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Ludwig Tachau Collection

Identifier: AR 3851

Scope and Content Note

The first folder contains an Abitur program and personal and professional correspondence. The bound volume contains offprints and clippings of Tachau's published writings as well as handwritten manuscripts and notes. Topics include phonetics and linguistics, language and literature pedagogy, classical studies (especially Seneca's tragedies), Jewish history, and biblical studies.


  • Creation: 1877-1902


Language of Materials

This collection is in German, Latin, and Ancient Greek.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the "Request" button.

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Biographical Note

Philologist, 1858-1919


2 Folders : 15 items


This collection contains a handful of letters and a bound volume of Tachau's writings, including both handwritten manuscripts and offprints and clipings of published materials.

Other Finding Aid

The original German-language inventory is available in the folder.


Several items in the bound volume were bound in a fashion that obscures the text near the gutter.

Guide to the Ludwig Tachau Collection, 1877-1902 AR 3851
Processed by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall.
© 2009
Language of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States