Blumenbach – Online
• Family background
• Education and career
• Blumenbach and Göttingen
• Academy of Sciences
• Scientific collections
• Biographical literature
• Biographical data
Blumenbach’s significance in the history of science
• Temporalized History
• International dimension
Calendar of Blumenbach’s Correspondence
The focus of the Calendar is on Blumenbach’s scientific work. Biographical information
and general historical information are only considered if they are the sole or predominant subject of a letter. Mentions of Blumenbach’s works and objects in Blumenbach’s collections are recorded.
Chronological list of Blumenbach’s travels
Blumenbach’s journeys and stays outside Göttingen between 1775 and 1839, mentioned in
printed sources. If possible, travel stops or events are indicated on a daily basis.
Blumenbach’s lecture announcements
• Lecture organisation
• Full text of Lecture
Student notes of Blumenbach’s lectures
Details about 26 lecture notes by 20 different authors, arranged according to subject. In some
cases digital versions are available.
Blumenbach’s private library
• The 1840 auction catalogue
• The „Blumenbach/Herbst
• Blumenbach’s “African library”?
• “Writings composed by
Online-Ressources and links
• Collection catalogues
• Published sources
• online literature
• Göttingen institutions
• Göttingen academic collections
Monographs, sections from monographs and studies on Blumenbach and his works, if possible with links to digital versions.