Samuel Abraham Goudsmit papers, 1928-1932


Date: 1928-1932 | Size: 0.25 Linear feet, 32 items


These are copies of material, mainly letters, not filmed for the Archive for the History of Quantum Physics (see PAAV86-A21). There is an interesting letter from Charle G. Darwin (1932) referring to Paul Ehrenfest, letters about the state of physics at Northwestern University from R. A. Fisher and B. J. Spence, and a letter by Hermann Weyl outlining a talk he was to give in Boston in December 1928.

Background note

Samuel Abraham Goudsmit was a physicist.

Collection Information

Physical description

32 items.


Presented by Samuel A. Goudsmit and accessioned, 1971.

Location of originals:

Location of originals unknown.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). -- Dept. of Physics.

Family Name(s)

  • Haas, W. J. de.

Personal Name(s)

  • Darwin, Charles Galton, Sir, 1887-1962
  • Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933
  • Fisher, R. A.
  • Goudsmit, Samuel Abraham, 1902-1978
  • Harrison, George Russell, 1898-1979
  • Herschel, Winslow H.
  • Inglis, David
  • Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976
  • Spence, B. J.
  • Weyl, Hermann, 1885-1955


  • Physics.
  • Quantum theory.