Heinrich Eduard Jacob Collection 1929-1983

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Heinrich Eduard Jacob Collection, 1929-1983

Heinrich Eduard Jacob Collection 1929-1983

Folder one contains a variety of personal certificates and documents belonging to Heinrich and Dora Jacob, including documents related to his arrest,deportation, and emigration from Vienna and arrival in the United States in 1939. There are also a number of letters from prominent literary and cultural figures such as Thomas Mann,Max Brod, Hugo von Hoffmansthal, and Stefan Zweig.

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Brod, Max, 1884-1968

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Sophie Friedman was Max Brod's sister. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1908-1962. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863017 ...

Marcuse, Ludwig, 1894-1971

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Marcuse was among the German-speaking émigrés with whom Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel had social contact in southern France in 1938 and 1939; he emigrated to the U.S. in 1939. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1943-1944. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863913 ...

Brentano, Bernard ˜vonœ 1901-1964

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Zweig, Friderike Maria Burger Winternitz, 1882-1971

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A native of Vienna, Friderike Zweig (née Burger) was Stefan Zweig's first wife (it was her second marriage); they married in 1920 and divorced in 1938. Friderike emigrated to France in 1938 and to the U.S. in 1940, where she settled at first in New York and later in Stamford, Conn. Dr. Alichanian apparently held a position within an Armenian organization and provided Zweig with other contacts within the Armenian community. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and ...

Ludwig, Emil, 1881-1948

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Emil Ludwig was a friend of Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel; he had contact with them in France at the beginning of their exile, and he likewise emigrated to the U.S. in 1940 and settled in California, where they continued their friendship with him. Ludwig had become a Swiss citizen in 1932, and he returned to live there after the war. Elga Ludwig was Emil's wife. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1939-1946. (University of Pennsylvania Library)....

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Dachau (Concentration camp)

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German concentration camp. From the description of Dachau miscellaneous records, 1943-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868894 Historical Note German concentration camp. From the guide to the Dachau (Germany: Concentration Camp) miscellaneous records, 1943-1945, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace) ...

Kersten, Kurt

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Born in Weldheiden bei Kassel on April 19, 1891, Kurt Kersten studied in Munich and Berlin and served in World War I. From 1919 to 1933 he worked as a freelance journalist in close association with left-wing expressionists. He made several trips to the USSR and contributed to the German Communist press. He emigrated to Switzerland in 1934, Czechoslovakia the same year, France in 1937, and the United States via Morocco and Martinique, 1940-1945. He was active in exile affairs and continued to wor...

Saxe, Serge

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Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942

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Austrian writer Stefan Zweig was one of the most prolific and popular European authors in the years before World War II. He wrote plays, poetry, and fiction, but his most popular works were highly fictionalized biographies of well-known historical figures. His central themes were nostalgia and humanism. From the description of Stefan Zweig letter and pamphlet, 1929-1932. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51589995 Austrian writer. From...

Buchenwald (Concentration camp)

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Buchenwald concentration camp, one of the largest in Germany with its 130 satellite camps and units, was situated 5 miles north of Weimar in Thüringen. It was established in July 1937 when the first group of 149 mostly political prisoners and criminals was received. Some 238,980 prisoners passed through Buchenwald from 30 countries. 43,005 were killed or perished there. This release permit belonged to Erich Marmorek, born Vienna, 1907, architect. From the gui...

Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956

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Louis Bromfield was an American author and conservationist from central Ohio who gained international recognition winning the Pulitzer Prize and pioneering innovative scientific farming concepts. From the guide to the Louis Bromfield correspondence to Edna Wolfe, 1942-1949, (Ohio University) American author and conservationist. From 1939-1969 he lived and did sustainable farming at Malabar Farm, Lucas, Ohio. From the description of [Signature, 19--] / Louis Bromf...

Böhm, Hans approximately 1450-1476

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Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x000173 German author. From the description of Land of good will : typewritten article signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609625 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Bad Tölz, to Herr Fischer, his publisher, 1909 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607913 From the description...

Fontana, Oskar Maurus, 1889-1969

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Hofmannsthal, Hugo ˜vonœ 1874-1929

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Hugo von Hofmannsthal was a German author, known as perhaps the most important Austrian writer of his era. Born in Vienna to prosperous Jewish parents, he was educated by private tutors and studied law and philology at the University of Vienna. He showed a precocious gift for poetry, and became equally prolific writing drama, fiction, and essays. He was influenced by the Symbolist tradition, and his work was self-consciously aesthetic, but his writing was always infused with his concern for harm...

Jacob, Heinrich Eduard, 1899-1967

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Heinrich Eduard Jacob was born in Berlin in 1889 to Richard and Martha Jacob (née Behrendt). During the Weimar Republic he worked as a journalist, but was also known for his fiction and non-fiction works which included plays, short stories, and novels. Starting in 1927 he led the Vienna-based Central European bureau of the Berliner Tageblatt newspaper. After the Anschluss, Jacob was arrested and interned in Dachau and Buchenwald. Thanks to the efforts of his later wife, Dora Angel-Soyka, he was ...

Weltmann, Lutz, b. 1901

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