-. Two pages, on a single leaf of Hotel Windermere (Chicago) stationery, approx. 5-1/2 X 6-3/4 in.; together with a small calling card, signed in full by Stern. Letter folded, with a couple of rumples. Item #203530
Otto Stern (1888-1969) received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1943, the first time the award had been given since 1939. His letter announces his arrival in Berkely in a few days time. After fleeing nazi-Gemany in 1933, Stern joined the faculty of Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he remained until his retirement in 1945. Afterwards he settled in Berkeley.