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Guide to the Alexander von Humboldt papers, 1816-1966 [bulk between 1816-1855] and undated.

Summary

ALS, in French. Humboldt writes to P.H. Azais and Jules Berger de Xivrey on politics, philosophy, his expeditions, ethnology, natural history and the influence and inspiration of French thought. In 1966 Fritz Lange, of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Kommission, writes to the Duke Medical Center Library regarding the Kommission's project to locate world-wide all correspondence to and from Humboldt.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10562
Title
Alexander von Humboldt papers
Date
1816-1966 [bulk between 1816-1855] and undated.
Creator
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
Extent
26 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in French

Collection Overview

ALS, in French. Humboldt writes to P.H. Azais and Jules Berger de Xivrey on politics, philosophy, his expeditions, ethnology, natural history and the influence and inspiration of French thought. In 1966 Fritz Lange, of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Kommission, writes to the Duke Medical Center Library regarding the Kommission's project to locate world-wide all correspondence to and from Humboldt.

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Alexander von Humboldt papers, 1816-1966 [bulk between 1816-1855] and undated., David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

German natural scientist and explorer.


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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

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General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.