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COLLECTION Identifier: Typ 920.00.6813

Julius Strauss bookplate collection


German and Austrian bookplates from the early 20th-century.


  • 1900-1927

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


1.15 linear feet (5 volumes)
Consists of 336 German and Austrian bookplates from the early 20th century. Among the 123 identifiable artists represented are Martin E. Phillipp, Franz von Bayros, Willi Geiger, Alfred Lossmann, Mathilde Ade, Sepp Frank, Armand Rassenfosse, Karl Ritter, Emil Orli, Max Klinger, and Georg Erler.

List of artists inserted at front of each volume; comprehensive index shelved with the collection; collector’s original list including names of collectors represented by ex-libris inserted in Volume 4.


Organized into the following series:
  1. Volume 1: Ade - Gassler (no. 1-31)
  2. Volume 2: Geattacker - Mauer (no. 32-80)
  3. Volume 3: Michel - Silhaug (no. 81-101)
  4. Volume 4: Soder - Wittrisch (no. 102-123)
  5. Volume 5: Oversize plates

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

97H-88F. Gift of Peter Strauss; received: 1997 November 4.
Strauss, Julius, collector. Julius Strauss bookplate collection, 1900-1927: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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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