Contents and Arrangement

Miscellaneous Material, 1796-1949

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected correspondence and documents (original and copies) by Goethe, and miscellaneous pamphlets and other printed material about him and his work. Original Goethe items include a six-line manuscript of a poem, a letter (1821) to his publisher, the last page of a signed, dictated letter (1816) to the German publisher Karl Friedrich Ernst Frommann, a handwritten list (1830), a four-line religious quotation, and an undated note.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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:

Miscellaneous Material; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Collection, C1064, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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