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MS Ger 317

Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. Bertolt Brecht additional papers, 1943-1978: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Ger 317
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956.
Title: Bertolt Brecht additional papers,
Date(s): 1943-1978.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in German, English and Czech.
Abstract: Correspondence and typescripts of the German writer Bertolt Brecht and correspondence about him.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

85M-52. Purchased with the Amy Lowell Fund; received: 1985 November.
85M-53. Gift of Stefan Brecht; received: 1986.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Irina Klyagin

Conditions Governing Access:

Restricted: fragile; consult curatorial staff.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Bertolt Brecht Additional Papers, 1943-1978 (MS Ger 317). Houghton Library, Harvard University

Separated Materials

Broadside of Brecht's poem An Meine Landsfleutewas separated from this collection and cataloged separately.

Biographical / Historical

Bertolt Brecht was a German dramatist and poet.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains typescripts of Bertolt Brecht's plays and poetry, his and Helene Weigel's correspondence with Brecht's collaborator and friend, novelist and scriptwriter Ferdinand Reyher, and his bibliographer Walter Nubel. Also contains Walter Nubel's correspondence concerning Brecht with various correspondents; notes, programs, clippings, commemorative stamps, a medal, and negatives.

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