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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.

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.

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

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Published: 2017-04-14 12:25:26 -0400

Converted to EAD, 2015 December

Encoded in EAD by Jodi Boyle, 2015

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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.

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1 1Correspondence with the Kurt Desch Vrlag, concerning Maass' works. Also contracts1961, 1969, 1971-1972, Undated

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1 2Stefan Zweig1930-1939

Arranged in original order.

This series contains manuscript novels and fragments of novels.

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1 3 Carl Schurz Undated

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1 4 Senator, Innenministier und "Mugwump" Fuehrer [Carl Schurz] Undated

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1 5 Schurz Undated

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1 6 Schurz in Deutschland Undated

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1 7 The Lawmaker. Adventures ... and bequest of Carl Schurz Undated

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1 8"Deutsche Schule 1918. Ein Romankapitel." p. 1-7, 21-26, 34-39. Gouff +Roman de la RonciereUndated

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1 9 Zur Geschichtedes Romans. Der Fall Gouffe Undated

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1 10 Roman de la Ronciere Undated

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1 11Roman de la Ronciere. "Roman - 2. Band"Undated

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1 12 La Ronciere und Marie Morell Undated

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1 13La Ronciere und Marie Morell. Plot summary, characters, notesUndated

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1 14Thomas und Maria. Erste FassungUndated

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1 15 The Times Collapse Undated

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1 16 True Story? Undated

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1 17Zwischen den Zeizen / Astride the TimesUndated

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1 18"Notizen zu Band II 'Zwischen den Zeiten.' Neue Fassung"Undated

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1 19Untitled Manuscript in EnglishUndated

Arranged alphabetically.

This series contains manuscripts of dramatic works.

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1 20"The Case of Lieutenant de la Ronciere. A Television Play by Joachim Maass." Translated by Holger HagenUndated

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1 21 Heinrich der Vierte. Tragdie in 2 Teilen (22 Bilder) Undated

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1 22"Kain. Dramatische Skizze von W. H. J. Maass"Undated

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1 23 Die Zwillingsbrdder (Arbeitstitel). Kombdie in vier Akten Undated

Arranged in original order.

This series contains manuscripts of poems.

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1 24"Die enge Pforte." Collection of poemsUndated

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1 25"Frdhe handschriftliche Gedichte"Undated

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1 26"GesAnge vom guten Geschick"Undated

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1 27"Handgeschriebene Gedichle"Undated

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1 28"Kleine handschriftliche Arbeiten handschriftliche Gedichte"Undated

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1 29"Neue Gedichte"Undated

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1 30"Vers und Prosa"Undated

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1 31"Vom lusitanischen Parnass. Nachdichtungen jngerer portugiesischer Lyrik"Undated

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1 32"Gedichte, Herbst 1927"Undated

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1 33PoemsUndated

Arranged alphabetically.

This series contains manuscripts of short prose and stories.

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2 1"Die Alsterfahrt"Undated

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2 2"Anjuta odor Die Schule der Armut. I. Teil eines Erzhlungsbuch 'Junge Leute'"Undated

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2 3"Das begnadete Herz"Undated

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2 4"Ein Leben nach dem Tode"Undated

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2 5"Ein Schulmorgen"Undated

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2 6"Das Erwachen"Undated

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2 7"Das Frauenbchlein. Briefe und Gedichte in Prosa"Undated

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2 8"Die Hand des Herrn, oder: Der bse Blick"1946 October 14, Undated

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2 9"Der bse Blick. Eine Erzhlung"Undated

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2 10"Die Liebe der Boheme. Eine Erzhlung"Undated

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2 11"Man macht sich falsche Vorstellungen von der Emigration"Undated

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2 12"Missdeurcete Liebe"Undated

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2 13"Nordlandsflug"Undated

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2 14"Der Schnee von Nebraska. Eileitung"Undated

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2 15"The Snow of Nebraska." English TranslationUndated

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2 16"Sonntagliches Holland"Undated

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2 17"Das Werk des Bildhauers Harry Rox"Undated

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2 18"Zware Nevel." Dutch translationUndated

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2 19Miscellaneous short manuscriptsUndated

Arranged alphabetically.

