Leopold Schwarzschild Collection, 1940-1955
 
AR 7043 / MF 571

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Schwarzschild, Leo, 1891-1950
Title: Leopold Schwarzschild Collection
Dates:1940-1955
Abstract: Correspondence with individuals and organizations, including Clifford Case, Max Eastman, the Emergency Rescue Committee, Bruno Frank, Manfred George, Hermann Kesten, H.R. Knickerbocker, Alfred Knopf, Emil Ludwig, Erika Mann, Klaus Mann, James G. McDonald, Maxwell Perkins, Victor Polzer, Curt Riess, Ernst Rowohlt, Friedrich Sternthal, Max Warburg, Franz Werfel, and Carl Zuckmayer.Manuscripts of articles, speeches, and radio broadcasts by Schwarzschild; manuscripts and reviews of his books, including World in Trance and The Red Prussian.
Languages: The collection is in German and English.
Quantity: 5.5 linear feet
Identification: AR 7043 / MF 571
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute
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Biographical Note

Born in Frankfurt am Main on December 8, 1891, Leopold Schwarzschild was a journalist, economist, and editor of Das Tagebuch, 1923-1933. He emigrated to France in 1933, where he played an active role in emigré politics, editing Das Neue Tagebuch, 1933-1939. Schwarzschild emigrated to the United States in 1940 and died in Santa Margherita, Italy, on October 2, 1950.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence with individuals and organizations, including Clifford Case, Max Eastman, the Emergency Rescue Committee, Bruno Frank, Manfred George, Hermann Kesten, H.R. Knickerbocker, Alfred Knopf, Emil Ludwig, Erika Mann, Klaus Mann, James G. McDonald, Maxwell Perkins, Victor Polzer, Curt Riess, Ernst Rowohlt, Friedrich Sternthal, Max Warburg, Franz Werfel, and Carl Zuckmayer.

Manuscripts of articles, speeches, and radio broadcasts by Schwarzschild; manuscripts and reviews of his books, including World in Trance and The Red Prussian.

The following individuals are mentioned in this collection: Schwarzschild, Leopold; Case, Clifford; Eastman, Max; Frank, Bruno; George, Manfred; Kesten, Hermann; Knopf, Alfred; Knickerbocker, H.R.; Ludwig, Emil; Mann, Erika; Mann, Klaus; Marcuse, Ludwig; McDonald, James G.; Perkins, Maxwell; Polgar, Alfred; Polzer, Victor; Riess, Curt; Rowohlt, Ernst; Sternthal, Friedrich; Warburg, Max; Werfel, Franz; Zuckmayer, Carl.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 4 series plus oversized material.

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Collection is microfilmed, use MF 571 (9 reels).

Access Information

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the "Request" button.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:
Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011
email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

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Access Points

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Separated Material

Photographs removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.

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Microfilm

Collection is available on 9 reels of microfilm (MF 571).

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Leopold Schwarzschild Collection; AR 7043 / MF 571; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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Container List

 

Series I: Correspondence, undated, 1940-1950

11 folders
BoxFolderTitleDate
11Biographical Dataundated
12Correspondence1940-1942
13Alphabetical Correspondence 1undated
14Alphabetical Correspondence 2undated
15Correspondence concerning Klaus Mann (Originals) 1undated
16Correspondence concerning Klaus Mann (Originals) 2undated
17Correspondence concerning Klaus Mann (copies)undated
18Correspondence concerning Erich Casper1949-1950
19Correspondence1942-1949
110Family and other correspondence1942-1949
111Correspondence regarding LS’s writings and publications1947-1949
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Series II: Personal Material, undated, 1941

3 folders
BoxFolderTitleDate
112Autobiographical sketchesundated
113Biography of LSundated
114Photographs: Florida1941
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Series III: Manuscripts, undated, 1942-1955

45 folders

Subseries A: "Der rote Preusse", undated, 1948-1955

12 folders
BoxFolderTitleDate
21Der rote Preusse, part 1undated
22Der rote Preusse, part 2undated
23Der rote Preusse, part 3undated
24Der rote Preusse, part 4undated
25Der rote Preusse, Preface (typescript)undated
26British reviews of "Der rote Preusse" (clippings)1948
27Contract for Finnish language version of "Der rote Preusse"undated
28German reviews of "Der rote Preusse", 1954-1955 (clippings), radioscript based on book1954-1955
29Fragments of "Der rote Preusse"undated
210Outline of "Der rote Preusse"undated
211Contract for "Der rote Preusse"; typescript of chapter from Marx Biographyundated
212Copy of contract and footnotes for "Der rote Preusse"undated

