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Excerpts from Geistenberg's correspondence

 Collection — Box: BW-11
Identifier: MS-0537

Scope and Contents

Two volumes of notes taken in the 19th century on Geistenberg's letters (1760-1800). The notebooks contain excerpts of the correspondence. The front of each volume is titled "Uber Geistenberg's Leben und Schriften [Auszu╠łge] auf seinen Briefwechsel." The materials are written in German.


  • Creation: 19th Century

Language of Materials

In German longhand.

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.

Biographical Note

The author of these notes is unknown. However, it is likely that the author is a high ranking soldier serving in East Prussia and the Baltic.


0.167 Cubic Feet (2 notebooks)


Two volumes of notes taken in the 19th century on Geistenberg's letters (1760-1800).

Custodial History

The notebooks were found in Special Collections closed stacks in March 1989 and later transferred to Special Collections storage.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Kelly Spring on 10 June 2010.

Genre / Form


Guide to Excerpts from Geistenberg's correspondence
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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