Gemelli, Agostino

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Document signed, two pages (on two adjoining sheets), 8,75 x 11 inch, `Pontificia Academia Scientiarum - Il Presidente` letterhead, Vatican City, 30.10.1936, to the Austrian physiologist Professor Armin Tschermak Seysenegg (1870-1952) - appointed as `Pontifical Academician` and member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, signed by Agostino Gemelli as president in black ink, with mild creasing, and intersecting letter folds with small tears to the edges - in fine condition.

"In parts:
"... Freudigen Herzens erfülle ich den ehrenvollen Auftrag Ihnen mitzuteilen, dass seine Heiligkeit Pius XI geruht haben, den Ihm von mir unterbreiteten Vorschlag, den ich mir zu besonderer Ehre anrechne, anzunehmen und Sie in Würdigung der hohen Verdienste, die Sie sich um die von Ihnen gepflegte Wissenschaft erworben haben, zum `Päpstlichen Akademiker` und Mitglied der Päpstlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu ernennen. Die Ernennungsurkunde, gezeichnet von Kardinalstaatssekretär Seiner Heiligkeit, Seiner Eminenz dem Hochwürdigsten Herrn Kardinal Eugenio Pacelli, wird Ihnen zugestellt werden..."

Translated:
"... With joyful heart I fulfill the honorable mandate to inform you that His Holiness Pius XI have rested to accept the proposal that I have made of him, which I am particularly honored to be responsible for, and to honor the high merits that you have cherished to become a "Pontifical Academician" and a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. The certificate of appointment, signed by Cardinal Secretary of State His Holiness, His Eminence to the Most Venerable Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli, will be delivered to you..."

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