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Memoranda of William T. Golden

1950
September
19From F. J. Lawton to William T. Golden
October
10Meeting with George F. Hines
11Notes on Conversation with Carroll L. Wilson
11Meeting with Roger W. Jones, Assistant Director in Charge of Legislative Reference, Bureau of the Budget
17Meeting with Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett
19Scientific Research and Development of Military Significance
19Meeting with Mr. Don K. Price, Associate Director, Public Information Clearing House
19Meeting with Robert J. Smith, Vice-Chairman, NSRB
20Meeting with Dr. Herman A. Spoehr and Mr. Walter M. Rudolph, State Department
20Conversation with Mr. Charles Kidd
20Memorandum for Mr. Lovett
24Conversation with Dr. Vannevar Bush.
24Conversation with Mr. Roy Snapp
24Conversation with Mr. Charles Kidd
25Conversation with Dr. Lee A. DuBridge, President of California Tech, Dr. James R. Killian, Jr., President of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Irvin Stewart, President of the University of West Virginia --
25Conversation with Dr. Hugh L. Dryden, Director of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
27Conversation with Mr. Gordon Dean, Chairman, AEC
27Conversation with Mr. James E. Webb, Under Secretary of State
27From Robert A. Lovett to Elmer B. Staats
30Conversation with Dr. M. H. Trytten, Director, Office of Scientific Personnel, National Research Council
31Conversation with Dr. E. U. Condon, Director, National Bureau of Standards, and Messrs. Hugh Odishaw and N. E. Golovin, Assistants to the Director
31Conversation with Mr. David Stowe
31Conversation with Messrs. James C. O'Brien and Harold Goldstein, concerning scientific manpower
31Conversation with Dr. Ellis A. Johnson, Director, Operational Research Organization, U. S. Army (Johns Hopkins University Contract)
November
1Conversation with Mr. W. Park Armstrong, Assistant--Intelligence, Department of State
1Conversation with Mr. William Webster, Chairman, Research and Development Board, Department of Defense
3Conversation with Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads, Director, Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, and Director, Memorial Hospital
6Conversation with Dr. Kenneth Pitzer, Director, Research Division, Atomic Energy Commission
6Conversation with Prof. Robert F. Bacher, formerly Member of Atomic Energy Commission, now Chairman, Department of Mathematics, and Astronomy, California Institute of Technology.
7Conversation with Mr. William Webster, Chairman, Research and Development Board
7Bureau of the Budget Staff Hearing on NACA Budget
8Conversation with Prof. Bernard Brodie
8Conversation with Mr. Charles Brown, General Counsel, RDB, etc.
8Conversation with Dr. Lawrence Hafstad, Director, Reactor and Development Division, Atomic Energy Commission
9Research and Development Board--Dr. Compton's Group Conference on Potential Budget Expansion
13RDB--Conversations with Messrs. Loomis, Walker and Cornell
13RDB--Discussion with Henry Loomis and Dr. Neal Crane, Head of Program Branch
14RDB--Conversations with Captain Teller, USN, Navy Secretary; Major General Jerry Phillips, Air Force Secretary; Messrs. Darwin and Sweetser, Executive Director and Assistant Executive Director of Guided Missiles Committee of RDB; and Dr. Emberson, in Char
14Conversation with Dr. Irvin Stewart
21Conversation with Carroll L. Wilson
21Conversation with Brigadier General Crichlow--Army Secretary of RDB
21Conversation with Lt. General Hull and Dr. Robertson, Director and Deputy Director of the Weapons Systems Evaluation Group
21Conversation with Dr. Alfred Lee Loomis
21Conversation with Dr. I. I. Rabi
21Conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley, President, Bell Telephone Laboratories
21Meeting with the Joint Secretaries
21Conversation with Dr. Ellis Johnson and George Shortley, Director and Deputy Director, Operational Research Organization, U. S. Army (Johns Hopkins Contract)
22Conversation with Mr. George F. Hines
22Conversation with Dr. Detlev W. Bronk
27Telephone conversation with Archibald Alexander, Under Secretary of the Army
27Conversation with General Joseph T. McNarney (U.S.A.F.) Chairman, Management Committee, Office of the Secretary of Defense
28Conversation with Rear Admiral A. G. Noble, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance, Navy Department
29Conversation with Dr. Alan T. Waterman, Deputy Director and Chief Scientist, Office of Naval Research
December
4Conversation with Dr. Bruce Old
4Conversation with Mr. William Webster, Chairman, RDB
4Conversation with Robert Smith, Deputy Chairman, National Security Resources Board and Robert Clark, Chief, Manpower Division, NSRB
4Conversation with Dr. Mervin J. Kelly
4Conversation with Caryl Haskins
4Telephone conversation with Dr. Lawrence Hafstad
5Conversation with Rear Admiral Arthur C. Davis, Director, Joint Chiefs of Staff
5Conversation with Dr. Vannevar Bush
6General McNarney, RDB Charter Revision
6Conversation with Dr. Robert F. Bacher
6Conversation with Mr. Charles Stauffacher ALTERNATIVE SUBJECT: National Science Foundation and Scientific Adviser to the President
6Telephone conversation with Dr. George Shortley, ORO, Army
7Conversation with Dr. L. T. E. Thompson, Scientific Director, NOTS, Inyokern
8Conversation with Dr. Detlev W. Bronk
8Conversation with Dr. H. P. Robertson, Deputy Director, WSEG; Dr. Louis Ridenour, Special Adviser to the Secretary of the Air Force and to the Director of Research and Development of the Air Force; and Professor Marshall Stone.
