Ludwig Wittgenstein Manuscript Notebooks, 1914-1951.

Collection Number: 6880

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ludwig Wittgenstein manuscript notebooks, 1914-1951.
Collection Number:
Creator:
Ludwig, Wittgenstein 1889-1951.
Quantity:
98 volumes.
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts, Research Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Incomplete set of Wittgenstein's manuscript notes.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Incomplete set of Wittgenstein's manuscript notes, including several pre-Tractatus notebooks, and notes for Philosophische Bemerkungen, Philosophische Grammatik, Grundlagen der Mathematik, Philosophische Untersuchungen (fair copy of part 2), Anmerkungen, "Philosophical Lecture," and other works. Volumes are numbered 1-105b, but several volumes are lacking: v. 1, 6, 28, 43, 59, 72-73, 80-84, 87, 91-92, 95, 97, and 104. A few volume numbers are also used more than once (as in v. 53a and 53b, 56a and 56b, etc.). Bound in red library buckram.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Wittgenstein, Ludwig,1889-1951.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Restrictions on Use:
May not be quoted or reproduced without permission of the owner of the originals.
Cite As:
Ludwig Wittgenstein manuscript notebooks, #6880. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Manuscript Photocopies
Volume 2
Pre-Tractatus notebook
1914
Volume 3
Pre-Tractatus notebook
1914-1915
Volume 4
Pre-Tractatus notebook
1916
Volume 5
Prototractatus
1918
Volume 7
Band I: Philosophische Bemerkungen
1929
Volume 8
Band II
undated
Volume 9
Band III: Philosophische Betrachtungen
undated
Volume 10
Band IV
undated
Volume 11
Band V
undated
Volume 12
Band VI: Philosophische Bemerkungen
undated
Volume 13
Band VII
undated
Volume 14
Band VIII: Philosophische Grammatik
undated
Volume 15
Band IX: Philosophische Grammatik
undated
Volume 16
Band X: Philosophische Grammatik
1932-1933
Volume 17
Band XI: Philosophische Bemerkungen - Fortsetzung
1933-1934
Volume 18
Band XII: Philosophische Bemerkungen XII
1936, 1945
Volume 19
Band XIII
1937, 1938, 1940
Volume 20
Band XIV
1937 August-October
Volume 21
Band XV
1937 September-November
Volume 22
Band XVI
1937-1938
Volume 23
Band XVII: Philosophische Bemerkungen
1938-1939
Volume 24
Band XVIII: Philosophische Bemerkungen
1939-1940
Volume 25
Manuscript notebook: Philosophische Bemerkungen
1940, 1941
Volume 26
Manuscript volume
1941, 1944
Volume 27
Manuscript volume
1942-1944
Volume 29
Manuscript photocopy: Grundlagen der Mathematik
1942-1943
Volume 30
Manuscript Photocopy: Grundlagen der Mathematik F
1943, 1944
Volume 31
Manuscript volume
1944
Volume 32
Manuscript volume
1944, 1946
Volume 33
Manuscript volume
1946 August-September
Volume 34
Manuscript volume
1946 September-October
Volume 35
Manuscript volume
1946-1947
Volume 36
Manuscript volume
1947 February-June
Volume 37
Manuscript volume
1947 July-December
Volume 38
Manuscript volume: Band Q
1947-1948
Volume 39
Manuscript volume: Band R
1948-1949
Volume 40
Manuscript volume: Band S
1949
Volume 41
Grosses Format
1932-1933
Volume 42
Beginning of Brown Book in German
1935-1936
Volume 44
Manuscript fair copy: Philosophische Untersuchungen Part II
1948
Volume 45
Large manuscript notebook: C-1
1933
Volume 46
Large manuscript notebook: C-2
1933-1934
Volume 47
Large manuscript notebook: C-3
1934
Volume 48
Large manuscript notebook: C-4
1934-1935
