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Guide to the Harold Jantz collection of early manuscripts, music manuscripts, and autograph albums, 1477-1905 and undated

Collection Overview

The Harold Jantz collection of early manuscripts, music manuscripts, and autograph albums, 1477-1905 and undated, is arranged by size (each item numbered) and includes the following noncontiguous subgroups: Autograph Albums (1633-1857 and undated), Early Music Manuscripts(1818-1874 and undated), Early Manuscript Prayerbooks (1744-1801 and undated), and Early Manuscript Songbooks (1712-1896 and undated). These subgroups are described more fully below.

The collection consists primarily of bound manuscripts, many illustrated, from the 15th through the early 20th centuries. Most materials are in German or English, with some materials in French, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Greek, or Latin. In addition to the above noted subgroups, the collection includes medical texts (nos. 28, 47, 77); historical chronicles, mostly German (nos. 25, 58, 59, 84, 127); and alchemical/astrological/occult treatises (nos. 9, 20, 53, 74, 114, 120, 122, 129, 148, 161, 165). Among the identified authors are Georg Fabricius (22), Edward Young (29), Sebastian Chiesa (33), Henry Marchant (49), Jacob Böhme (67), J.M. Firmenich (156), and Carl and Julius Dresel (117-119). Printed books, most with manuscript addenda, comprise approximately 10% of the collection.

The subgroup Autograph Albums (1633-1857 and undated) chiefly comprises bound volumes (guestbooks, Stammbücher) of 18th-and 19th-century German, English, and American provenance. These typically contain poems (many original), quotations, and maxims, as well as signatures. Many are illustrated and have laid-in mementoes. This group contains the following numbers from the main collection: 3 (J.C.Waechtler), 4 (Caspari), 5 and 6 (C.F.M. Timaus), 8 (a freemason), 11 ( E.D.), 60, 61, and 62 (Elizabeth J. Noble), 63 ( Miss Kate), 65 (Sarah T. Hopkins), 68 (Ebr. Denison), 69 ( Cornelia), 72 and 104 (Annie Mckay), 106 (Lucinda Olcott), 107 (Eliza Sabin), 108 (Emeline Ronnsville), 117 (Carl Dresel von Geisenheim) and 134.

The subgroup Early Music Manuscripts (1818-1874 and n.d) includes fife music, Spanish songs, a 19th century English tune book, and a vocal dialogue with text entitled Das Bauern Mädchen und der Stadt Junge, as well as works by Harriette Gould Bark, Johann Adolf Hasse, Georg Philipp Telemann, and Isaac C. Day. It comprises numbers 1, 7, 10, 48, 71, 116, 126, 136, and 141 of the main collection.

The subgroup Early Manuscript Prayerbooks (1744-1801 and undated) consists chiefly of 18th-century Roman Catholic prayerbooks and devotional exercises (including 3 copies of Crönung Mariae) in German and Latin. Many are illustrated. It includes numbers 17, 27, 30, 31, 34, 66, 81, 94, 101, and 131-133 of the main collection.

The subroup Early Manuscript Songbooks, (1712-1896 and undated) includes both sacred (chiefly Roman Catholic) and secular song texts without music. The collection contains some German hymns. Items 13, 24, 36, 73, 86, 87, and 139 of the main collection comprise this group. Numbers 86 and 87 are 19th-century transcriptions from the 16th-century Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Cod. Pal. 343) and Wernigerode Liederhandschrift Zy 15.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Harold Jantz collection of early manuscripts, music manuscripts, and autograph albums 1477-1905 and undated
Creator
Jantz, Harold Stein, 1907- (collector)
Extent
170 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English.

