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This material concerning Kinkel and German romanticism includes some of Kinkel's own correspondence, Miss Ferguson's correspondence about Kinkel, her early manuscript and typescript notes, her index cards, de Jonge's later typescripts, a carbon copy of his completed thesis, and many books by and about Kinkel. Also, correspondence of the Kinkel family containing 25 letters from Kinkel and two letters from Johanna Mockel, his wife.
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The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-5. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); de Jonge papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The Kinkel family correspondence is cataloged and separately boxed
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
2012-05-22 XML document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
This material was gathered by Agnes Beveridge Ferguson in preparation for a doctoral thesis which was to be a biography of Johan Gottfried Kinkel (1815-1882) showing the political and social life in Germany at the middle of the 19th century. Miss Ferguson died in 1924 before completing her thesis and her notes were given to Alfred Robert Willy de Jonge who used them as the foundation for his doctoral thesis"Gottfried Kinkel as a political and social thinker (Columbia University, 1926).