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Guide to the Michael L. Baumann collection on B. Traven
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Michael L. Baumann collection on B. Traven next hit
    Date (inclusive): 1992-2002
    Date (bulk): 1997-1999
    Collection Number: 246
    Creator: Baumann, Michael L.
    Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 document box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains several drafts of the manuscript of Mr. Traven, I presume? by author Michael L. Baumann as well as correspondence between Baumann (or his wife) and Peter Briscoe and Sid Berger, both former staff members of the UC Riverside Libraries, regarding his publications.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California 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 researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item]. Michael L. Baumann collection on previous hit B. Traven next hit , Collection 246. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Information unavailable.

    Processing History

    Processed by Heidi Hutchinson, 2012.

    Biography

    Michael L. Baumann was a professor of English at California State University, Chico from the 1970s to the 1990s. His doctoral dissertation on previous hit B. Traven next hit was published in 1976 by University of New Mexico Press under the title previous hit B. Traven next hit : An Introduction . In later years, he submitted the manuscript of his book Mr. Traven, I presume? to the UCR Library's Special Collections Department for publication.
    previous hit B. Traven next hit was the pseudonym for an internationally famous writer who guarded his identity with jealousy and determination throughout his life, creating one of the greatest literary puzzles of the 20th century. Other names he went by in his lifetime are Traven Torsvan, Hal Croves, and Ret Marut. His twelve novels, the best known of which are The Death Ship and the Treasure of the Sierra Madre, and many short stories have been translated into numerous languages. Films have been made of his the Treasure of the Sierra Madre, White Rose, Macario, The Death Ship, and Rebellion of the Hanged. He died in March 1969 in Mexico City, Mexico.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains several drafts of the manuscript of Mr. Traven, I presume? by author Michael L. Baumann as well as correspondence between Baumann (or his wife) and Peter Briscoe and Sid Berger, both former staff members of the UC Riverside Libraries, regarding his publications.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into two series. The series arrangement of this collection is as follows:
    • Series 1. Correspondence, 1992-2002.
    • Series 2. Typescripts and publications, 1997-1999.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Baumann, Michael L.
    previous hit Traven, B next hit .

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Correspondence.
    Manuscripts.