5 8 2 C A L E N D A R 1 9 1 9
support research in geophysics. Provenance: GyBP, I. Abt.,
Rep. 34, Nr. 10, Mappe Schuh. [77 606].
November 10 1-page TLC from Hugo Bergmann in London. Encloses a
page from The Times (London) with a report on session of
the Royal Society (“Revolution in Science”) and a lead arti-
cle on general relativity (“The Fabric of the Universe”).
Adds congratulations. Provenance: IsJCZA/L12/102/1
[86 370].
1-page TLS to Adolf von Harnack. Requests 600 M for his
secretary as one-time acquisition cost. Provenance: GyBP, I.
Abt., Rep. 1A, Nr. 1657. [77 300].
November 11 1-page TL to Vieweg publishing house. Confirms the
receipt of 1,500 M royalty for the 3d edition of Einstein
1917a (Vol. 6, Doc. 42). Provenance: IsJHU. [42 010].
November 13 Presents Max Born and Otto Stern, “Über die Oberflächen-
energie der Kristalle und ihren Einfluß auf die Kristallge-
stalt,” and Jakob Grommer, “Über das Energiegesetz der
allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie,” to the plenary session of
the PAW. Provenance: Königlich Preußische Akademie der
Wissenschaften (Berlin). Sitzungsberichte (1919): 901 and
November 14 1-page TLC to Polizeipräsidium Berlin. Applies for entry
permit with at most ten days’ stay in Germany for Maja
Winteler-Einstein and Josephine Tobler. They will move his
ill mother from Switzerland to Berlin. Requests an urgent
resolution and a notification of the German consulate in
Basel. Provenance: IsJHU. [44 668].
British astronomers propose to the Royal Astronomical
Society that Einstein be awarded its Gold Medal.
November 15 Rubner et al. (PAW) inform Ministry of Education that Ein-
stein’s annual salary starting 1 October 1919 would be
raised by 6,000 M. Provenance: GyBSa, I. HA, Rep. 76 Vc,
Sekt. 2, Tit. 23, Litt. F, Nr. 2, Bd. 14, Bl. 273. [82 203].
1-page Tgm from Heike Kamerlingh Onnes from Leiden.
“Herzliche Glueckwunsch zur glaenzenden neuen Bestaeti-
gung Ihrer Theorie. Kamerling Onnes.” The telegram was
initially addressed “prof einstein universitaet berlin”; how-
ever, it was in fact delivered through the mail to Haberland-
str. 5 “due to interruption of telegraphic communications”
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