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Erik Midelfort papers

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2016-0026

Content Description

Notes and research related to Midelfort?s book Exorcism and Enlightenment: Johann Joseph Gassner and the demons of eighteenth-century Germany (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005), including research not included in the published book. Subjects include demonic possession, exorcism, melancholia, mesmerism, and witchcraft. Also included are lecture notes for courses on European history and the history of witchcraft taught by Midelfort during his tenure as the Julian Bishko Professor of History and Religious Studies in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia between 1970 and 2009.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Unknown

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 2009

Extent

2 Cubic Feet (2 cubic foot boxes)

Inventory

Unknown