Stephen Hawking: Versions of A Brief History of Time

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Typescript copies 'of different versions from my first draft to the version I submitted for publication' (from an explanatory letter, present) of A Brief History of Time.

Administrative / Biographical History

Stephen William Hawking (1942- ), Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in the University of Cambridge from 1979, published A brief history of time: from the big bang to black holes, 1988.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented 1993.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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