Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract This archive contains the correspondence of Marta Feuchtwanger, wife of German-Jewish writer Lion Feuchtwanger, who survived her husband by almost thirty years. Marta Feuchtwanger remained an important figure in the exile community and devoted the remainder of her life to promoting the work of her husband. The collection contains Marta Feuchtwanger's personal correspondence, texts and manuscripts by her and others, royalty statements received for the works of her husband, correspondence with...
Dates: 1940 - 1987
Overview This collection documents the history of the American stage before talking cinema, reflecting the birth and death of vaudeville and the advent of the modern Broadway musical. The collection includes books, posters, theater programs, sheet-music covers, souvenirs, rare film footage of vaudevillians, including Weber & Fields, and manuscripts and research notes for Armond Fields' own books.
Dates: 1856 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1925
Overview The Hamlin Garland papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, photographs, and memorabilia, by and about the American realist writer. Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who once held the title of "Dean of American Letters" and counted many of the prominent literary figures of his time as friends. This collection holds close to 10,000 of Garland's letters, which are now digitized and available via the USC Digital Library. Garland's literary notebooks...
Dates: 1850 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1940
Abstract This artificially created collection consists of notes, letters, documents, and photographs created by and for important historical figures, mostly American, from 1790 to 1928, 1954, and undated. Of particular historical interest are the letters written by Thomas Jefferson, William Smith, and Eugene Debs, and the 1850 Los Angeles Justice of the Peace election results document.
Dates: 1726-1928, undated
Abstract The General Literary Manuscripts collection is an artificially created collection comprised chiefly of literary works and manuscript fragments of well-known writers and other public figures. The time covered is late 17th century to the first half of the 20th century.
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
Abstract The William Torrey Harris papers, 1857-1909, consists of letters, manuscripts, typescripts, notes, and leaflets collected and created by noted 19th century educator, philosopher and lexicographer William Torrey Harris. In addition to letters from major philosophers of the period, including John Dewey, Josiah Royce, William James, and George H. Howison, the collection also contains manuscripts and notes penned by Harris and material related to the Philosophical Union of the University of...
Dates: 1857 - 1909
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The Alfred Hayes papers consist of 15 boxes of papers collected and/or created by Alfred Hayes and one box of papers belonging to Marietta Elliott, who was married to Alfred Hayes. Alfred Hayes worked as a screen and television writer, novelist, and poet. Hayes is known for his existential noir writing and for his poem, "I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night," which was adapted into a song by Earl Robinson and later performed by Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, and many others. Hayes' papers consist of...
Dates: 1940 - 1990
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Antonio Heras, who was a professor of Spanish and Spanish Literature at USC from 1925-1950. Heras’s papers include manuscripts and typescripts of his articles and stories, research notes, clippings, correspondence and diaries.
Dates: 1923 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1965