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The Michael Heidelberger Papers

Letter from Albert Einstein, Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, Inc. to Michael Heidelberger pdf (39,660 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Albert Einstein, Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, Inc. to Michael Heidelberger
In this letter, Einstein thanked Heidelberger for a financial contribution Heidelberger had made on behalf of his wife, who had died from cancer in 1946 and who had been an outspoken advocate of the United Nations. Like his wife, Heidelberger saw the United Nations as the main arbiter and force for peace in the intensifying Cold War, a conflict which the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists sought to mediate as well.
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1947-01-07 (January 7, 1947)
Einstein, Albert
Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, Inc.
Heidelberger, Michael
Courtesy of Michael Heidelberger.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Nuclear Warfare
Exhibit Category:
Antigens and Antibodies: Heidelberger and The Rise of Quantitative Immunochemistry, 1928-1954
Box Number: 2
Folder Number: 18
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Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Physical Condition:
Folder: MS C 245 (first finding aid)
January 7, 1947
Dear Mr. Heidelberger:
I send sincere thanks for your generous gift made in memory of your wife. My colleagues and I appreciate this evidence of your special confidence. We value not only the practical support you have sent, but also the good will towards this work and the hope for a reasonable solution of this immense problem which your contribution expresses.
Faithfully yours,
A. Einstein
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