German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collections

German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collections

Personal and professional papers of German-speaking Émigré in the social sciences, humanities, and the arts and the organizations which assisted those who fled the Nazi regime.
In recognition of the serious scholarly interest in the mass migration of German speaking exiles from the Nazi regime, a German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collection was established in 1976 at the University at Albany, State University of New York. This growing collection has been developed since the 1970s through the efforts of the University Libraries and Professor John M. Spalek of the University's Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literature Department

German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collections Collections

Collection Aufbau; Records 1957-1998

This collection contains issues of Aufbau, which began publication in 1934 as a newsletter for the German-Jewish Club of New York.

Collection Bachhofer, Ludwig; Papers 1922-1968

This collection contains correspondence and materials related to Ludwig Bachhofer's professional interests in and knowledge about Asian art.

Collection Barth, Max; Papers 1916-1962

Collection contains photocopies of hand–corrected typescripts of poetry and offprints of articles from poet and journalist Max Barth.

Collection Bauchwitz, Kurt (Roy C. Bates); Papers 1890-2006

This collection documents the literary and legal careers of Roy C. Bates (Kurt Bauchwitz). The materials cover his early years in Germany (1890-1938), the years of flight from Hitler's Germany via Japan to the United States (1938-1941), and his U.S. years (1941-1974).

Collection Baum, Vicki; Papers 1929-1959

This collection contains Vicki Baum's correspondece related to publishing between 1929 and 1959 and notes and synopses of four of her manuscripts.

Collection Bendix, Reinhard; Papers 1929-1998

The bulk of the collection consists of Bendix' writings and the materials used by him for research purposes as well as for his courses in political and social sciences. This includes a large volume of materials on Max Weber, social stratification, power and authority, bureaucracy, industrialization and large-scale organizations. Bendix' files contain correspondence dealing with his career at the University of California, Berkeley and include materials pertaining to controversies at the university and within the Department of Sociology, as well as student issues and recommendations. Also present in the collection are a number of files dealing with individuals and issues connected with both the American Sociological Association and the International Sociological Association.

Collection Bodky, Erwin; Papers 1897-1958

The Bodky Papers include biographical materials, letters, musical programs, reviews, extensive manuscripts, arrangements, and printed material. Bodky studied piano with Ferrucio Busoni and composition with Richard Strauss and performed widely on harpsichord and piano. He left Germany and lived in the Netherlands, 1933–1938, and the United States from 1938 until his death. He was a professor of music at Brandeis University.

Collection Brandt, Thomas O.; Papers 1897-1958

This collection contains biographical materials, correspondence with publishers, 1958-1966, hand-corrected manuscripts of published and unpublished novels including "Stern in Nebel,"which concerns the 1933-1938 period), short stories, essays, literary criticism, children's literature, and poetry, 1947-68, and offprints of journal, magazine, and newspaper articles. A native of Vienna, Brandt taught at Colorado College from 1947 to 1966.

Collection Brecht, Arnold; Papers 1865-1974

The Arnold Brecht Papers, 1865-1974, consist of 14.67 cu. ft. of materials and are primarily copies of original documents, letters and printed materials housed at the Bundesarchiv, Koblenz, Germany ( Bundesarchiv, Potsdamer Strasse 1, 56075 Koblenz, Germany or http://www.bundesarchiv.de/ ).

Collection Colm, Gerhard; Records 1929-1972

Gerhard Colm was a professor of economics at the New School for Social Research and an expert on public revenues, unemployment, and economic planning. He served as the Chief Economist of the National Planning Association and as a leading economic adviser for both the Roosevelt and Truman administrations.

Collection Dolbin, Benedikt Fred; Collection 1922-1969

The collection contains approximately 5,000 original pencil and penandink drawings of European and American musicians, writers, and public figures, most of which were drawn by Benedikt F. Dolbin to illustrate his articles in the New York migr newspaper Aufbau and in the magazine Musical America.

Collection Eberhard, Wolfram; Papers 1935-1957

Born in Potsdam, Eberhard taught in China and Turkey in the 1930s and at the University of California at Berkeley. This collection contains corrected manuscripts of "China-Aufenhalt: Arbeiten ber Astronomie und Volkskunde"(1935), "Chinesische Volksmrchen in bersetzungen"(1935), "Materialen von der China-Reise zur Volkskunde und Astronomie Chinas"(1936), "Kaiser der Idee" (1937), and "Biographisches Wrterbuch, Beamtetitel Hsiung-nu-Texte" (1943); and offprints of articles on Chinese history, culture, and folklore, 1935-1957.

