Re: theos-talk Looking for Einstein's copy of SD
Apr 04, 2011 05:46 PM
by John W
No; it is much more likely that Einstein, when he died of a ruptured aorta in 1955 at Princeton, N.J., would have bequeathed his books, including his copy of "The Secret Doctrine", to the library of either Princeton University or its associated Institute Of Advanced Study, also at Princeton. Another possibility is that his personal library and other possessions may have been preserved in his house in Princeton, which still stands and has probably been turned into some sort of museum. None of his family appear to have shared his interest and proficiency in Physics or related fields.
After being forced to flee from Germany in 1933 when Hitler attained absolute power, he spent the rest of his life at Princeton. If Einstein had a copy of "The Secret Doctrine", it could have been any of the editions published since the First in 1888, up to the early 1950s. It would more likely have been presented to him by a friend, rather than bought.
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Subject: theos-talk Looking for Einstein's copy of SD
To: "theos-talk" <email@example.com>
Date: Tuesday, 5, April, 2011, 10:31 AM
As many may already be aware, there are certain indications that Albert
Einstein had a copy of HPB"s SD and also that it was donated to Adyar
Libary. However, there is the possibility that the donation was indeed made
to ULT, Bombay. Following is a msg that Joe Fulton had posted on
www.theosophy.net ning site.
Since many do not look up the ning site, it is posted here with a request to
the readers to contact ULT and help track down the book.
The discussion about Einsteinâs alleged copy of the Secret Doctrine
continues. We need to ask some questions as the discussion has arisen again
and some points need to be cleared up which did not arise in the original
Is the ULT library in possession of the copy of the Secret Doctrine which
was owned by Albert Einstein?
We have it on the authority of the late Dallas Tenbroeck, who maintained
that he had seen and handled this book that it exists at the ULT Library..
Thanks much for your assistance in clearing up this matter.
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