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Hellmut E. Lehmann-Haupt, German author, bibliographer.


Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut E. was born on October 4, 1903 in Berlin. Came to the United States, 1929. Naturalized, 1936. Son of Carl F. and Therese (Haupt) Lehmann-H.


Student universities, Frankfurt, Vienna and Berlin. Doctor of Philosophy, University Frankfurt, 1927.


Junior curator, Gutenberg Museum, Mainz, Germany, 1927-1929;curator rare books, Columbia University, 1930-1937;assistant professor books arts, Columbia University, 1937-1950. Visiting lecturer Smith College, 1939-1941. Visiting professor University of Illinois, 1940.

Research principal (Rockefeller Foundation grant) New School Social Research, 1950-1952. Bibliographical lecturer Pratt Institute, 1954-1955, research principal (Rockefeller grant) 1956. Bibliographical consultant H.P. Kraus, rare books and mss., 1952-1968.

Research assoc.hist. science and and medicine Yale, 1965-1967. Professor bibliography, cons.rare books U. Missouri, 1969-1974, professor emeritus, 1974-1992. Deputy chief German policy desk Office of War Information, London, 1944-1945.

With information control division Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces, Germany, 1945.



Married Letitia Grieson, August 19, 1933. Children: Christopher, Carl Andrew, H. Alexander. Married Rosemarie Muller, March 1, 1948.

Children: John Peter, Roxana. Married Ingeborg Kreck, June 4, 1965.

Carl F. Lehmann-H.

Therese (Haupt) Lehmann-H.

Letitia Grieson

Rosemarie Muller

Ingeborg Kreck

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt

Carl Andrew Lehmann-Haupt

H. Alexander Lehmann-Haupt

John Peter Lehmann-Haupt

Roxana Lehmann-Haupt