Paul Sophus Epstein papers, 1898-1966

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Paul Sophus Epstein papers, 1898-1966

Paul Sophus Epstein papers, 1898-1966

Epstein was a physicist at California Institute of Technology from 1921-1953; he taughtadvanced courses in mathematical and theoretical physics. Collection includes general and family correspondence;personal and biographical material; notebooks; manuscripts; class notes by a Caltech student; books, mostlytechnical and in Russian; reprints of Epstein's writings.

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