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Alexander and Alison Gode Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1285

Scope and Contents

The Alexander and Alison Gode papers contain materials related to the English translation of the book Pulga (originally published as De Adjudant van de Vrachtwagen in Dutch by S.T. Van Iterson. The collection primarily holds editorial correspondence, as well as a photocopy of the original Dutch text, as well as a chapter sample translation.

Dates

  • 1969 - 1973

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical Sketch

Alexander Gode von Aesch (Gode is pronounced Go'-dah) was born October 30, 1906, in Bremen, Germany. He came to the United States, where he became an editor of linguistic works, and a translator. Most of his original writings are on science topics. He died August 10, 1970. His wife, Alison, worked with him on translations, acting as scribe while they translated Pulga.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains correspondence and material related to a translation of a Dutch children's book into English by Alison and Alexander Gode.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alison Gode

Creator

Title
Alexander and Alison Gode Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library