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Rudolf Hildebrand manuscript

Rudolf Hildebrand manuscript

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rudolf Hildebrand manuscript
Creator: Hildebrand, Rudolf, 1824-1894
Inclusive Dates: 1881-1882
Language(s): German
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms1023
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Heinrich Rudolf Hildebrand (13 March 1824-28 October 1894) was a Germanist, contributor to and then editor of the Grimm brothers' Deutsches Wörterbuch. He wrote also on the history of German folksongs, and on the teaching of the German language in schools. He was professor at the University of Leipzig from 1874.

Scope and Content

Manuscript of Über das Volkslied by Rudolf Hildebrand which discusses various folk motifs and legends which have found their way into German song and contemporary literature. The manuscript is in German.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rudolf Hildebrand manuscript, ms1023, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Folklore and history -- Germany.
Legends -- Germany.
Literature and folklore -- Germany.
Manuscripts (documents)
Music and folklore -- Germany.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Manuscript, 1881-1882