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Writings, notes and biography, c. 1937-1967

MS. Braun 10
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Documents by, or relating to, Hedwig Weber, including:

  1. Folder 1: 'Writings' by Hedwig Weber, c. 1937-1949. Manuscripts and typescripts of short stories, scripts and autobiographical sketches.
  2. Folder 2: Hedwig Weber memoirs, 1939. Typescript and incomplete handwritten draft.
  3. Folder 3: Recipes, notes and miscellaneous papers. Includes a notebook, a pocket diary from 1948, verse starting 'O Hyon, mein Gatte, Kartoffeln sind auf der Platte', n.d., and a letter received, Oct 1946.
  4. Folder 4: Documents and correspondence relating to the death of Hedwig Weber, 29 Oct 1951. Includes death certificate, death notice, correspondence between her children Gisela Weber, Heinrich Weber and Hildburg Braun regarding the funeral and the Hedwig Weber estate ('Erbengemeinschaft Weber'), 1951- 1956.
  5. Folder 5: Letters of condolence received by Gisela Weber, Heinrich Weber and Hildburg Braun on the death of Hedwig Weber, 1951.
  6. Folder 6: 'Erinnerungen an und von Hedwig Weber'. Hedwig Weber's 'Writings' transcribed by Gisela Weber on the occasion of Hedwig's 100th birthday, 1967, with short recollections of Hedwig's life by Hildburg Braun and Gisela Weber. Original typescript and one set of carbon copies with illustrations (drawings by Gisela Weber); English translations of Hildburg's and Gisela's reminiscences by Christopher Braun and some photocopies of pages with notes by Thomas Braun.


  • Creation: c. 1937-1967


1 box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

  • German


MS. Braun 10

Repository Details

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