The Humboldt Digital Library

The Humboldt digital library is an ongoing research project to preserve the legacy of Alexander von Humboldt in an online information system.

For more information about the project consult the project description and other topics on this Web site or contact the contributors.

  "I have omitted to state. . . the extreme satisfaction I have received from Baron Humboldt's communications. The treasures of information which he possesses are inestimable. . . ."
Thomas Jefferson, letter, June 7, 1804


"I formerly admired Humboldt, I now almost adore him . . ."
Charles Darwin, letter, 1832


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