Washington, normally dean of the Graduate School of the California Institute of Technology, has served as a special adviser to Major General Leslie R. Groves, USA, Officer in Charge of the Manhattan Engineer District, in the development of the atomic bomb."

Subject

  • Tolman, Richard C (Richard Chace) 1881-1948
  • Groves, Leslie R. 1896-1970
  • California Institute of Technology
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers Manhattan District
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • Science Service
  • Manhattan Project (U.S.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-2125

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

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Topic

  • Atomic bomb
  • Chemistry, Physical and theoretical
  • Physics
  • Mathematical physics

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-2125]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints;

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