Konrad Theodor Preuss

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Konrad Theodor Preuss (June 2, 1869 – June 8, 1938) was a German ethnologist. He was chairman of the Lithuanian Literary Society (1890–98).

Preuss was born in Preußisch-Eylau. After studying at the Albertina in Königsberg in Prussia and at Frederick William's University of Berlin he joined the Ethnological Museum of Berlin in 1895, advancing to director of the Central and North American department in 1920, before retiring in 1934. He also became a member of the faculty of the University of Berlin (1948 renamed as Humboldt University) and died in Berlin.

He became foreign member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1928.[1]

Works[edit]

  • Die geistige Kultur der Naturvölker. Leipzig, 1914
  • Grammatik der Cora-Sprache, Columbia, New York 1932

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Konrad Theodor Preuss (1869 - 1938)". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
Lehmann, Fritz Rudolf (1938). "[Nekrolog] Konrad Theodor Preuß (1869–1938)". Zeitschrift für Ethnologie (in German). Braunschweig, Germany: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde; Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte. 71: 145–150. ISSN 0044-2666. OCLC 1770462.
Schumacher, Gudrun; Gregor Wolff (November 2004). Nachlässe, Manuskripte, und Autographen im Besitz des IAI (PDF online document). Abteilung 2, Referat 1: Nachlässe und Sondersammlungen (in German). Berlin: Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, Preußischer Kulturbesitz. OCLC 162302418. Retrieved 2008-04-10.

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