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William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : medals and medallions

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1740-1934

Winkler collection

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1748-1854