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Albert Einstein, 1879-1955 a centenary exhibit of manuscripts, books, and portraits selected from the Humanities Research Center collections, 5 February - 31 March 1979, Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin by University of Texas at Austin. Humanities Research Center.

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Published by The Center in Austin .
Written in English


  • Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.,
  • Physics -- Exhibitions.

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Includes index.

Statementby Albert C. Lewis ; with a preface by John A. Wheeler.
ContributionsLewis, Albert C.
LC ClassificationsQC16.E5 U55 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination[38] p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4069217M
LC Control Number79622788

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