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Contents of the Collection

English (1818?): Jacob Burditt, ed.: Music Book, manuscript; The Fifers Companion... (see Jantz's note concerning Issac Day contained in book)
No. 1
German/Latin (undated): Anon.: German/Latin Grammer/Style(?), Manuscript-bound
No. 2
German (1695ff.): J. C. Waechtler: A Guestbook [Stammbuch], various languages (German, French, Latin), Manuscript-bound
No. 3
German (1802ff.): Poems to a certain Herrn Caspari by his friends, Manuscript-bound
No. 4
German (1755ff., with insert from 1633): Anon.: A Guestbook [Stammbuch], Manuscript-softbound, drawings and watercolors
No. 5
German (1778ff.): C. F. M. Timaus (?) [Hannover]: Album, a Guestbook [Stammbuch] with entries, 1778-1783, various langagues (French, German, Latin, Greek), Manuscript-bound
No. 6
Spanish (undated): Anon.: Music Book, Manuscript-bound
No. 7
German (1789): Anon. (?-see 6th entry): A Guestbook [Stammbuch] (Freemasonry), Manuscript-bound
No. 8
German (1610): Anon.: Elucidatio Secretorum, (Alchemy), Manuscript-bound
No. 9
English (1874): Harriette Gould Bark: Music Book, (drawn lines, notes inserted), [note popular: "Jesus Loves Me"]
No. 10
English (1832): Album, belonging to E.D., [Almira?]
No. 11
German (1836): Lembert: Almanach dramatischer Spiele für das Jahr 1836, Wien: Franz Tendser, Printed book with manuscript emendations inserted by author(?)
No. 12
German (1844): Turn=Leider, Book: Munich: Franz Wild, 1844, Printed book with manuscript text and music notes
No. 13
German (1850-1880?): L.G. Silbercleit, ed./trans.: Robert Burns' Lieder und Balladen, Leipzig: Reclam, undated, Printed book
No. 14
French (undated): Anon.: Histoire du Palais Royal, Manuscript-bound
No. 15
German (1733ff.): Anon.(?): Louisel: Abschieds=Lieder, [Hernnhut poems], Manuscript-bound
No. 16
German (undated) and Latin (18th c.?): Anon.: Weis, die H.-Schütz-Engel zu Verehren (Ways to Honor the Guardian Angel), Manuscript-bound
No. 17
German (1790): L.F. Heuser: Gedichte: Erster Theil, Manuscript-bound
No. 18
Italian (1549-1550): Pietro D'Abano: Della Geomantia, First Part-Completely Manuscript; Second Part-Partially Printed (incl. Title Page), Partially ms.
No. 19
German (1685): Eireneo Philaletha [George Starkey, 1628-1665], Johann Lange, trans.: Kern der Alchemie (Leipzig: Valentin Adler, 1685), (The Prince Lichtenstein copy), Manuscript-bound, typed information sheet inside cover.
No. 20
German (1696): Johann Georg Graberr: Eine kürtze Eröffung und Anweisung der 3 Principien und Welten im Menschen, Manuscript-bound
No. 21
German (16th or 17th C.): G. Fabricius (1516-1571): German translation of his Latin: Historia von den Leiden und Sterben unsers Herren Jhesu Christi, Wie Man solches betrachten und bedencken soll... (To be sung both at night and during the day), Manuscript-bound
No. 22
German (1684): P. Joachim Stegbuecher: Geistliche Ubungen, Manuscript-bound
No. 23
German (1712): Gesänge (Religious Songs), Manuscript-bound (illustrated)
No. 24
German (1896 Nov.): Karl Scheffer: Inschriften und Legenden Halberstädter Bauten (1864), Manuscript copy (bound) by J. Schule
No. 25
German (1775?): Anon.: Sammlung einiger vermischten Nachrichten und Urkunden, Maurerey betreffend (also some English text), Manuscript-bound
No. 26
German (18th c. [1791??]): Anon.: Prayer Book, Manuscript-bound
