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Scope/Content: In spring of 1956, John Wheeler was in residence at the Lorentz Institute in Leiden, Netherlands. In April, 1956 a copy of the long version of Hugh Everett's thesis was sent to the Institute; the next month, Wheeler traveled to Copenhagen to discuss the thesis with Bohr and others. This document is an excerpt of a letter that Wheeler wrote to Bohr to plan his visit to Copenhagen, and describes that he hopes to talk about. He indicates that he is about to send a draft of the long thesis to Aage Petersen. Scope/Content: This document is a reproduction of a document found in the John A. Wheeler papers at the American Philosophical Society.