Biow, Hermann: Bildnis Wilhelm und Jacob Grimm

Digitisation and indexing of the correspondence of the Brothers Grimm (Second funding phase)

Project object

The project intends to digitalize, present and enable long-term archiving of the correspondence of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm. The project is a continuation of several years of cooperation between the Department of Manuscripts and Historical Prints at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, the Grimm-Sozietät zu Berlin e.V., and the Grimm-Briefwechsel (Grimm Correspondence) Unit at Humboldt University. The letters will be published in a new online portal 'Digitales Grimm Archiv' by the project partners as well in the Digitised Collections of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin.

Project term

March 2023 - November 2023


  • Grimm-Sozietät zu Berlin e.V.
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


  • Das Forschungs- und Kompetenzzentrum Digitalisierung Berlin (digiS)
  • Contact

Dr. Carolin Schreiber
Manuscripts and Early Printed Books
Head of department
phone: +49 30 266 435 000