No. 27
English (184?): Anon.: Notes on Menstruation, Pregnancy, Abortion, etc., (Prof. Gilman, lectures), Manuscript-bound
No. 28
English (1884): Edward Young, [Samuel and Bernice Allinson]: Beauties of the Night Thoughts, at end of vol.: 1819 Burlington City, N.J. Prospectus (Allinson), Manuscript-bound
No. 29
German (undated): Elisebeta (Hardegg): Gebettbuch, illustrated, Manuscript-bound
No. 30
German (1791): Anon.: Gebettbuch, Manuscript-bound
No. 31
English (1840): Chales Cole: Thoughts in Verse, Manuscript-bound
No. 32
Italian (1720): Sebastiano Chiesa: Il Capitolo de Frati: Poema Eroico, Comico e Prurito Geniale Auttunale di Frá Tesabisano Sechia, Manuscript-bound
No. 33
German (1767): Anon.: Bett Buch (Prayer Book), Manuscript-bound
No. 34
German (1755): S.C.v.Z.: Historische Einleitung in die Kenntniß der Reiche und Staaten..., Breslaau: Johann Jacob Korn, 1755, mostly printed text, quite a few ms. leaves at end
No. 35
German (19th c., see p. 119): Algovia's Lieder, Manuscript-bound
No. 36
German (1852): Ihtak Kenhelsemib (?): Momus. zur Erheiterung: Scherz, Witz und Picanterien (some French text), Manuscript-softbound
No. 37
German (1725-1727): Einleitung zur neuesten Historie der Welt..., 3 volumes: Jena: Joh. Volckmar Marggrafen, 1725(1723?)-1727, Printed books
No. 38
German (1803): Die kleine geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions...(Song Book), Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1803, 1st ed. (authorized by Mennonite communities), Printed book
No. 39
English (undated): Anon.: Elucidation of Biblical Texts (?), Manuscript-bound
No. 40
German (19th c.): August Klingemann (1777-1831): Faust, Book with inserted emendations by author over a number of years
No. 41
English (1750-1759): Thomas Wright (Durham): Pansophia or a General Regulation of Universal Knowledge, Manuscript-bound
No. 42
English (undated): Anon.: Elucidation of Biblical Texts, Manuscript-bound
No. 43
German (19th c.?): Anon.: Short Treatises and Poems, Manuscript-bound
No. 44
English (1834): Charles Cole: Political and Other Poems, Second Ed., London: W.C. Mantz, 1834, Printed book
No. 45
German (c. 1716-1720): Grüber (?), Manuscript-bound containing religious poems, parts of New Testament, etc., see Jantz's notes inside cover
No. 46
German (1651-1654): [Leip, Friedrich?]: Medical Manuscript, Partially bound
No. 47
German (1826): Anon.: Feurige Kohlen der aufsteigenden Liebesflammen..., Book and Manuscript (text and notes)
No. 48
English (1771ff.): Letters, etc. of Henry Marchant, Letters of Ezra Stiles to Benj. Franklin, Prof. Hahn (Utrecht), etc., copied by D. King 1864, Manuscript-bound
No. 49
German (ca. 1700): Anon.: Maria eine Zuflucht der Sinder und Trösterin der Betriebt (Volksschauspiel), Manuscript-bound (see description by Antiquariat Heinrich Hinterberger inside cover)
No. 50
German (1861??): ?: Abendteuer des Entspekter Dräßig...Book with many emendations by author
No. 51
German (undated): Anon.: Der getreue Ehegatte, Manuscript-bound
No. 52
German (undated): Anon.: Beschreibung der wahren göttlichen Magia, Manuscript-bound
No. 53
German (1801): F.P.(?): Die Seele vor ihrem Schöpfer, Manuscript-bound
No. 54
German (1764): Anon.: Auser-Lessenes Exempel Buech..., Manuscript-bound (see enclosed catalog description)
No. 55
