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STS/HIST 274: Albert Einstein

Resources helpful for STS/HIST 274 - Albert Einstein. From the course catalog: "This course explores the complex life and work of the iconic scientist of the 20th century."

The Albert Einstein Digital Collection at Vassar College Libraries

Albert Einstein in V-Neck Sweater

Scope: what's in the collection?

From the Guide to the Morris and Adele Bergreen Albert Einstein Collection, 1919-1988 (the finding aid for Vassar's Einstein collection):

"Composed mainly of correspondence between Einstein and his executor, Otto Nathan. A number of letters discuss the fate of Jews in Europe and other aspects of World War II. Others deal with Brandeis University, Jewish affairs in the United States, and personal matters. There are also letters from Elsa Einstein to Nathan, and the collection includes some manuscripts, ephemera and photographs of Einstein."

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Letters of Albert Einstein

The Einstein Digital Collection at Vassar College Libraries contains many useful materials related to Albert Einstein's views on a variety of non-scientific topics, such as war and peace, the scientist's role in society, Brandeis University, and the United Nations.  These include: