Franz Schoenberner Collection
Scope and Content Note
Photocopies of Schoenberner's literary estate, the originals of which are in possession of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University.
The collection includes a certificate of residence and travel permits from Schoenberner's time in France; an affidavit for immigration to USA and correspondence with the Visa Review Committee; as well as Schenberner’s PEN membership card.
Also included are correspondence from 1927-1969 with publishers and with individuals such as Albert Einstein, D. H. Lawrence, Heinrich Mann, Klaus Mann, Reinhold Niebuhr, Upton Sinclair, and Stefan Zweig.
Manuscripts and essays in both English and German, as well as manuscripts and clippings of book reviews by Franz Schoenberner are included, as well as genealogical writings by Schoenberner.
Articles and manuscripts reviewing Schoenberner's work are also included.
In addition, there are four bound volumes of Eleonora Schoenberner's published work, Mirabelle.
Language of Materials
This collection is in German and English, with some French.
Open to researchers.
This collection contains photocopies only. Original Franz Schoenberner materials are in possession of the Hoover Institution in Stanford, CA. Permission must be obtained from the Hoover Institution for publication involving Franz Schoenberner materials.
For more information, contact:
Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
Born in Berlin on December 18, 1892, Franz Schoenberner was a writer and editor of Simplicissimus, 1929-1933. He emigrated to France in 1933, to the United States in 1941, and died in New Jersey in April 1970.
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Photocopies of Schoenberner's literary estate, the originals of which are in possession of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University:
This collection consists of seven series. Due to the fact that the items in the collection are photocopies and not originals, the collection has not been arraged according to any order beyond the general outline of this series structure. This finding aid is merely an itemized list of the contents in the collection, meant to aid in research, should researchers elect to consult these photocopies.
- Series I: Personal Material, undated, 1933-1942
- Series II: Correspondence, 1927-1969
- Series III: Manuscripts by Schoenberner
- Series IV: Evaluations for American publishers of primarily German books
- Series V: Book reviews, written by F. Schoenberner (typescripts & clippings)
- Series VI: Genealogical writing by Schoenberner
- Series VII: Articles and manuscripts about Franz Schoenberner and his works
- Series VIII: Mirabelle, published work by Eleonora Schoenberner, Franz' wife.
- Guide to the Franz Schoenberner Collection, 1927-1969 AR 7164
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- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States