Letter addressed to Dr. Lincoln LaPaz, at the University of New Mexico, regarding a falling meteorite

Lincoln Lapaz was an American astronomer from the University of New Mexico. He is best known for being a pioneer in the study of meteors. His interest in meteorites came from his work as a Technical Director, Operations Analysis Section, Second Air Force. During this time he investigated Japanese Fu-Go balloon bombs. During the late 1940s and early 1950s Lapaz, on behalf of the military, investigated UFO incidents, including the Roswell UFO incident and the N.M. green fireballs.

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Richard F. Haines papers, Collection No. 12722, Box 1, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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