Inventory of the Dieter Rieke Papers

Prepared by Myriam Lefloch
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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© 2003
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Dieter Rieke Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
Myriam Lefloch
Date Completed:
2002
Encoded by:
ByteManagers using OAC finding aid conversion service specifications
© 2003 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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.
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Publication Rights

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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.


Container List

Box 1

Autobiography, Geliebtes Leben: Erlebtes und Ertragenes zwischen den Mahlsteinen jűngster deutscher Geschichte, 1999.

Note

See also Photographs
Box/Folder 1 : 1

CD-Rom

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Printout from CD-Rom (entitled "Gel(i)ebtes Leben")

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Printed copy

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Biographical file.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of documents re his arrest and rehabilitation. Includes documents re SPD members Wilhelm Clintjens, Bernhard Müller, Felix Dyrda, Wilhelm Treumann, and Theodor Blell, who were arrested with Dieter Rieke
Box/Folder 1 : 5

Clippings

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Correspondence with Horst G. Schakat

 

Documents relating to other GDR political prisoners.

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies
Box/Folder 1 : 7

Berger, Siegfried

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Bertussin, Graziano

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Bonkas, Hans

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Jäger, Kurt

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Kinski, Joachim

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Kracht, Fritz.

Note

See also Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Includes original of "Pochtovaia kartochka," and "Déclaration en douane," 1954-1955.
Box/Folder 1 : 13

Krüger, Heinz

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Kunze, Horst

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Lehmann, Heinz

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Otter, Lothar W.

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Retzlaff, Birgit

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Rudolph, Hans

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Studera-Petzold, Rosemarie

Box/Folder 2 : 6

Templiner, Heyko

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Voigt, Albrecht

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Werner, Heinrich

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Subject file - Prisons and prisoners in the Soviet Occupation Zone (Sowjetische Besatzungszone)

 

Photographs

Box/Folder 2 : 10

30 black and white and color prints, n.d., included in his autobiography, Geliebtes Leben

Box/Folder 2 : 11

3 black and white prints depicting the Soviet transit camp Sukhobezvodnoe, USSR, n.d.

Note

For detailed information on these prints see also Documents relating to other GDR political prisoners/Kracht, Fritz
Box 3

Phonotape cassette, 2001 May 7 - Interview of Heyko Templiner

 

Video cassettes

 

4 video cassettes of interviews of former political prisoners in the SBZ/DDR.

Note

See separate list

Scope and Content Note

Includes duplicates.
 

9 video cassettes of miscellaneous documentaries re history of and political repression in the GDR.

Note

See separate list

Scope and Content Note

Includes duplicates.
Box 4

14 video cassettes of miscellaneous documentaries re history of and political repression in the GDR.

Note

See separate list

Scope and Content Note

Includes duplicates.