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George Ernest Gibson papers, 1908-1958.
BANC MSS 2001/62 cz Carton 1; BANC MSS 2001/62 cz v.1; BANC MSS 2001/62 cz; BANC MSS 2001/62 cz
Collection Overview

Title:

George Ernest Gibson papers, 1908-1958
Bhagavadgītā. English

Creator/Contributor:

Gibson, George Ernest, 1884-1959, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Seaborg, Glenn Theodore, 1912-1999

Creator/Contributor:

Giauque, William F. (William Francis), 1895-1982

Creator/Contributor:

Planck, Max, 1858-1947

Creator/Contributor:

Lessing, Ferd. (Ferdinand), 1882-1961

Abstract:

Consist of correspondence with family, friends, colleagues including Max Planck and University officials, laboratory notebooks, published professional work and that of his father and colleagues, translations of vedic texts, clippings and photographs. Also includes "Sanskrit-Worterbuch: Nach den Petersburger Worterbuchern Bearbeitet / von Carl Cappeller" with annotations by Ferdinand Lessing and George Ernest Gibson and a typescript of the "Bhagavad Gita" translation with introduction and commentary by Gibson.

Date:

1908 (issued)

Subject:

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Gibson, George Ernest -- 1884-1959
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of Chemistry.
Vedic literature -- Translations into English
Chemistry -- Research -- California
Religion and science -- United States
Sanskrit -- Dictionaries -- German

Note:

Included in: History of science and technology collection
Includes black and white photographs of George Gibson, family, friends and colleagues.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
George Ernest Gibson born Nov. 9, 1884 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a Professor of Chemistry at UC Berkeley from 1918 through 1954. He was mentor to two Nobel Prize winners: Glenn Seaborg and William Giauque. Gibson had a strong interest in vedic texts and translated some into English. George Gibson died Aug. 26, 1959 in Richmond, Calif.
Includes materials in German.

Type:

Faculty papers.
Laboratory notes.

Physical Description:

print
1 carton, 1 v. and 1 oversize folder (1.1 linear ft.)

Language:

English
German

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2001/62 cz Carton 1
BANC MSS 2001/62 cz v.1
BANC MSS 2001/62 cz
BANC MSS 2001/62 cz

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.