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Joachim Maass Papers

1901-1972

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Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, manuscript materials and lecture notes.

Summary

Creator:
Maass, Joachim, 1901-1972
Date Coverage:
1901-1972
Quantity:
2.5 cubic ft. (about 2.5 boxes)

A writer, Joachim Maass (1901-1972) was born in Hamburg and came to the United States in 1938. He secured a positon at Mount Holyoke College in 1940, where he taught and lectured. He later taught German literature at Haverford College.

The collection is composed entirely of photocopied materials. The originals are in the Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Marbach. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and essays, 1940-46; lecture notes, 1956-61; and clippings, offprints, reviews, and biographies, 1927-36.

The collection is divided into two topical series.

English

German

The M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives photocopied the papers before the originals were sent to the Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Marbach.1977

Processed by: Inventory by Sandra Hunt Hawrylchak in 1977-08.

Collection record created by: Jodi Boyle

Published: 2015

Converted to EAD, 2015 December

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Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Joachim Maass Papers, 1901-1972. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Maass Papers).

Contents of Collection

Arranged alphabetically.
Contains two folders of correspondence.
BoxFolderContentsDate

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11Correspondence with the Kurt Desch Vrlag, concerning Maass' works. Also contracts1961, 1969, 1971-1972, Undated

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12Stefan Zweig1930-1939
Arranged in original order.
This series contains manuscript novels and fragments of novels.
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13 Carl Schurz Undated

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14 Senator, Innenministier und "Mugwump" Fuehrer [Carl Schurz] Undated

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15 Schurz Undated

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16 Schurz in Deutschland Undated

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17 The Lawmaker. Adventures ... and bequest of Carl Schurz Undated

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18"Deutsche Schule 1918. Ein Romankapitel." p. 1-7, 21-26, 34-39. Gouff +Roman de la RonciereUndated

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19 Zur Geschichtedes Romans. Der Fall Gouffe Undated

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110 Roman de la Ronciere Undated

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111Roman de la Ronciere. "Roman - 2. Band"Undated

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112 La Ronciere und Marie Morell Undated

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113La Ronciere und Marie Morell. Plot summary, characters, notesUndated

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114Thomas und Maria. Erste FassungUndated

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115 The Times Collapse Undated
Includes: I. Das magisce Jahr / The Magic Year II. Jugendliche Hadesfahrt / Thirsty Shadows III. Der Kitregen / The Great Awakening

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116 True Story? Undated

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117Zwischen den Zeizen / Astride the TimesUndated

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118"Notizen zu Band II 'Zwischen den Zeiten.' Neue Fassung" Undated

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119Untitled Manuscript in EnglishUndated
Arranged alphabetically.
This series contains manuscripts of dramatic works.
BoxFolderContentsDate

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120"The Case of Lieutenant de la Ronciere. A Television Play by Joachim Maass." Translated by Holger HagenUndated

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121 Heinrich der Vierte. Tragdie in 2 Teilen (22 Bilder) Undated

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122"Kain. Dramatische Skizze von W. H. J. Maass" Undated

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123 Die Zwillingsbrdder (Arbeitstitel). Kombdie in vier Akten Undated
Arranged in original order.
This series contains manuscripts of poems.
BoxFolderContentsDate

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124"Die enge Pforte." Collection of poemsUndated

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125"Frdhe handschriftliche Gedichte" Undated

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126"GesAnge vom guten Geschick" Undated

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127"Handgeschriebene Gedichle" Undated

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128"Kleine handschriftliche Arbeiten handschriftliche Gedichte"Undated

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129"Neue Gedichte" Undated

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130"Vers und Prosa" Undated

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131"Vom lusitanischen Parnass. Nachdichtungen jngerer portugiesischer Lyrik" Undated

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132"Gedichte, Herbst 1927" Undated

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133PoemsUndated
Arranged alphabetically.
This series contains manuscripts of short prose and stories.
BoxFolderContentsDate

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21"Die Alsterfahrt" Undated

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22"Anjuta odor Die Schule der Armut. I. Teil eines Erzhlungsbuch 'Junge Leute'" Undated

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23"Das begnadete Herz" Undated

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24"Ein Leben nach dem Tode" Undated

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25"Ein Schulmorgen" Undated

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26"Das Erwachen" Undated

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27"Das Frauenbchlein. Briefe und Gedichte in Prosa" Undated

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28"Die Hand des Herrn, oder: Der bse Blick" 1946 October 14, Undated

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29"Der bse Blick. Eine Erzhlung" Undated

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210"Die Liebe der Boheme. Eine Erzhlung" Undated

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211"Man macht sich falsche Vorstellungen von der Emigration" Undated

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212"Missdeurcete Liebe" Undated

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213"Nordlandsflug" Undated

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214"Der Schnee von Nebraska. Eileitung" Undated

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215"The Snow of Nebraska." English TranslationUndated

