WEIBGEN, Günther

WEIBGEN, Günther. 1896 — 1948. German Indologist. Studied at Berlin (1921 already there) under Lüders. He was too early employed in Berlin library (succeeding Nobel from 1928) and had never time to complete even his Ph.D. Oberbibliothekar 1944. He was well remembered by colleagues because of his great helpfulness. Served in the army in WW 2.

Publications: “Neudrucke altindischer Werke”, OLZ 32, 1929, 515-518; 33, 1930, 76-79, 703f.; 34, 1931, 74-77, 677-680; 35, 1932, 72-76, 506-509; 36, 1933, 60-63, 461-465; 37, 1934, 62-66, 462-466; 38, 1935, 68-71, 463-467; 39, 1036, 61-64, 463-466; 40, 1937, 62-65, 462-466; 41, 1938, 62-67, 465-468.

– Bibliography of Le Coq, OLZ 33, 1930, 395-398.

Assisted Schubring in Die Jaina-Handschriften der Preussischen Staatsbibliothek. Neuerwerbungen seit 1891. 13+647 p. Verz. der Handschriften im Deutschen Reich 3:1:1. Lp. 1944.

Sources: L. Alsdorf, “Die Indologie in Berlin”, Studium Berolinense 1960, 579f.; P. Flügel, Z. für Bibliothekswesen Sonderband 124, 2022, 168

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