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Dilthey und einige Folgen

Die Berliner Literaturarchiv-Gesellschaft und die Idee archivalischer Sammlungen im Ausgang des 19. Jahrhunderts

  • Hans-Harald Müller EMAIL logo and Mirko Nottscheid


The first part of our text analyzes Dilthey’s seminal lecture and essay Archives of Literature in the context of his endeavors to form a philosophically founded empirical research program for the humanities. The second part describes the structure, aims, history, and activities of the Berliner Literatur-Archiv-Gesellschaft (LAG, 1891–1944) which was founded following Diltheyʼs essay. The third part compares the LAG with contemporary archives and archival endeavors by libraries and private collectors.

Online erschienen: 2020-11-21
Erschienen im Druck: 2020-11-09

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