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Gerhard R. Schade Papers

Identifier: GA-06-03

Scope and Content

The papers of German-American poet and teacher Gerhard R. Schade (1906-1999) contain his literary, historical and autobiographical writings. The collection also contains some of his correspondence and personal memorabilia. A guide to the papers compiled by Richard E. Schade is located within the collection and provides detailed information on the material with the collection and on Gerhard R. Schade's life.


  • Creation: 1920-1990


Language of Materials

The records are in English, German and French

Biography of Gerhard R. Schade

Gerhard R. Schade was born in Tannhasen, Germany in 1906. Schade immigrated to the United States in 1926. He attended Columbia University and received a Master's degree in French literature in 1932. After teaching in both New York City and Washington, D.C., Schade began working at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire in 1936. Schade continued teaching at the school until he retired in 1971. During the course of his career, Schade wrote and published poetry, fiction, and essays on a variety of topics including politics, education, and history in German and English. Schade passed away in 1999.

More information on Schade's life can be found in the guide and commentary to the papers written by Schade's son Richard E. Schade, which is also available in the collection.


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The papers, 1920-1990 include literary, historical, and autobiographical writings.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into folders by subject. The material within each folder is then arranged chronologically.

Guide to the Gerhard R. Schade Papers
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Finding aid prepared by Archives and Rare Books Library Staff
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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