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James F. White research files relating to Thomas Mann

Call Number: YCGL MSS 35
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of manuscript notes and card files, printed material, writings drafts and offprints, and a small amount of correspondence and grant applications relating to White's research on Thomas Mann. Notes and card files mostly concern White's research on Dante’s Divina commedia and Karl Vossler’s work on Dante as source material for Mann’s Der Zauberberg. Some notes concern Mann's Doktor Faustus or works of other German authors. Correspondence with Joseph Angell, founding curator of the Beinecke Library's Thomas Mann Collection, concerns their shared interest in Mann, the Beinecke Library's Mann Collection, and White's research and academic career.
Language of Materials
In German and English.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The James F. White Research Files Relating to Thomas Mann is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. William Cornyn, 1993.
Organized into three series: I. Notes and Writings, circa 1940s-circa 1976. II. Card Files, circa 1940s-circa 1976. III. Other Papers, circa 1950-circa 1976.
circa 1940s-circa 1976
14.34 Linear Feet ((20 boxes) + 1 portfolio)
Related Names
White, James F. (James Fellows), 1907-1976
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