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- Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 6
- Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805 5
- Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 4
- Speck, William A. (William Alfred), 1864-1928 4
- Cassirer, Ernst, 1874-1945 2
- Cohen, Hermann, 1842-1918 2
- Faber du Faur, Curt von, 1890-1966 2
- Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott, 1715-1769 2
- Grass, Günter, 1927-2015 2
- Gundolf, Friedrich, 1880-1931 2
- Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 2
- Kraus, Karl, 1874-1936 2
- Kurt Wolff Verlag 2
- Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801 2
- Mardersteig, Giovanni, 1892-1977 2
- Schreiber, Carl F. (Carl Frederick), 1886-1960 2
- Sternheim, Carl, 1878-1942 2
- Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945 2
- Wolff, Kurt, 1887-1963 2
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Ernst Cassirer papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 98
Overview: The Ernst Cassirer Papers consist of manuscripts, research notes, correspondence, and personal papers documenting the life of Ernst Cassirer.
Ernst Cassirer papers : addition
Call Number: GEN MSS 355
Overview: The Ernst Cassirer Papers - Addition consists of manuscripts, research notes, correspondence from such persons as Hermann Cohen, Dimitry Gawronsky, Ernst Hoffmann and Raymond Klibansky and personal papers documenting the life of Ernst Cassirer. Also included are letters from Cassirer to his wife, Toni, and materials gathered by Toni Cassirer following Ernst Cassirer's death in 1945.
Call Number: YCGL MSS 29
Overview: The Dimension Records document the creation and publication of Dimension by its founder and editor, A. Leslie Willson. The collection contains subject files concerning authors and translators of German literature; drafts of writings and translations published in Dimension; drafts and proofs for Dimension, including most issues in volumes 1-19 and several special issues; subscription and other business records for Dimension; writings and translations of A. Leslie Willson; a small amount of...
Dates: 1962-2007, bulk 1968-1994
Curt von Faber du Faur papers
Call Number: YCGL MSS 23
Overview: The collection consists of material generated by Curt von Faber du Faur as author, collector, literary historian, curator of the Yale Collection of German Literature, and Yale faculty member. Material comprises writings, including drafts of literary and critical works, articles, lectures, and essays; correspondence; and personal papers.
Dates: circa 1936-1966
Thomas Mann collection
Call Number: YCGL MSS 5
Overview: The Thomas Mann Collection consists of manuscripts, letters, photographs, and printed materials relating to the life and work of Mann and his wife, Katia.
Carl F. Schreiber papers
Call Number: YCGL MSS 22
Overview: The Carl F. Schreiber Papers consist of material generated by Schreiber as curator of the William A. Speck Collection at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and as a Yale faculty member. The bulk of the papers were left in the library when Schreiber retired; some material has been brought to the library by the Yale German Department and by occupants of the Palmer Schreiber Library in Bingham Tower. Material includes personal papers, correspondence, writing and research files, and...
Dates: circa 1910-1957
William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : general ephemera
Call Number: YCGL MSS 27
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: General Ephemera is an artificial collection of miscellaneous, non-book materials long associated with the Speck Collection but previously uncataloged. The collection demonstrates how Goethe and his works entered into the popular culture in the late nineteenth century and early decades of the twentieth. The collection includes a few items relating directly to Goethe, such as pens that he used and his grandfather Textor's seal, as well as items...
William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : manuscripts
Call Number: YCGL MSS 6
Overview: The collection, a part of the William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana, consists of correspondence, documents, playscripts, and other writings by or relating to Goethe and his work. The major strength of the manuscript collection is its documentation of Goethe's literary reception in England and America in the nineteenth century. There are 25 letters and manuscripts in Goethe's hand, and several Faust-related items. Authors represented prominently besides Goethe include Thomas Carlyle, Frank...
Dates: 1542-1967, bulk 1770-1900
William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : medals and medallions
Call Number: YCGL MSS 28
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: Medals and Medallions consists of 178 medals, coins, medallions, and reliefs depicting Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Friedrich Schiller, and other figures, mostly literary. By date, the pieces range from 1740 (a Gutenberg medal commemorating the tercentennial of the invention of printing) to 1934. The earliest Goethe items are a circa 1775 tin medal by Boltschauser and an 1808 medallion modeled by the painter Gerhard Kügelgen (1772-1820). Many medals...
William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : original artwork
Call Number: YCGL MSS 26
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: Original Artwork is an artificial collection comprising original artwork that came to Yale from various sources, mostly during the Speck Collection's early decades. It includes some of the Collection's best-known holdings, including an anonymous silhouette made of Goethe in 1786 as well as original sketches and engravings by Goethe. Other artists represented include Wilhelm von Kaulbach, Georg Melchior Kraus, Johann Heinrich Lips, and Moritz Retzsch.
James F. White research files relating to Thomas Mann
Call Number: YCGL MSS 35
Overview: 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...
Dates: circa 1940s-circa 1976
Call Number: YCGL MSS 14
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of letters to Winkler, Elisa von der Recke, and others. Also included are manuscripts of some original poems, a few printed works by and about Winkler, copies of documents pertaining to Winkler's family, including Festschriften in his honor, and photographic reproductions of portraits and drawings. Correspondents include H. C. (Hans Christian) Andersen, Sarah Austin, Ludwig Börne, Eduard Devrient, Johann Peter Eckermann, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach,...
Helen and Kurt Wolff papers
Call Number: YCGL MSS 16
Overview: The Helen and Kurt Wolff Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal papers documenting the professional lives of Helen and Kurt Wolff through their affiliations with Kurt Wolff Verlag, Pantheon Books, and Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Series I, Correspondence, consists predominantly of professional correspondence with authors, publishers, and translators, though correspondence can also be found with friends, editors, literary agents, periodicals, and...
Kurt Wolff archive
Call Number: YCGL MSS 3
Overview: The papers consist of letters, manuscripts, and other documents from the business files of Kurt Wolff Verlag. Chiefly correspondence with authors of the German Expressionist literary movement. Includes contracts, financial statements, and documentary material. Correspondents include Walter Hasenclever, Franz Kafka, and Franz Werfel. Most letters to the Kurt Wolff Verlag are directed to Kurt Wolff himself; others are addressed to persons associated with the Kurt Wolff Verlag, e.g. Georg Heinrich...
Yale Collection of German Literature manuscript miscellany
Call Number: YCGL MSS MISC
Overview: Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts, including literary manuscripts, letters, and other documents. Materials are grouped under headings by author or corporate name.
Dates: [ca. 1700-ongoing]