160 DOCUMENTS
141,
142 MARCH 1909
[2]Two
days
earlier in
a
memorandum
to
Stoll and
to
his
colleagues
in
the
Philosophical
Faculty
II,
Alfred Kleiner
presented
the
case
for
a
professorship
of theoretical
physics
at
the
University
of Zurich and recommended Einstein
to fill
it
(Alfred
Kleiner memorandum
to
II
Sect.
phil.
Fac.,
University
of
Zurich, 23
February 1909,
SzZSa, U 110 b .2 (44)). A
faculty
commission,
with Stoll
presiding,
was
then formed
to
review the recommendation
(see
the
minutes of the
meeting
of
the
Philosophical
Faculty
II,
26 February
1909,
SzZU,
AA
10:3).
[3]See
Vol.
1,
"Albert
Einstein-Beitrag
für sein
Lebensbild,"
pp.
lviii-lxiii.
[4]See
Aargau
Kantonsschule
Record, 26
October 1895-3 October
1896
(Vol.
1,
Doc.
10).
[5]See
ETH Record and Grade
Transcript,
5-10 October-2
August
1900
(Vol.
1,
Doc.
28).
[6]Einstein
was
granted citizenship
on
21
February
1901 (see Vol.
1,
the editorial
note,
"Swiss
Citizenship,"
p.
241).
[7]Einstein
taught
at
the Technikum Winterthur from
16
May
until
11
July 1901 (see
Ein-
stein
to
Mileva
Maric,
15 April
1901
[Vol.
1,
Doc.
101]),
and
at
a
Lehr- und
Erziehungsanstalt
in Schaffhausen from
15 September
1901
until the end of
January
1902 (see
Einstein
to
Marcel
Grossmann, 6
September
1901
[Vol.
1,
Doc.
122]
and Einstein
to
Conrad
Habicht, 4 February
1902
[Vol.
1,
Doc.
133]).
For his
appointment
to
the Swiss Patent
Office,
see
Swiss
Department
of Justice
to
Swiss Federal
Council,
2 June
1902
(Vol.
1,
Doc.
140),
Swiss
Department
of Jus-
tice
to Einstein, 19
June
1902
(Vol.
1,
Doc.
141),
and Swiss Patent
Office to
Einstein,
19
June
1902
(Vol.
1,
Doc.
142).
[8]The doctorate
was
awarded
on
15 January
1906
(see
Doc.
31,
note
6).
[9]In
the
first
semester
after the venia docendi
was
conferred
on
28
February
1908
(see
Doc.
89)
Einstein
gave
a course
in
the molecular
theory
of heat
(see
Doc.
101,
note
15),
and
in
winter
semester
1908/1909 he lectured
on
the
theory
of radiation
(see
Kreisschreiben of
5
January 1909,
SzBeSa,
W.S. 1908/09).
141.
To
Lucien Chavan
Bern
3.
III 09
Lieber Herr Chavan!
Ich
liege
im Bett
wegen
starker
Erkältung.
Aber Sie können heute Abend
doch
kommen,
ich werde
dann
liegend
mit Ihnen
lesen.[1]
Mit bestem Gruss
an
Sie
&
Ihre Frau Ihr
A.
Einstein.
AKS
(Sz,
Archiv der
Einstein-Gesellschaft).
[72
276].
The
verso
is
addressed "Herrn
L.
Cha-
van
Telegraphen-Direktion Speichergasse,"
and
postmarked
"Bern
Brf.Exp.
3.III.09.X."
[1]Einstein
had tutored
Chavan
until
1906 (see
the latter's notebook
on
electricity,
1903-
1906, Sz,
Archiv der
Einstein-Gesellschaft)
and
may
have continued
to do
so
afterward.
142.
To
Maurice Solovine
Bern
18.
III
09
Lieber Solovine!
Ich freute mich sehr mit Ihrem freundlichen Gruss. Gestern kam ein
junger
Japaner zu mir,
der nach Paris
geht.[1]
Ich schickte ihn
zu
Ihnen,
in der Mei-
nung,
dass Sie
gewiss Vergnügen
an
Ihm haben werden.
Wann
kommen Sie
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