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KIRCHHOFF, GUSTAV ROBERT
GUSTAV ROBERT KIRCHHOFF An original Reichard & Lindner of Berlin 2 ½ x 4 carte de visite photograph of the German physicist, who studied the fundamentals of electric circuits, spectroscopy and the black body emissions of heated objects; he discovered the element Rubidium. [ref:7133]
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MARCONI, GUGLIELMO
GUGLIELMO MARCONI An uncommon 17 x 8 ½ partly printed telegram headed "Societa Italiana Radio Marittima" and dated October 13, 1934. Filled in and signed in full as well as initialed, by the Italian inventor, businessman and electrical engineer who takes advantage of his own invention by sending a telegram to His Excellency Mariant Damelio, President of the Italian Society for the Advancement of Science in Naples. "Grateful to your Excellency and Italian scientists for the kind, flattering telegram, but extremely sorry to not be able to be present at the very important meeting." With an original 8 x 10 Pach Bros. of NY photograph. The two: [ref:6817]
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MEAD, MARGARET
MARGARET MEAD A 6 ¼ x 4 ¾ original photograph signed and dated on the lower margin by the American anthropologist whose book Coming of Age in Somoa created a fiery discussion of adolescent sexuality as seen through the influences of diverse cultures. Framed in tan and black mattings in a simple gilt molding. 13 x 11 ½. [ref:5958]
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MEAD, MARGARET
MARGARET MEAD A 6 ¼ x 4 ¾ original photograph signed and dated on the lower margin by the American anthropologist whose book Coming of Age in Somoa created a fiery discussion of adolescent sexuality as seen through the influences of diverse cultures. Small tear to upper right margin. [ref:6541]
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Menninger, Karl
Karl Menninger. A letter signed on The Menninger Foundation stationery, Topeka, Kansas, November 15, 1962, by the world famous American psychiatrist, co-founder of the Menninger Institute. "While I appreciate the purpose and aims of your Committee, I must decline as a matter of policy. I get so many requests…for one of my books to auction in a fund raising program that I have had to turn down all…" 1 page, 4to. [ref:5692]
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Oppenheimer, Julius Robert
Julius Robert Oppenheimer A scarce letter signed Robert Oppenheimer on The Institute For Advanced Study at Princeton stationery as Director of the Organization, June 25, 1956, by "The Father of the Atomic Bomb" whose loyalty and influence was greatly diminished by the witch hunts of the early 1950's. To Marjorie Robinson of Douglass College at Rutgers, "Thank you for your good letter of June 6th. I very much appreciate your invitation to lecture at Douglass College next April. I wish that it were possible for me to accept, however, I have afreed to give the William James Lectures at Harvard in the spring of 1957. This letter is therefore to send word of my warm thanks, to you and to the members of the Faculty Student Lecture Series Committee and of my real regret." 1 page, 4to. File holes at left margin affect nothing. His selection by Harvard to give the prestigious William James Lecture caused great havoc among Conservative elements of the Faculty. The great physicist concluded his final speech by saying: "...we gave a duty of great openness to others...learning to welcome the strange and being glad to learn something that is new..." [ref:4744]
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OPPENHEIMER, ROBERT JULIUS
ROBERT JULIUS OPPENHEIMER A scarce letter signed Robert Oppenheimer on The Institute For Advanced Study at Princeton stationery as Director of the Organization, June 25, 1956, by "The Father of the Atomic Bomb" whose loyalty and influence was greatly diminished by the witch hunts of the early 1950's. To Marjorie Robinson of Douglass College at Rutgers, "Thank you for your good letter of June 6th. I very much appreciate your invitation to lecture at Douglass College next April. I wish that it were possible for me to accept, however, I have agreed to give the William James Lectures at Harvard in the spring of 1957. This letter is therefore to send word of my warm thanks, to you and to the members of the Faculty Student Lecture Series Committee and of my real regret." 1 page, 4to. File holes at left margin affect nothing. His selection by Harvard to give the prestigious William James Lecture caused great havoc among Conservative elements of the Faculty. The great physicist concluded his final speech by saying: "...we have a duty of great openness to others...learning to welcome the strange and being glad to learn something that is new..." [ref:7077]
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OPPENHEIMER, ROBERT JULIUS
ROBERT JULIUS OPPENHEIMER A scarce letter signed Robert Oppenheimer on The Institute For Advanced Study at Princeton stationery as Director of the Organization, June 25, 1956, by "The Father of the Atomic Bomb" whose loyalty and influence was greatly diminished by the witch hunts of the early 1950's. To Marjorie Robinson of Douglass College at Rutgers, "Thank you for your good letter of June 6th. I very much appreciate your invitation to lecture at Douglass College next April. I wish that it were possible for me to accept, however, I have agreed to give the William James Lectures at Harvard in the spring of 1957. This letter is therefore to send word of my warm thanks, to you and to the members of the Faculty Student Lecture Series Committee and of my real regret." 1 page, 4to. File holes at left margin affect nothing. His selection by Harvard to give the prestigious William James Lecture caused great havoc among Conservative elements of the Faculty. The great physicist concluded his final speech by saying: "...we have a duty of great openness to others...learning to welcome the strange and being glad to learn something that is new..." [ref:6551]
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Pauling, Linus-Weller, T.H.
LINUS PAULING- T. H. WELLER. A 6 ½ x 3 ¾ first day of issue cacheted envelope, postmarked April 6, 1976, honoring A Century of Modern Chemistry with a 13 cent stamp. Signed by dual Nobel Prize recipient, chemist Linus Pauling and Nobel Prize winner T. H. Weller for his work in cultivating the poliomyelitis virus. [ref:6129]
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Righi, Augusto
Augusto Righi. A vintage 3 ½ x 5 ½ carte photograph signed A. Righi by the Italian physicist and a pioneer in the study of electromagnetism; the Italian wireless pioneer Marconi was his student. [ref:5705]
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