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Wormser collection

Summary Information
Title: Wormser collection
Dates: 1831-1921
Creator: Wormser, Jean
Extent: 3.5 cu. ft.
Location: High Bay
Language: German
Collection Number: PA 11
Collection contains 19th and 20th century German plays, collected by Jean Wormser.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Performing Arts Archives, Manuscripts Division

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The collection was acquired by the University of Minnesota on March 30, 1942.

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open and available for use.


Contact the archivist regarding copyright of these materials.

Preferred Citation:

Wormser collection (PA 11), Performing Arts Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


The collection is organized in alphabetical order by author.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains 335 19th and 20th century German plays, collected by Jean Wormser. Many of the plays were published by Reclam, in Leipzig, Germany.

Related Material

An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • German drama -- 19th century
  • German drama -- 20th century