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Title von Sacher-Masoch, Leopold (1836 - 1895) and von Sacher-Masoch, Aurora (1846 - post-1906)
Date 1865-1894
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Name von Sacher-Masoch, Leopold, 1836-1895
von Sacher-Masoch, Aurora, 1846-

Letters and postcards from Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian novelist and source of the term 'masochist', to fellow-writers Otto von Kapff (b. 1855) and his wife Franziska von Kapff-Essenther (1843-1899). With additional letters from Aurora von Sacher-Masoch [née von Rümelin, pseudonym Wanda von Dunajew], and Hulda Meister (1856-1918), first and second wives of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, and some associated papers. Largely on family and literary matters; von Kapff was Sacher-Masoch's private secretary after 1877.

Summary List

1-66 Letters, postcards and 1 undated visiting card from Leopold von Sacher-Masoch and 1 letter (40) from Hulda Meister to Otto von Kapff, 1876-94.

67-73 Letters and postcards from Leopold von Sacher-Masoch to Franziska von Kapff-Essenther, 1881-82.

74-76 Miscellaneous papers from Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, 1865, 1877 and n.d.

77-95 Letters from Aurora von Sacher-Masoch to Otto von Kapff, 1880-81 and n.d.

96-97 Letters from Aurora von Sacher-Masoch to Franziska von Kapff-Essenther, 1881-82.

98 Letters from Aurora von Sacher-Masoch to her child Demetrius (Mitschi).

Acquisition Details Purchased from Hinterberger, Vienna, 1935.
Accession Number acc. 69045
Access Status Open
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MaterialType Archives - Non-digital
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