Collection Ehrmann, Henry W. (Heinrich); Papers 1932-1998

The Henry Ehrmann Papers are focused on Ehrmann's scholarly career as a political scientist and a professor of law and his participation in the program of re-education of German prisoners-of-war in the 1940s. The material also documents Ehrmann's association with other universities and institutions in the United States and Europe. The correspondence from and to the former German prisoners-of-war who met Ehrmann during the reeducation program organized by the War Department include letters - in several cases written by the prisoners' family members as well - almost entirely dating from the period immediately subsequent to the POWs' release and their return to Germany. Therefore, they are a valuable source of information about the living conditions in occupied Germany, the country's political transformation, and the correspondents' adaptation to new circumstances. Letters in the general correspondence subseries are, for the most part, related to Ehrmann's contacts with his fellow scholars and with academic or political institutions. Also included are speeches, lectures, lecture notes, and newspaper articles, 1941–1984. Ehrmann was a professor of political science at the University of Colorado, the University of California at San Diego, and Dartmouth University, and worked on French politics, labor relations, and comparative government.

Collection Elias, Hans; Papers Undated

Hans Elias was a German- American scientist. This collection contains a photocopy of manuscript "Abenteuer in Emigration und Wissenschaft," by Hans Elias, a native of Darmstadt who taught medicine at the University of Chicago since 1950. and reprints of various articles related to Elias' work and interests.

Collection Emergency Rescue Committee; Records 1936-1956

This collection contains files (photocopies) of the Emergency Rescue Committee including letters, registration cards, and other materials of this New York City-based organization concerning some 170 Émigrés and their efforts to flee to the United States from Nazi persecution. Includes files about Alfred Döblin, Hans Natonek, Nelly Sachs, Fritz von Unruh, and Friderike Zweig.

Collection Fodor, Ladislaus; Papers 1941-1980

The collection contains the papers of Ladislaus Fodor (1898-1978), a Hungarian novelist, playwright and screenwriter.

Collection Frank, Paul and Hans Adler; Papers Undated

This collection contains a corrected first draft of the English translation of Paul Frank and Hans Adler's play, "The Golden Ladder: A Comedy in Eleven Scenes."

Collection Fried, John H. E.; Papers 1911-1990

The John H. E. Fried Papers consist of his professional correspondence, copies of his published and unpublished writings (manuscripts, typescripts, reprints and books), texts of numerous speeches and lectures (published and unpublished), personal documents, teaching materials, as well as Fried's research collections on topics relating to global human rights problems and remedies.

Collection Friedlander, Walter A.; Papers 1914-1984

The Walter A. Friedländer (Friedlander) Papers consist of 45 archival boxes of materials, dating primarily from 1932 to 1984, with the bulk of material comprising Friedländer's voluminous correspondence (30 boxes). The collection also contains biographical materials, manuscripts and publications by Friedländer, as well as course materials and materials pertaining to national and international social welfare conferences, publications by other scholars, and materials collected by Friedländer on topics of interest, particularly social welfare topics.

Collection Friedmann, James I.; Papers 1966

This collection contains a corrected manuscript of an unpublished autobiography of a Berlin bookseller and publisher who settled in Buenos Aires, where he lived from 1939 to 1965. Pertains to German exile literary life and antifascist activities in Argentina during the years 1938-1945, including transcription of a letter by the novelist Joseph Roth and information pertaining to the antifascist artist Clement Moreau.

Collection Fritz, Kurt von; Papers 1935-1980

Kurt von Fritz was a professor of classics at the University of Munich and at Columbia University. This collection contains German autobiographical notes and materials, "Die Grund, die zu meiner Emigration", corrected copies of letters, and photograph, 1970-1980s.

Collection Furth, Josef Herbert; Papers 1932-1981

Correspondence with Gottfried Haberler, Friedrich A. Hayek, Eric Voegelin, and other fellow Viennese Émigré economists, 1937–1981; typescripts of his reviews, articles, and papers, 1932–1981; lectures and course syllabi, 1942–1974; reports and reviews written for the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, 1944–1966; and offprints of articles. Furth taught economics at Catholic University and American University, wrote on central banking and international monetary relations, and was an economist for the Federal Reserve Board.

