Humboldt-Universitaet shows exclusive pieces from its Grimm Library on 20 May, 2005 in New York.
The name Grimm is usually associated with fairy tales. Mostly unknown however, are the Brothers Grimm’s achievements as scientists, particularly their work on the German language. Humboldt-Universitaet in Berlin holds the main part of the private library of the Brothers Grimm. On 20 May, 2005 Humboldt-Universität and Deutsches Haus at NYU will present a special evening for the book lovers of New York. Elke-Barbara Peschke, Director of the Historic Book Collection of Humboldt-Universitaet’s library, will present the Grimm Library. As a special attraction she will bring along precious books. In addition, a presentation with pictures and information will be shown. The event will take place at Deutsches Haus (NYU). It is free, but registration is required.
The presentation “The Brothers Grimm Library: And their Books Lived Happily Ever After…” will be on view at Deutsches Haus (NYU) from:
May 23 to June 17, 2005
Monday to Thursday 10:00 am – 8:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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