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Where can I learn more about the papers of Albert Einstein?
While a life member of the Institute for Advanced Study, and an important member of the larger intellectual community of Princeton, Einstein was not a Princeton University faculty member.
To learn more about what kind of material Princeton University Special Collections holds related to Albert Einstein, we invite you to search within the Princeton University Library Finding Aid website and the Princeton University Library Catalog for phrases, words, or dates related to your topic.
Notable collections include:
Albert Einstein Duplicate Archive (C0701): 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Archive at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, divided into scientific and non-scientific sections, including published and unpublished manuscripts, articles, lectures, notebooks, notes, travel diaries (1925-1933), family papers, and correspondence.
Hanna Fantova Collection of Albert Einstein (C0703): Fantova's collection of Albert Einstein material, as well as some of her own personal papers.
Princeton University Library Collection of Albert Einstein Materials (C1022): miscellaneous material by or about Einstein: correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts, photographs, drawings, articles and offprints, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and medical records.
Einstein in Japan Collection (C0904): memorabilia from Einstein's 1922 trip to Japan.
A list of notable collections from the Princeton University Archives can be found here.
Please contact Special Collections staff with questions or concerns via the Ask Us! Form.