The Thomas-Mann-Collection „Dr. Hans-Otto Mayer“ (Donation Rudolf Groth) of the ULB Düsseldorf

The Thomas-Mann-Collection of the ULB is one of the most comprehensive commemorative institutions for Thomas Mann and his family. The collection has been in possession of the ULB since 1980. It is being extended continuously and can be consulted in the Special Reading Room.

  • HistoryThe collection was founded started by the Düsseldorf historian, Germanist scholar of German Studies and book seller Dr. Dr. h. c. Hans-Otto Mayer. Learn more here.
  • Holdings OverviewGain an overview over the inventory of the collection which comprises the works, secondary literature, translations, an excerpt archive, a stamp collection, and more.
  • SearchLearn more about the various ways to search the collection.
  • Thomas Mann on the InternetA comprehensive list of databases and catalogues, biographies, lexicon entries and more.
  • Service and NewsletterSubscribe to the Newsletter of the Thomas-Mann-Collection to always be informed about new arrivals, current events and other news on the subject of “Thomas Mann”.
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