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MS Ger 113.2

Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Thomas Mann letters to Henry Caraway Hatfield, 1947-1951: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Ger 113.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955.
Title: Thomas Mann letters to Henry Caraway Hatfield,
Date(s): 1947-1951.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in German and English.
Abstract: Letters to American scholar and critic of German literature Henry Caraway Hatfield from German novelist and essayist Thomas Mann chiefly concerning Hatfield's literary analysis of Mann's works.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

56M-67. Gift of Professor H. C. Hatfield, 446 Widener; received: 1956 October 11.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Thomas Mann Letters to Henry Caraway Hatfield, 1947-1951 (MS Ger 113.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Mann was a German novelist and essayist. Hatfield (Harvard graduate, 1933) was an American scholar, a German literary critic, and a Harvard faculty member in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes seven letters from Mann to Hatfield, chiefly concerning the latter's literary analysis of Mann's works; also includes manuscript answers to questions posed regarding literary influences on Mann's writings.

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