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.
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.
Number of containers: 23 boxes
Linear ft.: 11.5
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