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Hugh Everett letter to the American Institute of Physics, 1-June-1957
Everett, Hugh
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Hugh Everett III Manuscripts
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Scope/Content: In June of 1957, shortly after defending his thesis, Hugh Everett III wrote to the AIP in search of David Bohm, a former professor at Princeton who had made important contributions to the foundations of quantum mechanics. He was suspended by Princeton in 1951 because he refused to testify for the House Un-American Activities Committee. In 1955, he moved to Israel, where he taught in Haifa; in 1957, he became a research fellow at the University of Bristol in the UK. Bohm appeared on the list of physicists that Wheeler thought should see the thesis before publication, but Wheeler did not know how to reach him.
Scope/Content: This document is a reproduction of a document found in the Hugh Everett archive, American Institute of Physics.
Everett, Hugh III
Quantum mechanics – nonstandard interpretations
Hugh Everett III Correspondence

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