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Gatekeeper to Los Alamos

Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin

by Nancy C. Steeper

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Published by Los Alamos Historical Society Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Los Alamos (N.M.),
  • Scientists,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • New Mexico,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • McKibbin, Dorothy Scarritt,,
  • Los Alamos,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Secretaries,
  • 1897-1985,
  • 20th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8441438M
    ISBN 100941232301
    ISBN 109780941232302
    OCLC/WorldCa51886383

    Los Alamos County is an incorporated county, and many county offices are located at the townsite of Los Alamos. Los Alamos High School is the public high school of Los Alamos County. Before the Manhattan Project, the site was occupied by the Los Alamos Ranch School. Los Alamos has a county council which the people elect to four-year terms.


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With an exquisite combination of tact, intelligence, loyalty, hospitality, humor and motherly warmth, she served as "gatekeeper to Los Alamos." Throughout her life she maintained many close friendships with those she helped orient "to the Hill." More than twenty Los Alamos couples were married in her house on Old Santa Fe Trail.

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I already had the book, " East Palace, Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos," by Jennet Conant, granddaughter of James B. Conant, who along with Oppenheimer opposed the. Nancy presented him with an inscribed copy of Gatekeeper to Los Alamos, and with my book still unfinished at the time, I gave him a copy of Pat Burns’ In the Shadow of Los Alamos.

He asked me to inscribe that one to him as well, and I wrote, —“To Dr. Philip Morrison, in the spirit of our shared memories of Los Alamos, with gratitude.”.

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