Notable European Studies Holdings in North America


Collections by Holding Institution

Brigham Young University

California State University, Sacramento

  • Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection
    • Research collection of some 75,000 volumes encompassing all eras of Greek civilization but with particular strengths in post-Classical Hellenism from Byzantium to the present, including the Greek diaspora around the world.

University of Alberta

  • Georg Kaiser Collection
    • A repository of photocopies or microfilm reproductions of manuscripts and documentary materials currently held in the Georg-Kaiser-Archiv of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin as well as of manuscripts, letters, and other documents written by or about Georg Kaiser during his life in exile in Switzerland.
  • Salzburg Collection
    • The law collection of the Seminary Library of the Archbishop of Salzburg (Salzburg collection) includes over 2,800 titles, published between 1488 and the early 1960s.
  • Programmschriften Collection
    • German curriculum collection with accompanying treatises and dissertations.

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of Manitoba

University of Minnesota

  • James Ford Bell Library, pre ca. 1800 CE
    • more than 30,000 rare books, maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, broadsides, and other documents covering the history of international trade and cross-cultural interaction in the pre-modern era. Rare & antiquarian resources.

University of Southern California

  • Lion Feuchtwanger Collection
    • Collection featuring the German emigré novelist who settled in a house in Pacific Palisades that became a cultural magnet for other German emigrés.

University of Washington

  • Sephardic Studies Collection
    • Comprises one of the largest Ladino libraries in the United States. Digitized.
  • Sixteenth-century Italian Plays
    • An annotated bibliography of the sixteenth century Italian plays in UW Libraries Special Collections is available for reference.

Collections by Place

Austria

  • Overview: German Studies Collections in North America (article and bibiography/webography)
  • Salzburg Collection (University of Alberta)
    • The law collection of the Seminary Library of the Archbishop of Salzburg (Salzburg collection) includes over 2,800 titles, published between 1488 and the early 1960s.

Europe

  • James Ford Bell Library, pre ca. 1800 CE (University of Minnesota)
    • more than 30,000 rare books, maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, broadsides, and other documents covering the history of international trade and cross-cultural interaction in the pre-modern era. Rare & antiquarian resources.

France

Germany

  • Overview: German Studies Collections in North America (article and bibiography/webography)
  • FPG (Greve/Grove) & Freytag-Loringhoven Collections (University of Manitoba)
  • Papers of the author Felix Paul Greve/Frederick Philip Grove and his first wife Else — known in New York Dada circles as Else Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven.
  • Georg Kaiser Collection (University of Alberta)
  • A repository of photocopies or microfilm reproductions of manuscripts and documentary materials currently held in the Georg-Kaiser-Archiv of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin as well as of manuscripts, letters, and other documents written by or about Georg Kaiser during his life in exile in Switzerland.
  • Lion Feuchtwanger Collection (University of Southern California)
  • Collection featuring the German emigré novelist who settled in a house in Pacific Palisades that became a cultural magnet for other German emigrés.
  • Programmschriften Collection (University of Alberta)
  • German curriculum collection with accompanying treatises and dissertations.

Greece

  • Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection (California State University, Sacramento)
    • Research collection of some 75,000 volumes encompassing all eras of Greek civilization but with particular strengths in post-Classical Hellenism from Byzantium to the present, including the Greek diaspora around the world.

Spain

Switzerland

  • Overview: German Studies Collections in North America (article and bibiography/webography)
  • Georg Kaiser Collection (University of Alberta)
    • A repository of photocopies or microfilm reproductions of manuscripts and documentary materials currently held in the Georg-Kaiser-Archiv of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin as well as of manuscripts, letters, and other documents written by or about Georg Kaiser during his life in exile in Switzerland.

Collections by Language

Under construction

Albanian

Arabic

Aramaic

Bulgarian

Croatian

Dutch

English

French

German

Greek (Ancient)

Greek (Modern)

Hebrew

Hungarian

Italian

Ladino

Latin

Norwegian

Polish

Portuguese

Russian

Serbian

Spanish

Swedish

Turkish

Yiddish

Collections by Name

  • Overview: German Studies Collections in North America (article and bibiography/webography)
  • FPG (Greve/Grove) & Freytag-Loringhoven Collections
    • Papers of the author Felix Paul Greve/Frederick Philip Grove and his first wife Else — known in New York Dada circles as Else Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven.
  • French Political Pamphlets, 1559-1643
    • 2300 pamphlets printed in France during the period of the Religious Wars (1550) and through the reign of Louis XIII. Digitized.
  • French Revolutionary Pamphlets Collection, ca. 1782 – 1831
    • Collection of over 1300 print pamphlets, mostly from the period of the French Revolution.
  • Georg Kaiser Collection
    • A repository of photocopies or microfilm reproductions of manuscripts and documentary materials currently held in the Georg-Kaiser-Archiv of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin as well as of manuscripts, letters, and other documents written by or about Georg Kaiser during his life in exile in Switzerland.
  • James Ford Bell Library, pre ca. 1800 CE
    • more than 30,000 rare books, maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, broadsides, and other documents covering the history of international trade and cross-cultural interaction in the pre-modern era. Rare & antiquarian resources.
  • Letters of Philip II of Spain, 1592-1597
    • Letters of the King of Spain mainly to Don Diego de Orellana de Chaves, Royal Governor of Spain’s northern coast. Digitized.
  • Lion Feuchtwanger Collection
    • Collection featuring the German emigré novelist who settled in a house in Pacific Palisades that became a cultural magnet for other German emigrés.
  • Programmschriften Collection
    • German curriculum collection with accompanying treatises and dissertations.
  • Salzburg Collection
    • The law collection of the Seminary Library of the Archbishop of Salzburg (Salzburg collection) includes over 2,800 titles, published between 1488 and the early 1960s.
  • Sephardic Studies Collection
    • Comprises one of the largest Ladino libraries in the United States. Digitized.
  • Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection
    • Research collection of some 75,000 volumes encompassing all eras of Greek civilization but with particular strengths in post-Classical Hellenism from Byzantium to the present, including the Greek diaspora around the world.