Goethe , Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
- Existence: 1749 - 1832
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1 
Scope and Contents The book contains original drawings, magazine pictures and illustrations related to German writer, artist, and politician Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The images depict his life and work in Frankfurt and, in the late 18th century, in Weimar, where he managed a theater with his dramatist, historian, and philosopher friend Friedrich Schillerz. It also includes the publication of an illustrated obituary in 1832.
Overview Leonard Leopold Mackall, American bibliographer, editor and collector was born in Baltimore on January 29, 1879. The collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files and other research materials. The correspondence in the collection spans the years 1547 to 1937 with the bulk of the material spanning 1900-1937. There is additional information dating from 1949 regarding the collection after it was acquired by Johns Hopkins Libraries.
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection is materials collected by Kurth for her studies of C.M. Wieland, L. Muhlbach, and Friedrich von Bodenstedt. These files include photostatic copies of their published works and some manuscripts, printed material about them, and Kurth's notes. There are also Kurth's lecture notes and background material for courses she taught at Hopkins on the eighteenth-century novel. Kurth's teaching materials represent a stage in the teaching of German at Hopkins. In...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of over 1600 items of correspondence and manuscripts of 18th and 19th century German literary figures, as well as seven manuscripts from the 15th century. Of particular importance are the letters of Christoph Martin Wieland, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and a letter of Friedrich von Schiller.Numerous letters are addressed to Hermann Costenoble of Jena whose publishing house handled the works of Gutzkow, Gerstucker and much of the relationship between author and...