Otto Fantl Collection
Scope and Content Note
The three scrapbooks (“Stammbücher”) by Otto Fantl were his guest books in his house in Prague. Visitors – individuals working in politics, art, literature, and science – signed the pages, often adding comments, mostly in Czech, but also in German, French, English, and Russian. There is a total of 272 entries, accompanied by obituaries and other clippings, as well as handwritten notes and photographs, providing further information about the various individuals, including:
Jacub Deml, Pavla Moudrá, Frantisek Neuman, Bernhard Kellermann, Egon Erwin Kisch, Emil Orlik, Alfred Kerr, E. v. Reznicek,Oskar Nedbal, Edvard Benesch, A. Sedlácek, F. X. Salda, Otokar Fischer, Alice Masarykorá, F. V. Krejci, Josef Cecetka, Fr. S. Procházka, Antal Stasek, Rudolf Medek, A. Averkenko, Stanislav Przybyszewski, E. N. Cirikov, Ruzena Jesenská, Jos. Thomayer, Karel Capek, Jaroslav Hilbert, Ignát Herrmann, Josef Stolta, Otokar Hanus, J. Korensky, J. Lukavsky, Karel Scheinpflug, K. M. Capek-Chod, Básnik Antonin Sova, A. Heyduka, Básnik Viktor Dyk, J. S. Machar, Hugo Salus, Alois Jirásek, Eliska Krásnohorská, Karel Klostermann, Karel V., Rais, Emmerich Kálmán, Jan Herben, B. Zahradnik-Brodsky, Josef Holecek, Fr. Lehár, Antonin Klastersky, Karel Leger, Oskar Baum, Max Brod, Otto Ernst, T. G. Masaryk, Eugen Lederer, Hermann Sudermann, Maxim Gorkij, Otokar Jeremias, OtokarSevcik, Josef Suk, K. Hoffmann, J. F. Karas, R. R. Hofmeister, Petr Bezruc, Karel Horty, ’ E. St. Vráz, Z. Schmoranz, Jiri Mahen, F. Sokol-Tuma, Arnost Dvorák, St. Neumann, Julius Skarlande, Hedvika Horáková, Ludwig Fulda, Arne Novák, Martin Rázus, Theodor Lessing, André Maurois, Claude Farére, Karel Kálal, Fr. Homza, Karel Zák, Felix Weingartner, Robert Saudek, Frantisek Zdráhal, A, Zátka, B. Fr. Taborsky, Rudolf Krupicka, F. X. Harlas, Julius Stoklasa, Ossip Schubin, Marie Kirschner, Karin Michaelis, Alois Bilek, N. Dancenko, T. E. Tisovsky, Popeka Bilianová, V. Hássek, Emil Tréval, Ralph Benatzky, Josma Selimova, Roald Amundsen, Fedor Saljapin, Emil von Sauer, Konrad Ansorge, Vincent d’Indy, Rabindranáth Tagore, Walter W. Strickland, Magnus Hirschfeld, Jean, Kipura, Jindrich Horeysi, Erika Mann, August Zátka, Jan Syrovy, Hedwig Courts-Mahler, Jan Fr. Hruska, Auguste Hauschner, Franz Molnár.
- Fantl, Otto (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in Czech, German, French, English, Russian.
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
0.25 Linear Feet (3 volumes)
The three scrapbooks (“Stammbücher”) by Otto Fantl were his guest books in his house in Prague. Visitors – individuals working in politics, art, literature, and science – signed the pages, often adding comments, mostly in Czech, but also in German, French, English, and Russian. There is a total of 272 entries, accompanied by obituaries and other clippings, as well as handwritten notes and photographs, providing further information about the various individuals.
Other Finding Aid
Also available is an original German language inventory by Ilse Turnheim.
During microfilming and consequent digitization the original order of the collection has been disrupted.
- Inventory of the Otto Fantl Collection, 1922-1938 AR 2209
- © 2009
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- This inventory is in English.