Elias A. Lowe Faculty file: correspondence, 1944 to 1956
Lowe, E. A. (Elias Avery), 1879-1969
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)
DO-Fac-Box 20a-Lowe-Correspondence 1944-1956-Complete
Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, USA
Director's Office: Faculty files
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Paleographer Elias A. Lowe was among the first Faculty appointments to an early School of the Institute, the School of Humanistic Studies (and his affiiation continued with the later School of Historical Studies). Lowe accepted a post at the Institute in December 1935 and the chronological contents of this file reflect administrative matters such as the appointment of assistants and funding. Correspondence from Lowe to Director J. Robert Oppenheimer often features some form of the salutation: "My dear Chief." Some folders in the Director's Office Faculty files series include a processing note with the heading "Items Removed." These removed items are now located in the offprint collection of the Institute's Historical Studies-Social Science Library.