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Lion Feuchtwanger papers

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Identifier: 0204
Abstract Lion Feuchtwanger (1884-1958) was a celebrated German-Jewish novelist and outspoken enemy of the Nazis. He began his literary career as a theater critic and turned his talent to writing plays in the 1910s and 1920s. He first became internationally known for his historical novel Jud Süss published in 1925. In 1933, he went into exile in Southern France and in 1941 he emigrated to the United States. He was an important figure in intellectual and artistic circles in Los Angeles during the 1940s...
Dates: 1906 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1958

Felix Guggenheim papers

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Identifier: 0312
Abstract This collection comprises the business and private archives of literary agent and Pazifische Presse co-founder Felix Guggenheim (1904-1976). The collection includes private and business correspondence, and contracts with publishers, authors and other business associates between 1925 and 1986 (bulk 1940-1976). The collection also includes manuscripts, some photographs and book reviews of works by many of the authors Guggenheim represented. Authors of the German-speaking Exile community in Los...
Dates: 1941 - 1976

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

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Brecht, Bertolt 2
Dieterle, William 2
Doblin, Alfred 2
Eisler, Hanns 2
Feuchtwanger, Marta 2