Collection ID: LMC 1308
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Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Detmold, Christian Edward, 1810-1887.
Abstract:
The Detmold mss., 1874-1882, consists of the papers of Christian Edward Detmold, 1810-1887, a civil engineer born in Hanover, Germany known for his translations.
Extent:
1 Box
Language:
Materials are in English and French .
Preferred citation:

[Item], Detmold mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Christian Edward Detmold, 1810-1887, was a civil engineer born in Hanover, Germany. After an extensive career in the United States in railroads, iron manufacturing, foundation work on Fort Sumter, and work with the Crystal Palace of New York City in 1853, he spent much time in Europe for his health. While there he engaged in the writings of this collection.

Scope and Content:

The Detmold mss., 1874-1882, consists of the papers of Christian Edward Detmold, 1810-1887, a civil engineer born in Hanover, Germany. The papers are his translation from the Italian of the historical, political, and diplomatic writings of Niccolo Machiavelli (published in 4 volumes by J.R. Osgood of Boston in 1882), four miscellaneous pieces in French and English, and Un Disappointment Heureux (fiction).

Acquisition information:
Gift: 1984
Arrangement:

The collection is organized into one series: Writings and Translations.

Physical location:
ALF (Auxiliary Library Facility)

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

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TERMS OF ACCESS:

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PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Detmold mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu