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Finding Aid for the Paul Friedländer Papers, 1848-1976
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
47 boxes (23 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.