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Hermann Hugo Paul Haupt, a Semitic scholar and one of the pioneers of Assyriology in the United States, was born in 1858, in Gorlitz, Germany. This collection consists of one volume of handwritten course notes made during Haupt's summer studies in 1877.
The collection consists of two notebooks containing Marbes' translation into German of Oliver Goldsmith's play, The Good-hearted Man. Marbes made the translation in 1872 while a student at the Fredric Noelle Trade School in Osnabruck, Germany.
Johann Siegfried Hufnagel (1724-1795) was a German parson and entomologist (lepidopterist). This item is a manuscript on the classification of butterflies and moths, in the tradition of the schemata proposed by Hufnagel and illustrated with ten original hand-coloured illustrations of butterflies. The item was once owned by Freiherr von Malsen-Ponickau or Cordula [?] Ponickau, or both. This manuscript was approximately created in 1780. The creator is unknown.
This collection contains seventeen postcards published by the Central Museum of the Revolution in Moscow, printed in Leningrad in approximately 1932. There is no biographical or historical information available on the creator at this time.
Two volumes of notes taken in the 19th century on Geistenberg's letters (1760-1800).
Ferdinand Jandrisevits of of Bergenland, Austria was born October 1, 1906 and died February 11, 1984. This collection consists of 1 card and 2 letters dated 1935 from Ferdinand Jandrisevits of Bergenland, Austria to family in Pennsylvania.
This collection consists of a vellum manuscript written in German and signed in 1369. A second item in the collection is a wax seal most likely used to officially close the document.
Final handwritten draft of Vom Werden deutscher Filmkunst by Oskar Kalbus, including a printed version of Volume I
This collection contains a hardback handwritten copy of Oskar Kalbus's Vom Werden deutscher Filmkunst, Volumes I and II. This draft, composed in approximately 1935, is the first attempt at an extensive account of German cinema. The manuscript is divided into two volumes concerning silent films and sound films, respectively.
Ludwig Pietsch (1824–1911), a German critic, and Theodor Fontane (1819–1898), a German writer, maintained a long friendship. The Fontane-Pietsch collection consist of photographs, newspaper clippings and letters from 1845-approximately 1898. There is also an article describing the Fontane-Pietsch correspondence dated 1977. The collection is in German, though some English translations have been made.