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Edition of Moritz Lazarus' letters

The bequest of the ethno-psychologist Moritz Lazarus comprises 1,366 letters. More than 90% have been indexed in 'Verbundkatalog für Nachlässe und Autographen Kalliope'.

For an efficient search you may start at

  • 'Autographen'
  • Key in Universitätsbibliothek <Berlin, Humboldt-Universität> at 'Besitzende Institution'.

The complete edition is registered in an internal database. Research is possible on appointment: Terminvereinbarung.


Reader Services

Select a letter via Online Catalogue Kalliope and order it at Do not forget the classmark.

Retrieval is normally on the following workday ( but not on Saturdays).

Please note that the items can only be used in the research reading room.




  • Elke Peschke und Henrik Hofer, Ausgewählte Sondersammlungen der Universitätsbibliothek, in: Theatrum naturae et artis - Theater der Natur und Kunst, Bd.: Essays. Wunderkammern des Wissens, 2000, S. 186-196, s. S. 193-195