New Jersey

Entered the Union as No. 3 on 18th December 1787

Founded in 1938, The Historical Society of Princeton (HSP) is a museum and research center dedicated to collecting and interpreting the history of Princeton,

New Jersey.



Historical Society of Princeton

at Updike Farmstead


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HSP is home to the Einstein Furniture Collection, 65 pieces of furniture owned and used by Albert Einstein in his Berlin and Princeton homes. In addition, HSP's Gillett Griffin Collection contains Einstein's

personal belongings, including his pipe, compass, puzzle games, and the

only-known self-portrait of Einstein.

Highlight pieces from the collection, along with photographs, documents, and other interpretive material, are permanently on view in the farmhouse museum at Updike


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Albert Einstein studied in 1900 in Zurich at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) and in 1905 as a Ph.D. student at the University of Zurich. From 1902 to 1909 he worked at the Swiss Patent Office in Bern.

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