The Walter Kohn Papers contain materials related to the career of the Nobel Prize winning physicist Walter Kohn and is primarily
comprised of physics-related research notes, professional travel files, and correspondence.
Walter Kohn is a Professor Emeritus of Physics at UCSB, with an emphasis in theoretical physics. On October 13, 1998 he was
awarded half of the Nobel Prize in chemistry for his development of the density-functional theory.
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Letters of Recommendation (Boxes 15-21) and Global Peace & Security student files (Box 56) contain confidential information
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