Keywords

Howard B. Hamilton, Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC); Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF), Hiroshima, Japan, Nagasaki, Japan, Atomic bomb, Nuclear Warfare, Radiation Injuries

Abstract

The Howard B. Hamilton, MD, papers, MS 66, includes material from 1945-1997 related to the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC) and the Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF). Hamilton was the Chief of Clinical Laboratories for the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission from 1956 until its dissolution in 1975. He served in the same capacity for the Radiation Effects Research Foundation, which succeeded the ABCC, until 1984. This collection encompasses this period of time in Dr. Hamilton's career, as well as his related scholarly work after his retirement from RERF. Dr. Hamilton donated his collection of letters, reprints, newspaper articles, photographs, memos, and ephemera to the John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center between 1985 and 2002. The collection is in good condition and consists of 3.75 cubic feet (10 boxes).

Comments

The collection is predominantly in English. Some of the materials may include Japanese.

 
 

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