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Edward Teller Letter Concerning Black Mathematician

Theoretical physicist Edward Teller, who would later be known as "the father of the hydrogen bomb," wrote this letter on September 18,1944 recommending the services of Mr. Wilkins for a new position. Mr. Wilkins was an African American mathematician who could no longer work with his team because they were moving to Oak Ridge, Tennessee - site "X."

Edward Teller Letter Concerning Black Mathematician

Subject

Scientists in government

Creator

Records of the Atomic Energy Commission, Record Group 326

Source

Columbia University Contract Records, 1942-1947

Date

September 18,1944

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 4708900

Coverage

New York (N.Y.) | Santa Fe (N.M.)

Original Format

Paper
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