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MS Ger 169

Buber, Martin, 1878-1965. Martin Buber letters to Ronald Gregor Smith, 1936-1957: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Ger 169
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Buber, Martin, 1878-1965.
Title: Martin Buber letters to Ronald Gregor Smith,
Date(s): 1936-1957.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in German and English.
Abstract: Letters by, and translations of works written by Jewish philosopher Martin Buber.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

67M-9. Purchased with the Friedman fund; received: 1967 May 24.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Martin Buber Letters to Ronald Gregor Smith, 1936-1957 (MS Ger 169). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Buber was a Jewish philosopher, who taught in Frankfurt, 1924-1933, and Jerusalem, 1938-1951.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters from Buber to Ronald Gregor Smith, mainly concerning Smith's translations of Buber's German works; translations of Buber's work's by Smith, and comments on Smith's translations by Buber, and other items.

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