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Scope and Content Note

This subject category contains materials pertaining to the research, development, use and control of atomic and nuclear energy for non-defense and peaceful purposes such as improving the general welfare, increasing the standard of living and strengthening free competition in private enterprise.

Other subject categories contain materials pertaining to Atomic Energy:

FG 78 Atomic Energy Commission
HE Health
IT 6-1 Atomic Energy Community (European Command)
IT 18 International Atomic Energy Agency
ND 19-1 Atomic Energy Welfare
ND 20-1A International Agreements Atomic Energy
PC Peace
UT Use-Utilization Electric Power Production

The Atomic Energy subject file is organized under an alphanumeric subject classification scheme of four primary categories (AT Atomic Energy, AT 1 Health-Medical, AT 2 Industrial, AT 3 Peace Promotion) and of two subcategories (International Agreement, International Agreement by Country). Materials within the folders are arranged in chronological order. This subject category contains materials pertaining to the research, development, use and control of atomic and nuclear energy for non-defense and peaceful purposes such as improving the general welfare, increasing the standard of living and strengthening free competition in private enterprise.

AT ATOMIC ENERGY

The files contain originals, carbons, electrostatic copies, wires, and telegrams of correspondence staff members originated or received. The correspondence includes thank you messages, salutatory addresses, as well as comments on people and events. Some of the subjects, people, or events discussed include: Atomic Energy Research Foundation, U.S.-Iran Agreement for Cooperation, the Atomic Energy Labor-Management Relations Panel, peaceful uses of atomic energy, uranium enrichment facilities, Hubert Heffner, William Kriegsman, and the U.S. Norwegian Atomic Energy Agreement.

AT 1 HEALTH-MEDICAL - 4/6/70

This category includes a cross reference to a letter Richard Nixon had sent to Frank P. Baranowski, Director of the Division of Production of the United States Atomic Energy Commission. The letter praises his performance as director. The original letter is located in the subject category Messages (ME).

AT 2 INDUSTRIAL - 2/15/69 - 7/9/74

The memoranda in this series contains materials pertaining to: licensing of nuclear power plants, transferring AEC uranium enrichment plants to private ownership, the sabotage of a nuclear reactor, public announcements as forecasts of nuclear power and as uranium enrichment, and the Plowshare program.

AT 3 PEACE PROMOTION

This is divided into two sub-series, International Agreements and International Agreements by Country. This file contains materials pertaining to: proposed amendments to additional agreement for cooperation with EURATOM, Sweden, and Korea concerning Civil Uses of Atomic Energy; as well as correspondence from Henry Kissinger, Dixy Lee Ray, and William E. Timmons. File includes wires, handwritten notes and carbons of correspondence.

Folder Title List

Box 1

EX AT Atomic Energy 2/11/1969-12/29/1970
GEN AT Atomic Energy 3/19/1969-12/29/1970
EX AT Atomic Energy 1/1/1971 1/16/1971-10/19/1972
GEN AT Atomic Energy 1/1/1971 5/17/1971-10/13/1971
EX AT Atomic Energy 1/1/1973 2/14/1973-5/24/1974
GEN AT Atomic Energy 1/1/1973 3/27/1973-4/3/1974
EX AT 1 Health-Medical 12/30/1969
GEN AT 1 Health-Medical 4/6/1970-3/27/1970
EX AT 1 Health-Medical 1/1/1971 [Empty]
GEN AT 1 Health-Medical 1/1/1971 [Empty]
EX AT 1 Health-Medical 1/1/1973 [Empty]
GEN AT 1 Health-Medical 1/1/1973 [Empty]

Box 2

EX AT 2 Industrial 2/5/1969-11/23/1970 [1 of 2]
EX AT 2 Industrial 11/23/1970-12/15/1970 [2 of 2]
GEN AT 2 Industrial 1/25/1969-12/31/1970
EX AT 2 Industrial 1/1/1971 1/7/1971-3/22/1971 [1 of 2]
EX AT 2 Industrial 1/1/1971 4/16/1971-12/14/1972 [2 of 2]
GEN AT 2 Industrial 1/1/1971 1/31/1971-12/6/1972

Box 3

EX AT 2 Industrial 1/1/1973 1/2/1973-7/30/1974
GEN AT 2 Industrial 1/1/1973 1/2/1973-7/9/1974
EX AT 3 Peace Promotion 2/12/1969-3/23/1970
GEN AT 3 Peace Promotion 2/10/1969-10/15/1970

Box 4

EX AT 3-1 International Agreements 9/22/1969
GEN AT 3-1 International Agreements [Empty]
EX AT 3-1 International Agreements 1/1/1971 2/3/1972-9/15/1972
GEN AT 3-1 International Agreements 1/1/1971 [Empty]
EX AT 3-1 International Agreements 1/1/1973 3/31/1973-6/27/1974
GEN AT 3-1 International Agreements 1/1/1973 7/22/1974
EX AT 3-1/CO 10/24/1969-10/12/1970
EX AT 3-1/CO 1/1/1971 8/29/1972-8/29/1972
GEN AT 3-1/CO 1/1/1971 [Empty]
EX AT 3-1/CO 6/25/1973-6/27/1974

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