C A L E N D A R 1 9 1 9 5 7 1
1-page TLS to KWG. Proposes to remit 4,000 M for Emil
Warburg and 5,000 M for Heinrich Rubens from the sum of
20,000 M reserved by the KWIP board of trustees for
research on the radiation formula. Provenance: GyBP,
I. Abt., Rep. 1A, Nr. 1656. [77 288].
around June 27 Asked to sign Georg Nicolai’s war-guilt resolution, “Wir
unterzeichneten Deutschen.” Nonextant. A copy of the reso-
lution with names of proposed signatories, among them Ein-
stein and Wilhelm Muehlon, was sent to Muehlon for
approval on 27 June. Provenance: 1-page TLS cover letter to
Muehlon signed by Nicolai and Hans Wehberg, and 1-page
TD of the resolution, GyMIZ, Nachl. Wilhelm Muehlon,
ED 142, Bd. 26, Bl. 4751 and 4753. [82 597], [82 598].
June 28 Leaves for Switzerland, planning to stay until end of August
(see Doc. 61 and Elsa Einstein to Paul Natorp, 4 July 1919
[72 203]). Will commute between Zurich and Lucerne and
room at Pension Sternwarte.
2-page ALS from Walter Steubing in Aachen. Thanks for
the financial support for himself, as well as on behalf of
Georg Wendt (see entry of 27 May). Provenance: GyBP,
I. Abt., Rep. 34, Nr. 10, Mappe Steubing. [77 637].
Treaty of Versailles signed.
June 29 1-page ALS from Leonhard Grebe. Thanks for the support
of KWIP and attaches a copy of a manuscript co-authored
with Bachem that had been submitted to the DPG upon Ein-
stein’s proposal. Provenance: GyBP, I. Abt., Rep. 34, Nr. 3,
Mappe Grebe. [78 053].
July 1 1-page ALS from Max Born. Requests one-time larger
financial support from KWIP for instruments for measuring
molecular velocities and Maxwellian velocity distribution
with Otto Stern’s method; the vapor pressure of alkali met-
als; investigation of diffusion for separation of isotopes;
proof of Tammann’s theory of mixed crystals with X-rays;
and for low-temperature X-ray investigation of the structure
of metallic lithium. Provenance: GyBP, I. Abt., Rep. 34, Nr.
1–4. [77 980].
July 8 1-page ALS to Karl Scheel, editor of the Physikalische
Berichte. Comments on a paper submitted for publication.
Although author seems to be familiar with the theoretical
foundations, the paper is written in a muddled way. Worst
error is confusion of pyroelectricity with temperature
dependence of dielectric constant. Paper cannot be accepted
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