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Leopold Schwarzschild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7043 / MF 571

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with individuals and organizations, including Clifford Case, Max Eastman, the Emergency Rescue Committee, Bruno Frank, Manfred George, Hermann Kesten, H.R. Knickerbocker, Alfred Knopf, Emil Ludwig, Erika Mann, Klaus Mann, James G. McDonald, Maxwell Perkins, Victor Polzer, Curt Riess, Ernst Rowohlt, Friedrich Sternthal, Max Warburg, Franz Werfel, and Carl Zuckmayer.

Manuscripts of articles, speeches, and radio broadcasts by Schwarzschild; manuscripts and reviews of his books, including World in Trance and The Red Prussian.

The following individuals are mentioned in this collection: Schwarzschild, Leopold; Case, Clifford; Eastman, Max; Frank, Bruno; George, Manfred; Kesten, Hermann; Knopf, Alfred; Knickerbocker, H.R.; Ludwig, Emil; Mann, Erika; Mann, Klaus; Marcuse, Ludwig; McDonald, James G.; Perkins, Maxwell; Polgar, Alfred; Polzer, Victor; Riess, Curt; Rowohlt, Ernst; Sternthal, Friedrich; Warburg, Max; Werfel, Franz; Zuckmayer, Carl.

Dates

  • 1940-1955

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in German and English.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Collection is microfilmed, use MF 571 (9 reels).

Access Information

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the "Request" button.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Born in Frankfurt am Main on December 8, 1891, Leopold Schwarzschild was a journalist, economist, and editor of Das Tagebuch, 1923-1933. He emigrated to France in 1933, where he played an active role in emigré politics, editing Das Neue Tagebuch, 1933-1939. Schwarzschild emigrated to the United States in 1940 and died in Santa Margherita, Italy, on October 2, 1950.

Extent

5.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

Correspondence with individuals and organizations, including Clifford Case, Max Eastman, the Emergency Rescue Committee, Bruno Frank, Manfred George, Hermann Kesten, H.R. Knickerbocker, Alfred Knopf, Emil Ludwig, Erika Mann, Klaus Mann, James G. McDonald, Maxwell Perkins, Victor Polzer, Curt Riess, Ernst Rowohlt, Friedrich Sternthal, Max Warburg, Franz Werfel, and Carl Zuckmayer.

Manuscripts of articles, speeches, and radio broadcasts by Schwarzschild; manuscripts and reviews of his books, including World in Trance and The Red Prussian.

Microfilm

Collection is available on 9 reels of microfilm (MF 571).
  1. Reel 1: 1/1 - 2/9
  2. Reel 2: 2/10 - 3/4
  3. Reel 3: 3/5 - 5/2
  4. Reel 4: 5/3 - 7/1
  5. Reel 5: 7/2 - 8/2
  6. Reel 6: 8/3 - 9/3
  7. Reel 7: 9/4 - 10/12
  8. Reel 8: 10/13 - 11/5
  9. Reel 9: 12/1 - 12/11

Separated Material

Photographs removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
Title
Leopold Schwarzschild Collection, 1940-1955   AR 7043 / MF 571
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2010-04-15 : encoding of linking to digital objects from finding aid was changed from <extref> to <dao> through dao_conv.xsl

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States