MS - 013: Karl Friedrich May Collection

(2 boxes, .54 cubic feet)

Inclusive Dates: 1842-1912

Processed by: Christine M. Ameduri
January 2002

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Provenance: Probably separated from the Willoughby Collection (MS - 024).


Considered to be the most successful German author of all time with more than 100 million copies of his 70 plus adventure novels translated in over 30 different languages and sold world-wide.

Scope and Content Notes:

This collection does not include any manuscripts or personal papers of May and is thought to have been separated previously from the Major General Charles Willoughby Collection (MS - 024.) The 2-volume typescript English translation of May's In the Desert was most likely done by Willoughby.

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