The Fritjof Capra Papers include documentation of Capra's professional work as a physicist, educator, author, activist and
founder of Berkeley-based environmental organizations The Elmwood Institute and The Center for Ecoliteracy. The collection
includes limited personal documentation, consisting primarily of photographs in Series 6.
Fritjof Capra is an Austrian-born American physicist, author and environmental educator and activist. Capra was born in Vienna,
Austria on February 1, 1939 and received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Vienna in 1966. He then spent
two decades conducting research in theoretical high-energy physics at the Imperial College London (U.K.), Stanford Linear
Accelerator Center, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory at University of California, University of California at Santa Cruz, University
of London (U.K.), and University of Paris (France). Capra was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University
of Plymouth (U.K.) in 2006.
17.5 linear feet
11 cartons, 1 oversize box
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