[La Rochelle, New York], February 19, 1939
Prof. Dr. W. Blaschke, Mathematical Institute of the UniversityRothenbaumchaussee 21Hamburg 13
Dear Mister Blaschke:
attached I send you my declaration of resignation from the German Mathematicians’ Association [Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung] with the request to forward the letter to the person in charge. I need not say to you that I find it hard to take this step, after hearing how you and others were trying to get the Mathematiker-Vereinigung back into reasonable procedures [sachliches Fahrwasser]. My hope that the ill-fated decision of Pyrmont would be tacitly canceled by not publishing it has ...