Preservation and rehousing work is currently being done on the Paul A.M. Dirac Papers. While this work is being completed, portions of the collection may be unavailable to researchers. Please contact Burt Altman, Processing Archivist, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 850-645-7962. If Mr. Altman is unavailable, please call the Special Collections Reading Room at 850-644-3271 for assistance.
The Paul A. M. Dirac Collection covers material from the period 1788-1999, documenting his personal life and career as a student, premiere theoretical physicist, Nobel Prize winner, worker in the World War II effort, noted lecturer and world traveler, holder of the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics chair at Cambridge University from 1932 until 1969, and Research Professor at Florida State University from 1972 until his death in 1984. The collection consists of correspondence and other papers, manuscripts of scientific papers, calculations, books, photographs, sound recordings, framed certificates, and realia.