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German Exiles collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6201
Abstract The German Exiles collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, event programs, and other material relating to various German exiles, including Lion Feuchtwanger, Alfred Adler, Bruno Frank, Emil Ludwig, Franz and Alma Werfel, and Thomas Mann. The German Exiles collection finding aid began as a description of purchased material, consisting of a letter and photographs of Alfred Adler, Bruno Frank, Emil Ludwig, Franz and Alma Werfel, and Thomas Mann (by Ernest Gottlieb...
Dates: 1932 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1950

Paul Kiess papers

 Collection
Identifier: 6032
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Dr. Paul Kiess. The collection contains personal correspondence and correspondence with Christian organizations in the US, photographs, newspaper clippings, outlines for Dr. Kiess' speeches, and ephemera. Dr. Paul Kiess, a Protestant, was a legal adviser, a lector of the Thüringische Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei, and Urania Verlagsbuchhandlung in Jena, Thuringia, and a member of the Thuringian parliament. Paul and his wife Edith, a half Jew,...
Dates: 1915 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1941

Ernst Matray papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0237
Abstract The papers include personal correspondence and correspondence related to actor, director, mime, and choreographer Ernst Matray’s artistic life, as well as photographs, invoices & statements, press clippings, artwork by Ernst Matray, autobiographic manuscripts and creative writing, some audio/visual materials, and some correspondence and invoices & statements of Matray’s third wife Elizabeth McKinley Matray. The papers comprise materials from the years 1933-1984, the bulk beeing from...
Dates: 1933 - 1955

Marta Mierendorff papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0214
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and ephemera regarding the lives and work of many German-speaking emigre artists in Southern California. One focus of the collection are German Expressionist Theater director Leopold Jessner (1878-1945) and his brother-in-law, the actor and director Fritz Jessner (1889-1946), both of whom left Germany in the 1930s to escape the Nazi persecution of Jews. The collection also includes more extensive materials on Walter...
Dates: 1933 - 1985

Walter Reuter photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0514
Abstract Walter Reuter (1906-2005) was a German-born Mexicon photojournalist. He fled war in Europe in 1942 for Mexico, where using modern photojournalistic techniques, he began, among other projects, documenting Mexico's indigenous people. This project eventually consisted of over 35,000 photographs of twenty different ethnicities. In addition to still photography, Reuter produced a number of full length films, both documentary and dramatic. It is estimated that Reuter produced close to 97,000...
Dates: 1950-1975

Schnurmann family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 6036
Abstract Alfred Schnurmann (born 1905 in Mulhouse, Alsace-Lorraine) was the son of a prosperous Jewish wool merchant. In 1940, Alfred and his daughter Marion were able to obtain visas to the United States as part of the "French" quota, and traveled to the U.S. via Japan and settled in San Francisco. Alfred worked at the Richelieu Hotel and then for Levi Strauss before getting a job in 1945 with the Southern Pacific Railroad. He worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad until his retirement in 1983. In...
Dates: 1898-1970s; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1955

Harold von Hofe papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0390
Abstract

The collection comprises materials related to von Hofe's tenure as a librarian at USC as well as manuscripts, research notes, articles, and correspondence. Most materials are related to Lion and Marta Feuchtwanger as well as other German-speaking exiles.

Dates: 1904 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1990

Gerhard Weissler papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5128
Abstract Gerhard Weissler was a professor of physics at the University of Southern California from 1944 until 1988, and chairman of the university's physics department from 1951 to 1956. Born in Germany in 1918, Weissler earned his degree in physics at the Institute of Technology, Berlin, but his politics resulted in his expulsion from Germany. He continued his education in California, earning his master's and PhD in physics at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1942 to 1944,...
Dates: 1918-1989; Majority of material found in 1978

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Correspondence 4
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Clippings 3
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Archival resources 3
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Ephemera 2
Germany -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Jews, German -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 2
Persecution -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Actors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Actresses -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Atomic spectroscopy -- Archival resources 1
Authors, German -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- Emigration and immigration -- Archival resources 1
Choreographers -- Archival resources 1
Choreography -- Archival resources 1
Dance -- Archival resources 1
Dancers 1
Exiles -- Austria -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Exiles -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Exiles' writings, German -- California -- Archival resources 1
German language -- Archival resources 1
Jewish refugees -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Jews -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Jews -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Letters 1
Mexico -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works 1
Molecular spectroscopy -- Archival resources 1
Motion pictures -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Newsletters 1
Newspaper clippings 1
Newspapers 1
Nonprofit organizations -- California -- Los Angeles County -- History -- Archival resources 1
Notes 1
Nuremberg War Crime Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946-1949 -- Archival resources 1
Photojournalism -- Mexico -- Archival resources 1
Reports, publications, studies, and documentation -- Archival resources 1
Resumes (Employment) -- Archival resources 1
Theater -- Austria -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Theater -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Ultraviolet spectrometry -- Archival resources 1
War crime trials -- Germany -- Nuremberg -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Archival resources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Archival resources 1
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Language
English 6
German 5
French 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Feuchtwanger, Lion 3
Berstl, Julius 2
Bruno, Frank 2
Feuchtwanger, Marta 2
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 2