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MS Typ 520.1

Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, former owner. Adolf Hitler collection of calligraphic poems: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Typ 520.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, former owner.
Title: Adolf Hitler collection of calligraphic poems,
Date(s): 1923 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in German.
Abstract: Documents and etchings from the library of Adolf Hitler.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*74M-71. Gift of Mrs. Bernard P. Day, 274 Old Short Hills Road, Short Hills, New Jersey 07078; received: 1975 June.
Manuscripts removed by Bernard P. Day from the Hitler library in Berlin on 14 September 1945.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Adolf Hitler Collection of Calligraphic Poems (MS Typ 520.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Hitler was leader of the National Socialist (Nazi) Party (1920-1921) and chancellor and Führer of Germany (1933-1945).

Scope and Contents

Includes calligraphic copies of manuscript pages by Maria Kahle entitled Adolf Hitler and Erbauer des Reiches; and by Anne Marie Koeppen entitled Unserem Führer; an etching of Hitler youth by Gudrun Steineck; and two other etchings of unidentified subjects.

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