English (ca. 1850): Anon.: Ledger with printed poems pasted in (and written poem on Comm. Perry), Manuscript-bound
No. 56
German (1839): Karl von Holtei: Almanach für Privat-Bühnen, Riga/Leipzig: Verlavgon Eduard Frantzen, mostly printed text, Manuscript emendations (by author?) to Dreiunddreißig Minuten in Grüneberg
No. 57
German/Latin (1477): Johan Carion: Chronica durch Magistrum Johan Carion..., mostly printed book but Latin/German Ms. from 1477 bound in at end
No. 58
German (1717?): Hans George Mokren (see 2nd Leaf: Schotte): Thüringischer und Mühlhausischer Chronicken Extract..., Manuscript-bound
No. 59
English (undated; 1845-one poem): The Scriptural Album with Floral Illustrations, a few poems, Manuscript-bound
No. 60
English (1834-1836): Album, Collection of Poems, Manuscript-bound
No. 61
English (1841ff.): Album belonging to Elizabeth J. Noble, Collection of poems (also later entries to others?), Manuscript-bound
No. 62
English (1841ff.): Album belonging to "Miss Kate," Collection of poems, Manuscript-bound
No. 63
English (ca. 1863ff.): [M.A. Jennings?]: A Few Thoughts in Verse, Manuscript-bound
No. 64
English (1826-1827): [Sarah T. Hopkins?]: Collection of poems by friends and relatives, Manuscript-bound
No. 65
German (1763): Anon.: Prayer Book, Printed illustrations, Manuscript (text)-bound
No. 66
English (1710): John Holborn: Various (copied) texts of Jacob Boehme, etc., Manuscript-bound, see Jantz's notes inside cover
No. 67
English (May 1821ff.): Ebr. Denison's Collection of poems (by friends?), Manuscript-partially bound
No. 68
English (1836ff.): Album belonging to "Cornelia," Collection of poems by friends, Manuscript-bound
No. 69
English (1844ff.): Poems by Jonathan Tilson (see Jantz's note inside cover), Manuscript-bound
No. 70
English (undated [19th c.?]): Anon.: Music notebook, several texts, Manuscript-bound
No. 71
English (undated [19th c.]): Anon.: Collection of poems, Manuscript-bound
No. 72
English (undated [18th c.]): Anon.: Copies of poems, sayings, etc., Manuscript-bound
No. 73
Latin (1665): [Maurizio Fieschi: Comitis de Flisco Decas de Facto...astrological treatise, Manuscript-bound
No. 74
German (1905): Rudolf Réer: Die Vergangenheit der Rosenau, Manuscript-bound
No. 75
German (1800): Anon.: Wilhelm Brau, oder die Folgen des Franzosischen Kriegs, Erster Theil, Manuscript-bound
No. 76
German (ca. 1701): Anon.(?): Probier: Küntz: und Schmeltz Büches(?), (Apothecary Matters), Manuscript-bound
No. 77
German (1748): Johann Christian Edelmann: Die andere Epistel St. Harenbergs an Johann Christian Edelmann, Manuscript-bound
No. 78
German (1776): Das gelehrte Teutschland oder Lexikon der jeztlebenden Teutschen Schriftsteller angefangen von Georg Christoph Hamberger, fortgesetzt von Johann Georg Meusel, Lemgo: Meyersche Buchhandlung, 1776, 3rd ed., Printed book with some manuscript augmentations/emendations
No. 79
German (1831): Einschreibebuch für H. H. Graue, Ledger-wts./measures, Manuscript-bound
No. 80
German (1789): Tobias Oßwald: Der wohlriechende Blumen-Garten...(Prayer Book), Manuscript-bound
No. 81
German (1576?-see p. 301): Anon.: Lebensbeschreibung des Ritters Görz von Berlichingen, manuscript bound, (see letter from Dr. Helgard Ulmschneider and pp. 42-43 of Ulmschneider's Book: Götz von Berlichingen: Mein Fehd und Handlungen, Sigmaringen, 1981)
No. 82
