Manuscripts / Autographs
Here selected manuscripts and autographs from the holdings of the Archive of the Francke Foundations are presented in digital format. Transcriptions for some of these documents are also shown sometimes.
At present, the following topics can be found:
- Manuscripts from the time of the Reformation
- Letters concerning Züllichau/Sulechów and the orphanage there
- Letters of the first and the last pastor of the community of the Salzburger emigrants in Ebenezer, Georgia, in North America, Johann Martin Boltzius (1703-1765) and Johann Ernst Bergmann (1755-1824)
- Manuscripts of the Danish-Halle Mission with selected palm leaf manuscripts
The letters from and to August Hermann Francke, his diaries with supplements, his writing calendars, travel reports and more egodocuments you can find in the Francke Portal.
For a comprising research in all documents of the archive please use the database for single documents or the database for the historical records and collections.
If you have questions referring to the manuscripts please contact the archivist Dr. Jürgen Gröschl: groeschlfrancke-halle.de(at)