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#6021 - Robert Oppenheimer Typed Letter Signed Estimate: $600+

Brilliant American physicist (1904-1967) who directed the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and who spearheaded the Manhattan Project, leading to the development of the first atomic bomb. TLS, one page, 8.5 x 10.75, The Institute for Advanced Study letterhead, November 16, 1954. Written from Princeton, a letter to Judge Jacob M. Braude, in full: "Thank you for your letter of October 19th. I believe that the best source to which I can refer you in the last chapter of 'Science and the Common Understanding' (published this year by Simon and Schuster). This book consists of the Reith Lectures, which I delivered in London last year. If you find a passage there which you would like to quote, I should appreciate hearing from you so that we may take up the matter of permission to reprint." In very good to fine condition, with creasing to two corners, paper loss to the lower left corner, and three punch holes to the left side.

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