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Collection Overview

Title:
Benno Elkan Collection of Goethe
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8p58pc989
Dates:
1775-1832
Size:
2 boxes and 1.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of miscellaneous material of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet/dramatist/man of letters, collected by Benno Elkan.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of Goethe material collected by Benno Elkan: poems, correspondence, documents, miscellaneous material, watercolor paintings, a pencil sketch, and an etching.

Arrangement

Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Presented to the library by Benno Elkan.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder list prepared by Allyse Terrell '14 in 2011.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Benno Elkan Collection of Goethe; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8p58pc989
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2

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A framed portrait of Goethe has been removed to the Graphic Arts Division of the Princeton University Library.

Subject Terms:
Dramatists, German -- 18th century.
Dramatists, German -- 19th century.
Poets, German -- 18th century.
Poets, German -- 19th century.
Genre Terms:
Correspondence.
Poems.
Watercolors -- 18th century.
Names:
Elkan, Benno, 1877-1960
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von 1749-1832