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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.

Dates

  • 1909-1929

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 (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.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

b

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.
Title
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Hugo von Hofmannsthal letters to Ottonie Gräfin von Degenfeld-Schonburg: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00582

Repository Details

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