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Alfred de Jonge papers, 1832-1929

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains Alfred de Jonge's doctoral thesis, "Gottfried Kinkel as a political and social thinker", previous thesis material by Agnes Beveridge Ferguson and correspondence of Johan Gottfried Kinkel.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0336
Bib ID 4078690 View CLIO record
Creator(s) DeJonge, Alfred Robert Willy, 1884-
Title Alfred de Jonge papers, 1832-1929
Physical Description 2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. This collection is arranged in two series.

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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.

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); de Jonge papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--de Jonge, Alfred R. W. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1966. Accession number--M-66.

Gift of Alfred R.W. de Jonge, 1966.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

The Kinkel family correspondence is cataloged and separately boxed

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

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.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Theses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Families -- Germany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ferguson, Agnes Beveridge Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kinkel, Gottfried, 1815-1882 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kinkel, Johanna, 1810-1858 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Romanticism -- Germany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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).

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Correspondence of Gottfried Kinkel and his family

Series II: Notes, Manuscripts and Printed Material


Gottfried Kinkel



Box 2 3x5 card file, notes



Box 3 Correspondence


Box 3 MSS notes and themes


Box 3 MA essay by De Jonge



Box 4 Drafts and Notes



Box 5 Printed Materials