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MS Ger 169.1

Buber, Martin, 1878-1965. Martin Buber additional letters to Ronald Gregor Smith, 1936-1947: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Ger 169.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Buber, Martin, 1878-1965.
Title: Martin Buber additional letters to Ronald Gregor Smith,
Date(s): 1936-1947.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in German.
Abstract: Letters to writer and translator Ronald Gregor Smith from German writer Martin Buber concerning Smith's translation of Buber's work.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

69M-22. Purchased with the Friedman fund; received: 1969 November 22.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Martin Buber Additional Letters to Ronald Gregor Smith, 1936-1947 (MS Ger 169.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Buber was a German-Jewish religious philosopher, biblical translator and interpreter, and master of German prose style. Smith was a writer and translator of Buber's works.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes 13 letters from Buber to Smith chiefly concerning Smith's translation of Buber's Ich und du (1937), and a typescript letter from A. Steinhoff of Schocken Verlag Berlin to Smith concerning his translation of Buber's work.

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