Literature

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A social fraternity for High School students attending the Milne School, the training school attached to the New York State College for Teachers.

0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and manuscripts which reflect Irina Aleksander's association with a number of literary notables such as Anaïs Nin, Miroslav Krlea, Marijan and Zora Matkovi, Lon Pierre-Quint, Claude Aveline, and Evgenii Zamiatin.

1.25 cubic ft. (about 1.25 boxes)

The collection contains correspondence of Gunther Anders with two individuals.

0.15 cubic ft. (about 0.15 boxes)

The Correctional Association of New York Records includes records from the Board of Directors, annual reports, prison visit files, Narcotics Committee files, program and bureau files, project files, subject files, and publications. The only records of the organization available from the nineteenth century are the annual reports, which have been microfilmed and are available in the University Library.

0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

This collection primarily documents the literary and legal careers of Roy C. Bates (Kurt Bauchwitz). The materials document his early years in Germany (1890-1938), the years of flight from Hitler's Germany via Japan to the United States (1938-1941), and his U.S. years (1941-1974).

19 cubic ft. (about 19 boxes)

This collection contains Vicki Baum's correspondece related to publishing between 1929 and 1959 and notes and synopses of four of her manuscripts.

0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

The collection contains the papers of Fritz Blumenthal.

7 cubic ft. (about 7 boxes)

A 1940 graduate of the New York State College for Teachers, Brown was a respected children's book writer and illustrator, and a three-time Caldecott Medal winner.

82.55 cubic ft. (about 82.55 boxes)

The collection contains biographical and manuscript materials.

0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

The Center on English Learning & Achievement (CELA) specializes in research, development, and services to improve literacy teaching and learning across the grades and subjects.

1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

The collection contains approximately 5,000 original pencil and penandink drawings of European and American musicians, writers, and public figures, most of which were drawn by Benedikt F. Dolbin to illustrate his articles in the New York migr newspaper Aufbau and in the magazine Musical America.

12 cubic ft. (about 12 boxes)

This collection contains the writings of Robert Doran as well as materials he collected related to social justice, political and environmental issues.

19 cubic ft. (about 19 boxes)

Contains inactive records of the Department of English, including syllabi and course materials, annual reports, departmental correspondence, department publications, and administrative records.

10.4 cubic ft. (about 10.4 boxes)

The collection contains the papers of Ladislaus Fodor (1898-1978), a Hungarian novelist, playwright and screenwriter.

2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Cologne-born novelist who wrote <emph render="italic">Ga</emph>, <emph render="italic">Unter den Gestirnen</emph>, <emph render="italic">Wahrer der Leuchte</emph>, <emph render="italic">Das Kind</emph>, <emph render="italic">Spuren im Schnee</emph>, and <emph render="italic">Wurzelweibchen</emph>. Emigrated to the US in 1938 before returning to Germany in 1955.

0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

Includes biographical information, photographs, correspondence, writings, and periodicals related to Alexander Gode von Aesch.

6 cubic ft. (about 6 boxes)

This collection documents the writing by Moritz Goldstein.

1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

Germany-born writer who joined anarchist and socialist organizations, lived and traveled in Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Russia, and who eventually, upon the rise of Nazism, emigrated to the United States where he lived in New York City until his death in 1967.

9 cubic ft. (about 9 boxes)

The majority of these papers focus on Geof Huth's artistic activities: his creation of artworks, his involvement in the fields of visual and experimental poetry, his productions as a micropublisher, and his work as an active blogger in the worldwide network of online poets. They also document his personal life and professional career in archives and records management.

60.7 cubic ft. (about 60.7 boxes)

This collection contains a photocopy of a manuscript "Das Dorf des 13. Mrs: wriiten by Oskar Jellinek

0.1 cubic ft. (about 0.1 boxes)

The Kappa Delta Sorority Records contain documents related to the formation, activities and alumnae of the Kappa Delta Sorority at the University at Albany.

