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Konstantin Reichardt papers

Call Number: MS 1619
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, topical files, writings, and research and teaching files which document Konstantin Reichardt's career as an expert in the study of Germanic philology and Scandinavian cultures. The correspondence is to and from family members, students, colleagues, publishers, and academic and cultural organizations. Topical files, which include genealogical studies of Reichardt's family and that of his wife, Patricia Barker Reichardt, are also included. The writings contain both published and unpublished works of Reichardt and selected writings of others. Research and teaching files consist primarily of Reichardt's handwritten notes on language and literature. The majority of these files are in Germanic, Scandinavian, Irish, and Sanskrit languages.

Language of Materials

The papers are primarily in English and German.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Patricia Reichardt, 1991.


Arranged in three series: I. Correspondence, Topical Files, and Photographs, ca. 1800s-1988, n.d. II. Writings, 1941-1973, n.d. III. Research and Teaching Files, 1932-1975, n.d.

ca. 1800s-1988
Majority of material found within 1930 - 1976
3.75 Linear Feet
Related Names
Reichardt, Konstantin, 1904-
Language of Materials
Multiple languages