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Arthur Schnitzler papers, 1875-1931
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  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Restrictions on Access
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • General note

  • Title: Arthur Schnitzler papers
    Collection number: 0511
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes and 9 oversize boxes)
    Date: 1875-1931
    Abstract: Arthur Schnitzler (1862-1931) was a physician and author. He wrote poems, plays, short fiction, and novels. The collection consists of microfilm copies of the Arthur Schnitzler Archives from Cambridge. The microfilm includes manuscripts, correspondence, scripts, sketches, a dissertation on Schnitzler, and autobiographical material and documents related to Arthur Schnitzler's father, Johann Schnitzler.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Originals of most of the microfilm material are located in the Arthur Schnitzler Archives at the University Library, Cambridge, England.
    • Gift of Henry Schnitzler, 1951 & 1956.
    • Gift of Heinrich Schnitzler, 1970.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233739 

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Arthur Schnitzler Papers (Collection 511). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Schnitzler was born May 15, 1862 in Vienna, Austria; graduated from the University of Vienna in 1885 and became a practicing physician; he was more interested in a literary career, and his poems began to appear in literary journals under the pen name Anatol in 1886; he characterized himself as an Austrian writer of Jewish origin and wrote plays, short fiction, and novels; died in Vienna on October 21, 1931.

    Scope and Content

    The bulk of this collection is microfilm copies of the Arthur Schnitzler Archives from Cambridge. Microfilm includes manuscripts, correspondence, scripts, and sketches. The microfilm also includes Henry Schnitzler's letters to Theodor Hersel, a copy of Susan Polsterer's Ph.D thesis about Arthur Schnitzler from the University of Vienna, and autobiographical material and documents related to Arthur Schnitzler's father, Johann Schnitzler. Original material includes Arthur Schnitzler's manuscript diaries (1879-1931).

    General note

    Note: The Collection consists of 38 reels of microfilm, reproducing the entire material that is being kept at the University Library, Cambridge, England. The reels are numbered as follows: A, B, C; no.1, to no.23; 23A; no.24 to no.34.
    Reels A, B, and C, contain material which was microfilmed several years ago, while the other reels contain everything not included in that first selection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931--Archives.
    Schnitzler, Heinrich, 1902- --Correspondence.
    Schnitzler, Johann, 1835-1893.
    Authors, Austrian--Archives.
    Dramatists--Austria--Vienna--Archives.