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Collection Overview

Creator:
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Albert Einstein Duplicate Archive
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/2801pg39m
Dates:
1859-1979 (mostly 1912-1955)
Size:
94 boxes and 37.9 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-94
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of a photocopied duplicate archive of the original Albert Einstein Archive at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, divided into scientific and non-scientific sections, including published and unpublished manuscripts, articles, lectures, notebooks, notes, travel diaries (1925-1933), family papers, and correspondence.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of a photocopied and microfilmed duplicate archive of the original Albert Einstein Archive at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, divided into scientific and non-scientific sections, including published and unpublished manuscripts, articles, lectures, notebooks, notes, travel diaries (1925-1933), family papers, and correspondence. The papers span Einstein's entire career and are augmented by additions through 1979.

Arrangement:

The arrangement of the collection follows the arrangement of the original Albert Einstein Archive.

Collection Creator Biography:

Albert Einstein was engaged by Kaizosha, the Japanese publishing house, to present a series of scientific and popular lectures on relativity. From Nov. 17, 1922, to Dec. 29, 1922, Einstein toured Japan, giving these lectures and performing official engagements. His trip at the time was described as a "triumphal progress."

Collection History

Acquisition:

The original archive is at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This duplicate archive was assembled from copyflo made from negative microfilm of the papers with the aim of reproducing the organization of material as it is in the original archive. Additions may be made occasionally.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Gregory Kohles '2013 in 2011.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Written permission to reproduce and publish materials in the archive is required from the Albert Einstein Archives, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Other Finding Aids:

A guide to the papers is available, as well as various computer indexes, such as a chronological index and an alphabetical index to the correspondence.

Credit this material:

Albert Einstein Duplicate Archive; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/2801pg39m
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184

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Alternative Form Available:

Also available on microfilm, with its own guide.

Location of Originals:

The originals are at Hebrew Universtiy in Jerusalem.

Subject Terms:
Nuclear nonproliferation.
Quantum theory.
Relativity (Physics)
Space and time.
Zionism.
Genre Terms:
Correspondence.
Diaries.
Manuscripts.
Notebooks.
Physicists.
Names:
Einstein family.