Subseries B: "Gog and Magog", undated

6 folders
BoxFolderTitleDate
31"Gog and Magog" (English, unpublished typescript)undated
32"Tovarich Hitler or Comrade Hitler" (typescript)undated
33"Gog and Magog," Part 1 (German, typescript with handwritten corrections)undated
34"Gog and Magog," Part 2 (German, typescript with handwritten corrections)undated
35"Gog and Magog," Part 1 (English, typescript with handwritten corrections)undated
36"Gog and Magog," Part 2 (English, typescript with handwritten corrections)undated

Subseries C: Fragments, ca. 1949

1 folder
BoxFolderTitleDate
41Fragments of book on Communismca. 1949

Subseries D: Notebooks, 1949

1 folder
BoxFolderTitleDate
42Notebooks "Volume 3," on the Hitler-Stalin Pact1949

Subseries E: "World in Trance", undated

14 folders
BoxFolderTitleDate
51"World in Trance," part 1undated
52"World in Trance," part 2undated
53Notes for "World in Trance"undated
BoxFolderTitleDate
61Clippings for "World in Trance" 1undated
62Clippings for "World in Trance" 2undated
63Clippings for "World in Trance" 3undated
64Clippings for "World in Trance" 4undated
65Clippings for "World in Trance" 5undated
BoxFolderTitleDate
71"World In Trance", Original German manuscript, 1undated
72"World In Trance", Original German manuscript, 2undated
73"World In Trance", Original German manuscript, 3undated
74"World In Trance", Original German manuscript, 4undated
75Chapter IV of "World in Trance"undated
76Notes and materials to the history of First World Warundated

Subseries F: "Primer of the Coming World", undated, 1942-1945

11 folders
BoxFolderTitleDate
81"Primer of the Coming World," German typescript; 11943
82"Primer of the Coming World," German typescript; 21943
83Review of "Primer"1944
84"Primer of the Coming World," Original German typescript; 1undated
85"Primer of the Coming World," Original German typescript; 2undated
86Scrapbook and clippings regarding "Primer"1942-1945
BoxFolderTitleDate
91"Primer of the Coming World," German typescript with handwritten corrections; 1undated
92"Primer of the Coming World," German typescript with handwritten corrections; 2undated
93"Common Sense about the Future," (English typescript of "Primer")undated
94"The ABC of a Better World"undated
95"Primer of the Coming World," Fragmentsundated
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Series IV: Articles and Speeches, undated, 1917-1942

35 folders
BoxFolderTitleDate
96"Petain of Vichy"undated
97Outline "When Petain was King of Prussia"undated
98"Diagnose des Falles Frankreich"undated
99"Execution of a Relic"undated
910"A hundred thousand war aims"undated
911"The Defendents"undated
BoxFolderTitleDate
101"In Defense of the Balance of Power"; 1undated
102"In Defense of the Balance of Power"; 2undated
103"Jubilaem unseres Problem No. 1", "It all happened before"undated
104"Koennen Maxisten antisemitisch sein?"undated
105"Der Singsang vom Volk"undated
106"November 7, 1917"November 7, 1917
107"How to prepare for the next Depression"undated
108"The colonies: a sore spot"undated
109"The ABC of Inflation"undated
1010"Labor Union -- eine Frage der Macht"undated
1011Outline regarding "Keynesian Revolution"undated
1012Notes on Pierre Lavalundated
1013Fragments and notesundated
BoxFolderTitleDate
111Various Articles; 1 (previous folder designation: A. 17, A. 18)undated
112Various Articles; 2 (previous folder designation: A. 17)undated
113Various Articles and fragments; 1 (previous folder designation: A. 18)undated
114Various Articles and fragments; 2 (previous folder designation: A. 18)undated
115Various Articles and fragments; 3 (previous folder designation: A. 18)undated
BoxFolderTitleDate
121Notes for articles, letters to the editor (previous folder designation: A. 21)undated
122Correspondence, to Herr Enoch (previous folder designation: A. 22)undated
123Outlines of various articles (previous folder designation: A. 23)undated
124Correspondence regarding "Plain Talk" Magazine, fragments (previous folder designation: A. 24)undated
125Handwritten notes and manuscript fragments (previous folder designation: A. 25)undated
126Speeches and letters to the editor of the "New York Times" (previous folder designation: A. 26)undated
127"Expose concerning the publication of the ’Neues Tagebuch’ in New York" (previous folder designation: A. 27)undated
128Weekly articles by "Argus"; 1 (previous folder designation: B. 1)undated
129Weekly articles by "Argus"; 2 (previous folder designation: B. 1)undated
1210Typescripts of Broadcasts to Germany by LS; 1 (previous folder designation: B. 2)1942
1211Typescripts of Broadcasts to Germany by LS; 2 (previous folder designation: B. 2)1942
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Oversized Material, 1942-1945

BoxFolderTitleDate
[OS 84]"Neue Volkszeitung, 2/27/1943"; "New York Times Magazine, 1945"; "New York Times Book Review, 11/1/1942" with review of Leopold Schwarzschild’s "World in Trance" (removed from Box 6, Folder 3)1942-1945
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