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MS Ger 131

Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945. Richard Beer-Hofmann compositions, 1885-1966: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Ger 131
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945.
Title: Richard Beer-Hofmann compositions,
Date(s): 1885-1966.
Quantity: 1 collection (29 boxes (14.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in German.
Abstract: Plays of Austrian poet and dramatist Richard Beer-Hofmann.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

58M-61. Purchased with the Amy Lowell Fund; received: 1959 January 19.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Richard Beer-Hofmann Compositions, 1885-1966 (MS Ger 131). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Beer-Hofmann, an Austrian poet and dramatist, emigrated to the U.S. in 1938.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title

Scope and Contents

Includes substantial material relating to Beer-Hofmann's plays Der Graf von Charolais, Die Historie von König David, Der Junge David, Der Tod Georgs, and Jaakobs Traum. Also includes letters from Maria Rainer Rilke among other items.

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