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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Ger 323

Werner Wilhelm Jaeger papers


  • circa 1898-1970

Language of Materials

Collection includes material in German, English, and Latin.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


82.7 linear feet (197 boxes and 14 cartons and 1 bundle)

Biographical / Historical

Werner Jaeger was a professor of classics at the University of Berlin and at Harvard University.


Collection is arranged into eight series:
  1. Letters to Werner Jaeger
  2. Letters from Werner Jaeger
  3. Other letters
  4. Compositions by Werner Jaeger
  5. Gregory of Nyssa edition papers
  6. Biographical material
  7. Offprints and pamphlets
  8. Photostats of Gregory of Nyssa manuscripts

Physical Location

Lamont Locked Room

Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Ruth Jaeger and deposited by the Gregory of Nyssa editors, 1962-1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

61M-269; 89M-68. Gift of Mrs. Ruth Jaeger and deposit of Gregory of Nyssa editors; received: 1962-1989.

Processing Information

Processed by various Houghton Library staff. Description provided by Daniel Ramseier.
Processing Information A print listing of the contents of the collection is available in the curatorial file. Pieces of it are being added to this finding aid, thus more detailed description exists online for boxes 1-2.
Link to catalog
Werner Wilhelm Jaeger papers, circa 1898-1970 (MS Ger 323): Guide.
May 2017
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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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