Collection Furth, Otto; Papers 1933-1971

Otto Furth was a palywright. This collection contains German and English manuscripts, plays, poetry, lectures, and articles in newspapers and magazines, 1933-1969. There is also correspondence with friends, writers and with Twentieth Century Fox pertaining to copyright infringement, 1940-1948. Furth also wrote under the pseudonym Owen Elford.

Collection George, Manfred; Papers 1913-1968, Undated

This collection contains photocopies of correspondence written by Manfred George to various public figures, original manuscripts of plays composed by George, newspaper clippings of articles George wrote for European and American publications, and audio recordings on his work with the New York based newspaper Aufbau.

Collection Gerhard, Adele; Papers 1938-1956

The Adele Gerhard (1938-1965) Papers include hand-corrected typescripts, photocopies and clippings of essays, a collection of clippings about Cologne-born novelist Gerhard and reviews.

Collection Gluecksohn-Waelsch, Salome; Papers 1928-1998

Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch's papers include correspondence; biographical material, including awards, citations, and diplomas; grant applications; reviews; publications; National Academy of Science files; conference, seminar, and lecture materials; photographs; and an extensive reprint collection in the field of genetics.

Collection Gode von Aesch, Alexander; Papers 1924-1987

Includes biographical information, photographs, correspondence, writings, and periodicals related to Alexander Gode von Aesch.

Collection Graf, Oskar Marie; Papers 1891-1967

The Oskar Maria Graf Papers consist primarily of photocopies of Graf's works. This includes correspondence; writing; newspaper clippings about Graf; exhibitions about Graf; numerous photographs of Graf, his family and acquaintances; and subject files.

Collection Herz, John H.; Papers 1917-2005

The John H. Herz Papers consist of documents and autobiographical materials, professional and personal correspondence, copies of Herz's published and unpublished writings, texts of numerous speeches and lectures, teaching materials, as well as Herz's research collections on topics relating to his writings and lectures.

Collection Hirsch, Felix and Elisabeth; Papers 1932-1976

The collection contains biographical and professional materials of Felix Hirsch, librarian and professor of history, as well as a small amount of matrials of his wife Elizabeth F. Hirsch, a specialist in Renaissance philosophy.

Collection Hula, Erich; Papers 1900-1986

A substantial portion of the Erich Hula Papers consists of his writings, both in typescript and published form. This includes his contributions to newspapers and journals as well as extensive notes from his research and for courses taught. The collection also contains correspondence files and biographical documents, and a large collection of reprints (and some typescripts) sent to and collected by Hula of colleagues and other scholars.

Collection Jellinek, Oscar; Papers 1947

This collection contains a photocopy of a manuscript "Das Dorf des 13. Mrs: wriiten by Oskar Jellinek.

Collection Kahler, Erich von; Papers 1905-1970

This collection contains diaries, 1906-1913; correspondence; corrected manuscripts of literary works by Hermann Broch, Golo Mann, and others, 1945-1970; lecture notes on philosophy of history; contemporary politics for lectures given in Germany and the United States; and 16 audio recordings of lectures, readings, and other presentations.

Collection Kaskel, Joseph; Papers 1939-1964

Joseph Kaskel was an attorney and writer who lived in New York City. This collection contains correspondence with Peter Lindt, Karl O. Paetel, Udo Rusker, Albert Thiele, and others, 1939-1964.

Collection Kircheimer, Otto; Papers 1929-1972

The Otto Kirchheimer Papers contain correspondence with colleagues, publishers and students, book reviews written by Kirchheimer, reviews and offprints published by his colleagues and associates, and research notes on the social and political context of law. Listings of his offprint collection, book reviews, and pamphlets, as well as a list of the books held in Otto Kirchheimer's personal library are in the autobiographical file.

Collection Knight, Max; Papers 1909-1993

The bul of the collection consists of the writings of the co-authors Max Knight (Max Eugen Kühnel) and Joseph Fabry (Joseph Epstein), who wrote and published jointly from 1933 to 1993 under the pseudonym of Peter Fabrizius.

