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Los Alamos (N.M.) -- History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Chuck Montaño Papers

Identifier: MSS-971-BC
Abstract The collection contains material relating to discriminatory personnel practices and lack of accountability at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Dates: 1970-2015; Majority of material found within 1994-2005

Fermor Church Collection,

Identifier: 1959-028
Scope and Content The Fermor Church Collection consist of records relating to the Los Alamos Ranch School (1918-1944), the Los Alamos Foundation (1943-1973) and the Papers of Lawrence S. Hitchcock (1938-1973). The Los Alamos Ranch School was a private school located in Otowi, New Mexico, present day Los Alamos. The idea of an outdoor school for boys was first conceived by Ashley Pond II and A. J. Connell in 1917. The principal aim of the school was to build up the constitution of the boys from eastern cities by...
Dates: 1918-1973

J. Robert Jones Collection

Identifier: AC 119
Scope and Content Collection consists of materials concerning the personal and professional activities of Jones. Includes WWII contour maps of Japan; miscellaneous newspaper clippings and pamphlets about the Zia Company and Los Alamos; and Jones's correspondence.
Dates: 1936-1967

Los Alamos Civil Defense Information

Identifier: AC690-P
Scope and Contents A folder issued by the Los Alamos Disaster and Defense Organization containing booklets of information on how a Los Alamos family should prepare for a nuclear war. It contains Office of Civil Defense publications MP-1, MP-15, H-6, K-2-2, PA-4, H-11-1, L-2-12, PA-5, PA-7, L-2-11, L-6, L-18, L-12, H-3, H-1. The folder also contains several Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory of the University of California leaflets on nuclear fallout.
Dates: 1961

Ralph Carlisle Smith Collection of Papers on Los Alamos, N.M.,

Identifier: MSS-149-BC
Abstract This collection is primarily comprised of clippings, documents, and pamphlets related to the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory in New Mexico, collected by Ralph Carlisle Smith.
Dates: 1924-1957 (bulk 1945-1950)

University of New Mexico. Oral History Projects and Video Recordings Collection

Identifier: MSS-821-BC
Abstract This is a collection of oral history projects done in conjunction with the University of New Mexico. Project themes include community/local/family history, politics/government, veterans, labor, education, and events.
Dates: 1984-2006; Majority of material found within 1995-1998