7.1 cubic ft. (about 7.1 boxes)

The William Kennedy Papers document nearly a half century of research, writing, and publishing efforts of the internationally recognized, Pulitzer Prize winning author, playwright, essayist, journalist, script writer, professor, and champion of the arts. The collection consists of records related to all of Kennedy’s fiction and nonfiction books through 2002, including his "Albany Cycle" of novels, film scripts, essays, and newspaper articles from the Albany <title><emph render="italic">Times-Union</emph></title>. In addition, there is correspondence with other significant authors of American literature, biographical materials, and records documenting a trip to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with President Bill Clinton.

41.2 cubic ft. (about 41.2 boxes)

The bulk of the collection consists of the writings of the co-authors Max Knight (Max Eugen Kühnel) and Joseph Fabry (Joseph Epstein), who wrote and published jointly from 1933 to 1993 under the pseudonym of Peter Fabrizius. The duo wrote and published short stories, poetry and drama in German in their native Austria until 1938, when both were forced to flee the Hitler regime. After 1938, the authors reunited in the United States (San Francisco) and continued to publish under the joint pseudonym in both English and German. Although many of the earlier short stories were translated, the duo gradually changed to essayistic writing and translation of German poetry and verse into English. Although the bulk of the published writings appeared under the Peter Fabrizius pen name, Knight and Fabry also published individually under their own names, as well as jointly under various other pseudonyms, including: Charlotte Ellert, Peter Joe Fabry, Peter Förster, Peter Foster, Fregoli, Paul Fridolin, Ernst Friese, Hugh Gosser, Stephan Hanke, Dr. Josef Hans, J. Hinkel, Myra (Mia) Schütz and Oliver Twin.

4 cubic ft. (about 4 boxes)

The collection contains published and draft writings of Margarete Kollisch, and correspondence with Dr. Albert Einstein and other notables.

0.3 cubic ft. (about 0.3 boxes)

Records from legal battles and restitution claims of Albert (Leser) Lestoque and his two siblings, for family properties in the Plittersdorf section of Bonn, Germany. Also contains manuscripts and published versions of Lestoque’s writings, including the manuscripts from lecture engagements, and materials from organizations as Citizens for Victory, the International Committee for the Study of European Questions and the German American Writers’ Association (GAWA)

15 cubic ft. (about 15 boxes)

The Jennie D. Lindquist papers document the professional life of Lindquist, an editor, author, lecturer, and librarian. The collection is cheifly composed of copies of personal correspondances, printed materials, transcripts from her radio program, and an advanced publisher's copy of her book.

2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

This collection contains letters, clippings, programs, and other materials pertaining to Peter M. Lindt or kept by him as a member and president of the Social Scientific Society for Intercultural Relations, Inc.

0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

The collection contains correspondence, manuscript materials and lecture notes.

2.5 cubic ft. (about 2.5 boxes)

This collection includes artistic works and personal papers from Greta Hartwig and Kurt Manschinger as well as Mela Spira, Ms. Manschinger's sister.

20 cubic ft. (about 20 boxes)

The collection contains chapters on Franz Werfel and Thomas Mann in exile written by George Marton.

0.1 cubic ft. (about 0.1 boxes)

The collection contains the scrapbooks of Hilde Marx (1911-1986), a writer, poet, and journalist.

4.3 cubic ft. (about 4.3 boxes)

The majority of the Menands Book Club Records consists of meeting and treasurer notes and program schedules. There also is correspondence, club histories and an information packet of the village of Menands, NY Anniversary.

0.67 cubic ft. (about 0.67 boxes)

Correspondence in German, 194162; and typescripts of articles and lectures, in German and English, on Germany, Paris, prominent individuals, and other topics, 194563.

0.5 cubic ft. (about 0.5 boxes)

Natonek worked as a newspaper editor in his native Prague and in Leipzig before fleeing to France in 1939 and to the United States in 1941. His autobiography, In Search of Myself, was published in New York in 1943. The bulk of Natonek's manuscripts date from his later career in Tucson, Arizona, from where he wrote for American and European newspapers and magazines.

