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Gottfried Salomon - Delatour Papers

Period  (1891-) 1908-1933
Total size   3.6 m.
Consultation Not restricted

Biography

Born in Frankfurt am Main 1892, where he died in 1964; sociologist; studied natural sciences, economy and philosophy; was a student of Franz Oppenheimer; lectured in sociology in Frankfurt, Darmstadt and Saarbrücken from 1921; directed international university courses in Davos 1926-1930; promoted German-French understanding as president of the Deutsch-Französische Gesellschaft; emigrated to Paris in 1933, lectured until 1940 at the Institute Germanique of the Sorbonne; emigrated to the USA in 1941, lectured at several universities in New York; returned to West Germany in 1958.

Content

Personal documents 1899-1933; correspondence with Max Adler 1924-1931, Walter Benjamin 1922-1926, Rudolf Hilferding 1924-1927, Robert Michels 1923-1928, Franz Oppenheimer 1919-1931, Arthur Salz 1919-1927, Pitirim Sorokin 1925-1932 and others, Deutsche Hochschule für Politik 1928-1932, etc.; manuscripts, also by others; files on congresses and scientific organizations.

Arrangement

Der in diesem Inventar beschriebene Nachlass Salomon umfasst 3 Materialgruppen:

A. Persönliche Dokumente betr. G. Salomon und seine Verwandten.

B. Korrespondenz.

C. Wissenschaftliche Arbeit.