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Finding Aid for the Alexander Kolin Papers, 1929-1990
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Series 1. Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Albert Einstein correspondence 1934-1949

Creator/Collector: Albert Einstein
Language of Material: German and English

Scope and Content Note

27 items including letters and envelopes. 14 letters contain Einstein's signature.
Box 1, Folder 2

Arne Tiselius correspondence 1955-1958

Creator/Collector: Arne Tiselius
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

Letters and envelopes from Nobel Prize winner Arne Tiselius to Alexander Kolin. 5 items.
Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence--Request University Patent reimbursement 1972 November 28

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Alexander Kolin requesting reimbursement for the filing fee for the "Disclosure Document Program." Originally in folder titled "Commissioner of Patents Priority Letters."
Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondece, 1932-1957 1932-1957

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

10 itmes including letters and envelopes.
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1958-1980 1958-1980

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

11 items including letters and envelopes. One n.d.
Box 1, Folder 6

"Important Letters and Documents" 1957-1987

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

Includes photocopies of letters, Kolins' marriage certificate, and original folder holding these items.
 

Series 2. Patents

Box 1, Folder 7

Commissioner of Patents--Priority Letters--Disclosure Documents 1972-1979

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

Contains disclosure documents and handwritten explanations of inventions.
Box 1, Folder 8

Commissioner of Patents-- U.S. Patent Offices Disclosures 1972-1988

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

Contains handwritten explanations of inventions and patent information.
Box 1, Folder 9

"Invention Protection" 1979-1990

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

In original folder labeled "Invention Protection," are public vouchers for refunds from the Department of Commerce and Trademark Office for "Performance minus N". Disclosure Document Receipt Notices for "Alternating Field Iso Focusing," paper title, "Self-Contained Induction Rheoangiometer". Also includes a business card for Edward H. Loveman, and 3 envelopes, 2 of which are addressed to Alexander Kolin from Alexander Kolin and are unopened (and appear to be empty) and one which is from Alexander Kolin to the Commissioner of Patents and is opened.
Box 1, Folder 10

Originals of UC Patents 1972-1988

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

Original patents from the United States, Canada, and Germany.
 

Series 3. Research Materials

Scope and Content Note

Notebooks and papers containing Kolin's research notes.
Box 2, Folder 1

Academic document 1929

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Language of Material: German

Scope and Content Note

Kolin's academic document from the Oberrealschule in Berlin.
Box 2, Folder 2

"Alexander Kolin, FDS 1958-64" notebook 1958-1964

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

One notebook and 4 loose leaf sheets of notes inserted in front cover.
Box 2, Folder 3

"Device for Measuring Fluid Flow" 1946 September 8

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Creator/Collector: Evelyn L. Rush, Notary Public
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

Paper titled, "Device for Measuring Fluid Flow" signed by Alexander Kolin and Evelyn Rush the Notary Public of Cook County, Ill dated 1946 September 8. Postcard of "Domaine d'Esterel Ski Lodge Lac Masson Que'" dated 1946 September 8.

Note

Paper and postcard found together.
Box 2, Folder 4

"Method for Determination of Speed of an Airplane, or Other Vehicle, with Respect to Ground" 1946 September 29

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

One sheet titled, "Method for Determination of Speed of an Airplane, or Other Vehicle, with Respect to Ground"
Box 2, Folder 5

"Records of my Studies" 1929-1933

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

3 notebooks: "Belegbuch fur Studierende Technische Hochschule Berlin" 1929-1931, two items inserted ; "Friedrich-Wilhelms Universitat zu Berlin Studienbuch" (1 of 2), 1929, one item inserted ; "Friedrich-Wilhelms Universitat zu Berlin Studienbuch" (2 of 2), 1931-1933, one item inserted. Original envelope holding the notebooks is labelled by hand reading " Research of my Studies". 4 items.
Box 2, Folder 6

Sterling Record Notebook 1949-1950

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

One "Sterling Record" Notebook with Kolin's notes. Two loose leaf sheets of notes inserted in the middle of the notebook.
 

Series 4. Teaching Materials

Box 2, Folder 7

1967 Sigma Xi Lecture: "Michael Faraday: Glimpses of an Inspiring Life" 1967

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

1967 Sigma Xi Lecture titled, "Michael Faraday: Glimpses of an Inspiring Life"

Note

Note on first page reads: "File in vault."
Box 2, Folder 8

Teaching Film: Electromagnetic Determination of Blood Flow and Vascular Diameter Changes Without Sugical Exposure of the Blood Vessels 1977

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin
Creator/Collector: Dr. R. N. MacAlpin
Creator/Collector: Dr. R.J. Steckel
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

1 item. Teaching Film: Electromagnetic Determination of Blood Flow and Vascular Diameter Changes Without Sugical Exposure of the Blood Vessels. Outline by Alexander Kolin, UCLA School of Medicine (Drs. R.N. MacAlpin and R.J. Steckel to be invited to participate in the narration and making of the final film.)

Note

Copyright Alexander Kolin, 1977
 

Series 5. Awards

Box 3, Folder 1

Albert F. Sperry Award 1967

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

Framed Albert F. Sperry Award 1967 Presented for Distinguished Achievement to Alexander Kolin. The Intsrument Society of America.
Box 3, Folder 2

Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Urkunde Award 1977

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

Framed Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Urkunde Prof. Dr. Alexander Kolin award.
Box 3, Folder 3

The City of Philadelphia John Scott Medal and Premium Award 1965 June 18

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

Framed City of Philadelphia John Scott Medal and Premium Award to Alexander Kolin, Doctor Rerum Naturalium
Box 4, Folder 1

Electrophoresis Society Founders Award 1981 1981

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

Professor Alexander Kolin Electrophoresis Society Founders Award 1981 For Outstanding Contributions to the Field. Plaque.
Box 4, Folder 2

Instrument Society of America Albert F. Sperry Medal Award 1967 September 12

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

"In recognition of his work of three decades in designing and developing magnetic flowmeters..." Medal
Box 4, Folder 3

John Scott Medal to the Most Deserving (The) 1965 June 18

Creator/Collector: Alexander Kolin

Scope and Content Note

Awarded by the City of Philadelphia the John Scott Medal to the Most Deserving Alexander Kolin Doctor Rerum Naturalium for the Invention of the Electro Magnetic Flow Meter. Medal.