Hermann von Helmholtz letters and other papers
Letters written by German scientist and philosopher Hermann von Helmholtz and other materials.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in German.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Consists of letters from Hermann Helmholtz to his first wife, Olga (von Velten) von Helmholtz (1826-1859) and a typescript memoir about her. Also includes letters from Hermann Helmholtz to Professor Hugo Kronecker, and letters from Anna (von Mohl) von Helmholtz (1834-1899), second wife of Helmholtz, to Hugo Kronecker and his wife.
Biographical / Historical
Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (1821-1894) was a German scientist and philosopher.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
47M-329. Purchased with the Duplicates fund from Edith Von Branca, Haus Backer No. 5, Au bei Aibling, Bayern; received: 1947 November 21.
47M-330. Purchased with the Duplicates fund from Charlotte Kronecker Tengstrasse 60/II München, Bayern; received: 1947 November 20.
Reprocessed by: Bonnie B. Salt; collection was recataloged and reordered in 2014 February.
- Helmholtz, Hermann von, 1821-1894. Hermann von Helmholtz letters and other papers, 1847-1891: Guide.
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