German (undated): Der ächte Eidsgenoß: Eine wöchentliche Sittenschrift: Dritten Jahrgang, Manuscript-bound (with printed t.p.) (from Friedrich Gundolf's library with his signature Basel 1930)
No. 83
German (1796): Joh. Dan. Pohle: Allerleÿ merkwürdige Sachen welche seit dem Anfange des 1793 sten Jahres in der Gegend des Erfurthischen Gebieths vorgefallen sind, Manuscript-bound
No. 84
German (1852): Anon.: Seereise eines fahrenden Malers von Amsterdam nach Constantinopel, Manuscript-bound
No. 85
German (1895): R. Wolfgang: Auszüge Aus dem Cod. Pal. 343 (Liederhandschrift d. XVI Jhhs.), Copiert 12-I-95 - 14-III-95 (see Deutsche Texte des Mittelalters, Bd. V Berlin, 1905), Manuscript-bound
No. 86
German (1896): R. Wolfgang: Abschrift der Wernigeroder Liederhandschrift Zg 15, Saec. XVI-XVII, Manuscript-bound
No. 87
German (undated [19th c.?]): Johann Polischanzky: Vergies mein nicht, Manuscript-bound
No. 88
Latin (with some German)(undated [18th c.]): Anon.: A Deo sit felicis anni avspicivm, Manuscript-bound
No. 89
French (1815ff.): Lettres de Madame Bertrand (References to Napoleon), Manuscript-bound
No. 90
Italian (1555): G. Postello (?): Le Prime Nove del Altro Mondo...La Vergine Venetiana, Manuscript-bound
No. 91
German (1778): Anon.: Geschichte des berühmten Portugisischen Juden Duliz, Manuscript-bound
No. 92
German (1830): Anon.: Biblische Archäologie, Manuscript-bound
No. 93
German (undated): Anon.: Himmlische Herzenshoffnung, Manuscript-bound
No. 94
German (ca. 1720): Collection of six copies of original manuscripts, Manuscript-bound (see description of ms. inside cover)
No. 95
English (mid 18th c.): Manuscripts of the late Richard Gouch, esq., Partially bound
No. 96
German (1780-1794): Abbe Andreas Stütz: 108 poems and plays, Manuscript-bound, see description enclosed
No. 97
German (1835): Ferdinand v. d. Golz: Sketches, maps, etc., Christmas gift for his parents, Manuscript-bound
No. 98
English (1836): William Potter(?): Journal: Chemistry, botany, recipes, etc., Manuscript-bound, 2 vols.
No. 99
German (1719): Anon.: Travel journal (1719-1724), Manuscript-bound
No. 100
German (undated): Anon.: Kurtze Andachtsübungen...(Prayer Book), Manuscript-bound
No. 101
English (before 1806): T. Wright: Maxims, Queries, and Apophthegms, Manuscript-bound. From the library of Sir W. Betham with his ownership mark. Recorded in the auction of by R H Evans, London, 1830 as lot 402; and subsequently in Thorpe's Catalogue of Manuscripts 1830, as item 14761.
No. 102
German (1844?-see p. 297; 1863?-see title page): ?: Hamlet: Prinz von Dänemark (Play), Manuscript-bound
No. 103
English (1857): M.L. King (Montreal) to Annie Mackay: Poems to A. Mackay from friends, Manuscript-bound
No. 104
English (1830's and 1840's): Ruth Schuyler (?): Poems, Manuscript-bound
No. 105
English (1826ff.): Poems written for Lucinda Olcott, Manuscript-bound
No. 106
English (1826ff.): Poems written for Eliza Sabin, Manuscript-bound
No. 107
English (1827ff.): Poems for Emeline Ronnsville, Manuscript-bound
No. 108
English (? [19th c.]): Diary of William Whiteway from December, 1618 to March, 1634 (copied by J.B. Baxter?), Manuscript-bound
No. 109
German (1800): Wenzl Benedikt Sack: Sammlung verschiedener poetischer Werke, Manuscript-bound
No. 110
English (?[19th c.?; one poem 1819]): John Brown: Fantasies in Rhyme, Manuscript-bound
No. 111
English (1851): Augustus Griffin: Rhymes (written down for his grandson), dating back to 1795, Manuscrip- bound
