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Mathematicians Fleeing from Nazi Germany by Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze

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APPENDIX 3.2

Translation of a Letter from Professor Karl Löwner of the University of Prague to Professor Louis L. Silverman (Dartmouth College) Dated August 2, 19331

Dear Professor Silverman:

I have just returned from a three weeks trip into Germany to get information and I am giving you the report I promised. In the first place you are interested in the cases of Schur and Szegö. I happened to meet the latter yesterday in the Wilson Depot in Prague on his way to Budapest and spoke with him. He still holds his position and hopes that he can hold it. He wishes me very particularly to keep in mind his assistant, Richard Brauer, who according to the new law has lost his position and like all privatdozenten who did not distinguish themselves in the ...

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