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Ottilie von Goethe papers

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-Goethe

Abstract

Papers of Ottilie von Goethe, German literary figure and daughter-in-law of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Includes her diaries, 1840-1867, kept while residing in Italy, Weimar, Berlin, and Dresden; correspondence with her mother, Henriette von Pogwisch, 1834-1839; and essays and poems. Also unpublished contributions to "Chaos" magazine, and correspondence and writings of other family members -- Alma von Goethe, August von Goethe, Wolfgang von Goethe, Henriette von Pogwisch, and Ulrike von Pogwisch. In addition there are several boxes containing copies of Goethe manuscripts in other repositories, copies of "Chaos" submissions with notes by Goethe scholar Heinz Bluhm, and typed English translations of the diaries.

Dates

  • 1811-1867

Creator

Language

Materials are primarily in German.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only. Please contact reference@newberry.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

Location

Vault 40 7

Creator

Source

Title
Ottilie von Goethe papers, 1811-1867
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

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