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Inventory of the Dieter Rieke Papers
2000C6  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Dieter Rieke papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1950-2001
    Collection number: 2000C6
    Creator: Rieke, Dieter, 1925-
    Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Memoirs, correspondence, judicial documents, videotape cassettes, and photographs, relating to political prisoners in East Germany. Includes judicial documents of and videotape cassette interviews with other prisoners.
    Language: German.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Dieter Rieke papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1925 Born in Osnabrück, Germany
    1945 Co-founded and joined the SPD in Gardelegen, East Germany
    1948 May 21 Arrested for contacts with the Ostbűro of the SPD
    1949 April 14 Sentenced to 25 years of prison
    1956 December 21 Released from prison (Bautzen)
    1957 January 21 Fled to West Berlin with his parents
    1959 May 1 Started working as a journalist for Die demokratische Gemeinde in Bad Godesberg
    1967 April 1 Moved to Rüsselsheim, where he took on the job of spokesman for the SPD mayor of the city and where he still lives today
    1999 Author, Geliebtes Leben: Erlebtes und Ertragenes zwischen den Mahlsteinen jűngster deutscher Geschichte

    Scope and Content Note

    Memoirs, correspondence, judicial documents, videotape cassettes, and photographs, relating to political prisoners in East Germany. Includes judicial documents of and videotape cassette interviews with other prisoners.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Civil rights--Germany (East)
    Political prisoners--Germany (East)
    Socialism--Germany.
    Germany.
    Germany (East)

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Video tapes.