Collection Kollisch, Margaret; Papers 1910-1979

The collection contains published and draft writings of Margarete Kollisch, and correspondence with Dr. Albert Einstein and other notables.

Collection Kotschnig, Walter Maria; Papers 1920-1984

The Walter Maria Kotschnig Papers, 1920-1984, focus on two major aspects of Kotschnig's life, his early career with the International Student Service, 1936-1944, and his diplomatic career with the United States Department of State and the United Nations, 1945-1971, in particular his representation on the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

Collection Kraft, Julius; Papers 1921-1960

Julius Kraft was a professor of philosophy at the New School for Social Research and at Washington and Jefferson College. This collection contains biographical materials, correspondence with Adolf Lowe, Karl Popper, Kurt Wolff, and others, 1922-1960, manuscripts of articles, essays, and lectures, 1921-1960, and offprints.

Collection Laqueur, Gert; Papers 1935-1981

This collection contains documents, photographs, and publications.

Collection Lederer, Emil; Papers 1901-1971

The collection consists of the papers of Emil Lederer, his wife Gertrud von Eckardt, and his step-daughter, Ursula von Eckardt.

Collection Lederer, Walther; Papers 1929-2003

This collection contains material related to Walther Lederer and his family.

Collection Lehr, David; Papers 1935-2005

This collection contains the papers of Dr. David Lehr.

Collection Leser, Paul; Papers 1850-1984

The Paul Leser Papers document not only the life and career of anthropologist Paul Leser, but also contain materials pertaining to Leser's sister, Maria Lingemann and her husband Heinrich Lingemann, and earlier members of the Leser family. Although the collection contains correspondence between Paul and his brother, Albert (Leser) Lestoque, a separate collection, the Albert (Leser) Lestoque Papers, held at the University at Albany's Department of Special Collections & Archives documents the life and career of Paul Leser's brother as well as providing additional Leser family documents and material.

Collection Lestoque, Albert; Papers 1862-1963, bulk 1899-1960

Records from legal battles and restitution claims of Albert (Leser) Lestoque and his two siblings, for family properties in the Plittersdorf section of Bonn, Germany. Also contains manuscripts and published versions of Lestoque's writings, including the manuscripts from lecture engagements, and materials from organizations as Citizens for Victory, the International Committee for the Study of European Questions and the German American Writers' Association (GAWA).

Collection Liepmann, Klaus; Papers 1933-1990

This collection contains the papers and audio recordsings of Klaus Liepmann, "Father of Music" at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Collection Lindt, Peter M.; Papers 1942-1970

This collection contains letters, clippings, programs, and other materials pertaining to Peter M. Lindt or kept by him as a member and president of the Social Scientific Society for Intercultural Relations, Inc.

Collection Lipman-Wulf, Peter; Papers 1938-1982

The collection contains an autobiographical manuscript and original prints for Hermann Broch's Death of Vergil.

Collection Lowe, Adolf; Papers 1915-1996

Biographical material includes biographies; personal papers from teaching at the University of Kiel, 1926–31 and University of Manchester, 1933–40; papers from Lowe's 80th birthday (1973); Veblen–Commons Award, 1979; interview with Die Zeit, 1988; correspondence, 1928–91; writings by Lowe, including lectures, speeches, published and unpublished works. Lowe was one of the founders of the New School for Social Research comprised mostly of the German intellectual Émigrés to the USA prior to WWII.

Collection Maass, Joachim; Papers 1901-1972

The collection contains correspondence, manuscript materials and lecture notes.

Collection Machlup, Fritz; Papers 1935-1982

The Fritz Machlup Papers contian a partial collection of his published writings as a professor of economics and international finance.

Collection Manschinger, Kurt and Grete Hartwig; Papers 1912-1995

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, opera librettos, songs, short stories, children's literature, advertising and media, sketches, and critical reviews. It also has personal family papers of Kurt and Greta Hartwig Manschinger, paintings and writings by and other records from Greta's sister Mela Hartwig, audio recordings, scores, and sheets, as well as audio recordings of performances.

Collection Marck, Siegfried; Papers 1939-1957

The collection contains biographical materials, 1939-1957, correspondence, in part pertaining to Thomas Mann, and printed materials. A native of Breslau, Siegfried Marck taught at Roosevelt University from 1945.

