DOCUMENT 205 MAY 1910 239
[4]Albert
(1869-1927)
and Luise
(1875-1959)
Karr-Krüsi.
He
worked in the
grain-trading
firm
owned earlier
by
Einstein's maternal
uncle,
Jacob Koch
(1850-1925),
and lived
at
Freigutstrasse
10 in
Zurich
(see
Adressbuch Zürich
1910),
an
address noted
in
Einstein's
"Scratch Notebook"
(Vol. 3, Appendix
A),
[p.
25].
Ida Einstein
(1865-ca.
1922),
divorced from Einstein's
paternal
uncle Jakob
(1850-1912),
was
Albert Karr's
aunt;
Edith
(1888-1960)
was
her
daughter.
[5]Lucien
Chavan
and his wife Jeanne Chavan-Perrin.
[6]Charles
Louis Perrin
(1839-1910).
[7]Paul
Adler
(*1878)
died
on
6 April (see
his
Familien-Bogen, GyM-Ar);
his
parents,
Rosa
(1855-1935),
a
cousin of Pauline
Einstein, and
Josef Adler
(1844-1918)
lived
at
Luisenstraße
27/3
(see
Adreßbuch
München
1910).
Einstein noted the address
in
his "Scratch Notebook"
(Vol. 3, Appendix
A),
[p.
35], together
with other Munich addresses
including
Arnold Som-
merfeld's,
perhaps indicating
his intention of
visiting
the Adlers
a
year
later
on
his
way
from
Zurich
to
Prague
(see
Doc.
263).
[8]In
summer
semester
1910,
which
began 19 April
at
the
University
of
Zurich,
Einstein lec-
tured
on
mechanics
(three
hours
a
week
to
eleven students and three
auditors)
and
on
kinetic
theory
of heat
(two
hours
a
week
to
fourteen students and
eight
auditors),
as
well
as
conducting
a
physics
seminar
(one
hour
a
week for
eight
students and six
auditors)
and
directing
a
labo-
ratory daily
for
more
advanced students
together
with Alfred Kleiner
(see
Kontrollbücher über
die
Honorargebühren,
S.S.
1910,
SzZU, Kassa-Archiv,
and Zürich
Verzeichnis 1910a,
p.
22).
The lecture
notes
on
kinetic
theory
of heat
are
presented
as
Vol.
3,
Doc.
4.
[9]Einstein
gave
a
paper
on
light quanta to
the Schweizerische
Physikalische
Gesellschaft
on
7
May (see
the
preceding document, note
3).
[10]A
week earlier
a
commission of the
Philosophical Faculty
of the German
University
of
Prague
recommended Einstein
to
the full
faculty
as
its first choice for
a
newly
created chair of
theoretical
physics (see
An
das
Professorenkollegium
der
philosophischen
Fakultät der
k. k.
deutschen Universität
in
Prag,
before
21
April
1910,
Cz-Ar, MKV/R,
No.
101,
Einstein Dos-
sier).
Einstein had
already
been informed of the
possibility
of his
appointment
in
March
(see
Friedrich Adler
to
his
parents,
30
March
1910, AVVGdA,
Adler-Archiv,
Mappe 78), perhaps
by
the
commission,
which
in
its memorandum mentions that all three candidates have declared
their
willingness
to
accept
a
"call"
("Berufung").
[11]Rudolf and
Fanny
Einstein,
who
was
Pauline Einstein's sister.
They
had moved
to
Berlin
two years
before
(see
Adreßbuch
Berlin
1909).
Elsa Löwenthal
(1876-1936)
and Paula
(1878-ca.
1955) were
their
daughters.
[12]The appointment
to
the
University
of Zurich
was
made
on
7 May
1909
(see
Doc.
154,
note 2).
[13]A postscript by
Mileva Einstein-Marid
is
omitted.
[14]Jakob
Einstein
was
divorced from his wife
in 1909 (see
his Munich
Anmeldungsformu-
lar,
GyM-Ar).
[15]The
son
Robert Einstein
(1884-1945)
was an
electrical
engineer.
205.
To
Lucien Chavan
[Zurich, 6
May 1910]
Lieber Herr Chavan!
Morgen
Früh
5
Uhr fahren wir hier
ab,
sodass wir
ungefähr
8
Uhr in Bern
sind.
Es wäre
am
hübschesten,
wenn
Sie
mit Neuchatel
zur
Sitzung
der
Phy-
siker
kämen.[1]
Vormittags
besucht
man
gemeinsam
eine
Fabrik.[2]
Nachmit-
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