During the Nazi years, Gunther Anders lived and wrote in California and New York, where he taught at the New School for Social Research; after the war he returned to Vienna with his wife Charlotte, a concert pianist. He wrote on German literature, the threat of nuclear war, and ethical questions.
The collection consists of correspondence in German and English of Gnther Anders with Erna Budzislawski, an migr living in Hollywood, California, 1955-76, and with Claude R. Eatherly, 1959, concerning the latter's role as a reconnaissance pilot who gave target approval for the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 and about the possibility of making a movie relating to his experience.
The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.
Mrs. Erna Budzislawski donated the collection to the State University of New York at Albany.1976
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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Gunther Anders Papers, 1955-1976. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Anders Papers).