3.25 cubic ft. (about 3.25 boxes)

The Thomas Nattell papers document the life of a mental health worker and political activist active during the 1980s and 1990s in Albany, New York. He created and participated in organizations like the Albany Peace and Energy Council (APEC) and the Three Guys From Albany poetry troupe. He also acted as promoter and event coordinator for movie showings, poetry open mics and an annual 24-hour poetry reading alongside a coinciding international postcard art event. Nattell used poetry and other arts to advance world peace, anti-nuclear power and proliferation, and environmental issues. This collection contains videos of events, photographs, scrapbooks full of art and poetry mailed from around the world to Nattell, subject files with research on topics related to his professional work as well as his activism, poetry, correspondence, and clippings.

12.1 cubic ft. (about 12.1 boxes)

The collection contains copies of manuscripts of poetry, plays, and essays by Alfred Neumeyer, an art historian who taught at the University of Berlin until 1935 and thereafter at Mills College in Oakland, California.

0.1 cubic ft. (about 0.1 boxes)

Karl Otto Paetel was a political journalist, born in Berlin, forced to flee Germany in 1935 (Paetel was sentenced to death in absentia by the Nazis), and immigrated to the United States in 1940. Paetel's interests focused on the radical movements and social changes in the Twentieth Century from his youth until his death in 1975.

70 cubic ft. (about 70 boxes)

The collection contains audio interviews, readings, and reminiscences of Hertha Pauli.

0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

The collection contains copies of manuscripts by Richard Plant, professor of German and comparative literature.

1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and magazine articles, 1938-1973, related to the career of Erich Maria Remarque, a German-born writer most famous for his 1929 work All Quiet on the Western Front.

0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

This collection documents Leona Train Rienow's professional career as a writer. The papers contain a significant number of drafts of Leona Train Rienow's manuscripts, papers concerning her research for her books and articles, and correspondence files.

2.78 cubic ft. (about 2.78 boxes)

The collection contains correspondence of Nomi Rubel-Grossvogel, writer and director.

1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)

The collection contains the papers of Franz Schoenberner, writer and editor.

0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

From its formation in 1966 in Albany, New York, the Society of Bibliophiles aimed to encourage and foster a love of books along with an appreciation for the art of bookmaking. The Society of Bibliophiles arranged trips to various lectures and exhibits both within and outside of the Albany area, and arranged meetings and events at which books were the central focus. The collection consists of records produced between 1966 and 2002, and includes newsletters and announcements, organizational documents, materials from various sites visited and events, information about booksellers and bookbinders, as well as a number of other general administrative documents.

1.8 cubic ft. (about 1.8 boxes)

The collection contains the poems and correspondence of Franz Steiner, writer and editor.

0.1 cubic ft. (about 0.1 boxes)

This collection contains manuscripts and a journal written by the Spanish novelist Gonzalo Torrente Balleste.

0.4 cubic ft. (about 0.4 boxes)

This collection contains correspondence, book catalogs, and research materials of Frederick Ungar, especially those relating to the Frederick Ungar Publishing Company.

11.12 cubic ft. (about 11.12 boxes)

The collection contains materials documenting the work of Johannes Urzidil.

0.1 cubic ft. (about 0.1 boxes)

This collection contains television and film scripts, movie posters, still photographs, lobby cards, and pressbooks collected by Joseph Walders.

6.98 cubic ft. (about 6.98 boxes)

This collection contains the manuscript "Hass Liebe Hollywood: Meine dreissig Jahre als Underhund" by Kurt W. Wolff.

0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

This collection contains a corrected manuscript of "Kleiner Mann in grossen Zeiten: Reportagen eines Lebens" by George Wronkow.

0.25 cubic ft. (about 0.25 boxes)

This collection contains the papers of Ludwig Wronkow.

0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)