H. D. von Witzleben papers

H. D. von Witzleben papers

Dates: approximately 1927-1982

Collection contains the various postcards, advertisements, letters, and other papers found in his books. The materials are mainly smaller items that were used as bookmarks, and vary from German postcards from von Witzleben's early life in Germany to receipts he obtained while living in California. An index of materials is included. The collection dates from circa 1927 to 1982.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Witzleben, H. D. von (Henry Detlev von), b. 1896
  • Call Number: MSS 6942
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from H.D. von Witzleben papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6942; H.D. von Witzleben papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6942, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were donated together with a collection of books by Henry Detlev von Witzleben. They were then separated from the books during processing and arranged into their own collection.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Henry Detlev von Witzleben.
Subject Terms
Witzleben, H. D. von (Henry Detlev von), b. 1896--Archives; Advertising; Bookmarks; Material Types; Scrapbooks
Genre / Form
Letters; Postcards
Processing Information
Processed; Mary Downs; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Witzleben (H. D. von) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Mary Downs, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:07-0600
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Biographical History

H. D. von Witzleben (b. 1896) was the director of the Sanatorio Kreischa in Dresden, Germany.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts