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Guide to the Hans Otto Storm Papers, [ca. 1916-1941]
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Hans Otto Storm Papers,
    Date (inclusive): [ca. 1916-1941]
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-H 73
    Creator: Storm, Hans Otto, 1895-1941
    Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes, 3 cartons Number of microfilm reels: 2
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Letters written to him and by him; manuscripts of his novels, short stories, articles and other writings; copies of periodicals in which his writings appeared; diary, 1928-1929; notebook, ca. 1935-1937; publishing contracts; reviews of his books; some technical papers relating to his career as a radio engineer.

    A few papers of his wife, Grace, also included.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Hans Otto Storm papers, BANC MSS C-H 73, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Material Cataloged Separately

    Portraits have been removed from the collection and cataloged separately with the call numbers Portrait 7848-7858.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The papers of Hans Otto Storm, California writer and radio engineer, came to the Bancroft Library as gifts, from three sources: from David Greenwood, his literary executor (in July 1955, with additions in December 1965); from his sister Mrs. Margaret Schubert (in August 1955); and from Mrs. T. Delrup (in December 1964), whose gift of Storm manuscripts came from the library of her father, Dr. Frank Weymouth.

    Scope and Content

    The Hans Otto Storm collection consists of letters written to him and by him; manuscripts of his novels, short stories and essays; copies of periodicals in which his writings appeared; a diary, 1928-29; a notebook, ca. 1935-37; publishing contracts; reviews of his books clipped from newspapers and magazines; some technical papers (letters, cables, drawings, reports, etc.) relating to his career as a radio engineer; and a few papers of his wife, Grace Cleone (Camp) Storm.