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2-page ALS from Robert W. Pohl in Göttingen. Asks for “a
larger sum” from KWIP for his doctoral students and his
own research on photoelectricity and X-rays. Provenance:
GyBP, I. Abt., Rep. 34, Nr. 9, Mappe Pohl. [77 567].
1-page TLS from Wilhelm Westphal in Zehlendorf.
Requests 3,000 M from KWIP for research on the theory of
the radiometer. Provenance: GyBP, I. Abt., Rep. 34, Nr. 11,
Mappe Westphal. [77 669].
April 17 2-page DS in hand of Otto Radtke. Report on the finances of
KWIP for fiscal year 1918–19. Total income for 1918:
110,809.08 M. Total expenses for 1918: 28,434.95 M
(5,000 M salary for director; 6,000 M salary for Erwin
Freundlich; 16,030 M assistance for P. Debye; 500 M assis-
tance for Freundlich; administrative costs 901.30 M). Prove-
nance: GyBP, I. Abt., Rep. 1A, Nr. 1665, Bl. 17–19.
[77 946], [77 947].
2-page TLS from Glüer, Berliner Missionsgesellschaft.
Praises Einstein’s reply to his questions. Compares Kant’s
concept of time and space with those of relativity and favors
the latter. Provenance: IsJHU. [43 755].
April 19 1-page ADS, receipt from Bernhard Mueller for the type-
writer. Provenance: GyBP, I. Abt., Rep. 34, Nr. 8, Mappe
Mendelssohn. [77 878].
April 22 1-page TLS to Mendelssohn & Co. and enclosed bill. Asks
for reimbursement for money spent on typewriter. Prove-
nance: GyBP, I. Abt., Rep. 1A, Nr. 1656. [77 273], [77 274].
before April 23 Consents to delivering a speech to a matinée of the Liga zur
Beförderung der Humanität, to be held at the Berlin Opera.
Provenance: Georg Nicolai to Konrad Haenisch, 23 April
1919. Provenance: GyMIZ, Nachl. Nicolai, ED 184, Bd. 45.
1-page TD on KWIP budget for fiscal year 1919. Planned
income for 1919: 76,500 M. Planned expenses for 1919:
5,000 M salary for director; 6,000 M salary for Freundlich;
60,000 M for research and instruments, etc.; 3,000 M for
administrative costs; 2,500 M for unexpected expenses.
Provenance: GyBP, I. Abt., 1A, 1665, Bl. 17–20. [77 948]
(see the following entry).
April 23 3-page LS to KWIP board of trustees in hand of Otto
Radtke. Cover letter submitting report on the finances of the
KWIP for fiscal year 1 April 1918–31 March 1919, dated 17