Harold von Hofe papers, 1904-2000 (bulk 1940-1990).


Von Hofe, Harold, 1912-2011. Harold von Hofe papers, 1904-2000 (bulk 1940-1990).

Harold von Hofe papers, 1904-2000 (bulk 1940-1990).

The collection comprises materials related to von Hofe's tenure as a librarian at USC as well as manuscripts, research notes, articles, and correspondence. Most materials are related to Lion and Marta Feuchtwanger as well as other German-speaking exiles.

5.17 linear ft. (11 boxes)

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Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964

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Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Ben W. Huebsch : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740245 From the description of B. W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981210 American publisher. From the description of B. W. Huebsch records, 1909-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102541 Bi...

Berstl, Julius, 1883-1975

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Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958

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The best-selling novelist, Lion Feuchtwanger, fled Germany in 1933 with the rise of the National Socialists. Living first in exile in France (1933-1940), Feuchtwanger and his wife, Marta, ultimately emigrated to the United States in 1940, coming to Los Angeles in 1941. Lion Feuchtwanger is perhaps best known for his historical novel, Jud Süss (1925; Jew Suess), and his novel Erfolg (1930; Success), the first novel that predicts the reign of terror of National Socialism. Lion Feuchtwanger lived ...

Von Hofe, Harold, 1912-2011

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The son of German musicians who immigrated to the United States at the turn of the 20th century, Harold von Hofe was born in Plainsfield, NJ, on April 23, 1912. In 1939, after earning a bachelor's degree from New York University and a doctorate from Northwestern University, von Hofe relocated to Los Angeles and took a job teaching German at USC. He became a professor and served as chair of USC's German department from 1945-1956 (as well as from 1963-68 and 1971-74). Von Hofe's scholarly work foc...

Feuchtwanger, Marta.

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Marta Feuchtwanger was born Marta Loeffler on December 21, 1891 in Germany. In 1912 she married German-Jewish writer Lion Feuchtwanger and went with him into exile during WWII. First they lived in Southern France in Sanary-sur-mer but had to flee in 1940, escaping to the United States. Marta and Lion moved to Los Angeles in early 1941 where they eventually bought a house at 520 Paseo Miramar. During WWII the Feuchtwanger's house became a well-known gathering place for German-speaking exiles and ...