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Rudolf Mentzel

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Letter from Rudolf Mentzel of the German Research Association to Matthes Ziegler of the Professional Association for German Folk Studies in response to Ziegler's request for the source material of the Atlas of German Volkskunde. Mentzel explains that the material has been sent to Heinrich Harmjanz of the Ahnenerbe for use in his work.

Date

11-30-1938

Document Type

Letter

City

Berlin

Keywords

Atlas of German Folklore, Atlas der deutschen Volkskunde, Rudolf Mentzel, Matthes Ziegler, Heinrich Harmjanz, Nazi Germany, folklore, Berlin, Schutzstaffel, SS, German Research Association, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Emergency Association of German Science, Notgemeinschaft der deutschen Wissenschaft, Professional Association for German Folklore, Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Deutsche Volkskunde, NSDAP, Ahnenerbe

Disciplines

European History | Folklore | Intellectual History | Social and Cultural Anthropology

Sender

Rudolf Mentzel

Recipient

Matthes Ziegler

Corresponds to:

Folder 11, Document 13

Language

German

Transcription

30. November 1938

Präs.Me./Sr.

Sehr geehrter Parteigenosse Dr. Ziegler!

Auf Ihr Schreiben vom 10. November betr. Atlas der deutschen Volkskunde teile ich mit, dass das Quellenmaterial des Atlas Herrn Professor Harmjanz für seinen Lehrstuhl und der Leitung des "Ahnenerbe" zur weiteren wissenschaftlichen Ausbeutung zur Verfügung gestellt worden ist.

Heil Hitler!

Der Präsident der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft: Mentzel

An die NSDAP Reichsleitung, Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Deutsche Volkskunde, z. Hd. Herrn Reichsamtsleiter Dr. M. Ziegler, Berlin W. 35. Margaretenstr. 17.

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Letter from Rudolf Mentzel to Matthes Ziegler, November 30, 1938

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