Paul Amann Collection 1911-1972


Paul Amann Collection 1911-1972

The collection of author and translator Paul Amann (Prague, 1884 – Connecticut,1958) contains both personal and professional correspondence and manuscripts. The manuscripts include novels, essays and short stories as well asnonfiction works, translations and one folder of poetry. The collection also contains personal papers and a folder of material from thirdparties.

4 linear feet.





SNAC Resource ID: 6345813

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