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School and university education, c. 1925-2005

MS. Braun 20
Held in our offsite storage facility

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Documents and memorabilia relating Hildburg Braun's schooldays and university career including:

  1. Folder 1: 'Zeugnis' for Hildburg by Marie Pluntke; school leavers magazine ,'Zur Abschiedsfeier der Prima 1928', Chamisso-Schule Berlin; magazine and verse from Greek course, 1929; exercise book containing essays in French, 1930; typescript of French lecture, 1932. Also includes psalm booklet 'Sturmpsalmen' given to Hildburg for her confirmation in 1925.
  2. Folder 2: Original folder labelled 'Zeugnisse' containing university certificates from Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin, 1928-1933, including student card and record of study and student cards 'Carte d'Auditeur Université de Dijon' from summer course 1930.
  3. Folder 3: Printed copies of Hildburg Braun's doctoral thesis, 'Die Personennamen in Rodez (Aveyron) um die Mitte des XIV. Jahrhunderts', Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin, 1934, and review of the thesis in Literaturblatt für Germanische und Romanische Philologie Nr.7-8 1936. Also includes correspondence relating to the 50th anniversary of graduation, 1984, and correspondence regarding the deprivation of the degree in the 1940s and the restitution in 2005.


  • Creation: c. 1925-2005


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • German
  • French
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

with use of French, Ancient Greek


MS. Braun 20

Related Materials

Hildburg Braun's original PhD diploma in MS. Braun 64.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom