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COLLECTION OF SCIENTISTS' PHOTOS & AUTOGRAPHS

COLLECTION OF SCIENTISTS' PHOTOS & AUTOGRAPHS

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COLLECTION OF SCIENTISTS' PHOTOS & AUTOGRAPHS - From the collection of Astronomer Peter van de Kamp (1901-1995), Director of the Sproul Observatory at Swarthmore Colllege, Pennsylvania, including: TLS signed by ENRICO FERMI (built first nuclear reactor, father of the atomic bomb), dated May 22, 1953, on University of Chicago letterhead, toned; PLUS 90th Birthday wishes from OTTO FRANZ, of Lowell Observatory; PLUS Photo of Mathemetician CARL LUDWIG SIEGEL (1896-1981); Photo with 1955 autograph of Astronomer HARLOW SHAPLEY (1885-1972), developed theory of 'habitable zone'; PLUS Portrtait photo of PETER VAN DE KAMP, signed by TEUDE FLEISCHMAN (1895-1990); PLUS Photo of van de Kamp's wife Olga, possibly by Fleischman; PLUS (3) photos of Al Hirshfeld portrait of van de Kamp; PLUS TLS from P.G. WODEHOUSE (author of Jeeves and Wooster), dated 30 October, 1971. Generally good condition.

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