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216"Sonntagliches Holland" Undated

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217"Das Werk des Bildhauers Harry Rox" Undated

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218"Zware Nevel." Dutch translationUndated

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219Miscellaneous short manuscriptsUndated
Arranged alphabetically.
This series contains manuscripts of essays.
BoxFolderContentsDate

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220Autobiographical sketch Undated

T. 5p.

T. 5p.

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221"Als Greenhorn in Amerika. Eine Vorlesung" Undated

T. 15p.

T. 15p.

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222"Daran glaube ich" Undated

T. 3p.

T. 3p.

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223"Ein Abschiedsbrief" Undated

T. with h. corr. 13p. T. with h. corr. llp.

T. with h. corr. 13p. T. with h. corr. llp.

2 versions

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224"Friedo Lampe" Undated

T. with h. corr. 6p.

T. with h. corr. 6p.

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225"Imaginierter Toast zu Carl Zuckmayers 50. Geburtstag" 1946 December 27

T. and cc. 2c. 8p. ea.

T. and cc. 2c. 8p. ea.

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226"Leben, Sterben und Unsrerblichkeit Rainer Maria Rilkes. Ein Vor-trag" plus several p. Rilke poems. 1940 November 25, 1941 March 26, 1942 March 25

T. 25p.

T. 25p.

Mount Holyoke College (1940); Haverford College (1941); University of Pennsylvania (1942)

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227Meetings with Thomas Mann" Undated

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228"Der sechzigjhrige Martin Beheim-Schwarzbach" Undated

T. cc. 5p.

T. cc. 5p.

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229"Schurz, Lincoln und die Seele Amerikas. Eine Vorlesung" Undated

T. with h. corr. 29p.

T. with h. corr. 29p.

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230Thomas Mann. Geschichte einer Liebe im Geiste" Undated

T. cc. 28p.

T. cc. 28p.

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231"Thomas Mann. An Essay. English translation Undated

T. with h. corr. 28p.

T. with h. corr. 28p.

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232"Ueber die Kriterien der Dichtung. Eine Einleitung zu einem, College-Text" Undated

T. 41p.

T. 41p.

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233"Unser kleinen Dmon." Notes Undated

ca. 40p.

ca. 40p.

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234"Vorwort" and "Schlusswort" to an unidentified work Undated

T.cc. l2p., 4p.

T.cc. l2p., 4p.

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235"Wir Hamburger" Undated

T. with some h. corr. 12p.

T. with some h. corr. 12p.

Arranged chronologically by lecture.
This collection contains lecture notes from Haverford College. Each lecture has multiple dates, presumably relating to the dates Joachim Maass gave the lecture during different academic semesters.
BoxFolderContentsDate

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236Haverford Lectures, First and Second Lectures1959, 1961

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237Haverford Lectures, Third Lecture1961

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238Haverford Lectures, Postponed Third Lecture1957

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239Haverford Lectures, Fourth Lecture1959

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240Haverford Lectures, Fifth Lecture1961

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241Haverford Lectures, Sixth Lecture1959, 1961

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242Haverford Lectures, Seventh Lecture 1957, 1959, 1961

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243Haverford Lectures, Eighth Lecture1959, 1961

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244Haverford Lectures, Ninth Lecture1957, 1959, 1961

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245Haverford Lectures, Tenth Lecture1957, 1959, 1961

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246Haverford Lectures, Eleventh Lecture1957, 1959, 1961

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247Haverford Lectures, Twelfth Lecture1957-1959, 1961

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248Haverford Lectures, Thirteenth Lecture1957, 1959, 1961

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249Lecture Notes1957

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250Lecture Notebooks1957
Arranged in original order.
This series contains biographical materials such as a birth certificate and award as well as clippings about Joachim Maass and his published works.
BoxFolderContentsDate

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251Biographical clippings1932, 1945, 1960-1961, 1964, Undated

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252"Beitrge fr die Vossische Zeitung"-I. clippings 1927-1929

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253"Beitrge fr die Vossische Zeitung"-clippings 1945-1946, Undated

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254Clippings, published works1927, 1930, 1932-1933, 1949

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255Documents1901-1963

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31Leben, Sterben und Unsterlichkeit Rainer Maria Rikes1940-1942

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32Imaginierter Toast zu Carl Zuckmayers1946

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33"Beitrge fr die Vossische Zeitung"1927-1932

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34"Beitrge frs Hamburger Freundesblatt" I1927 October 29-1929 August 24

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35"Beitrge frs Hamburger Freundesblatt" II1929 August-1932 August

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36"Beitrge frs Hamburger Freundesblatt" III1932 August-1936 December

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37Vorlesungen im Kurs, Problems of Red-education in Post-War Germany1969, Undated

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38Hesse/Th. Mann.1935-1941, 1944-1949, 1951-1952, 1956, 1958-1960