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Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Works

Series II: Correspondence, Notes and Photos

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Max Freund and related editorial papers, 1904-1975 MS 325



creator Author (aut) Freund, Max
Title: Max Freund Houston Journal and related editorial papers, 1904-1975
Dates: 1904-1975
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence, photos, newsclippings, proofs, and manuscripts of Max Freund, Professor Emeritus of Rice University. The papers relate for the most part to Freund's works, especially Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal, which he edited and translated. Also included are lecture notes on Ireland and Anglo-Irish Literature, a translation of George Moor's "The Wild Goose" as well as translations of other Moore materials, and the published version of his Ph.D. thesis "Die Moralischen Erzaehlungen Marmontels."
Identification: MS 325
Quantity: 2.1 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Physical Description 2 linear ft. 1 inch (3 boxes)
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center

Biographical Sketch

Born in the former kingdom of Saxony, Prof. Freund received his education and training in Leipzig, and taught in England and Ireland. In 1925, he accepted the position of Professor of German and Head of the german department at Rice, and was active in the German-American Societies of Houston. In his retirement he completed his translation and critical edition of Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal, and had conferred on him the Officer's Cross First Class of the Order of Merit by the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Scope and Contents

The papers of Max Freund, Professor Emeritus of Rice University. The papers relate for the most part to Freund's works, especially Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal, which he edited and translated. Also included are lecture notes on Ireland and Anglo-Irish Literature, a translation of George Moor's "The Wild Goose" as well as translations of other Moore materials, and the published version of his Ph.D. thesis "Die Moralischen Erzaehlungen Marmontels."

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Restrictions

Access restrictions

This material is open for research but requires 24 hrs. for retrieval.

Use restrictions

Permission to publish from the Max Freund papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Donor (dnr) Freund, Max, Mrs., 2/1981
Subjects
Dresel, Julius
German literature - 19th century
Ireland--Social life and customs--19th century.
Places
Ireland- History - 19th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Max Freund Houston Journal and related editorial papers, 1904-1975, MS 325, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Aquisition

Donated by Max Freund and Mrs. Freund, 2/16/65; 2/81

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Works

Box Folder
1 1 Goebel version of the Houston Journal (Library of Congress manuscript) annotated
2 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: mss with notes
3 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: typescript (introduction and notes)
4 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: author’s proof
5 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: revised and augmented, 1965 1965
6 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: correspondence (research), 1933-67 1933-67
7 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: correspondence re: book; 1953-75 1953-1975
8 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: correspondence with Dresel family, 1934-62 1934-62
9 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: publicity, reviews
10 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: newsclippings re: book
11 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: newsclippings, misc.
12 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: misc. book reviews and extracts
13 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: Dresel documents from National Archives and correspondence with Library of Congress
14 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: Dresel family research notes
15 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: Solms-Braunfels Archives research materials
Box Folder
2 1 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: Gen. Juan Pablo Anaya research
2 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: Montgomery (county, city) research
3 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: miscellaneous research materials
4 Gustav Dresel’s Houston Journal: microbook film cards
5 Contract for publication of In the Texas Republic with Gustav Dresel
6 Entry for Handbook of Texas on Gustav Dresel by Max Freund
7 Oskar Haas translation of Julian Dresel’s 1849 letter (incomplete), 1970 1970
8 Ellis Loring Dresel: Who’s Who in America statement, obituary; 1922-25 1922-25
9 Geschichte des Familienverbandes Dresel by Konrad Kragelon
10 Die Moralischen Erzahlungen Marmontels, 1904, 1905 1904,1905
11 Die Moralischen Erzahlungen Marmontels: notes, newclips
12 Correspondence re: Marmontel, 1945 1945
13 La Barbier de Seville, edited by Max Fruend, 1910 1910
14 George Moore’s Die Wildgans: notes
15 George Moore’s Die Wildgans: correspondence, 1917-33 1917-33
16 Translations of George Moore’s works [?]
17 “Die Nationalhymen der Irelander” by Max Freund in Die Neuren Sprachen, c.1919 c.1919
18 Materials relating to Irish national anthems
19 Ireland and the Irish: ms lecture notes
20 Ireland and the Irish: misc. materials
Box Folder
3 1 Irish nationalism reflected in Anglo-Irish literature ms. Lecture notes
2 Irish nationalism reflected in Anglo-Irish literature misc. materials
3 Contemporary History of Ireland; The Origin of and the Constitution of Northern Ireland; Eire-Ireland
4 “On European Manners,” ms., ts., related materials
5 “Die Universitatslektorate fur neure Fremdsprachen”
6 Houstoner Rundschau: article re: Rice Institute, 1930 1930
7 “Die Freund-ische Chronik von Lucka,” c.1932 c.1932
8 “German Pioneers in the Vicinity of Houston,” ms. Lecture and publicity, 1937 1937
9 “German Pioneers in the Vicinity of Houston,” notes
10 Notes, clippings, correspondence re: Ferdinand J. Lindheimer (founder of The New Braunfels Zeitung)and Johann Wolfgang Coethe (author, ancestor of Lindheimer)
11 Neue Branfelder Zeitung: 86:50, 86:51, 86:52, 87:1 (1938) 1938
12 Annontated copy of Houston, April 1940 1940
13 Address by Max Freund at a ceremony honoring him in the presence of Dr. Heinz Krekeler, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany; with program and invitation, 1954 1954
14 First presentation of Max Freund Prize in German; speech and commencement program, 1955 1955

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Series II: Correspondence, Notes and Photos

Box Folder
3 15 Correspondence, newsclippings re: West German government’s Order of Merit, 1958-59 1958-59
16 Materials, photos re: Albert Kresse, c. 1961 c.1961
17 Albert Kresse’s Etwas uber meine Sealsfield-Sammlung, 1959 1959
18 Invitations from or re: University of Texas Press, 1961-67 1961-67
19 Correspondence with and newsclipping re: John Beary, 1965-66 1965-66
20 “Names and Misnomers: Dutch, German, and Teutonic:” address (ts), abstract (ts.), article with revisions (ts.,ms., printed), offprint
21 Correspondence re: “Names and Misnomers…”
22 Notes re: “Names and Misnomers…”
23 Correspondence with A. Waterhouse, 1971 1971
24 Notes, etc. re: George Fischer (founder of the Houston Chamber of Commerce)
25 Materials, research re: Longfellow
26 “The Professional Career of Max Freund,” with related correspondence
27 Photos
28 Speeches given by Mrs. Freund, n.d.

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