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Lebzeltern family papers, bulk (1835-1863)

Title
Lebzeltern family papers, 1834-1925, bulk (1835-1863)
Author
Lebzeltern family.
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Description
3.8 linear feet (8 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Autograph albums.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Terms of Use (note)
  • Publication rights to Victor Lebzeltern's translation of his father's letters (known as the "Lebzeltern Letters") remain with the donor.
Source (note)
  • Woods, Marie Lebzeltern
Biography (note)
  • Baron Edward de Lebzeltern-Collenbach was a member of the aristocratic Lebzeltern family of the Austrian Empire. His father, Francis, and uncle Louis were associates of Prince Metternich.
Language (note)
  • is in German and French; letters, 1835-1849, translated into English by Victor Lebzeltern.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1712
Author
Lebzeltern family.
Title
Lebzeltern family papers, 1834-1925, bulk (1835-1863)
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection contains correspondence, biographical essay, autograph album, and printed matter by and about members of the Lebzeltern family. Bulk of the correspondence consists of letters, 1834-1863, written by Edward to his father, providing an almost daily account of his activities while he was in London, St. Petersburg, Lisbon, and other European cities. Other correspondence, 1844-1925, includes letters written by various members of Edward's family. Also, essay on the life of Jacques Casanova, autograph album, death notices, and eulogies.
Terms Of Use
Publication rights to Victor Lebzeltern's translation of his father's letters (known as the "Lebzeltern Letters") remain with the donor.
Biography
Baron Edward de Lebzeltern-Collenbach was a member of the aristocratic Lebzeltern family of the Austrian Empire. His father, Francis, and uncle Louis were associates of Prince Metternich. Edward entered the diplomatic service in 1835 in London and then was transferred in 1844 to the Austrian legation in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was assigned to the Italian states of Parma and Modena in 1854 and then went to Lisbon in 1857. His daughter Marie married into the Portuguese aristocracy and his son Victor settled in the U.S.
Language
Correspondence is in German and French; letters, 1835-1849, translated into English by Victor Lebzeltern.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Lebzeltern-Collenbach, Edward de, Baron.
Lebzeltern, Marie.
Lebzeltern, Victor.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1712
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