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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Typ 520.1

Adolf Hitler collection of calligraphic poems

Overview

Documents and etchings from the library of Adolf Hitler.

Dates

  • 1923 and undated

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 calligraphic copies of manuscript pages by Maria Kahle entitled Adolf Hitler and Erbauer des Reiches; and by Anne Marie Koeppen entitled Unserem Führer; an etching of Hitler youth by Gudrun Steineck; and two other etchings of unidentified subjects.

Biographical / Historical

Hitler was leader of the National Socialist (Nazi) Party (1920-1921) and chancellor and Führer of Germany (1933-1945).

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

*74M-71. Gift of Mrs. Bernard P. Day, 274 Old Short Hills Road, Short Hills, New Jersey 07078; received: 1975 June. Mrs. Day's first name is unknown as of 2021.

Manuscripts removed by Bernard P. Day from the Hitler library in Berlin on 14 September 1945.
Title
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, former owner. Adolf Hitler collection of calligraphic poems: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00650

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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