This series contains manuscripts of essays.

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2 20Autobiographical sketch Undated
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T. 5p. Digital Files

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2 21"Als Greenhorn in Amerika. Eine Vorlesung" Undated
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T. 15p. Digital Files

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2 22"Daran glaube ich" Undated
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T. 3p. Digital Files

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2 23"Ein Abschiedsbrief" Undated
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T. with h. corr. 13p. T. with h. corr. llp. Digital Files

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2 24"Friedo Lampe" Undated
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T. with h. corr. 6p. Digital Files

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2 25"Imaginierter Toast zu Carl Zuckmayers 50. Geburtstag" 1946 December 27
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2 26"Leben, Sterben und Unsrerblichkeit Rainer Maria Rilkes. Ein Vor-trag" plus several p. Rilke poems. 1940 November 25, 1941 March 26, 1942 March 25
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2 27Meetings with Thomas Mann"Undated

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2 28"Der sechzigjhrige Martin Beheim-Schwarzbach" Undated
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T. cc. 5p. Digital Files

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2 29"Schurz, Lincoln und die Seele Amerikas. Eine Vorlesung" Undated
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T. with h. corr. 29p. Digital Files

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2 30Thomas Mann. Geschichte einer Liebe im Geiste" Undated
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T. cc. 28p. Digital Files

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2 31"Thomas Mann. An Essay. English translation Undated
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T. with h. corr. 28p. Digital Files

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2 32"Ueber die Kriterien der Dichtung. Eine Einleitung zu einem, College-Text" Undated
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T. 41p. Digital Files

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2 33"Unser kleinen Dmon." Notes Undated
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ca. 40p. Digital Files

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2 34"Vorwort" and "Schlusswort" to an unidentified work Undated
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2 35"Wir Hamburger" Undated
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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.

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2 36Haverford Lectures, First and Second Lectures1959, 1961

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2 37Haverford Lectures, Third Lecture1961

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2 38Haverford Lectures, Postponed Third Lecture1957

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2 39Haverford Lectures, Fourth Lecture1959

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2 40Haverford Lectures, Fifth Lecture1961

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2 41Haverford Lectures, Sixth Lecture1959, 1961

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2 42Haverford Lectures, Seventh Lecture1957, 1959, 1961

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2 43Haverford Lectures, Eighth Lecture1959, 1961

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2 44Haverford Lectures, Ninth Lecture1957, 1959, 1961

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2 45Haverford Lectures, Tenth Lecture1957, 1959, 1961

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2 46Haverford Lectures, Eleventh Lecture1957, 1959, 1961

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2 47Haverford Lectures, Twelfth Lecture1957-1959, 1961

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2 48Haverford Lectures, Thirteenth Lecture1957, 1959, 1961

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2 49Lecture Notes1957

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2 50Lecture 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.

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2 51Biographical clippings1932, 1945, 1960-1961, 1964, Undated

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2 52"Beitrge fr die Vossische Zeitung"-I. clippings1927-1929

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2 53"Beitrge fr die Vossische Zeitung"-clippings1945-1946, Undated

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2 54Clippings, published works1927, 1930, 1932-1933, 1949

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2 55Documents1901-1963

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3 1Leben, Sterben und Unsterlichkeit Rainer Maria Rikes1940-1942

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3 2Imaginierter Toast zu Carl Zuckmayers1946

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3 3"Beitrge fr die Vossische Zeitung"1927-1932

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3 4"Beitrge frs Hamburger Freundesblatt" I1927 October 29-1929 August 24

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3 5"Beitrge frs Hamburger Freundesblatt" II1929 August-1932 August

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3 6"Beitrge frs Hamburger Freundesblatt" III1932 August-1936 December

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3 7Vorlesungen im Kurs, Problems of Red-education in Post-War Germany1969, Undated

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3 8Hesse/Th. Mann.1935-1941, 1944-1949, 1951-1952, 1956, 1958-1960