The files of Viktor Frankl date back to 1923. They contain a
wealth of miscellaneous material such as manuscripts, letters, newspaper clippings,
photos, and media.
Note: The Archives are owned by the family of Viktor Frankl. The Viktor Frankl Institute
has no proprietory rights to the contents of the archives.
• Written documents: Catalog and data base
The written files are in the process of being catalogued. To
date about two thirds of the items have been screened and entered into
a data base.
The original items in the archives cannot be accessed. Copies of individual
items may be obtained under certain circumstances. In particular, the request
must be motivated by a specific scientific project.
Requests should be sent by e-mail to
They must be accompanied by a clear statement of the intention of the research,
including the name of the academic body and of the project leader.
The private files contain films, video and audio recordings from five decades. The material
was transferred to digital media, and the distribution of selected recordings was outsourced
two a German and a U.S. media publisher, respectively. Some videoclips may be accessed online.