Visiting Hours at Lambaréné: Photographic Reminiscences of Albert Schweitzer, 1961–1963

Photos by Joel Mattison (Class of 1954)

Dr. Albert Schweitzer was a physician, theologian, and musician, and winner of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his philosophy, which he called “Reverence for Life.” He started a hospital in 1913 in Lambaréné (part of modern Gabon), at a mission founded by Princeton Seminary alumnus Robert Hamill Nassau (Class of 1859).

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