Guide to the Gerd Heidemann collection on B. Traven

Finding aid prepared by Special Collections & Archives staff
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Gerd Heidemann collection on B. Traven
Collection Number: 241
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Extent: 16.5 linear feet
Date: 1912-1980, undated
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, transcripts, notes, photographs, and other material compiled by reporter Gerd Heidemann in his quest to discover the identity of B. Traven (also known as Ret Marut), editor of the German revolutionary journal Ziegelbrenner. A complete run of Ziegelbrenner is included. Correspondence between B. Traven and his publisher, originating in Mexico, is also included.
Languages: The collection is primarily in German.
Creator: Heidemann, Gerd, 1931-

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item]. Gerd Heidemann collection on B. Traven, Collection 241. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Processing History

Processed by Heidi Hutchinson, 2002-2008.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains correspondence, transcripts, notes, photographs, and other material compiled by reporter Gerd Heidemann in his quest to discover the identity of B. Traven (also known as Ret Marut), editor of the German revolutionary journal Ziegelbrenner. A complete run of Ziegelbrenner is included. Correspondence between B. Traven and his publisher, originating in Mexico, is also included.

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Heidemann, Gerd, 1931-
Traven, B.
Correspondence.
Photographs.
Publications.