Papers concerning Friedrich Meinecke collected by Siegfried August Kaehler

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous notes, cuttings and other items concerning Friedrich Meinecke (1862-1954), collected by Siegfried August Kaehler and formerly inserted in his copy of Meinecke's Staat und Persnlichkeit (1933). Contents include: (1) "Gesprch mit Friedrich Meinecke am 18. Juni 1939", probably by Kaehler (TS, carbon, 3 ff.); (2) Postcard from Meineke to Kaehler, dated Dahlem, Berlin, 14 January 1935 (MS); (3) Miscellaneous notes on Meinecke by Kaehler (not before 1933, MS, 2 ff.); (4) Entrance ticket to a meeting of Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 23 January 1936; (5) Four lines of verse (n.d., MS); (6) Press-cutting of an article on Meinecke by Jan Frederick Niermeyer, jr. (1907- ) from De Telegraaf, 18 January 1936 (2 ff.); (7) Press-cutting of an article on Meinecke by Johann Friedrich Hoff (1886- ) from Frankfurter Zeitung, 9 February 1936 (1 f.)

Administrative / Biographical History

Friedrich Meinecke, 1862-1954, was a German historian and intellectual, whose humanist views incurred disfavour during the Nazi period. In 1948 he became Rector of the Free University of Berlin. Siegfried August Kaehler was an historian who held teaching posts at a number of North American universities

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Transferred from printed books, May 1982

Note

In German and Dutch

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