Stefan Iosif family photograph and ephemera collection, circa 1860s-circa 1950s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Iosif, Stefan O. (Stefan Octavian), 1875-1913
Stefan Iosif family photograph and ephemera collection
circa 1860s-circa 1950s (inclusive)
Photographs, postcards and ephemera ( 1 box)
Collection Number
Photographs, postcards and ephemera of a Romanian Poet and Translator and his descendents
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Ştefan Octavian Iosif (September 11, 1875– June 22, 1913) was a Romanian poet and translator. He was born in Braşov, Transylvania (part of Austria-Hungary at the time). He studied in his native town and in Sibiu before completing his education in Paris. He met Dimitrie Anghel who became a close friend. Anghel, Iosif, and Emil Garleanu created the Romanian Writer's Society in 1909. His friendshiip with Anghel came to an end when they fell in love with the same woman, Natalia Negru. She married Iosif but divorced him to marry Anghel. Iosif died in 1913 at age 37 after having a stroke.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs, postcards and ephemera (including passports and travel documents) relating to the Romanian poet Stefan Iosif and his parents, siblings and descendents in Romania.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Poets, Romanian--Archives
  • Personal Names :
  • Iosif, Ștefan O. (Ștefan Octavian), 1875-1913--Archives
  • Iosif, Ștefan O. (Ștefan Octavian), 1875-1913--Family
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera
  • Photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)