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Lists and notes, 1945-1978

MS. Braun 135
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Lists and notes by Thomas Braun, including:

  1. Folder 1: Handwritten lists relating to Thomas Braun's stamp collection, 1945 and 1947; 'Bücherverzeichnis' - typescript of library catalogue, c. 1950; notebook 'Library catalogue Thomas F. Braun, Woodbrooke, April 1952', using Dewey Decimal Classification, 1952.
  2. Folder 2: Lists and notes, n.d., including notes on oriental languages (Farsi and ?Avestan); lists and notes on European and world history (lists of Roman emperors, Biblical dynasties, European kings and emperors, presidents of the United States, British Prime Ministers, Popes etc.); genealogical trees; geography/ maps; traditions of thoughts; historical developments and events; universities; economic developments; bibliographical notes.
  3. Folder 3: Notebooks, c. 1950s-1970s. Black notebook: diary entry '29. Juli', some diary entries 'Griechenlandreise 1953' Mar-Apr 1953, lists 'Books read' 1951-1956 and 1959, 'Films', 'Theatre & Opera', 'Concerts', 'Music', c. 1951-1955; red hardbound notebook: poem 'Offenbachiana', vocabulary lists and translations in Latin and Greek, sketches of maps, notes on family history and family trees; brown notebook 'Thomas F. Braun Rough Notes 1950-1954': notes on the history of Italy, France, Russia, Classics and Ancient history, music, art history, economics, Bridge, astronomy, Chinese literature, Russian language, anatomy, draft of poem 'Amazonomachia'; red notebook 'Mozart (Köchelverzeichnis) Rough Notes 1953-1955': notes on the lives and works of Bach and Händel, Greek vase types, Greek history, contemporary Greece, translation from French 'The Elven Tower'; red notebook with drawings of hieroglyphs on cover: Egyptian alphabet, vocabulary and grammar, Sumerian, Chinese, Swedish and Italian word lists, Nagari, Herotic, Arabic, Syriac and Hebrew alphabets; red notebook: notes about Polish and Russian history, cities and sights, drawings and transcriptions relating to family history; blue notebook 'Woodbrooke' with notes on lectures at Woodbrooke College ('Old China', 'Disarmament', 'Quaker Fundamentals', 'Quakerism tomorrow' etc.), 1966, notes on Serbo-Croat, notes on US and English history; small blue notebook: 'Egyptian Alphabet', some notes 'Journey to France'; bundle of small red notebooks containing miscellaneous notes, 1977-1978.


  • Creation: 1945-1978


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • German

German; with use of multiple languages


MS. Braun 135

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom