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Veit family, 1764-1998

MS. Braun 86
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Notes, family trees, research material, correspondence and original documents relating to the Veit family, including:

  1. Folder 1: Notes, family tree drafts and research material relating to the Veit family history. Includes photocopy of typescript 'Veit Simon Family Tree' by Ude Veit Simon, photocopy of a manuscript 'Genealogische Uebersicht der Veitschen Familie aus Landshuth', bound photocopy of Hermann Veit Simon's 'Vortrag zum ersten Familientag', 1908; 'Satzungen der Familie Philip Veit-Hermann Simon, Eingetragener Verein', statutes of the registered Veit family history society, n.d.
  2. Folder 2: 'Deszendenztafel der Familie Veit Simon', Veit Simon family tree with new edition by Thomas Braun, 1998.
  3. Folder 3: Photocopies of articles and biographical notes on the Veit family, including excerpts from Allgemeine Deutsche Bibliographie, 1895; Ludwig Geiger 'Zum Andenken an Moritz Veit (geb. 13.Sept. 1808)', c. 1909; Hanns G. Reisser 'Gebrüder Veit, Berlin (1780-1931).
  4. Folder 4: 'Briefe von Vorfahren aus der Familie Veit' - transcripts of documents and letters relating to the Veit family collected by Thomas Braun, 1964. Teil 1: Urkunden über Leben und Arbeit von Veit Singer (1669-1754), Teil 2: Briefe der Familie von Joseph Veit (1745-1831), c. 1779-1911.
  5. Folder 5: 'Briefe von Vorfahren und Familienmitgliedern (Handschriften) I' - photocopies and transcripts of Veit family letters and documents, c. 1764-1830s. Includes an original letter from Philipp Veit to his nieces, n.d.; a letter from Joseph Abraham Mendelssohn to Philipp Veit, 1812; a photocopy of a poem by Moritz Veit for Friedrich Hegel's birthday, 27 July 1826; a photocopy of a letter of protection ('Schutzbrief') for the Veit family signed by Frederick II of Prussia (Friedrich der Große), 1764. With some notes in Konrad Braun's hand.
  6. Folder 6: Handwritten document relating to the distribution of the estate of Philipp Julius Veit and David Veit, listing outstanding debts and obligations, 1816.
  7. Folder 7: Thomas Braun's correspondence relating to Veit family history, c. 1963-1987. Also includes a letter by Konrad Braun to Hanno Veit (John Veit Wilson), 1958.


  • Creation: 1764-1998


1 box (7 folders)

Language of Materials

  • German
  • English
  • French

English; with use of French


MS. Braun 86

Repository Details

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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom