Felix Guggenheim papers, 1941-1976.


Felix Guggenheim papers, 1941-1976.

This collection comprises the business and private archives of literary agent and Pazifische Presse co-founder Felix Guggenheim (1904-1979). 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 Angeles are particularly well represented.

100 linear ft.

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Guggenheim, Felix, 1904-1976

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Simmel, Johannes Mario

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Mahler, Alma

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Remarque, Erich Maria, 1898-1970

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