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R. Landesberger letter and music

 Collection
Identifier: W-0121

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handwritten letter, dated January 7, 1919, and sheet of music written by Geneva, Switzerland, professor Dr. R. Landesberger and addressed to President Woodrow Wilson. A typed transcript of the letter is also included. In the letter, Landesberger expresses his doubts about Wilson's proposed League of Nations. Instead of the proposed plan, he suggests that nations should adopt a "Referendum" which would require a majority of nations to approve any future conflicts between individual nations. This collection also includes a handwritten piece of music written by Landesberger and dedicated to President Wilson "as an hommage to his personality."

Dates

  • 1919 January 7

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

R. Landesberger was a professor of law and political sciences living in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1919.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Handwritten letter and sheet of music from Geneva (Switzerland) professor Dr. R. Landesberger to President Woodrow Wilson, dated January 7, 1919. A typed transcript of the letter is also included.

Physical Location

The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama

Provenance

Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010

General

Title on box: A. S. Williams III Americana Collection - Small Collections

Processed by

Haley Aaron, 2013

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the R. Landesberger letter and music
Status
Completed
Date
Janaury 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500