No. 112
German/Latin (undated): Anon.: vom Ursprung der Brüder Vom Teutschen Hauß...Manuscript-beautifully bound
No. 113
English (undated): Anon.: A novel on spiritualism, Manuscript-softbound (typed)
No. 114
Hebrew (undated): ?: Manuscript-bound, 11 leaves
No. 115
Latin (undated [19th c.?]): I.A. Hasse: Puer Natus (musical composition), Manuscript-bound
No. 116
German (1844ff.): Carl Dresel von Geisenheim: Album with poems, sayings, etc. (note Hoffmann von Fallersleben), Manuscript-bound
No. 117
German (1841ff.): Gedichte von Julius Dresel, Manuscript-bound
No. 118
German (1849ff.), Letters of Carl Dresel-Tenge, Manuscript-bound
No. 119
English (c. 1903): A.E.F. Horniman, trans.: Trans. of G.F. Borri's, The Key of the Cabinet of the Cavaliere G.F. Borri, typewritten, bound manuscript (see description inside cover)
No. 120
English (20th c.): ?: Forty-nine holograph letters of together eighty-one pages written by John Quincy Adams and one letter written by his secretary T. Welsh between 1797 April 2 and 1801 July 5, typed, Bound Manuscript
No. 121
Latin (undated): Anon.: Martinitz, Bernard von.: Quadratsra Circuli Stegano Graphici, Manuscript-bound
No. 122
Latin (1611?): Anon.: Primi et Primigenii/Germanicae Gentis Maiores et Progenitores Eiusdem..., Manuscipt-bound
No. 123
Latin (undated [late 18th-early 19th?]): ?: Astrological/Biblical Treatises, 2 volumes (some Hebrew), Manuscript-bound
No. 124
English (1820s-1830s): Anon.: Ledger, Manuscript-bound
No. 125
English (18th c.): Copy of Telemann's Concerto in C Major for recorder and strings, Manuscript-bound
No. 126
German (Late 16th c.): Anon.: Chronicle of Germany dating back to 5th C., Manuscript-bound
No. 127
English (1859?): Anon.: Recollections and Reminiscences (On Board a Clipper Ship Headed for China), Manuscript-bound and unbound earlier [first?] draft
No. 128
Latin (1701): Jacob Utecht: Opus Naturae et Artis..., (Alchemy), Manuscript-softbound,
No. 129
German (17th c.): Matthias Abele (1616 or 18-1677): Metamorphosis Telae Judiciariae (Seltzame Gerichts-Händel), Manuscript-fragment
No. 130
German (1744): Anon.: Krönung Mariae der 12 Sternen genannt, Manuscript-softbound
No. 131
German (1744): Anon.: Krönung Mariae der 12 Sternen genannt (Copy 2), Manuscript-softbound
No. 132
German (1744?): Anon.: Krönung Mariae der 12 Sternen genant (Copy 3), Manuscript-softbound
No. 133
English (1833): [Elizabeth]: Friendship, Poems by friend(s?) to Owner, fragmented, Manuscript-softbound
No. 134
English (185?): [Dalston?]: Anecdotes and jokes, Manuscript-bound
No. 135
English (undated): Isaac C. Day: Music book, Manuscript-bound
No. 136
English (1847): Anon.: Classroom lecture notes of Profs. Silliman's and Olmsted's classes
No. 137
German (1788): Zimmermännische Schrift über Friedr[ich] des Großen, Unbound Manuscript (Göttingen)
No. 138
German (undated [18th c.?]): Anon.: 77 pages of Lieder and index, Manuscript-bound
No. 139
German (undated): Pepi Raics's(?) Ausgewählte Gedichte, Manuscript-softbound
No. 140
German (undated): Anon.: Das Bauern-Mädchen und der Stadt Junge, Unbound manuscript, music and text
No. 141
German (Swiss?)(undated): Leopold Koppelhuber et al.: Der Budl-Haubn-Teufel, et al., Unbound Manuscript
No. 142
German (undated): Einblattdrucke, mss. and fragments
No. 143
