Goebel, Julius, 1857-1931

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Lawyer and educator.

From the description of Papers of Julius Goebel, 1873-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455222

Biographical Note

  • 1857, 23 May: Born, Frankfort-on-the Main, Germany
  • 1879 - 1881 : Attended University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  • 1882: Ph.D., University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
  • 1882: Immigrated to the United States
  • 1883: Published Űber Die Zukunft Unseres Volkes in Amerika. New York: Buchdruckerei von cherouny
  • 1884: Published Űber Tragische Schuld und Sühn. Berlin: C. Duncker
  • 1885 - 1888 : Instructor in German, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1886 - 1889 : Editor, German part of Modern Language Notes
  • 1888: Married K. L. Vreeland
  • 1888 - 1892 : Editor, Balletristisches Journal
  • 1892 - 1905 : Taught Germanic philology and literature, Leland Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
  • 1901: Edited Goethe's Poems. New York: H. Holt and Co.
  • 1904: Published Das Deutschtum in den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-Amerika. München: J. F. Lehmann
  • 1905 - 1908 : Lecturer, Germanie philogy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1907: Edited Goethe's Faust. New York: H. Holt and Co.
  • 1908 - 1926 : Professor of Germanic languages, University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana, Ill.
  • 1909: General editor, German Classics, Oxford Press
  • 1909 - 1926 : Managing editor, Journal of English and German Philology
  • 1912: Editor, Yearbook of German American Historical Society
  • 1914: Published Der Kampf um Deutsche Kultur im Amerka. Leipzig: Dürr
  • 1920: Translated with Vincent H. Todd Chrisoph von Graffenreid's Account of the Founding of New Bern, N.C. Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Printing
  • 1931, 28 Mar.: Died

From the guide to the Julius Goebel Papers, 1873-1930, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Julius Goebel Papers, 1873-1930 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Goebel, Julius, 1857-1931. Papers of Julius Goebel, 1873-1930. Library of Congress
referencedIn Abraham Aaron Roback papers, 1909-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Julius Goebel Papers, 1884-1930 University of Illinois Archives
referencedIn Speck, William A. (William Alfred), 1864-1928. William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : manuscripts, 1542-1967 (bulk 1770-1900). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Philological Society (University of Illinois). Minutes, 1909-1923. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : manuscripts, 1542-1967, 1770-1900 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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correspondedWith Göbel family family
correspondedWith Goebel family family
associatedWith Philological Society (University of Illinois) corporateBody
correspondedWith Roback, A. A. (Abraham Aaron), 1890-1965 person
associatedWith Speck, William A. (William Alfred), 1864-1928. person
associatedWith Stanford University corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
German Americans
German literature--Study and teaching
German literature
German poetry
German language--Study and teaching
Germans--United States
Germanic Culture


Birth 1857

Death 1931




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