Weigand, Hermann J. (Hermann John), 1892-1985

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Hermann John Weigand was born in Philadelphia in 1892. Weigand received his bachelor's degree and a doctorate in Germanic studies from the University of Michigan, where he also taught from 1913 to 1918. Weigand then went on to teach at the University of Pennsylvania before his tenure at Yale, which began in 1929. He was a leading United States scholar of Germanic literature, with expertise in medieval literature, the age of Goethe and Romanticism, modern German poetry, and Henrik Ibsen. In 1933 his acclaimed study, Thomas Mann's Novel, Der Zauberberg; A Study, was published. Weigand taught at Yale for 32 years until retirement in 1961. He continued doing research and publishing articles, even though he lost his vision in 1965. Weigand died on September 3, 1985.

From the description of Hermann John Weigand papers, 1929-1983 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702164604

Hermann John Weigand was born in Philadelphia in 1892. Weigand received his bachelor's degree and a doctorate in Germanic studies from the University of Michigan, where he also taught from 1913 to 1918. Weigand then went on to teach at the University of Pennsylvania before his tenure at Yale, which began in 1929. He was a leading United States scholar of Germanic literature, with expertise in medieval literature, the age of Goethe and Romanticism, modern German poetry, and Henrik Ibsen. In 1933 his acclaimed study,Thomas Mann's Novel, Der Zauberberg ; A Study, was published. Weigand taught at Yale for 32 years until retirement in 1961. He continued doing research and publishing articles, even though he lost his vision in 1965. Weigand died on September 3, 1985.

From the guide to the Hermann John Weigand papers, 1929-1983, (Manuscripts and Archives)

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creatorOf Weigand, Hermann John, 1892-. Hermann John Weigand papers, 1929-1983 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn H. F. Broch de Rothermann papers, 1916-circa 2001, 1953-1986 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Broch, Hermann, 1886-1951. Hermann Broch archive, 1872-1990 (inclusive) 1930-1951 (bulk). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Richard Beer-Hofmann correspondence, 1882-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Kurt von Faber du Faur Papers, 1923-1966 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hermann John Weigand papers, 1929-1983 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Faber du Faur, Curt von, 1890-1966. Kurt von Faber du Faur papers, 1923-1966. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Hermann Broch archive, 1872-1990s, 1930-1951 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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correspondedWith Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945 person
associatedWith Broch de Rothermann, H. F. person
associatedWith Broch, Hermann, 1886-1951. person
associatedWith Faber du Faur, Curt von, 1890-1966. person
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Death 1985

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