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Guide to the Alonzo Williams annotated German book collection, 1878-1895

Summary

Collection comprises a collection of Alonzo Williams' annotated German texts. There are six titles annotated and interleaved in seven volumes, including Williams' edition of Faust; works by Schiller, including Maria Stuart, the Maid of Orleans, and William Tell; Karl Lachmann's Die Gedichte Walthers von der Vogelweide; and Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's Nathan der Weise.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11070
Title
Alonzo Williams annotated German book collection
Date
1878-1895
Creator
Williams, Alonzo, 1842-1901
Extent
1 Linear Feet, 7 volumes
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in German

Collection Overview

Collection comprises a collection of Alonzo Williams' annotated German texts. There are six titles annotated and interleaved in seven volumes, including Williams' edition of Faust; works by Schiller, including Maria Stuart, the Maid of Orleans, and William Tell; Karl Lachmann's Die Gedichte Walthers von der Vogelweide; and Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's Nathan der Weise.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Alonzo Williams annotated German book collection, 1878-1895, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Faust volumes
Box 1
Other volumes
Box 2
 

Historical Note

Alonzo Williams, professor of Germanic languages and literature at Brown University, was born in Foster, Rhode Island, on September 14, 1842.


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Provenance

The Alonzo Williams annotated German book collection, 1878-1895, was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1993.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, October 2015

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2015-0105a.