Friedrich von Raumer


BBAW receives extensive collection of hand-written documents from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

The gift of a manuscript collection from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will significantly increase the Academy’s archive holdings. The collection includes hitherto unknown documents, a manuscript that was believed to be lost, and letters that were previously unknown to researchers: The collection contains 98 letters written by or to Alexander von Humboldt during the years 1798 to 1858, two scientific manuscripts, and two letters between third parties.

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