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MARIE CURIE NOBEL LAUREATE AUTOGRAPH GROUPING, Consisting of two clearly signed typed letters on Institut Du Radium letterhead written to Professor A. J. Kovarik, one dated 15, Sept 1927 thanking him for informing her about the death of Professor Bertram Borden Boltwood, and the other thanking him for a photograph of Boltwood. Additionally a signed menu from a diner for Curie dated 1925, also three Madame Curie calling cards with hand written greetings. Furthermore lot contains a pair of matching autographed photos of Nobel Laureates Irene Joliot-Curie (1897-1956) and her husband Jean Frederic Joliot (1900-1958), together with period newspaper clippings from Marie Curies visit to USA in November 1925 and other related material. Provenance: Prof. A.J. Kovarik (see previous lots) Kovarik met Marie Curie during her first visit to the United States. While on this tour she received an honorary degree from Yale (over the objections-at first-of Boltwood). Estimate: $1,500-$2,500


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Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Oct 18, 2006
2229 Lincoln Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
United States
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