Allgemeiner Deutscher Arbeiterverein/Lassalle Archives
(1833-) 1845-1876 (-1938)
Total size 0.1 m.
Consultation Not restricted
Ferdinand Lassalle: born in Breslau, Prussia 1825, died in Geneva 1864; pioneer of the German social democratic movement; studied philosophy and philology; went to Paris in 1845; defended countess Sophie von Hatzfeldt against her ex-husband in the period 1846-1854; contributed to Marx's Neue Rheinische Zeitung; took part in the Revolution of 1848; engaged in the reviving labour movement in 1862 and wrote for the Leipzig congress committee (see ADAV-Hatzfeldt) his `Offenes Antwortschreiben' in 1863, which became the political program of the ADAV, founded in consequence with Lassalle as president; a duel over of a love affair ended his life.
Collection consisting for the most part of typed copies, compiled by Gustav Mayer. Correspondence by Ferdinand Lassalle and others with Johann Philipp Becker 1863-1865, Bertani 1861-1863, Lothar Bucher 1863-1865, Otto Dammer 1862-1865 and n.d., Sophie von Hatzfeldt 1859-1865, 1869 and n.d., Gustav Lewy 1863-1864, Ludwig Löwe 1863 and n.d., Eduard Löwenthal 1863-1864, Martiny 1862 and n.d., Wilhelm Rüstow 1862-1865 and n.d., Louis Schweigert 1862, Johann Baptist von Schweitzer 1863, 1865, 1869, Feodor Streit 1862-1863, Julius Vahlteich 1863-1864 and n.d., Eduard Willms 1864 and others; typescript of `Die Hegelsche und die Rosenkranzische Logik und die Grundlage der Hegelschen Geschichtsphilosophie im Hegelschen System'; excerpts, notes and other documents on Ferdinand Lassalle; printed proceedings of a meeting of the Lassallean ADAV 1868 and circulars of the LADAV 1867-1869; miscellanea and notes by Gustav Mayer.