Collection Marcu, Eva and Valeriu; Papers 1941-1942

Valeriu Marcu (1899-1942) was a Romanian poet, writer, and historian. Eva was his wife. He is known for writing about Vladimir Lenin. The collection contains photocopies of correspondence between Eva Marcu and Heinrich Brüning, 1941-1942, and photocopies of articles by Valeriu Marcu, 1941.

Collection Marton, George; Papers 1964

The collection contains an autobriography with chapters on Franz Werfel and Thomas Mann in exile written by George Marton.

Collection Marx, Hilde; Papers 1936-1986

The collection contains the scrapbooks of Hilde Marx (1911-1986), a writer, poet, and journalist.

Collection Mendershausen, Horst; Papers 1930-1999

The Horst Mendershausen Papers consist of select materials from six decades of Mendershausen's personal and professional life as an economist and political scientist.

Collection Misch, Carl; Papers 1941-1963

Correspondence in German, 1941-1962; and typescripts of articles and lectures, in German and English, on Germany, Paris, prominent individuals, and other topics, 1945-1963.

Collection Natonek, Hans; Papers 1918-1964

The Hans Natonek Papers contain drafts of his novels, short stories and poems, and correspondence with family and publishers. The bulk of the literary works in this collection, though undated, stem from the period after Natonek fled to the United States, mainly after he moved to Arizona in 1943.

Collection Necheles, Heinrich and Stephanie; Papers 1988

The collection contains autobiographies of Heinrich Necheles (1897-1979) and his wife Stephanie Necheles (born 1901), privately published in 1988. They are Autobiographical Reminiscenes by Heinrich Necheles and My Life's Journey: Berlin, Chicago, Walnut Creek. A Memoir by Stephanie Necheles.

Collection Neisser, Hans Phillip; Papers 1918-1971

Neisser was a professor of economics at the New School for Social Research. The collection consists of manuscripts, lecture notes, correspondence, reprints of Neisser's publications, and book reviews written by Neisser.

Collection Neugass, Fritz; Papers 1913-1979

The collection documents the professional life of photographer and journalist Fritz Neugass. The Neugass Papers include published writings, typescripts, clippings, research materials, photographs by Neugass, photographs by others, correspondence, and auction catalogs.

Collection Neumeyer, Alfred; Papers 1932-1948

The collection contains copies of manuscripts of poetry, plays, and essays by Alfred Neumeyer, an art historian and scholar who taught at the University of Berlin until 1935 and thereafter at Mills College in Oakland, California.

Collection Oppler, Alfred C.; Papers 1908-1982

The collection includes a diary, 1950; correspondence, 1942–1981; and manuscripts of books (including "Prussian Bureaucracy and National Socialism"), lectures, and reports, 1947–1959. As a civilian employee of the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1952, Oppler was the principal architect of legal and judicial reforms in occupied Japan.

Collection Pachter, Henry M.; Papers 1907-1987

The collection contains Pachter's writings in history, economics, current events, the social sciences and other topics. The bulk of the collection consists of Pachter's published essayistic writings, both for journals (including numerous articles for Dissent) and for newspapers.

Collection Padover, Saul K.; Papers 1947-1972

This very small collection consists of Saul Padover's writings, course materials, and research materials. Padover was an Austrian-American political scientist, scholar of Soviet propaganda and American foreign policy, and professor at the New School for Social Research.

Collection Paetel, Karl O.; Papers 1904-1984

Karl Otto Paetel was a political journalist, born in Berlin, forced to flee Germany in 1935 (Paetel was sentenced to death in absentia by the Nazis), and immigrated to the United States in 1940. Paetel's interests focused on the radical movements and social changes in the Twentieth Century from his youth until his death in 1975. The collection consists of correspondence, Paetel's writings, writings by others, pamphlets, biographical materials, and periodicals.

Collection Pauli, Hertha; Papers 1960-1970

The collection contains reel-to-reel audio interviews, readings, and reminiscences of Hertha Pauli.

Collection Pessl-Sobotka, Yella; Papers 1918-1979

This collection documents the musical career of Yella Pessl, a harpsichordist, pianist and organist.

Collection Plant, Richard; Papers 1950-1981

The collection contains manuscripts, typescripts, book reviews, film reviews, and materials for two unwritten novels all by Richard Plant, professor of German and comparative literature.

