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Guide to the Frederic Spiegelberg Papers
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Description
Collection includes correspondence, lecture notes, course materials, manuscripts, publications, photographs, newsletters, and other materials. Some of the correspondence and publications are in German.
Background
Spiegelberg taught religious studies and other courses in Asian studies at Stanford from 1941 until his retirement in 1960. He was voted a "great teacher" by the Student Executive Committee in 1950. Born in Germany, he obtained his doctorate at Tubingen in 1922 and a theological degree from the German Lutheran Church in 1925; in 1937 he escaped Nazi Germany with the help of Paul Tillich. Spiegelberg helped found the American Academy of Asian Studies in San Francisco in 1950 and became its director in 1951.
Extent
20.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
Access: Materials are open for research use; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.