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Lieberenz (Paul) film and travel collection
Bernath Mss 451  
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  • Access Restrictions
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Paul Lieberenz film and travel collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Bernath Mss 451
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
    Language of Material: German
    Physical Description: 5.34 linear feet (3 document boxes, 4 oversize boxes)
    Creator: Lieberenz, Paul, 1893-1954
    Date (inclusive): 1923-1954
    Abstract: Cinematography archive, documenting the travels and work of Paul Lieberenz from 1923 to 1954.
    Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Paul Lieberenz film and travel collection, Bernath Mss 451. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Library purchase, 2014.

    Biographical Note

    Paul Lieberenz (1893-1954) was a German filmmaker and writer famous for his expeditions and subsequent documentaries on wild game in Africa. He was one of the first German documentary film producers. Between 1923 and 1939 he travelled several times to Africa. From 1927 to 1929 Lieberenz undertook an expedition with Sven Hedin to Inner Mongolia and Lapland, the most elaborately equipped of Hedin's expeditions.

    Scope and Content

    Cinematography archive, documenting the travels and work of Paul Lieberenz from 1923 to 1954. The collection features over 345 photographs, four passports and other identification papers, 11 dossiers containing letters and assorted documents, original film typescripts, two large binders of contracts with production studios and other related material, eight personalized steel and copper engraved plates, newspaper reviews, and nine pocket sized day journals. The collection also includes some posthumous items relating to Lieberenz's death and a biography in his honor, up to 1970. Most of the text is in German, with a few documents in both German and English.

    Arrangement

    The collection is divided into the following five series: Series 1. Dossiers, Series 2. Photographs, Series 3. Passports and ID cards, Series 4. Clippings, and Series 5. Miscellaneous artifacts.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Cinematography and photography
    Travel in motion pictures
    Clippings (information artifacts)
    Correspondence
    Contracts
    Identity cards
    Journals
    Photographs
    Typescripts
    Lieberenz, Paul, 1893-1954 -- Archives