Paul Friedländer (1882-1968) was a professor of classics at UCLA in the 1940s. The collection contains Friedländer's correspondence,
notes, manuscripts, and printed items including materials for his
Studien zur antiken Literatur und Kunst, notes on Plato, books, hard-bound periodicals, offprints and pamphlets from the Friedländer library, and manuscripts of
his wife, Charlotte.
Friedländer was born on March 21, 1882 in Berlin, Germany; degree from Berlin, 1905; became Privat-dozent (1911) then Associate
Professor at University of Berlin (1914); in 1920 he became professor of Classical Philology at Marburg; professor, Halle
University, 1932; forced to resign by the Nazis in 1935, Friedländer was detained in a concentration camp in 1938 before coming
to the U.S.; taught briefly at Johns Hopkins University before coming to UCLA in 1940; became professor of Latin and Greek
in 1945; after four years was retired and made emeritus; he died on December 10, 1968.Paul Friedländer (born, Berlin, March 21, 1882; died, Los Angeles, December 10, 1968) was amongst the most eminent of UCLA's
Professors of Classics.
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