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Shiing-Shen Chern’s Centenary

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    Report of Blaschke about Chern’s dissertation (source: State Archive Hamburg, shelfmark 364-13 Math.-Nat.Fakultät / Fachbereich, Mat.nat.Prom.542)

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    Title page of Chern’s dissertation (Library of Mathematics and History of Science, Hamburg U)

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    Blaschke’s letter from July 20, 1949. Posthumous Papers of Blaschke in Hamburg, shelfmark NBla: BB: Chern: 1

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    Chern’s honorary doctor diploma (source: Treatises from the Mathematical Seminar of the University of Hamburg 39 (1973))

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    Chern in 1972 (source: Treatises from the Mathematical Seminar of the University of Hamburg 39 (1973))