German Literary Society of Chicago collection
MSGLSC71

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
German Literary Society of Chicago.
Creator
Literarische Gesellschaft Chicago.
Title
German Literary Society of Chicago collection
ID
MSGLSC71
Date [inclusive]
1947-1978
Extent
0.5 Linear feet
Language
German
Language of Materials
The collection consists of materials in both the English and German languages.
Abstract:
The German Literary Society of Chicago or Literarische Gesellschaft Chicago was organized to foster the study and appreciation of German language, literature, philosophy and art. The German Literary Society of Chicago Collection includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, lectures, notes, correspondence, flyers, bulletins, minutes, historical material, a membership list, and printed schedules for lectures.

Preferred Citation

German Literary Society of Chicago collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Administrative History

The Literary Society of Chicago, Literarische Gesellschaft Chicago in German, and later known as the German Literary Society of Chicago was incorporated in the State of Illinois on June 12, 1947. The Society's stated purpose is the study and appreciation of German language, literature, philosophy and art. The Society primarily provides lectures in German about topics of interest, publishes works of German culture, and encourages the study of German.

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Scope and Contents

The German Literary Society of Chicago Collection includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, lectures, notes, correspondence, flyers, bulletins, minutes of Board of Directors and general membership meetings, historical material, a membership list, and printed schedules for lectures. Most of this material is in German with some items in English.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives September 2004

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Revision Description

  07/22/2010

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

Acquisition Information

Dr. Robert Kauf donated these materials to the University of Illinois at Chicago during the 1970s.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • German Literary Society of Chicago. -- Archives
  • Literarische Gesellschaft Chicago. -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Chicago Community Organizations.
  • Chicago Ethnic Groups.
  • German philology.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: German Literary Society of Chicago Collection 

Box Folder

Articles of Incorporation (State of Illinois), 1947 

1 1

Correspondence [In English and German], 1958-1976 

1 2

By-laws, 1960-1971 

1 3

Typed Lecture: Das Wiener Sprechtheater [In German], 1961 

1 4

Printed lecture schedules [In German], 1963-1977 

1 5

Printed announcements [In German], 1964-1975 

1 6

Historical material [In German], 1969 

1 7

Correspondence - Deutsche Medizinische Gesellschaft von Chicago [In English and German], 1969-1971 

1 8

Correspondence [In English and German], 1969-1970 

1 9

Lecture transcripts [In German], 1969-1970 

1 10

Membership list, 1970 

1 11

Bulletins [In German], 1970-1977 

1 12

Minutes - Board of Directors meetings, [In German], 1972-1975 

1 13

Minutes of general membership meeting [In German], 1972 

1 14

Notes, correspondence, historical material [In German], 1972-1979 

1 15

Agendas for Board of Directors Meetings [In German], 1974-1976 

1 16

Invitations to members [In German], 1974-1977 

1 17

Printed programs for Holderin seminar [In German], 1976 

1 18

Notes, lecture materials, flyers [In English and German], 1978 

1 19

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