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University of Southern California

Contact Information

Address:
Doheny Memorial Library
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0182

Contact:
Marje Schuetze-Coburn

Phone:
213-740-7119

Email:
schuetze@usc.edu

Web site:   www.usc.edu/libraries/


Archives/Collections

Description:

Archives related to several German emigres who lived in Southern California, including Lion and Marta Feuchtwanger, Hanns Eisler, Heinrich Mann and Ludwig Marcuse. [The voluminous archival material collected by Lion Feuchtwanger includes his personal and business correspondence, multiple versions of his writings, reviews of his works, photographs, and other personal artifacts. In addition, the Archive contains the correspondence of Marta Feuchtwanger who survived her husband by almost thirty years. Marta Feuchtwanger remained an important figure in the exile community and devoted the remainder of her life to promoting the work of her husband. The Archive also includes correspondence and manuscript material from fellow exiles Hanns Eisler, Felix Guggenheim, Heinrich Mann, Ludwig Marcuse and Marta Mierendorff and many more persons related to this period and topic.] Extensive Holocaust/Genocide Collection 135 German language films in its video collection Strong book collection in 19th and 20th century German literature

Catalog system: Archives are cataloged using Archivist's Toolkit; books and serials using OCLC; LibGuide for Exile Studies

Some finding aids are in the Online Archive of California.

Exhibited: Yes

Outreach: Internet, Newsletter, Brochure/flyer/pamphlet, Television (documentaries etc)