Kasimir Fajans papers, 1912-1975.


Kasimir Fajans papers, 1912-1975.

Correspondence, lecture notes, and other papers largely concerning his professional interests, especially relating to his teaching and publications; material pertaining to his concern for Jewish scholars in Germany before and during World War II; also photographs. Correspondents include: Richard B. Bernstein, Max Bodenstein, Max Born, (Sir) William H. Bragg, George Bredig, Percy W. Bridgman, George H. Cady, James B. Conant, Peter J.W. Debye, Karl Engler, H. von Euler, Paul P. Ewald, Bernard A. Fiekers. Paul D. Foote, James Franck, L. Frankenburger, E. Franz, Hans Fromherz, Fritz Haber, A. Hantzsch, Odd Hassel, Gerhard Herzberg, Georg von Hevesy, Otto Honigschmid, Michael Kasha, Izaak M. Kolthoff, Richard Kuhn, Max von Laue, Erich Lange, Max E. Lembert, Lise Meitner, Walter Nernst, Paul Niggli, Wilhelm Ostwald, Fritz Paneth, Wolfgang Pauli, Linus Pauling, Theodore W. Richards, Frederick D. Rossini, Ernest Rutherford, Glenn T. Seaborg, Frederick Soddy, Arnold Sommerfeld, Hermann Standinger, Michael M. Szwarc, Hugh S. Taylor, Harold C. Urey, Ervin R. Van Artsdalen, Paul Walden, Woldemar A. Weyl, Heinrich Wieland, Richard Willstätter, Ralph W.G. Wycoff, Pieter Zeeman.

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