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Guide to the Heidi L. Hutchinson collection on B. Traven
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Series 1. Finding aids for The B. Traven Collections. 1985-2008.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains typescripts of the finding aids (by Heidi L Hutchinson and James Goldwasser) for the various archival collections that comprise The B. Traven Collections of the UCR Libraries. These finding aids are also available online via the UCR LIbraries' website.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 1

Gerd Heidemann collection on B. Traven: Table of Contents, Index of names, and finding aids to Binders 1-25. 2002-2003.

Box 1, Folder 2

Gerd Heidemann collection on B. Traven: finding aids to Binders 26-50 2004-2006.

Box 1, Folder 3

Gerd Heidemann collection on B. Traven: finding aids to Binders 51-71. 2006-2008.

Box 1, Folder 4

Gerd Heidemann collection on B. Traven: finding aids to Binders 72-93, artifacts box; (includes early draft finding aid of Binder 2 with Melissa Conway's edits). 2002-2008.

Box 1, Folder 5

List of Heidemann's collection supplied by Frank Nordhausen to Peter Briscoe prior to purchase of the collection. 2000.

Box 1, Folder 6

Ret Marut and Der Ziegelbrenner collection catalog by James Goldwasser (Heidi L. Hutchinson's annotated working copy). 1985.

Box 1, Folder 7

Ret Marut and Der Ziegelbrenner collection catalog by James Goldwasser (disbound and pages numbered for scanning). 1985-2008.

Box 1, Folder 8

Edgar Pässler Collection on B. Traven: finding aid by Heidi L. Hutchinson (desk copy). 2007.

 

Series 2. Website index for The B. Traven Collections. 2008-2009.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains concepts, drafts, and other material used for The B. Traven Collections of the UCR Libraries website that was created in 2008-2009 by Heidi L. Hutchinson.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 9

Website index for The B. Traven Collections: Concept, drafts, printouts (design and execution of the web pages on the UCR Libraries' website). Also includes letters of congratulations from the B.Traven community upon the 2009 release of the website. 2008-2009.

 

Series 3. Exhibitions on B. Traven. 2006-2007.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains concepts, drafts, and other material pertaining to the design of the on-site and online exhibitions of The B. Traven Collections of the UCR Libraries that were created in 2006-2007 by Heidi L. Hutchinson.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 2, Folder 10

B. Traven on-site exhibition, 2006 (in Special Collections & Archives, March-September): concept, materials, and labels. 2006.

Box 2, Folder 11

B. Traven online exhibition, 2007: concept and drafts. 2007.

Box 2, Folder 12

B. Traven online exhibition, 2007: working aids to creating an online exhibition. 2007.

 

Series 4. Correspondence regarding The B. Traven Collections. 2002-2012.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains correspondence (primarily e-mail) between Heidi L. Hutchinson and various researchers regarding The B. Traven Collections of the UCR Libraries.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 2, Folder 13

Correspondence between Heidi L. Hutchinson and Elisabeth von Braitenberg, daughter of Irene Mermet. 2004-2005.

Box 2, Folder 14

Correspondence between Heidi L. Hutchinson and David Lowenherz, Lion Heart Autographs, Inc. (New York), regarding purchase of the Edgar Pässler collection; includes correspondence from Melissa Conway and Peter Briscoe as well as supporting documentation. 2006-2007.

Box 2, Folder 15

Correspondence between Heidi L. Hutchinson and Gerd Heidemann; includes correspondence from Mario Furloni regarding Gerd Heidemann. 2010.

Box 2, Folder 16

Correspondence between Heidi L. Hutchinson and Dr. Jan-Christoph Hauschild, a B. Traven researcher writing about the early years of Ret Marut who made extensive use of The B. Traven Collections of the UCR Libraries. 2009-2010.

Box 2, Folder 17

Correspondence between Heidi L. Hutchinson and Juliette Goursat or Marilyn Belbenoit of Zeugma Films, a Paris-based film company producing a documentary about B. Traven (director: Xavier Villetard) for Franch and German TV. 2010-2011.

Box 2, Folder 18

Correspondence between Heidi L. Hutchinson and Jörg Thunecke, a B. Traven researcher and editor; includes supplementary material. 2002-2008.

Box 2, Folder 25

Correspondence from Heidi L. Hutchinson to Melissa Conway regarding a postcard portfolio of artwork from Matthias Paessler; includes postcard portfolio of artwork. July 23, 2012.

 

Series 5. Articles on B. Traven. 1977-2012.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains articles about B. Traven by various authors, primarily relating to The B. Traven Collections of the UCR Libraries.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 2, Folder 19

Articles by Peter Briscoe, UCR Libraries' Collection Development Officer, titled "B. Traven: The intersection of biography and bibliography" (typescript, 1984?) and "B. Traven's enigmatic greatness" from Books at UCR, vol. IX, no. 1, Fall 1984 (2 photocopies); contains supplemental research materials. 1984.

Box 2, Folder 20

Article by Sid Berger, UCR Libraries' Head, Special Collections & Archives, titled "The B. Traven Nachlass at the University of California, Riverside"; includes 2 drafts of a paper given at the B. Traven conference in Stockholm (1999) and photocopy of published article from B. Traven the Writer (2003), p. 50-68. 1999-2003.

Box 2, Folder 21

Article by Michael L. Baumann titled "B. Traven: Realist and prophet" from Virginia Quarterly Review, vol. 53, no. 1 (Winter 1977), p. 73. 1977.

Box 2, Folder 22

Article by Helen Tapio titled "B. Traven's identity revisited," from The Publications of 'Historiallinen Yhdistys' (in Finnish); Agricola, The Finnish History Network (published on the internet June 28, 2001). 2001.

Box 2, Folder 23

Article by Laurie Williams (p. 16-17) titled "Rover, writer, rabble-rouser, recluse: B. Traven was a closed book"; an interview with Heidi L. Hutchinson and Melissa Conway about The B. Traven Collections of the UCR Libraries from the magazine titled Fiat Lux, vol. XVI, no. 2 (Spring 2006). 2006.

Box 2, Folder 24

Article by Heidi L. Hutchinson titled "The B. Traven collections at UC Riverside" (2010); includes several drafts of a paper presented at the Conference "B. Traven: Werk, Autor, Werkgeschichte" (Marbach Germany, March 19-21, 2010) and photocopy of final published paper from the conference proceedings (published, 2012). 2010-2012