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Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962



  • Existence: 1884-12-31 - 1962-03-18

Biographical / Historical

Wikipedia, May 10, 2019 (George Sylvester Viereck (December 31, 1884 - March 18, 1962) was a German-American poet, writer, and pro-Nazi propagandist; two pseudonyms used: (1923) Rejuvenation: How Steinach Makes People Young. New York: Thomas Seltzer [as George F. Corners] and (1949) All Things Human. New York: Sheridan House [as Stuart Benton])

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oscar S. Straus Collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-485
Identifier: P-485

Contains letters to individuals on a variety of topics. Of special interest are two letters to Everett P. Wheeler describing the status of Americans in Turkey and his impression of the Sultan (1896); a letter to William B. Howland regarding Robert Watchorn, Immigration Commissioner at Ellis Island (1908); a letter to George Sylvester Viereck after Straus's unsuccessful attempt to run for governor of New York as a Progressive candidate (1912); and a letter to Charles S. Bird accompanying an address (not in collection) in support of the Progressive Party (1913).

Dates: circa 1892-1921

Samuel Untermyer letters

 Collection — Consolidated Box P11, Folder: P-384
Identifier: P-384

The collection consists of 14 letters to George Sylvester Viereck, author and editor, on a variety of subjects both personal and legal. Several of the letters relate to Viereck's propaganda work on behalf of Germany during World War I.

Dates: 1917-1932

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Germany -- Relations -- United States 1
Jewish statesmen 1
New York (State) -- Politics and government 1
United States -- Emigration and immigration 1
United States -- Relations 1
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