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.
Copyright of these records has been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University
Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of