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MS Ger 170

Doderer, Heimito von, 1896-1966. Heimito von Doderer letters to Henry Caraway Hatfield, 1954-1965: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Ger 170
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Doderer, Heimito von, 1896-1966.
Title: Heimito von Doderer letters to Henry Caraway Hatfield,
Date(s): 1954-1965.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in German.
Abstract: Letters to American scholar and critic of German literature Henry Caraway Hatfield from Austrian writer Heimito von Doderer concerning their literary research and publications.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

67M-11. Gift of Mr. Henry C. Hatfield, 410 Boylston Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1967 July 7.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Heimito von Doderer Letters to Henry Caraway Hatfield, 1954-1965 (MS Ger 170). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Doderer was an Austrian writer. 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 ten letters from Doderer to Hatfield concerning their literary research and publications, three photographs of the grand staircase Strudlhofstiege in Vienna, which Doderer made famous in his 1951 novel, and a printed announcement of Doderer's death.

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