April 24, 2003, 250,000 items; 51 cubic feet; Papers (ca.1963-2003) of East Carolina University History professor, 1969-2001, including correspondence, historical, biographical and bibliographic research materials; clippings; notes for lectures and writings, drafts, manuscripts and proofs of papers and publications, including his dissertation; microfilm and microfiche records, computer diskettes, note cards; conference travels records; University and History Department committees and activity files; stamp collections; and materials concerning his education, interest in Renaissance and Reformation History and Protestant theology and philosophy; Martin Luther; Ancient Near and Far East History; History of Greece; History of Rome; Medieval History; European History, 1400-2000; German History, 1500-1800; United States History since 1929; and the Kennedy Assassination, 1963. English and German language. Rec'd 4/24/2002. Gift of Mrs. Gerda Nischan.
July 16, 2003, (Addition 1); 7 items; .45 cubic feet; Drafts and proofs (1989-2000) of historical research for publications on Reformation German history. Rec'd 7/16/2003. Gift of Mrs. Gerda Nischan.
April 23, 2005, (Addition 2); 77 items; .25 cubic feet; Correspondence, financial documents, printed materials, photographs, historical manuscripts, etc. (1977-1979, 1999, 2001-2005) related to Bodo Nischan’s academic career at East Carolina University and to endowments established in his memory; also to his publications Interimskrise im Brandenburg [Interim Crisis in Brandenburg] and International Diplomacy in the Age of Patrizi: The German Heretic Who Got Caught. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 2002). Rec'd 4/22/2005. Gift of Mrs. Gerda Nischan.
August 1, 2007, (Addition 3); 2 items; 0.001 cubic feet; Print (ca. 1700's) showing view of Braunschweig, Germany autographed by the donor and a magazine (Fall 2002) with an article entitled "Bodo Nischan (1939-2001) Named Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor." Photocopy. Rec'd 5/17/2006. Donor: Dr. Gerd Biegel
July 13, 2009, (unprocessed addition 4), 43 items, 0.50 cubic feet; Collection (1990-2007), including programs of the East Carolina University's Department of History's 20th Annual Breakfast for Graduates; photograph of Dr. Bodo Nischan; program of the Fall 2003 Graduate Recognition & 2003 Awards Recognition, ECU Dept. of History; copy of the November 2006 issue of Desert Harvest (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences), which contains an article, 'Helen Nader wins Bodo Nischan award'; copy of the acceptances speeches of Gerda Nischan and Michael Nischan on the occasion of Bodo Nischan's posthumous election as College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, 2002; review in German of John M. Headley et al., eds.,
Confessionalization in Europe, 1555-1700: Essays in Honor and Memory of Bodo Nischan (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004), 2007; & letters from Ralph Hardee Rives, Enfield, NC. English & German. See preliminary inventory. Rec?d 4/22/2009. Donor: Gerda Nischan.
June 22, 2010, (unprocessed addition 5), 34 items, 0.50 cubic feet; Collection (1965-1994, undated) of off prints, photocopies of professional journal articles, book reviews, book chapters & other writings by Dr. Bodo Nischan, professor of History at East Carolina University related primarily to Renaissance, Reformation, & Early Modern German religious & cultural history. See preliminary inventory. Recd. 1/20/2010. Note: Arranged in chronological order. The donor is a member of the History Department faculty at East Carolina University. Donor: Dr. Jonathan A. Reid.
Gift of Mrs. Gerda Nischan
Gift of Dr. Gerd Biegel
Gift of Dr. Jonathan A. Reid
Access to restricted files in Box 99 is prohibited without written permission of the donor prior to August 18, 2028.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Bodo Nischan Papers (#911), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Martha G. Elmore, November 1, 2006