Correspondence : concerning his Rainer Maria Rilke collection, 1957-1959.


Correspondence : concerning his Rainer Maria Rilke collection, 1957-1959.

Correspondece with the brothers Raymond and Louis [Johannes] von Thorn und Taxis, the Deutsche Schillergesellschaft / Schiller-NationalMuseum, and others.

1 env. (.1 linear ft.)



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Thurn und Taxis, Johannes, Fürst von, 1926- (person)

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Sagan, Henry (person)

Bibliographer of Rainer Maria Rilke, and collector of his works -- probably had the second largest Rilke collection in the United States. Original name, Heinrich Sagan, he emigrated from Germany in 1935. Doctor of Medicine. From the description of Henry Sagan papers, 1948-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448097 Dr. Henry Sagan was a major 20th-century collector of manuscripts of the poet Rainer Maria Rilke. The correspondence in this collection documents ...

Thurn und Taxis, Raimund, Fürst von, 1907-1986, (person)

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Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 (person)

Rilke wrote to Werfel in 1913 after reading Werfel's first 2 books of poems, Der Weltfreund and Wir sind. They met for the first time in the same year. Ruth Siebe-Rilke was the daughter of Rilke and Clara Westhoff; here she signs her name Ruth Fritzsche-Rilke. She was at that time the administrator of the Rilke family archive, located in Fischerhude, near Bremen, Germany. (More recently the archive has been located in Gernsbach.) From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werf...