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Eva Schiffer Materials Related to Editing the Thomas Mann-Karl Loewenstein Correspondence, ca. 1977-1983
1 half archives box (0.25 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Correspondence related to the compilation, editing, and permissions to publish the correspondence between Thomas Mann and Karl Loewenstein, which was published in 1982 in Blätter der Thomas Mann-Gesellschaft, Nr. 18-19 (1981-82).

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Amherst, MA

Biographical Note

Eva Schiffer (1925-2010), born in Austria, was a professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from 1955-1988. In addition to various articles on 20th-century German literature and numerous book reviews, she is the editor of the correspondence between the eminent former Amherst College political scientist Karl Loewenstein and Thomas Mann (1981, 1982). She died in 2010 in Amherst, Mass.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Mainly correspondence related to the compilation, editing, and permissions to publish the correspondence between Thomas Mann and Karl Lowenstein, published in Blätter der Thomas Mann-Gesellschaft, Nr. 18-19 (1981-82). The collection also includes photocopies and transcriptions of the original Mann-Loewenstein correspondence. The correspondence between the famed German author and later émigré Mann and the legal scholar Loewenstein dates from 1933 (the year Loewenstein emigrated from Germany to join the faculty at Yale University) to Mann's death in 1955. Loewenstein was on the faculty of Amherst College from 1936 to 1961. The collection includes correspondence with various archives, the Thomas Mann Gesellschaft in Zurich, and a variety of Mann scholars and family members, including Golo Mann, the son of Thomas Mann.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Eva Schiffer, Materials Related to Editing the Thomas Mann-Karl Loewenstein Correspondence [Box 1, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library.

History of the Collection

The papers were received in July 2009.

Processing Information

Processed in July 2009 by Peter A. Nelson, Assistant Archivist.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives

Language
English and German


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Subjects
  • Loewenstein, Karl, 1891-1973 -- Correspondence.
  • Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 -- Correspondence.

Contributors
  • Loewenstein, Karl, 1891-1973.
  • Mann, Golo, 1909-
  • Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955.


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