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German poster and postcard collection

Call Number: MS 1810

The German Poster and Postcard Collection consists of approximately 2400 posters and 150 postcards from East and West Germany depicting countercultural, political, and propaganda themes from the 1970s to 1990. A small number of newspapers and pamphlets are included in the collection.

Dates: 1970-1990

Harold Jackson Gordon Jr. papers

Call Number: MS 246
Abstract: Correspondence from civilians and former army officers in Germany relating to Gordon's dissertation: The Reichswehr and the German Republic, 1919-1926 (Yale University, 1953). The letters from the civilians written between 1946 and 1951 discuss their recollections of the Nazi movement and contemporary economic and political conditions in Germany. The letters on the German army, responding to a questionnaire sent by Gordon are from Germany army officers, a British general, a German member of...
Dates: 1916-1978

Ernst Jäckh papers

Call Number: MS 467
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, reports, and other material relating to political and diplomatic affairs in Turkey and the Middle East from 1908 to 1921, particularly in relation to interests of the German Foreign Office in that area. Papers of the naval attache Hans Humann form the bulk of the material. Included are his correspondence with Ernst Jäckh (1911-1918) and reports from Constantinople (1914-1916), many in the form of telegrams and extracts of official correspondence, to the...
Dates: 1908-1921

Karl Friedrich Plattner papers

Call Number: MS 1040

Three volumes of manuscripts by Karl Friedrich Plattner on metallurgy and smelting. One manuscript: Vorlesurgen über allgemeine Hüttenkunde was published in 1860.

Dates: 1854-1855

Paul Maximilian Tedesco papers

Call Number: MS 2109
Abstract: The materials in the Paul Maximilian Tedesco papers fall mainly into three areas: documents relating to Tedesco’s academic qualifications and performance evaluation as a secondary school teacher in Vienna; letters of reference and support for his scholarly work for research leave and for academic positions; and material relating to his forced retirement from teaching after the annexation of Austria (1938), papers permitting emigration, and eventual appointment to the Institute for Advanced...
Dates: 1916-1968

Thönges family papers

Call Number: MS 489

The papers consist almost entirely of correspondence between Heinrich Thönges in Steinfurth, Germany and his children in the United States. Included are descriptions of life during the Civil War and addresses to commemorate the Battle of Antietam.

Dates: 1862-1903, bulk 1862-1880