George C. Keidel papers
Scope and Contents
The collection spans the years 1899-1935 and consists largely of Prefessor Keidel's lectures and writings on romance paleography. Some material is in French. Of interest are his stories of European libraries, bibliographies of French fable manuscripts, and research on early Maryland newspapers.
Language of Materials
Some material is in French.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is not processed and therefore has not been prepared for research use. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.
George Charles Keidel was associate professor of Romance Languages at Johns Hopkins University and was later a librarian at the Library of Congress. Keidel received the Ph.D. from Hopkins in 1895 and remained to teach French language and literature until 1911. Among his published works are "An Old French Prose Version of La Vie de St. Alexis" (1896) and "History of French Fable Manuscripts" (1909). George Charles Keidel died in 1942.
2.48 Cubic Feet (4 letter size document boxes, 4 legal half-size document boxes)
George Charles Keidel (1868-1942) was associate professor of Romance Languages at Johns Hopkins University and was later a librarian at the Library of Congress. The collection spans the years 1899-1935 and consists largely of Prefessor Keidel's lectures and writings on romance paleography. Some material is in French.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was gifted at the bequest of Keidel in 1942.
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