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Walter Rist Collection on the Carl Schurz Tour (WUA00124)


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Title: Walter Rist Collection on the Carl Schurz Tour (WUA00124), 1934Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/04/wua00124

Primary Creator: Rist, Walter

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Languages: English, German

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of ten items, including a copy of the film “Carl Schurz Tour of American Professors and Students, Germany 1934,” facsimiles of the tour itinerary and Walter Rist’s travel diary from the tour, and photographs of the tour group.

Collection Historical Note

The Carl Schurz tour invited approximately fifty professors and students from twenty-five American universities to participate in a tour of thirty-five cities and towns in Germany in the summer of 1934, paying special attention to scientific, educational, and cultural institutions.  The tour was arranged by the Carl Schurz Foundation in Berlin, Germany.

Walter Rist (1907-1988) was a graduate assistant in the Department of German at Washington University when he participated in the tour.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to University Archives in May 2011 by Charlotte Rist Adelsperger, daughter of Walter Rist.

Processing Information: Compiled by Meg Tuomala in August 2011.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Meg Tuomala in November 2012.

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[Box 1],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: “Carl Schurz Tour of American Professors and Students, Germany 1934,” 1934Add to your cart.
[DVD copy of film originally produced by Ufa Co. of Germany, also includes facsimile of tour itinerary in DVD case]
Folder 2: Travel diary, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photographs, 1934Add to your cart.
[digital surrogates and prints of original photographs of the tour group]
Folder 4: Biographical items, 1936Add to your cart.
[photograph of Walter Rist and facsimile of his PhD examination program]

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