Family background; education at Tubigen Univ.; Schrodinger Theory thesis at Univ. of Munich (1927), influence of Sommerfeld, Heisenberg.
Initial experiences with science during student years at University of Michigan; brief period as high school teacher; spent 1910 at Eberhard Karls
Appointment to Universität Tübingen by Friederich Paschen; not well-received due to growth of Nazism.
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral histo