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Capra (Fritjof) Papers
BANC MSS 2019/173  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
17.5 linear feet 11 cartons, 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html
Availability
Collection is open for research.