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Author: Michael Polanyi
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Contains personal and professional correspondence; research notes; manuscripts of lectures, published and unpublished works, speeches, German scientific writings, patents, and poetry; diaries and notebooks; offprints; and memorabilia, including photographs, clippings, a sound recording of an interview with Polanyi, Christmas cards, and invitations. Also includes photocopies of title pages of the 1,500 books from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photographs
Diaries
Sound recordings
Named Person: Marjorie Grene; Arthur Koestler; Karl Mannheim; J H Oldham; Michael Polanyi; Harry Prosch; Edward Shils; Eugene Paul Wigner; Marjorie Grene; Arthur Koestler; Karl Mannheim; J H Oldham; Michael Polanyi; Harry Prosch; Edward Shils; Eugene Paul Wigner
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Polanyi
OCLC Number: 52250117
Description: 32 linear ft.
Other Titles: Polanyi, Michael, papers

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Contains personal and professional correspondence; research notes; manuscripts of lectures, published and unpublished works, speeches, German scientific writings, patents, and poetry; diaries and notebooks; offprints; and memorabilia, including photographs, clippings, a sound recording of an interview with Polanyi, Christmas cards, and invitations. Also includes photocopies of title pages of the 1,500 books from Polanyi's library. Correspondents include Joseph Oldham, Marjorie Grene, Harry Prosch, Arthur Koestler, Karl Mannheim, Edward Shils, and Eugene Wigner. Manuscripts and correspondence reveal the range of Polanyi's philosophical thought and interests in intellectual liberty and the issue of planning in science. Correspondence also illustrates Polanyi's participation in the organization of the Congress for Cultural Freedom and the Committee on Science and Freedom.

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