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Ludwig Edelstein articles

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030043644]
Identifier: MS-0126
Ludwig Edelstein (1902-1965) was a professor of Classics at Johns Hopkins University. Collection consists of reprints of published articles spanning 1931-1955, many of which include his annotations in German script.

Dates

  • 1931-1955

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection contains some material in German.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.47 Cubic Feet (1 legal size document box)

Biographical Note

Ludwig Edelstein was a professor of Classics at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Edelstein was born in Berlin in 1902. He received his Ph.D. in Greek at Heidelberg in 1924 and later taught at the University of Berlin. He came to the United States in 1934 and taught in the History of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University until 1947. Dr. Edelstein taught at the University of Washington and the University of California before returning to Hopkins in 1952 as professor of humanistic studies. He was recognized as an authority on the history of science in Greek and Latin antiquity, and he was particularly interested in the study of Plato and the history of ancient medicine. Lidwig Edelstein died in New York, August 17, 1965.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of reprints of published articles of Ludwig Edelstein spanning 1931-1955, many of which include his annotations in German script. A letter of Ludwig Curtius (1951) completes the collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bequest of Ludwig Edelstein in 1965.

Processing Information

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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