The „Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919): Briefedition‟ is a long-term project funded by the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and is supervised by the German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina - National Academy of Sciences. It is situated at the Ernst-Haeckel-House in the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena. The project consists of two modules, a 25-volume print edition (Ernst Haeckel: Selected correspondence. Historical-critical edition. Stuttgart 2017 ff.), as well as a complete online edition. The online edition of letters presented on this platform will provide all of Haeckel's correspondence (with full texts and metadata) by 2037.

The repertory currently comprises a collection of:





Instructions for use

The online letter edition is to be seen as work in progress until it is completed. At this point in time, all letters can be researched using the metadata for the individual letters. These metadata correspond to the current editing state and can only be considered fully valid once the full texts have been made available.


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