11Conversation with George F. Hines
11Conversation with Mr. Lewis L. Strauss
13Conversation with Dr. Lee DuBridge
13Conversation with Dr. Richard Parmenter (Cornell) and Dr. George Shortley (O.R.O.)
14Conversation with Dr. James B. Conant
15Telephone Conversation with General Leslie R. Groves
18Conversation with Dr. Charles Thomas, Executive Vice President, Monsanto Chemical Company
18Telephone conversation with Henry Loomis - Special RDB Meeting on OSRD and Scientific Adviser to President Matter
18From William T. Golden to President Harry S. Truman
18Mobilizing Science for War: A Scientific Adviser to the President
19Conversation with Dr. Ernest O. Lawrence and Dr. Alfred Loomis
19Conversation with Dr. Mervin Kelly
19Telephone conversation with Dr. James Killian, President, MIT
19Telephone Conversation with H.P. Robertson of WSEG
19Conversation with Congressman John W. McCormack of Massachusetts, Majority Leader
19Conversation with Mr. Sidney Souers
20Conversation with General Leslie R. Groves
20Conversation with Mr. William Webster
21Conversation with Dr. Theodore Von Karman
21Conversation with Dr. Lloyd Berkner
21Conversations with Drs. Oppenheimer, Robert Bacher, and Charles Lauritsen
27Conversation with Dr. John Steelman
28Conversation with Gordon Dean, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission
1951
January
2Conversation with Dr. Robert E. Wilson
2Telephone conversation with Dr. James B. Conant
2Telephone conversation with Dr. Vannevar Bush
2Telephone conversation with Dr. James Killian, President of M.I.T.
2Conversation with Dr. Guy Suits and Dr. Alfred Loomis
2Telephone conversation with Dr. Alfred Loomis
2Converstion with Mr. William Webster
2Telephone conversation with Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer
2Telephone conversation with Dr. Detlev W. Bronk
4Conversation with Dr. Lawrence Hafstad
4Telephone conversation with William Webster
4Conversation with Assistant Secretary of Defense W. J. McNeil
5Conversation with Dr. I. I. Rabi
5Meeting with Conant, Stauffacher and Staats and Carey and Levi at Bureau of the Budget
5Luncheon with Under Secretary of the Navy Dan Kimball et al
8Telephone Conversation with Carroll Wilson
8Conversation with Dr. Lee DuBridge
9Conversation with Dr. J. A. Stratton, Provost, M.I.T.
9Conversation with Dr. James R. Killian, Jr. President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
9Conversation with Dr. L. T. E. Thompson, Technical Director, NOTS, Inyokern
10Telephone Conversation with Dr. John Manley
10Telephone Conversation with Dr. Bruce Old re ONR
10Conversation with Dr. Fred Hovde, President, Purdue University
15Conversation with Rear Admiral T. Solberg, Director, Office of Naval Research
16Conversation with W. J. McNeil, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)
16Conversation with Rear Admiral Curts
19Conversation with General Lucius Clay
25Telephone conversation with Dr. Alfred Loomis
25Telephone conversation with Dr. Mervin Kelly
25Telephone conversation with Dr. H. P. Robertson
25Telephone conversation with Mr. George Hines
25Conversation with Mr. Hamilton W. Wright
26Conversation with General Lucius Clay
26Conversation with General Powers, Curtiss-Wright Corp.
26Telephone conversation with Mr. Donald Dawson
30Conversation with Messrs. Schaub and Ramsey
30Conversations with Mr. Rowan Gaither
30Conversation with Mr. William A. M. Burden and Henry Loomis
30Conversation with Mr. Martin L Friedman and Dr. Mee
30Telephone conversation with Mr. Charles Kidd
30Telephone conversation with Mr. Carroll L. Wilson
31Conversation with Mr. John C. Green of the Department of Commerce
February
1Conversation with Messrs. Marx Leva, John Connor, Eric Walker, Dr. H. P. Robertson, General Hull, and Wilfred McNeil
1Telephone conversation with Guy Martin
2Conversation with Mr. Wilson Harwood
6Conversation with Dr. Robert F. Bacher
6Conversation with Dr. Lawrence Hafstad
6Conversation with Mr. Gordon Dean, Chairman, AEC
6Science Adviser for Department of State
7Conversation with Dr. L. J. Henderson, Associate Director of RAND
7Telephone conversation with William Webster
8Conversation with Dr. Alan Gregg, Director of Medical Sciences, Rockefeller Foundation
8Telephone conversation with Dr. Robert F. Bacher
9Conversation with Mr. Don Price
9Conversation with Dr. Merle Tuve, Director, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution, Washington, D. C.