Collection Pribram, Karl; Papers 1877-1973

Karl Pribram was an emigre economist from Austria and an expert on economic thought and policymaking. The Pribram Papers include diaries, documents, correspondence, manuscripts, notes and Pribram's publications.

Collection Rabinowitch, Eugene I.; Papers 1923-1973

Russian-born chemist and SUNY Albany professor who worked on the Manhattan Project, was an early leader of the Concerned Scientists Movement, and helped organize the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. The Rabinowitch Papers document various aspects of his life and career and contain his writings, his involvement with the Pugwash Conferences and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, his research interests in photosynthesis, and his work at the University of Illinois and the State University of New York at Albany.

Collection Remarque, Erich Maria; Papers 1938-1973

The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and magazine articles, 1938-1973, related to the career of Erich Maria Remarque, a German-born writer most famous for his 1929 work All Quiet on the Western Front.

Collection Rohrlich, George F.; Papers 1943-1984

George Rohrlich served in the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, 1943-1945, in the Public Health and Welfare Section of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, Japan, 1947-1951, and the International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva, 1959-1964. He was a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, 1964-1967, and at Temple University, 1967-1981. This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts of unpublished papers, lecture notes, and novellas.

Collection Rosenhaupt, Hans; Papers 1932-1983

This collection contains photocopies of articles, speeches, short stories, newspaper clippings and tributes.

Collection Rubel, Nomi; Papers 1955-1978

The collection contains correspondence of Nomi Rubel, writer and director.

Collection Schoch, Magdalena; Papers Undated

This collection contains a small amount of photocopied material about international law expert Magdalena Schoch.

Collection Schoenberner, Franz; Papers 1935-1994

The collection contains photocopies of the papers of Franz Schoenberner, writer and editor.

Collection Simons, Hans; Papers 1906-1968

The papers of the German-born Political Science professor who emigrated to America in 1935, and became professor and president of the New School.

Collection Sorrel, Walter; Papers Undated

The collection contains corrected manuscripts and copies of seven plays in English on theater, dance, and German literature.

Collection Spalek, John M.; Papers 1933-2010

John Spalek was professor of Germanic languages at the University at Albany and main proponent of the German and Jewish Intellectual Emigre Collection who conducted oral history interviews. The collection consists of oral history interviews and photographs.

Collection Speier, Hans; Papers 1922-1989

The Hans Speier Papers primarily focus on Speier's career in the U.S. after his emigration. The collection includes biographical materials, including family documents and correspondence; autobiographical writings, manuscripts and typescripts; The RAND Corporation materials; typescripts by other authors, Nazi propaganda; anti-Nazi propaganda; Allied Forces Intelligence reports and memoranda; notes and materials on various topics; and political pamphlets.

Collection Spiro, Eugen; Papers 1940-1972

German-Jewish painter interned in the French concentration camp at Gurs, painted portraits of Thomas Mann, Albert Einstein, and other notables. The collection includes correspondence, photographs of Spiro's artwork, and exhibit catalogues.

Collection Staudinger, Hans; Papers 1928-1980

Staudinger was a Social Democratic Party member of the Reichstag until his removal by the Nazis in 1933; he was professor of economics at the University in Exile from 1934 and dean of the graduate faculty of the New School for Social Research at various times between 1941 and 1960. The collection contains articles, books, diplomas, passports, photographs, scrapbooks, Festscrifen, and memorabilia of Hans Staudinger and members of his family. It also contains correspondence; handwritten and typed drafts of lecture notes, speeches, and addresses; teaching and research materials; and publications by Hans Staudinger and members of the New School for Social Research. The concentration of material is in the period of 1940 through 1960, with early biographical material dating from 1907 and some items dating through 1980.

Collection Steel, Johannes; Papers 1935-1978

The collection contains correspondence, 1970-1978, and clippings of newspaper articles, 1935-1951. Steel wrote the column "Johannes Steel on Wall Street" for the New York Post.

Collection Stettner, Walter Fritz; Papers 1937-1999

This collection is primarily composed of copies of materials documenting Walter Stettner's and his parents' efforts to obtain safe passage for the parents from Nazi-occupied Europe.

