Sub-Fonds - Fried/Suttner Papers

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Fried/Suttner Papers


  • 1870-1914 (Creation)

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As Bertha von Suttner had chosen A. H. Fried as the trustee of her literary bequest and that, upon her death, he came into possession of the private papers, it has been decided to constitute the papers of both personalities as one sub-fonds subdivided into two parts :

a) material originating from A. H. Fried's activities (Fried Papers) ;

b) material originating from B. von Suttner's activities (Suttner Papers).

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The Fried-Suttner papers were purchased in 1931 by the League of Nations Library from the widow of A. H. Fried.

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Correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries, press clippings, and other materials of the two Austrian Pacifists : Alfred Herrmann Fried (1864-1921) and Bertha von Suttner (1843-1914).

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  • German

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    A file with correspondence regarding the purchase of the Fried/Suttner Papers in 1931 is contained in the League of Nations Secretariat Fonds under following reference : 16/29570/1994 (R 3372).
    See also UNOG Registry : G VII 3/9 (8597).
    Protection period to: 1973-12-31

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        Responsible employee: Blukacz-Louisfert Blandine (UNOG Library)

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        Protection period duration: 60

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        Permission: No permission necessary.

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        Physical usability: Without limits

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        Term of protection: Specific Rules (60)

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