Albert Einstein letter

Albert Einstein letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Title: Albert Einstein letter
Dates: 1947 February 15
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms2891

Biographical/Historical Note

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


Scope and Content Note

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."


Index Terms

Correspondence
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Correspondence
Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists.
Form letters.
Fund raising--United States.
Nuclear energy--United States.
Phycists--Correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Albert Einstein letter, ms 2891. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

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


Related Material

Related archival collections in this repository: ms 2953, Albert Einstein letter 1946 February 5 .


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Letter (copy), 1947 February 15