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Andreas Meyer Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 716

Scope and Contents

The file contains various materials pertaining mostly to Andre (Andreas) Meyer and comprises of 13folders. Folder 1 contains metadata, photographs and two donation notes. Folder 2 contains correspondence between Andreas Meyer and Hannah Meyer/Kaplun-Kogan, as well as correspondence between Kaplun-Kogan and various archives (1944-2003). Folder 3 contains correspondence and manuscripts relating to Fritz M. Kaufmann, Paul Mühsam, and J. Krempel, all friends of the family (1947-1999). Folder 4 contains documents pertaining to Else Lasker-Schueler, including her correspondence with Andreas Meyer, correspondence referring to her with other people, and articles about her (1909-1999). Folders 5-7 contain manuscripts by Andreas Meyer, his correspondence with different journals and some clipping with the published articles (1913-1972). Folder 8 contains manuscripts which were used for his book Die geistigen Voraussetzungen des künstlerischen Schaffens (The spiritual prerequisites of artistic creation, 1990-1992). Folders 9-10 contain correspondence regarding Meyer's book, mostly between Hannah Kaplun-Kogan and various publishers (1963-1992). Folder 11 contains published articles and reviews about Meyer and his book (1950-1990). Folder 12 contains various drafts for the book. Folder 13 contains a collection of clippings from the German-Israeli newspapers “MB” and “Israel Nachrichten” (1979-1983).


  • 1909-2003


Language of Materials

The collection is in German.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

The collection has been digitized.


13 Folders


The collection contains various materials pertaining mostly to Andre (Andreas) Meyer.


This collection is arranged in 4 series.

  1. Series I: Metadata and Photographs, undated
  2. Series II: Correspondence, 1909-2003
  3. Series III: Manuscripts, 1913-1992, undated
  4. Series IV: Publications, 1950-1992
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Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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