Collection Storm Publishers; Records 1940-1968

The collection contains correspondence between Alexander Gode von Aesch (Oesch) and Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, Hans Speier, Manfred George, and others, 1940-1968, manuscripts of works by Fritz von Unruh, Friderike Zweig, and others, reviews and publicity materials pertaining to books published, contracts, and financial records. Storm Publishers was located in New York City.

Collection Tetens, Friedrich Tete Harrens; Papers 1925-1976

Tetens was a journalist and political pamphleteer who also wrote under the pseudonym Anton Pettenkofer. This collection contains correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, and information about the anti-Nazi movement.

Collection Tischler, Hans; Papers 1935-1982

Hans Tischler was an Austrian born musicologist who held doctorates in Musicology (Vienna University, 1937) and Yale University (1942). This collection contains publication and essays, musical scores, correspondence, and research notes.

Collection Ungar, Frederick; Papers 1931-1989

This collection contains correspondence, book catalogs, and research materials of Frederick Ungar, especially those relating to the Frederick Ungar Publishing Company.

Collection Werner, Alfred; Papers 1903-1979

The Alfred Werner Papers contain typescripts of his writings on artists and art topics, as well as a small amount of correspondence, student papers, notes and research materials used for his writing. Werner's main focus was on Jewish art and artists.

Collection Wolff, Kurt H.; Manuscripts 1937-1952

This collection contains hand–corrected typescripts of poetry and novels by Kurt H. Wolff.

Collection Wolff, Victoria; Papers 1973

This collection contains Wolff's autobiographical manuscript "Hass Liebe Hollywood: Meine dreissig Jahre als Underhund."

Collection Wronkow, George; Papers 1973

This collection contains a corrected manuscript of "Kleiner Mann in grossen Zeiten: Reportagen eines Lebens" by George Wronkow.

Collection Wunderlich, Frieda; Papers 1920-1941

Frieda Wunderlich taught at the New School for Social Research and was an authority on farm labor in Germany and the Soviet Union. The bulk of the collection consists of publications of Wunderlich, primarily in the anti-Hitler periodical Soziale Praxis, which she edited from 1923 until she emigrated to the United States in 1933.

Collection Wyler, Julius; Papers 1903-1959

The Julius V. Wyler Papers consist of correspondence, publications by Wyler and other economists (in German and in English), and course and lecture notes from his years of teaching at the New School for Social Research in New York.

Collection Zweig, Friderike; Papers 1939-1970

This collection contains reproductions of correspondence of the novelist, translator, and biographer Friderike Maria Zweig.
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Collection Greta Hartwig Manschinger and Kurt Manschinger (Ashley Vernon) Papers, 1912-1995

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, opera librettos, songs, short stories, children's literature, advertising and media, sketches, and critical reviews. It also has personal family papers of Kurt and Greta Hartwig Manschinger, paintings and writings by and other records from Greta's sister Mela Hartwig, audio recordings, scores, and sheets, as well as audio recordings of performances.

Collection John H. Herz Papers, 1917-2005

The John H. Herz Papers consist of documents and autobiographical materials, professional and personal correspondence, copies of Herz's published and unpublished writings, texts of numerous speeches and lectures, teaching materials, as well as Herz's research collections on topics relating to his writings and lectures.

Collection Karl O. Paetel Papers, 1904-1984

Karl Otto Paetel was a political journalist, born in Berlin, forced to flee Germany in 1935 (Paetel was sentenced to death in absentia by the Nazis), and immigrated to the United States in 1940. Paetel's interests focused on the radical movements and social changes in the Twentieth Century from his youth until his death in 1975. The collection consists of correspondence, Paetel's writings, writings by others, pamphlets, biographical materials, and periodicals.

Collection Roy C. Bates (Kurt Bauchwitz) Papers, 1890-2006

This collection documents the literary and legal careers of Roy C. Bates (Kurt Bauchwitz). The materials cover his early years in Germany (1890-1938), the years of flight from Hitler's Germany via Japan to the United States (1938-1941), and his U.S. years (1941-1974).

Collection Eugen Spiro Papers, 1940-1972

German-Jewish painter interned in the French concentration camp at Gurs, painted portraits of Thomas Mann, Albert Einstein, and other notables. The collection includes correspondence, photographs of Spiro's artwork, and exhibit catalogues.