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Theater -- Austria -- 20th century -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Lion Feuchtwanger papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1906 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1958

German theater and movie programs

 Collection
Identifier: 0077
Abstract

The collection consists predominantly of theater, cabaret, opera, and movie programs from European German-speaking countries, 1929-1937.

Dates: 1929-1937

Oscar Homolka papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0205
Abstract

This collection consists of manuscripts written by Oscar Homolka during his stay in Southern California. The collections also contains some photographs and ephemera relating to Homolka.

Dates: 1935 - 1960

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

Grete Mosheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0211
Abstract

This collection includes personal and business correspondence of the German-born actress Grete Mosheim(1905-1986), and articles and interviews covering Mosheim's acting career from the American and German press.

Dates: 1929-1986

Collection on Max Reinhardt

 Collection
Identifier: 6245
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to the work of Austrian theater and film director Max Reinhardt (1873-1943) including European set design plans and some papers, dating from circa 1910s-1930s, and a scrapbook of memorabilia from Reinhardt’s 1927-1928 New York repertory theater season.

Dates: approximately 1910s-approximately 1930s