The Pauli Biographical Collection
1900 to 1958
Level of description
Extent of the unit of description
326 items, 0.2 metre, 1 box
Name of creator
Wolfgang Pauli (1900 - 1958)
For Pauli's biographical history see the Pauli Archive: fonds level description.
For archival history see the Pauli Archive: fonds level description.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Pauli's widow, Mrs. Franca Pauli, donated most of the collection.
Scope and content
The Pauli Biographical Collection contains non-scientific letters, personnal documents, press cuttings and some other material, giving information on Wolfgang Pauli's daily life.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Nothing was destroyed.
A few further items may be collected.
System of arrangement
The arrangement was partly made by Wolfgang Pauli himself and completed by Franca Pauli. Documents are arranged by subject (or by correspondent for the letters).
Conditions governing access
See file level description and the CERN operational circular No 3: rules applicable to archival material and archiving at CERN.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright is retained by CERN, no reproduction without permission.
Language / scripts of material
Most of the material is written in German and English.
Listed to item level in the CERN Archive database.
Description prepared by Marc Reymond.
Date(s) of description: Geneva, the September and October 2002.