WorldCat Identities

Einstein, Elsa 1876-1936

Works: 8 works in 8 publications in 2 languages and 11 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Archives 
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Most widely held works by Elsa Einstein
Ernst Scheyer papers by Ernst Scheyer( )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence; lecture notes; photographs; clippings; and biographical material
by Albert Einstein( )
in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The materials in this collection were created from 1896 through 1952. The majority is personal and professional correspondence to or from Albert Einstein, including a large number from Einstein to American Jewish leader Stephen Wise. There are also several correspondence from prominent scientists such as Fritz Haber, Paul Habicht, Hendrik Lorentz, Max Planck and Wilhelm Conrad Rötgen, and two items from German playwright Gerhart Hauptmann. In most cases, the correspondence are original signed copies. In addition to correspondence, there are a small number of other items such as cancelled checks signed by Einstein, photographs, autograph books, translated quotations, a handwritten and signed speech, and text from a possible manuscript
Max Wertheimer papers by Max Wertheimer( )
in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection consists of Max Wertheimer's professional and personal papers, as well as papers of his father, Wilhelm Wertheimer, and his colleague Erich Moritz von Hornbostel
Papers and Addenda of Alice Parsons Millard by George M Millard( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection contains 208 semi-cataloged items housed in two boxes (with one oversize volume). The majority of the collection deals with Alice Parsons Millard's estate and assets at the time of her death. There are documents and five volumes of inventories of the house and "museum," as well as 52 inventory note cards. These inventories list items (including furniture, books, etc.) owned by the Millards and often include the price they paid for it and/or the price for which they sold it. There is also a twelve-page, typed memoir of Alice Parsons Millard by Lucille V. Miller (1984). The correspondence includes 31 pieces, sixteen of which were written by Alice Parsons Millard. Many of the letters and postcards were written while Alice was abroad. One of her letters is to her client, collector Estelle Doheny. A number of her letters were to the Vanderhoef family, particularly Francis Bailey Vanderhoef, Jr. and his mother, Cornelia Young Vanderhoef. Ten letters by Alice Parsons Millard's secretary, Gertrude E. Treat, revolve around Alice's failing health, death, and the distribution of her estate. The photographs consist of 57 black and white photographs (and two negatives) of the following: the Millard's Highland Park house, the exterior and interior of "La Miniatura," the house's exhibits, the South Pasadena House, and three gates Alice contemplated purchasing while in London. There are also several personal photographs of Alice Parsons Millard, George Millard and various family members. There are five pieces of ephemera including Alice Parsons Millard's passport (1926) and copies of three of her obituaries (1938)
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Alternative Names
Löwenthal, Elsa 1876-1936
German (3)
English (3)