Albert Einstein letter

Albert Einstein letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Title: Albert Einstein letter
Dates: 1947 February 15
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
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

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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


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: Albert Einstein letter, ms2953.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter (copy), 1947 February 15