Description: In 1977, John Wheeler and DeWitt invited Hugh Everett to give a talk on his theory
at the University of Texas in Austin. A few weeks after the Austin talk,
Charles and Suzanne Misner spent an evening at the Everett's house
celebrating the Misner's 18th wedding anniversary. Suzanne encouraged the
men to make a tape recording about how Everett's theory came about during
their Princeton years. It is the only known recording of Everett. This
transcript was produced from the original dictaphone tapes by Nancy
Everett, with comments and corrections from Charles Misner and John
The transcription, however, still contains numerous errors. The original
audio recordings are herewith included for comparison and for their
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Used with the permission of the estate of Hugh Everett, III.
Provenance: This document is a reproduction of a document found in the Hugh Everett archive, American Institute of Physics.
Publisher: University of California, Irvine Libraries. Irvine, California 92623-9557. http://www.lib.uci.edu.