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Catalog Number 1979/05.0254
Object Name Papers
Scope & Content Mr. Borchert was an engineer who worked on the Manhattan Project in Chicago during WWII. He was an employee of Houdaille-Hershey. Collection consists mainly of newspapers and clippings concerning the development of atomic energy, the bomb, etc. Also memos, certificates, and items relating to auxiliary fireman. At the time of receiving these documents he was in a nursing home.
Title Leslie Carl Borchert Papers
Collection Leslie Carl Borchert Papers
Accession number 1979/05.0254
Finding Aids No finding aid is currently available.
Subjects Clippings
World War, 1939-1945
Nuclear energy
Search Terms Chicago, Il.
Manhattan Project
Auxillary firemen
Extent of Description 2 cu ft
Archivist's Notes Accession card recorded. PastPerfect record reviewed 1/27/2011.
Year Range from 1942
Year Range to 1954
Dates of Creation 1942-1954