Fried/Suttner Papers, 1870-1914 (Sub-Fonds)

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Information on identification

Title:Fried/Suttner Papers
Creation date(s):between 1870 and 1914
Creation date(s), scattered dates:after 1843

Information on extent

Running meters:16.00

Information on context

Name of the creator / provenance:Alfred Herrmann Fried (1864-1921) and Bertha von Suttner (1843-1914)
Collection period:1931
Archival history: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).
Source of transfer:The Fried-Suttner papers were purchased in 1931 by the League of Nations Library from the widow of A. H. Fried.

Information on content and structure

Contains also: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).

Conditions of access and use

Access regulations:The papers are open to research (72 Fried's letters which were restricted, are accessible since year 2000).

Additional comments

Comments: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).


End of term of protection:12/31/1973
Permission required:None
Physical Usability:Without limits

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