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Guide to the Hubert Jannach collection on B. Traven
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Series 1. Articles about B. Traven and his works. 1948-1986.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains publications, clippings, and other material regarding B. Traven. Includes several articles on B. Traven by Michael L. Baumann, Judy Stone, Gerd Heidemann, Rolf Recknagel, and Jannach himself.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 1

Articles on B. Traven, including Michael L. Baumann's Reflections on B. Traven's language (1976), a typescript by Rolf Recknagel (1975), typescripts of two of Jannach's papers on B. Traven, and an article on Tina Modotti and Edward Weston by Amy Conger (1986). 1948-1986.

Box 1, Folder 2

Newspaper (original) and magazine articles (photocopy and original) on B. Traven, including Judy Stone's Ramparts article, The Mystery of B. Traven (1967) and Gerd Heidemann's Stern article, Wer ist der Mann, der Traven heisst? (1967). 1955-1973.

Box 1, Folder 3

Magazine titled The Pennsylvania Gazette, complete copy, vol. 74, no. 6 (April, 1976) including article by Michael L. Baumann, "Who is B. Traven?" on p. 15-21, 40-42; and story from magazine Showcase vol. 2, no. 6 (1960s?) by B. Traven, "Why I don't get drunk no more at Doña Amalia's cantina", p. 2-4, 63-65. 1960-1976.

Box 1, Folder 4

Photocopy of complete book: Rolf Recknagel, B. Traven: Beiträge zur Biographie (Leipzig: Reclam, 1971). 1971.

 

Series 2. Correspondence. 1949-1987.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains Hubert Jannach's correspondence with various individuals regarding B. Traven. Includes correspondence with Michael L. Baumann, Peter Briscoe and E.R. Hagemann.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence between Hubert Jannach and Michael L. Baumann. 1974-1977.

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence between Hubert Jannach and Peter Briscoe. Includes typescripts of two papers on B. Traven presented by Jannach in 1952 and 1965, a conference program from the 1982 Penn State conference on B. Traven, and correspondence regarding transfer of Jannach's papers and selected B. Traven books to the University of California, Riverside Library. 1952-1987.

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence between Hubert Jannach and W. Bernard Fleischmann, editor of Encyclopedia of World Literature in the Twentieth Century, Frederick Ungar Pub. Co., to which Jannach contributed the article on B. Traven. 1960-1970.

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence between Hubert Jannach and Charles R. Humphrey. 1963-1964.

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence between Hubert Jannach and Charles Miller. 1963-1974.

Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence between Hubert Jannach and Carl Mora, University of New Mexico Press. 1974.

Box 1, Folder 11

Correspondence between Hubert Jannach and various correspondents, including E.R. Hagemann. 1949-1979.

 

Series 3. Research and biographical material. 1926-1978, undated.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains notes, manuscripts, conference programs, and other material pertaining to Hubert Jannach's research on B. Traven.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 12

Notes and correspondence on the B. Traven article "Spielzeug," Typographische Mitteilungen, vol. 26 (1929), p. 71-73, including a photographic reproduction of the article. 1929-1964.

Box 1, Folder 13

Conference on the Life, Literature and Cinema of B. Traven, held at the University of Arizona, April 18-20, 1975; includes program and correspondence relating to the conference, at which Jannach gave a paper titled The Early and Later Works of B. Traven. 1974-1975.

Box 1, Folder 14

Newspaper clippings, photocopies, manuscript notes, book reviews of B. Traven books, some B. Traven stories. 1926-1969.

Box 1, Folder 15

Research notes, manuscript and typed, Hubert Jannach. circa 1938-1978.

Box 1, Folder 16

Research notes, manuscript, Hubert Jannach; and photocopied excerpts from the National Union Catalogue. circa 1978, undated.