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Hilde Marx


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


Marx, Hilde
Date Coverage:
4.3 cubic ft. (about 4.3 boxes)

Born in Germany, Hilde Marx (1911-1986) was a writer, poet, and journalist. She emigrated to the United States in 1938.

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, Marx wrote and stared in a one woman show offering monologues, commentary, and comedy sketches. Marx also traveled to take part in speaking engagements.

The collection contains 14 scrapbooks including correspondence, writings published in Aufbau (NY), programs from Hilde Marx's one woman shows, photographs, and ephemera. There are also match book covers of the places she stayed while traveling and, a Greyhound bus ticket showing when she traveled to Rohde Island. There are newspaper clippings of small publications that she wrote for and festival fliers.

The collection is arranged chronologically. There are no series.

English and German

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

Processed by: Processed by Katie Ryan

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Published: 2018-03-06 07:45:29 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Brian Keough, 2016 December 29

Collection processed and finding aid enhanced by Katie Ryan, 2017 October 13

Archival materials can be view in-person during business hours in our reading room, located on the top floor of the Science Library on the Uptown Campus.

We can also deliver digital scans for remote research for a fee.

Access to this collection is unrestricted. Scrapbooks 1, 2 and 4 are in very fragile condition. Access may be limited until conservation treatment may be implemented.

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Hilde Marx, 1936-1986. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Marx Papers).

Contents of Collection



Oversized 1Scrapbook One1936, 1938-1949, Undated


Oversized 2Scrapbook Two1948-1950, 1952


Oversized 1Scrapbook Three1951-1952, 1955, 1962, Undated


Oversized 4Scrapbook Four1950-1953, Undated


Oversized 3Scrapbook Five1953-1956, Undated


Oversized 4Scrapbook Six1956-1961


Oversized 5Scrapbook Seven1960-1966, Undated


Oversized 5Scrapbook Eight1966-1969


Oversized 6Scrapbook Nine1966-1967, 1969-1971, Undated


Oversized 6Scrapbook Ten1971-1973, Undated


Oversized 7Scrapbook Eleven1973-1975


Oversized 8Scrapbook Twelve1975-1978


Oversized 9Scrapbook Thirteen1978-1982, Undated


Oversized 10Scrapbook Fourteen1982-1986