J.D. Bernal at work

J.D. Bernal at work

Published by the US Government in 1945 this report details the scientific methods used to develop the hydrogen fuelled nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

The Marx Memorial Library holds a wide ranging collection of archives of individual activists and revolutionaries including the following:

- Wal Hannington

- Phil Piratin

- Mary Seaton (biographer of Paul Robeson)

- James Connolly

- Helen Crawfurd

- Thomas A Jackson

- Lawrence Bradshaw

- Isle Meyer

- Arthur Leslie Morton


And campaign groups and organisations including:

- The British Soviet Friendship Society

- The China Campaign Committee

- The British Czechoslovak Friendship League


Many of these smaller collections will be searchable on our online catalogue shortly.

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