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Harold Jackson Gordon Jr. papers

Call Number: MS 246
Overview: 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 the...
Dates: 1916-1978

Karl Friedrich Plattner papers

Call Number: MS 1040
Overview: 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
Overview: 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
Overview: 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