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Finding Aid for the Albert Schweitzer, Alice Ehlers letters, 1928-1988 1988.01.r
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Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, Albert Schweitzer to Alice Ehlers 1928-1965

Language of Material: German
Physical Description: 0.084 Linear feet (1 folder)
creator: Ehlers, Alice, 1887-1981
creator: Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of 34 letters from Albert Schweitzer to his friend, Alice Ehlers, on their mutual interest in music. Note: Page numbers refer to the translated letters in "Albert Schweitzer and Alice Ehlers: A Friendship in Letters", translated and edited by Professors Emeriti Kurt and Alice R. Bergel.
Letters with date and page reference.
1.[1928] (Bergell, p. 3)
2. 9/16/1932 (p. 5)
3. 12/22/1932 (p. 6)
4. 7/14/1933 (p. 8)
5. 5/27/1934 (p. 9)
6. 12/5/1934 (p. 11)
7. 12/1934 (p. 12)
8. 1/14/1935 (p. 13)
9. 2/18/1935 (p. 14)
10. 5/28/1935 (p. 15)
11. 10/17/1935 (p. 17)
12. 11/10/1935 (p. 20)
13. 12/25/1935 (p. 21)
14. 2/11/1936 (p. 23)
15. 4/15/1936 (p. 25)
16. 9/2/1936 (p. 26)
17. 11/9/1938 (p. 30)
18. 2/17/1942 (p. 32)
19. 11/30/1942 (p. 33)
20. 5/29/1943 (p. 44)
21. 10/24/1943 (p. 46)
22. 3/5/1944 (p. 48)
23. 7/7/1945 (p. 52)
24. 5/26/1946 (p. 54)
25. 11/17/1950 (p. 59)
26. 1/21/1951 (p. 60)
27. 9/1952 (p. 63)
28. 12/17/1959 (p. 67)
29. 5/3/1960 (p. 69)
30. 6/25/1961 (p. 71)
31. 10/4/1961 (p. 74)
32. 6/17/1963 (P. 76)
33. 3/23/1964 (p. 78)
34. 6/21/1965 (p. 79)

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Albert Schweitzer Institute. Chapman University. Orange, California.
Bergel, Alice, Dr., Professor, 1911-1998
Bergel, Kurt, Dr., Professor Emeritus, 1911-2001
Ehlers, Maria
Scudder, Valerie, 1914-1989 -- Correspondence
Ehlers Alice 1887-1981 -- Correspondence
Harpsicordists -- Correspondence
Lambarene (Moyen-Ogooue, Gabon)
Nobel Prize winners
Organists -- Correspondence
Schweitzer, Albert 1875-1965 -- Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 3

Albert Schweitzer correspondence ephemera 1960's

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials note: The materials in this collection are in English and German.
creator: Bergel, Alice, Dr., Professor, 1911-1998
creator: Bergel, Kurt, Dr., Professor Emeritus, 1911-2001
creator: Ehlers, Maria
creator: Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965
creator: Tau, Max, 1897-1976

Scope and Contents note

Material consists of various translations of Albert Schweitzer's letters to Alice Ehlers by Kurt and Alice Bergel, and correspondence by Maria Ehlers to Kurt Bergel, and letters by Albert Schweitzer to Valerie Scudder, Mrs. Arthur Schmidt, and Mrs. Marjorie Mosher Schmidt.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Albert Schweitzer Institute. Chapman University. Orange, California.
Ehlers, Alice, 1887-1981
Schmidt, Arthur A.
Schmidt, Marjorie Mosher
Scudder, Valerie, 1914-1989
Schweitzer, Albert 1875-1965 -- Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 4

Max Tau manuscript

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials note: The materials in this collection are in German.
General Physical Description note: Missing pages, torn and stained pages.
creator: Tau, Max, 1897-1976

Scope and Contents note

One partial manuscript written by Max Tau and sent to Albert Schweitzer. Acoompanying note says: "Max Tau's ms. sent to Schwitzer--all about Schweitzer and Nobel prize celebrations in Norway. Einstein--and atom bomb. Rhena and Kazantzakis at Buchenesse in Frankfort."

Biographical/Historical note

Max Tau was a German-Norwegian writer, editor, and publisher noted for his contribution to promoting literary exchange between Germany and Norway, especially in the context of reconciliation after World War II Tau grew up in an environment characterized by what he later termed the "Jewish-German" symbiosis, in a Jewish household heavily influenced by the Jewish enlightenment. He studied literature, art history, philosophy, and psychology at universities in Berlin, Hamburg, and Kiel. He earned his doctorate at the University of Kiel, defending a dissertation on the German writer Theodor Fontane. [Wikipedia] He is the 1950 recipient of the Peace Prize of the German Book trade.

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965
Nobel Prize winners
Schweitzer, Albert 1875-1965 -- Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 2

Documents, acquisition of the Schweitzer letters. 1988

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.084 Linear feet (1 folder)

Scope and Contents note

These documents include correspondence between the donor and Chapman College as well as the receipt for the purchase of the letters.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Albert Schweitzer Institute. Chapman University. Orange, California.
Bergel, Kurt, Dr., Professor Emeritus, 1911-2001 -- Correspondence
Doti, James L., President
Ehlers, Maria
Schweitzer Miller, Rhena
Scudder, Valerie, 1914-1989
Ehlers Alice 1887-1981 -- Correspondence
Schweitzer, Albert 1875-1965 -- Correspondence