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Guide to the Kurt von Faber du Faur Papers, 1923-1966
Special Collections M0562  
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Although this collection includes only a small portion of Curt von Faber du Faur's papers, it nonetheless contains some interesting personal items, such as a draft of an unpublished novel, Schloss Rattenberg, and a few poems. Some German correspondence relates to the production of his dramatic poems in the 1930s. Other curiosities are Faber du Faur's U.S. immigrant card from 1939, his doctoral diploma from 1927, and his wife's divorce papers (from her first husband).
Curt von Faber du Faur (1890-1966) was Professor of German and Curator of German literature at Yale University. A rare book expert, he was also known for his work on Goethe and German Baroque literature.
1 linear ft.
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