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Heinrich Geissler papers, 1857-1996, bulk 1960-1990

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Finding aid for the Heinrich Geissler Papers, 1857-1996, bulk 1960-1990
Series IV. Correspondence, 1938-1990, undated 1.67 linear feet (circa 4 boxes)
Series IV.C. Concerning Friedrich Thöne's archive, 1938, 1952, 1974-1977, undated 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The material in this subseries includes Geissler's correspondence concerning the photographic archive of Friedrich Thöne and two copies of Thöne's unpublished manuscript of "Die deutsche Meisterzeichnung." Filed at the beginning of the letters are Geissler's notes about the archive.
Thöne's prewar correspondence is filed with Series I.A. under Ingolstadt with research material concerning Caspar Freisinger (box 23). Thöne's postwar correspondence is filed with Series I.B. with research material concerning the Bocksberger family (box 36). Contact sheets of Thöne's photographic archive, along with notes by Geissler, are filed in Series II. (box 46).
Arranged in two groups: letters concerning the archive and Thöne's unpublished manuscript.
Letters, 1938, 1952, 1974-1977, undated
Geissler's correspondence concerning the archive of Friedrich Thöne includes letters sent and received between 1974 and 1977. Included is an exchange of letters between Geissler and Thöne, dating from 1974 and 1975. The 1938 letter to Friedrich Thöne from Direktion der Bayerischen Staatsgemäldesammlungen and the 1953 postcard to Thöne from Ernst Gall were originally filed by Geissler with this group.
If not indicated, the file contains letters sent and letters received. Letters sent by Geissler are carbon copies. The most extensive exchanges are with Pietro Maietta, co-author of Thöne's Diessenhofen, St. Katharinenthal, Paradies, published in Diessenhofen, Switzerland in 1965; Willibald Sauerländer at Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte; Rolf Hagen at Stadt-und Kreis-Heimatmuseum Wolfenbüttel and at Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum; and Lucas Wüthrich at Schweizerisches Landesmuseum in Zurich.
Box Folder
69 1 Notes by Geissler, undated
69 2 Biedermann, Rolf, 1976
Letter sent.
69 3 Busshart, Barbara (and Brigitte Fetzer), 1976
Letter received.
69 4 Direktion der Bayerischen Staatsgemäldesammlungen, 1938
Letter to Friedrich Thöhne.
69 5 Frenoge, Max (Allerheiligen-Museum Schaffhausen), 1976
Letter sent.
69 6 Gall, Ernst, 1952
Postcard to Thöne.
69 7 Gmelin, Hans Georg, 1977
69 8 Hagen, Rolf (Stadt- und Kreis-Heimatmuseum Wolfenbüttel), 1975-1977
69 9 Hagen, Rolf (Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum), 1976
69 10 Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart, 1976
Letter received.
69 11 Hofmann, Siegfried (Städtisches Museum Ingolstadt), 1977
Letter sent.
69 12 Hoffmann und Campe, 1976
Letter sent.
69 13 Lieb, Hans (Staatsarchiv Schaffhausen), 1976-1977
69 14 Lüthy, Hans Armin (Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft), 1976
Letter sent.
69 15 Maietta, Pietro, 1975-1976
69 16 Mauer, Hans (Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte), 1976
Letter sent.
69 17 Naschold, Frieder (Universität Konstanz), 1976
69 18 Peyer, Bernhard and Hans Konrad Peyer, 1976
Photocopy of a letter to Marietta.
69 19 Preimesberger, Rudolf (Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte), 1976
Letter sent.
69 20 Raabe, Paul (Herzog-August-Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel), 1976
Letter sent and letter to Geissler from Martin Bircher.
69 21 Roesch, Elisabeth, 1976
69 22 Sauerländer, Willibald (Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte), 1976
69 23 Tavel, Hans Christoph von, 1976
Letter received.
69 24 Thöne, Friedrich, 1974-1975
69 25 Verlag Dokumentation Saur, 1976
69 26 Wüthrich, Lucas (Schweizerisches Landesmuseum), 1976-1977
69 27 Zimmer, Jürgen (Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte), 1976
Letter received.
69 28 Zimmermann, Jürg (Museum zu Allerheiligen Schaffhausen), 1976
Letter sent, Zimmermann's letter to Pietro Maietta, note by Geissler.
Manuscript of Die deutsche Meisterzeichnung , undated
Present are two typed drafts of Thöne's unpublished work and handwritten bibliographic references (Anmerkungen).
Box Folder
69 29-30 Typescripts
69 31 Bibliographic references

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