Heidelberg Book Project papers

Heidelberg Book Project papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Tresp, Lothar L.
Title: Heidelberg Book Project papers
Dates: 1985-1986
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms2491

Biographical/Historical Note

On the occasion of their 600th anniversary, the University of Heidelberg in West Germany founded a library devoted to American history and American studies.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers removed from a three ringed binder, entitled The Heidelberg Book Project: the story of an initiative, by Lothar L. Tresp. Papers regard the University of Georgia's efforts to send books to the University of Heidelberg on the occasion of their 600th anniversary. Included are correspondence; pamphlets; a list of books the University of Georgia Press presented to the University of Heidelberg; photocopies of newspaper clippings; photographs of the transfer of books ceremony (held at the University of Georgia); and photographs of the books in their new home in the Schurman Library of the University of Heidelberg.

Index Terms

Academic libraries--Germany--Heidelberg.
Universität Heidelberg. -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
University of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Heidelberg Book Project papers, ms 2491, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1985-1986