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Rudolph, the Tragedy of Mayerling by Karoly Lonyay


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Lonyay, Karoly, grof, 1886-1963

Karoly Lonyay was a Hungarian-American political exile, historian, and author.

The collection consists of the typed manuscript, with holograph corrections, of Lonyay's biography Rudolph, the Tragedy of Mayerling (1949), a work about Rudolf, the Crown Prince of Austria and only son of Emperor Francis Joseph, whose romantic attachment to Baroness Marie Vetsera resulted in their suicidal deaths in 1889.

Published under same title (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949)


Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

No appraisal information is available.

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Open for research/

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Collection Inventory

Typescript of Introduction and Chapters I-XII, 1947. 3 folders.
Physical Description

3 folders

Typescript of Biological Index, 1947. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Typescript of Last Draft, 1947. 4 folders.
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4 folders

Typescript of Chapter I-XI and Notes, 1947. 2 folders.
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2 folders

Misc. MSS and Notes, 1944-1947. 2 folders.
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2 folders

Clippings, 1947-1989. 1 folder.
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1 folder

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