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Rothschild Establishes French Research Institute with 30,000,000 Franc Fund

May 4, 1927
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A French Institute for the study of biology, chemistry and physics, modelled after the Rockefeller Foundation in America, will be established by a fund donated by Baron Edmond de Rothschild.

Baron Edmond donated the amount of 30,000,000 francs for the establishment of the Institute.

Four of the best known scientists in France will form the first Board of Directors. They are Jean, errin, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics; Professor Job of the Sorbonne, Professor Mayer of the College of France and Pierre Girard, director of the School of Higher Studies at the Sorbonne.

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