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Letter from [Mark Oliphant] to Adams, Walter 1933-1936, 1935-09-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7653/1/i/A/9

Scope and Contents

In reply to the previous letter [Mark Oliphant] writes to Walter Adams that Oskar Heil is not a Jew and it is not for thar reason he wishes to spend a year in the Cavendish. Heil is of independent means and has been accepted by the Laboratory. Frau [Agnesa Arsenjewa] Heil is Russian and that is the reason for the difficulty with the Home Office. She has applied for a visa and has been refused and [Oliphant] was asked to write to explain the situation to the Home Office. Asks that Adams recommends that a 12 months' permit be granted.


  • 1935-09-23

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1 collection (A one folio carbon-copy typescript on the recto only, unsigned.)

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