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Guide to the Leonard Benedict Loeb Papers, 1916-1970
BANC MSS 73/6 c  
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Description
Letters written to Loeb and copies of letters by him; notes; biographical sketches; speeches; clippings, etc. primarily relating to his research work in the field of gaseous discharge physics and his teaching career at the University of California, Berkeley, Department of Physics. Included are some letters written to his parents from France during World War I, describing his work on spark plugs.
Background
Leonard Benedict Loeb was born September 16, 1891 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is the son of the famous German biologist Jacques Loeb and Anne Leonard, a descendent of a colonial American family. His early life was spent in Chicago, Illinois and Berkeley, California, in the stimulating intellectual and social circle of his parents.
Extent
Number of containers: 23 boxes Linear ft.: 11.5
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.