Dr. Luise Klothilde Adelheid Felizitas von Schwartzkoppen

Title: Dr.
Prename: Luise Klothilde Adelheid Felizitas von
Surname: Schwartzkoppen
Birthday: 03/06/1902
Place of birth: Berlin
Date of death: 02/11/1986
Place of death: Munich
Education: 1921 final high school examinations (*Abitur*); 1925–28 university studies (law and politics) in Paris and Berlin; 1929 state examinations; 1931 doctorate in Bonn; 1931–33 training as a librarian
Career: 1931–32 Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Foreign and International Private Law, Berlin; 1931 trainee librarian at the Berlin University Library, 1932 at the Prussian State Library, Berlin; from 1933 employee, 1934–50 director, legal and social sciences department of the Prussian State Library; 1950 leaves East Berlin for West Berlin; from 1952 deputy director of the Free University Berlin Library, from 1954–67 as senior research librarian
Memberships: Board member, Viktoria Foundation for women students; 1947 academic commission, Wilmersdorf Women’s Union (Wilmersdorfer Frauenbund); 1949 founding member, German Federation of University Women (DAB); Association of Women Citizens (Staatsbürgerinnenverband)
Biographical literature: Wieland Schmidt, “Luise von Schwartzkoppen 1902–1986,” *Zeitschrift für Bibliothekswesen und Bibliographie* 33 (1986): 197–200; Alexandra Habermann and Peter Kittel, *Lexikon deutscher wissenschaftlicher Bibliothekare* (Frankfurt/ Main: Klostermann, 2004), 166–7; [*Neue Deutsche Biographie*, "Luise von Schwartzkoppen"](http://www.deutsche-biographie.de/sfz113975.html)
Major works: *Die Zwangsvollstreckung eines Konkursgläubigers in ausländisches Vermögen des Gemeinschuldners nach Konkurseröffnung* (diss.; Bonn: L. Röhrscheid, 1931)