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Helmut Thielicke Manuscript

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 22 Apr 2010

Biographical History

Helmut Thielicke (1908–1986) was a German Protestant theologian and rector of the University of Hamburg from 1960 to 1978.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Helmut Thielicke Manuscript contains the typed manuscript of a book by Theilicke; chapter titles suggest it might be the manuscript for How the World Began: Sermons on the Creation Story (1964). The manuscript is heavily annotated.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Thielicke, Helmut, 1908-1986.


Theologians -- Germany.
Theology -- History -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Manuscripts (document genre)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Helmut Thielicke Manuscript,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Helmut Theilicke, 1964.

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