Ernst Gotthelf Gersdorf

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Ernst Gotthelf Gersdorf (also known as Ernst Gotthelf von Gersdorf or Karl Gotthelf) (2 November 1804 – 5 January 1874) was a German librarian, most notable for his work at the Leipzig University Library. He wrote under the pseudonym Woldemar Egg.

Life[edit]

Gersdorf was born in Tautendorf, the son of a clergyman. In 1820 he began his studies in Theology and Philosophy. By 1826 he was working at the Saxon State Library in Dresden.

He died in Leipzig.


Works[edit]

  • Bibliotheca Patrum ecclesiasticorum Latinorum selecta. Leipzig 1838-1847.
  • Clemens <Papa, I.>: Recognitiones. Lipsiae 1838. 254 S.
  • Repertorium der gesammten deutschen Literatur. Leipzig Bd. 1 (1834) - Bd. 34 (1842).
  • Fortsetzung: Leipziger Repertorium der deutschen und ausländischen Literatur. Leipzig Bd. 1 (1843) - Bd. 72 (1860).
  • Chronicon terrae Misnensis seu Buchense. Leipzig 1839. 33 S.
  • Zur Territorialgeschichte des Herzogthums Sachsen-Altenburg. Leipzig 1854. 47 S.
  • Stadtbuch von Leipzig vom Jahre 1359. Leipzig 1856.
  • Die Urkundensammlung der Deutschen Gesellschaft. Leipzig 1856.
  • Urkundenbuch des Hochstifts Meissen, in: Codex diplomaticus Saxoniae regiae. Leipzig 1864- 67.
  • Beitrag zur Geschichte der Universität Leipzig. Leipzig 1869. 141 S.
  • Urkundenbuch der Stadt Meissen und ihrer Klöster. Leipzig 1873. 455 S.
  • Codex diplomaticus Saxoniae regiae. Leipzig 1882 -.

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