Millikan, Robert A.

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Millikan, Robert A.

SKU:6031755

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Typed letter signed

CHF295.00

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Typed letter signed, one page, 8,5 x 11 inch, `California Institute of Technology - Pasadena` letterhead, (Pasadena), 25.03.1924, to Sharpless Dudson Green (American educator) in Trenton, N. J. - resonding to Green`s solicitation of a letter offering his pupils life guidance, signed in black ink "R. A. Millikan" - with an addition in Millikan`s hand, with intersecting letter folds, a few small stains to the upper left corner, and mild creases to the upper edge - in fine condition. "Dear Mr. Green: I feel deeply touched being chosen as a sort of guardian by one of your groups `of students` who are aiming to fit themselves in the best possible way for useful citizenship. Please express to them my appreciation of the honor which they have done me, and of my sense of responsibility in the position in which they have placed me. Very sincerely yours, - R. A. Millikan"

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SKU 6031755
Profession American experimental physicist honored with the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1923 for his measurement of the elementary electronic charge and for his work on the photoelectric effect
Year of birth 1868
year of death 1953
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 8,5 x 11
Condition fine
Type of Autograph letters
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