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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Ger 212

Hugo von Hofmannsthal letters to Ottonie Gräfin von Degenfeld-Schonburg and Julie Freifrau von Wendelstadt

Letters to Ottonie Gräfin von Degenfeld-Schonburg and Julie Freifau von Wendelstadt from Austrian dramatist and poet Hugo von Hofmannsthal concerning family and personal matters.

Dates

  • 1908-1918

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in German.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes nine letters from Hofmannsthal to Ottonie Gräfin von Degenfeld-Schonberg, fourteen letters from Hofmannsthal to Baronin Julie von Herwarth, and one letter from Hofmannsthal to Marie Therese (Degenfeld-Schonberg) Miller, chiefly concerning family and personal matters.

Biographical / Historical

Hofmannsthal was an Austrian dramatist and poet. Julie (born Degenfeld-Schonberg and sister-in-law to Ottonie), became Baronin von Wendelstadt by her first marriage and Baronin Herwarth von Bittenfeld by her second marriage (1916).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*86M-6. Gift of Mrs. Ralph Miller, Yule Farm, R.F.D. No. 2, Charlottesville, Virginia 29901; received: 1986 October.
Title
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Hugo von Hofmannsthal letters to Ottonie Gräfin von Degenfeld-Schonburg and Julie Freifrau von Wendelstadt: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00422

Repository Details

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