RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 70982518 LA Collection material in English, Hungarian, German, and French. T1 John Von Neumann and Klara Dan Von Neumann papers, A1 Von Neumann, John,, Von Neumann, Klara Dan,, YR AB Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, article and book drafts, notes, biographical material, family papers, printed matter, newspaper clippings, charts, graphs, patent, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Von Neumann's career as professor of mathematics, scientific advisor to government and industry, and author, and to the scientific career of his wife, Klara Dan Von Neumann. Documents his work as professor at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.) including his tenure as director of the Electronic Computer Project; adviser and commissioner on the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission; scientific consultant to the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, and the U.S. Army Ballistic Research Laboratory, Aberdeen, Maryland; and author of works on ballistic research, computers, continuous geometries, logic, operator theory, quantum mechanics, and the theory of games. Includes evaluations of his work written after his death by colleagues including Herman H. Goldstine, Paul R. Halmos, and Abraham Haskel Taub. Of special interest are an Albert Einstein letter and report on theoretical physics (1937). Also includes a small amount of material pertaining to Eva Aldor and Peter Aldor. Correspondents include Eva Aldor, Frank Aydelotte, Hans A. Bethe, Garrett Birkhoff, S. Chandrasekhar, George B. Dantzig, P.A.M. Dirac, Carl Eckart, Enrico Fermi, Abraham Flexner, George Gamow, Kurt Gödel, Herman H. Goldstine, Werner Heisenberg, L. van Hove, Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, Pascual Jordan, R.H. Kent, George B. Kistiakowsky, Oskar Morgenstern, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Rudolf Ortvay, Wolfgang Pauli, Marshall H. Stone, Lewis L. Strauss, Abraham Haskel Taub, Edward Teller, Francoise Ulam, Stanislaw M. Ulam, Oswald Veblen, Warren Weaver, Hermann Weyl, Norbert Wiener, Eugene Paul Wigner, and Robert Maxwell, publisher of Von Neumann's collected works. Dan and Von Neumann family papers include correspondence of Kamilla Dan, Elizabeth Deg, Michael J. Neumann, and Nicholas A. Vonneumann.