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James B. Conant

Educator (26-Mar-1893 — 11-Feb-1978)


James B. Conant. My Several Lives: Memoirs of a Social Inventor. New York: Harper and Row. 1970. 701pp.

James G. Hershberg. James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1993. 948pp.

Montgomery Meigs. Managing Uncertainty: Vannevar Bush, James B. Conant and the Development of the Atomic Bomb. University of Wisconsin Press. 1985. 288pp.


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  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.228)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.155)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.149)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.217)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.157)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.147)

  12. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.196)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.774)

  14. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.2, pp.282-86)

  15. Notable U.S. Ambassadors Since 1775 (pp.55-61)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.119)

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