German (1823?): T.F. Castellÿ: Gabriele, Partial manuscript (first 3 leaves), bound, mostly printed text
No. 144
German (31. VIII. 1838): Friedrich Halm: Der Adept: Trauerspiel in 5 Aufzügen, Manuscript-softbound
No. 145
German (1820): Adolf Bäuerle: Die Falsche Prima Donna, Pesth: Hartlebens Verlag, with emendations (by author?), Printed
No. 146
Kaiser: Die Schule des Armen, printed
No. 147
German (1631): Abraham von Franc...?: Saephiriel (himmlisches Licht und magischer Bericht: die Geheimnisse der Zahlen), Manuscript-bound
No. 148
German (1672): Anon.: Dienstbarkeit zwischen denen Lieben Abent Music...(A Play), Manuscript-softbound
No. 149
German (undated): Anon.: Poem: So geht der Feldzug wieder An, Unbound manuscript
No. 150
German (1681): Anon.: Tragico Comoedia genant, Die siegende Unschuldt (play), Unbound manuscript
No. 151
German (Swiss?)(undated): [Leopold Koppelhuber?]: Der Budelhaubn-Toifl, Unbound Manuscript
No. 152
English (1829): Compositions read before The Society of Mutual Instruction: by Ebr. Denison, Manuscript-Partially softbound
No. 153
English (1829): Lectures in Science by Ebr. Denison, Manuscript-softbound
No. 154
English (1821-1823): Journal (Anon.), Jantz's note: by an apprentice of Middletown, Conn., Manuscript-softbound
No. 155
German (pre-1840): J.M. Firmenich (1808-1884): Clotilda Montalvi, (published 1840), Manuscript-softbound
No. 156
German (18th c./19th c.): Goethe and Falk autographs and a 19th c. Goethe Apocryphal poem
No. 157
English (1802): Joseph Strong: Sermon...General Election, 1802, printed
No. 158
German (1858): Knut Jungbohn Clement: Die Bekehrung Englands..., Manuscript-softbound
No. 159
Spanish (undated): Anon.: Religious treatise, Softbound manuscript (Vellun)
No. 160
German (1790): [Georgius Clottus(?)]: Von des Goldes Anfang...Unbound manuscript
No. 161
English (1851): Ebr. Denison Jr. (?): Philosopy, Manuscript-softbound,
No. 162
English (undated, 19th c.): Anon.: Notes on Goethe, Unbound manuscript
No. 163
German (ca. 1810): Andegar Grundfest von Braunschweig: Geschichte der Fürstlichen Aebte zu Kempten, Manuscript-bound
No. 164
German (undated, [18th c.?]): Anon.: Citation derer sieben Planeten und anderer Geister durch die magischen Bilder (Astrological), Manuscript-bound
No. 165
German (1851): Copy of Goethe's Faust, Manuscript-softbound
No. 166
Swedish (1747): Johan Goransson: Is Atlinga, Stockholm: Lars Salvius, 1747, Printed book
No. 167
English (1833-1834): Charles G. Bush: Seaman's journal, Manuscript-softbound
No. 168
German (16th c.-19th c.): A Collection of mostly unbound manuscripts from the 16th through 19th c.: Letters, documents, etc.
No. 169
English (17th c.): 3 sheets vellum ms. (shelved in Jantz B. Broadside box)
No. 170

Historical Note

Harold Jantz was a Professor of German literature at Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, and Duke Universities, and a collector of German baroque literature and German Americana.

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[Identification of item], Harold Jantz Collection of early manuscripts, music manuscripts, and autograph albums, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Provenance

The Harold Jantz collection of early manuscripts, music manuscripts, and autograph albums, was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1996.

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