Volume 49
Large manuscript notebook: C-5
1935-1936
Volume 50
Large manuscript notebook: C-6
1935-1936
Volume 51
Large manuscript notebook: C-7
1936
Volume 52
Large manuscript notebook: C-8
1936
Volume 53a
Manuscript notebook
1931
Volume 53b
Manuscript notebook
1931 or 1932
Volume 54
Manuscript notebook
1931
Volume 55
Manuscript notebook: Anmerkungen
1931
Volume 56a
Manuscript notebook
1932-1933 or 1933-1934
Volume 56b
Manuscript notebook: Continuation of 56a
1932-1933 or 1933-1934
Volume 57
Two manuscript notebooks in 1 volume
1934, 1937
Volume 58
Manuscript notebook
1938
Volume 60
Two manuscript notebooks in 1 volume
1938
Volume 61
Manuscript notebook
1939
Volume 62
Two manuscript notebooks in 1 volume
1939, 1940
Volume 63
Manuscript notebook
1941
Volume 64
Manuscript notebook
1942
Volume 65
Manuscript notebook
1941-1944
Volume 66
Manuscript notebook
1944
Volume 67
Manuscript notebook
undated
Volume 68
Notes on Frazer's Golden Bough: manuscript and typescript
after 1945
Volume 69
Manuscript notebook: "Philosophical Lecture"
Volume 70
Manuscript notebook no. 4; manuscript notebook
1949; undated
Volume 71
Manuscript notebook no. 2
1949
Volume 74
Short manuscript
early 1950
Volume 75
Manuscript notebook no. 5
1950
Volume 76
Manuscript notebook
1950
Volume 76b
Manuscript notebook no. 7
1950
Volume 77
Manuscript notebook no. 1
1950-1951
Volume 78
Manuscript notebook no. 6; Last notebook
1951; 1951 April
Volume 79
Seven fragments
undated
Volume 85
Lecture on Ethics; Letter to Ramsey
1929; 1927
Volume 86
Typescript
1929-1930
Volume 88a-88c
Early version, big typescript
1931-1932
Volume 89a-89d
Final version, big typescript
1932-1933
Volume 90
Nine short typescripts from period of big typescript
1931-1932
Volume 93a
Philosophische Untersuchungen, 1937 version
1937
Volume 93b
Phil. Untersuchungen, 1937 version, continued; 1938 preface
1937-1938
Volume 94
Revised continuation of Phil. Untersuchungen, 1937 version
undated
Volume 96
Translation by Rhees of Phil. Untersuchungen, Part I
undated
Volume 98
Das Uberraschende in der Mathematik, and corresponding remarks in Bemerkungen I and II
undated
Volume 99
Notes on logic; Diktat fur Schlick; Notes on freedom of the will
1914; 1932-1933; 1946-1947
Volume 100
Bemerkungen I
undated
Volume 101
Bemerkungen I, continued
undated
Volume 102
Bemerkungen II
1945-1946
Volume 103
Typescript rearrangement of Bande Q and R
1947-1948
Volume 105a
Zettel I
1929-1948
Volume 105b
Zettel II
1929-1948
Manuscripts Lacking
Volume 1
See volume 99 for more 1914 writings
1914?
Volume 6
German manuscript of Lecture on Ethics
undated
Volume 28
Perhaps identical with volume 26
undated
Volume 43
Early manuscript of Philosophische Untersuchungen, now lost
undated
Volume 59
See volume 60 (vol. 59 was likely similar)
1938?
Volume 72
Could have been Manuscript notebook no. 3, missing
1949?
Volume 73
See vol. 70
undated
Volume 80
"Notes on Logic"
1913 September
Volume 81
Engelmann typescript of Tractatus
undated
Volume 82
Vienna typescript of Tractatus
undated
Volume 83
Gmunden typescript of Tractatus, lost
undated
Volume 84
Unpublished Vorwort to Worterbuch
undated
Volume 87
Final version of Moore typescript, lost; exists in photocopies
undated
Volume 91
See vol. 99
undated
Volume 92
See vol. 93b
undated
Volume 95
Typescript of final version of Phil. Untersuchungen, lost
undated
Volume 97
Could be typescript on Godel, not accounted for
undated
Volume 104
See vol. 103
undated