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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Ger 131.2

Richard Beer-Hofmann papers concerning Die Historie von König David

Overview

Preliminary materials for Die Historie von König David by Austrian dramatist and poet Richard Beer-Hofmann.

Dates

  • 1915-1943 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in German.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Includes preliminary material for Die Historie von König David (1918), a letter from Beer-Hofmann to Antoinette Kahler, excerpts from the works of various authors, and other printed materials.

Biographical / Historical

Beer-Hofmann was an Austrian dramatist and poet.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*70M-104. Deposited by Mrs. Alice Kahler, One Evelyn Place, Princeton, New Jersey; received: 1971 June 28; gift: 1972 July 3.

Item (1) purchased from Mrs. Alice Kahler, 1972 July 3.

Title
Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945. Richard Beer-Hofmann papers concerning Die Historie von König David: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00737

Repository Details

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