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Albert Einstein letter

Albert Einstein letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Albert Einstein letter
Creator: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Inclusive Dates: 1947 February 15
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2891
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists (ECAS) was founded by Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd in 1946.

Scope and Content

A form letter written by Albert Einstein while he was chairman of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. The letter is dated 15 February, 1947, and is a request for funds and help "to carry to our fellow citizens an understanding of the simple facts of atomic energy and its implications for society."

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

A photocopy of this letter is available for research purposes. Permission is required to use the original letter.

Preferred Citation

Albert Einstein letter, ms2891, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Correspondence
Form letters.
Fund raising -- United States.
Nuclear energy -- United States.
Phycists -- Correspondence.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related archival collections in this repository: Albert Einstein letter, ms2953.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter (copy), 1947 February 15