About Buckminster Fuller

The Stanford Libraries, in association with the Estate of R. Buckminster Fuller, welcome you to this digital collection designed to support use and study of the digitized materials from the historic Fuller Collection at Stanford University.

The R. Buckminster Fuller Collection documents the life and work of this 20th century polymath, and contains his personal archive, correspondence, manuscripts, drawings and audio-visual materials relating to his career as an architect, mathematician, inventor and social critic.

Audio and video elements, slides, and some indices have been digitally reformatted and preserved by the Stanford Libraries. They are currently available in the Department of Special Collections' reading room at Green Library.

Unless otherwise noted, works created by Buckminster Fuller are copyrighted by The Estate of R. Buckminster Fuller.

Used with permission. Fuller interviewed by Heywood Hale Broun Jr., 1975: Copyright 1975 by Jeffrey Norton Publishers, Inc., Madison, Connecticut. Used with permission. Additional permissions courtesy: National Public Radio; New Dimensions World Broadcasting Network; Alex Matter, Matter Films; WDOK, Cleveland, Ohio.