9Telephone conversation with Dr. Alan T. Waterman
14Conversation with Dr. Robert Russell
14Telephone conversation with Mr. Georges Doriot
14Conversations with Under Secretary of the Army, Archibald Alexander, and the following Army officers: Col. Homer Davis, Major General Ward Maris, Col. Buckley, and Lt. Col. A. W. Betts
15Conversation with Captain John Boland, USN (Ret.)
15Memorandum for the Chariman of the National Science Foundation
19Conversation with Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Lovett
19Conversation with Dr. W. Albert Noyes
19Conversation with General Maris' staff and General McAuliffe, Chief of the Chemical Corps
20Conversation with Mr. Ralph Clark
21Conversation with Col. William L. Bayer, U.S.A., of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
21Conversation with Col. William Bayer; Lt. Col. Fellenz, U. S. Army; and Capt. Duerfeldt, U. S. Navy, of the Joint Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
27Conversation with Mr. William A. M. Burden
27Conversation with Dr. D. W. Bronk
27Conversation with Mr. Al Siepert
27Conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley
27Conversation with Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer
27Telephone conversation with Dr. Mervin Kelly
27Telephone conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley
28Conversation with Dr. Philip N. Powers
28Conversation with Mr. William Webster
28Conversation with Dr. T. Keith Glennan, Atomic Energy Commission
28Conversation with Mr. James Bridges and Capt. John Boland, USN (Ret)
March
1Conversation with Brigadier General L. E. Simon and Major General A. C. McAuliffe
1Conversation with Dr. Vannevar Bush
6Conversation with Dr. James R. Killian
6Conversation with Mr. Crawford Greenewalt
6Conversation with Prof. Robert E. Connick
7Conversation with Dr. Donald Marquis
7Conversation with Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Lovett
7Telephone conversation with Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer
8Conversation with General Joseph T. McNarney
8Conversation with Dr. T. Keith Glennan
8Chairman of Advisory Committee on Defense Scientific Research
9Conversation with Mr. William Schaub
9Conversation with Mr. Henry Loomis
9Conversation with Under Secretary of the Navy Dan Kimball
9Conversation with Dr. Lee A. DuBridge
14Telephone conversation with Dr. Robert Oppenheimer
14Conversation with Mr. Eric Hodgins and Miss Ruth Miller of the President's Materials Policy Commission
16Conversation with Dr. T. Keith Glennan
19Conversation with Mr. Timothy E. Shea
19Telephone conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley
19Conversation with Mr. William Webster
19Conversation with Mr. Lewis L. Strauss
19Conversation with Mr. Palmer Putnam
19Conversation with Under Secretary of the Army Archibald Alexander
19Conversation with Assistant Secretary of Defense Marx Leva
20Conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley
20Conversation with Mr. Robert LeBaron, Chairman, Military Liaison Committee to the AEC
20Telephone conversation with Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer
20Conversation with Mr. Donald Dawson
22Telephone conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley
27Conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley
28Conversation with Mr. Carroll Wilson
28Conversation with Mr. Alex Stephenson and Dr. Keith Glennan
28Conversation with Mr. Donald Dawson and Mr. Charles Stauffacher
28Conversation with Dr. Mervin Kelly
28Conversations with Oliver Buckley, Fred Lawton, etc.
29Conversation with Dr. I. I. Rabi
29Telephone conversation with Mr. Marx Leva
29Conversation with Mr. Robert Russell
29Telephone conversation with Dr. James R. Killian
29Telephone conversation with Mr. R. C. Kramer
29Conversation with Mr. Georges Doriot
29Conversation with William Webster, Fred Lawton and Charles Stauffacher
April
2Conversation with Mr. William A. M. Burden
2Telephone conversation with Dr. Robert Oppenheimer
2Conversation with Mr. D. Luke Hopkins
2Telephone conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley
2Telephone conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley
3Conversation with Mr. Palmer Putnam
3Telephone conversation with Mr. D. Luke Hopkins
4Conversation with Mr. Sidney Weinberg and Mr. Charles Stauffacher
6Conversation with Mr. Ferdinand Eberstadt
10Conversations with Dr. Oliver Buckley and Charles Stauffacher
11Telephone conversation with Dr. Oliver Buckley
11Conversation with Dr. Farnsworth Loomis
17Conversation with Mr. George Merck, Mr. John Connor and Dr. Major of Merck & Company
17Conversation with Major General K. D. Nichols
19Conversation with Sidney W. Souers
19From President Harry S. Truman to Dr. Oliver E. Buckley
19From President Harry S. Truman to Dr. Detlev Bronk
19Research and Development Board - George Merck
26Conversations

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