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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.
1 half manuscript box(s)
Correspondence of Esther Goudsmit, daugher of physicist Samuel Goudsmit.
Ph.D., zoology (University of Michigan, 1964). University of Michigan, professor of biology (1972-1995) and professor emeritus (1995- ). Research in molluscan neuroendocrinology and biochemistry. Daughter of physicist Samuel Goudsmit.
This collection contains correspondence and family photographs of Esther Goudsmit. The bulk of the correspondence is from her father, physicist Samuel Goudsmit, during and after his involvement with the ALSOS mission following World War II. Other correspondents include physicist George Uhlenbeck and his wife Else Uhlenbeck.
Researchers must have an approved access application on file in order to access archival materials. https://www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/access-application.
These papers have been indexed in the International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences (ICOS) using the following terms. Those seeking related materials should search under these terms.
This collection in organized into two series: Series I: Correspondence Series II: Photographs
Gift of Esther Goudsmit, 2010.
This collection was processed by Melanie J. Mueller in 2015.
Box [number], Folder [number], Esther Goudsmit papers, 1927-1981. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.
Finding Aid to the Esther Goudsmit papers, 1927-1981
American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Melanie Mueller in 2015. Any revisions made to this finding aid occurred as part of the editing and encoding process.
|Box 1||Folder 1||Postcards from Samuel Goudsmit to Esther Goudsmit, during ALSO mission, 1944|
|Folder 2||Letter from Samuel Goudsmit to Esther Goudsmit - family history (1 of 2), 1973|
|Folder 3||Letter from Samuel Goudsmit to Esther Goudsmit - family history (2 of 2), 1973|
|Folder 4||Letter from Samuel Goudsmit to Esther Goudsmit, 1973|
|Folder 5||Letter from George Uhlenbeck to Esther Goudsmit, re: Wolf Prize and Samuel Goudsmit, 1979|
|Folder 6||Letter from Else Uhlenbeck to Esther Goudsmit, re: Samuel Goudsmit, 1981|
|Box 1||Folder 7||Goudsmit family photography (photocopies), 1927, 1928, 1935|