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G A L L E R Y
This gallery is a cumulative exhibit of representative items from the Arendt Collection including: books featuring inscriptions and dedications, loose correspondence and enclosures discovered between the pages of the books in the collection, photographs, post cards, greeting cards, loose notes and loose art work. Plus we offer some digitized audio materials as well. Click on the thumbnails below to view images fullsize.

AUDIO
Hannah Arendt - Power & Violence (Speech):


Hannah Arendt - Power & Violence (Questions and Answers):
RELATED SCHOLARSHIP
Arendt On Mannheim - Professor David Kettler presents a comprehensive reading of Arendt's critical reading of sociologist Karl Mannheim, including: an essay, "Das Geheimnis von Karl Mannheims auXerordentlichen Aufstieg," historical notes, a painstaking recreation of Arendt's marginalia in an unbound galley copy of Mannheim's "Ideologie und Utopie" [1929], and in a small pamphlet, "Die Bedeutung der Konkurrenz im Gebeite des Geistigen," [1928,1929]. Also collected here is Professor Peter Baehr's "Sociology and the Mistrust of Thought: Hannah Arendt’s Encounter with Karl Mannheim and the Sociology of Knowledge."
INSCRIBED BOOKS, JOURNALS & MANUSCRIPTS:
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Martin Heidegger
“Interpretationen Aus Der Antiken Philosophie: Aristoteles. Metaphysik. Buch Theta. Zweistündige Vorlesung im Sommer-Semester 1931.”

Typewritten manuscript. Go to Arendt Marginalia to view all of this item.

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Martin Heidegger
Vom Wesen des Grundes

(Sonderdruck aus der Festschrift für Edmund Husserl, Halle a.d.S. Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1929). Read more about this item.

title Martin Heidegger - Pensivement
Inscribed “Für Hannah Martin” on 22 April 1971. This is a fragile collection of Heidegger’s poems dedicated to René Char, and printed in German and French on facing pages. There are no annotations by Arendt.
title Critique Novembre 1966
Signed "Martin" by Heidegger.
title Gershom Scholem - Tradition und Kommentar als religiose Kategorien im Judentum
Signed by author.
title Walter Muschg & Karl Jaspers - Goethe-Feier: Asprachen im Münster, 1949
Signed by Karl Jaspers
title Gershom Scholem - Die Lehre vom ((Gerechten)) in der judischen Mystik
Signed by Author.
title Elemér Hantos - Ungarn 1848 und 1956
title Robert Lowell - The Dolphin
Inscribed by author.
title Robert Lowell - The Old Glory
Inscribed by author.
title Robert Lowell - For the Union Dead
Inscribed by author.
   
ARTWORK & PHOTOGRAPHS:
title 5 in by 7 in. Ink (?) on paper. Signed: Alcopley 1962 in the upper left corner. Reverse: "Xmas 1962" - Message: "A Happy 1963 for Hannah and Heinrich Love Alcopley Nina Una Dora" [signed in their own hands]. title 10 in by 2 3/4 in. Watercolor, ink, applique on paper. Reproductions of work by Nina Tryggvadottir and Alcopley - signed in pencil by both artists. Message: "Happy 1958 Nina, Una Dora, Al" [all in the same hand].

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An 8 in by 10 in page folded in half to form a bi-fold 5 in by 7 in. New Year's card. The front features an ink (?) on paper work by Alcopley, approx. 5 in by 4 in. titled in the lower left in pencil - The Little Harbor. Signed: Alcopley 1946. Inside message: "To Heinrich and his dear girl Hannah A Happy New Year From Alcopley Condition: The paper is very friable and a large ink stain covers 10-15% of the work.

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5 1/2 in by 1 3/4 in. Ink on paper. Drawn on the blank side of a freight bill. Inscription: "For Hannah Love Alcopley N.Y.C 15.5.1959" - Signed: Alcopley 1959

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5 1/2 in by 4 3/4 in. Ink on paper.
Drawn on the blank side of a freight bill.
Inscription: "From Heinrich to Heinrich"
Signed: Alcopley 1959

title 7 1/2 in by 6 in. Ink on paper. Signed: Alcopley 1954 [in pencil]. A small up-pointing arrow is drawn in pencil on the upper left corner. title 8 in by 10 in. Photograph of Alcopley. Dedication: "To Heinrich and Hannah from Alcopley NYC 6-18 (?)-52."

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The dedication page of a small portfolio of Alcopley's work with an introduction by Heinrich Bluecher (who signs it "h.b.").

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The dedication page of a small portfolio of Alcopley's work with an introduction by Heinrich Bluecher (who signs it "h.b.").

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Reproduction in Alcopley portfolio.

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Another reproduction from Alcopley portfolio.

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Heinrich Bluecher's introduction for Alcopley's portfolio.

   
POSTCARDS AND OTHER CORRESPONDENCE:

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This postcard from Walter Benjamin in San Remo to Hannah Stern (Arendt) in Paris was discovered tucked into a volume now in the Hannah Arendt Collection,  Leib Seele Einheit, by Hans Prinzhorn. Copyright 1927 by Muller and Kiepenheuer Verlag, Potsdam.

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Postcard from Elizabeth Stamber [Bard Faculty, 1959 - 1988] to Heinrich Bluecher disovered tucked into Bernard Stamber's Dante's Other World; the Purgatorio as a guide to the Divine Comedy. New York University Press, 1957, now in the Hannah Arendt Collection.
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