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MS Ger 228

Bassermann, Dieter. Dieter Bassermann papers concerning Rainer Maria Rilke, 1953-1956: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Ger 228
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bassermann, Dieter.
Title: Dieter Bassermann papers concerning Rainer Maria Rilke,
Date(s): 1953-1956.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in German.
Abstract: Letters and composition by German writer Dieter Bassermann concerning German poet Ranier Maria Rilke.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

55M-171-173. Gift of Mrs. Gisela Zuckmayer, 20 Ware Street Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1956 March.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Dieter Bassermann Papers Concerning Rainer Maria Rilke, 1953-1956 (MS Ger 228). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Dieter Bassermann was a German writer, translator, editor, buyer, and teacher. Rilke was a German poet.


Arranged alphabetically by name.

Scope and Contents

Includes letters from Bassermann and his sister, Johanna Bassermann Baumann, to Gisela Zuckmayer concerning Rilke, a composition by Bassermann titled, Orpheus und die grosse Befreiung, and clippings.

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