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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Ger 194

Hugo von Hofmannsthal letters to Ottonie Gräfin von Degenfeld-Schonburg


Letters to Ottonie Gräfin von Degenfeld-Schonburg from Austrian poet, dramatist and essayist Hugo von Hofmannsthal about family, travel, and literary matters.


  • 1909-1929

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in German.

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1 linear feet (2 boxes)

Includes 255 letters from Hofmannsthal to Ottonie Gräfin von Degenfeld-Schonburg concerning family, travel, and literary matters. Also includes a newspaper clipping containing an autograph manuscript annotation by Hofmannsthal, a telegram from Hofmannsthal to the editor of Tag, and a letter from Hofmannsthal to Julie Freifrau von Wendelstadt (Ottonie's sister-in-law).

Biographical / Historical

Hofmannsthal was an Austrian poet, dramatist and essayist.


Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*76M-19a. Gift of Marie Thérèse Miller née Degenfeld-Schonburg, wife of Ralph Miller ‘25, 25 Yule Farm, R.F.D. No. 2, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901 and Hinterhof, 8201 Altenbeuern, Rosenheim Land, Oberbayern; received: 1976 November 4 and 1984 May 25.

Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Hugo von Hofmannsthal letters to Ottonie Gräfin von Degenfeld-Schonburg: Guide.
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