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MS Ger 183

Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945. Richard Beer-Hofmann correspondence: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Ger 183
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945.
Title: Richard Beer-Hofmann correspondence,
Date(s): 1882-1967.
Quantity: 1 collection (7.5 linear feet (15 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in German.
Abstract: Correspondence of Austrian dramatist and poet Richard Beer-Hofmann and his family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*68M-151. Purchased from Mrs. Miriam Beer-Hofmann Lens, 412 Cathedral Parkway, New York, New York 10025; received: 1968 June.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Richard Beer-Hofmann Correspondence (MS Ger 183). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Beer-Hofmann was an Austrian dramatist and poet. Paula Beer Hofmann is Richard's wife. Miriam Beer-Hofmann Lens is Richard and Paula's daughter.


Organized into the following series: Please note that item number 100 was inadvertently omitted from this finding aid.

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence of Richard and Paula Beer-Hofmann, and Miriam (Beer-Hofmann) Lens with Leopold freiherr von Andrian, Alexander Moissi, Max Reinhardt, Herbert Steiner, Isabelle Vengerova, and Thorton Wilder, among other correspondents.

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