Kantorowicz arrives in the USA

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Careful as ever Felix Gilbert in his memoirs said that in the 20s and 30s he often took visitors to the gay bars in Berline just to show them what they were like but really his second cousin Mommsen was his boyfriend and when Felix got married around 50 to a graduate student in Bryn Mawr, that may be one reason that Mommsen killed himself in disappointment that he and Felix were not going to retire to Florence and live in the Pensione Bandini and spent the rest of their declining years together.

Letter from Felix Gilbert (as pdf)

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