Guide to the Heidi L. Hutchinson collection on B. Traven

Processed by Heidi L. Hutchinson, 2012

Special Collections & Archives
The UCR Libraries
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
Phone: 951-827-3233
Fax: 951-827-4673
Email: specialcollections@ucr.edu
URL: http://library.ucr.edu/?view=collections/spcol
©2012
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Heidi L. Hutchinson collection on B. Traven next hit
Date (inclusive): 1977-2012
Date (bulk): 2002-2008
Collection Number: 280
Creator: Hutchinson, Hutchinson, Heidi L., 1952-
Extent: 1.0 linear feet (2 document boxes)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: This collection contains press clippings, printouts, and other material regarding research conducted on previous hit B. Traven next hit by Heidi L. Hutchinson, librarian in the University of California, Riverside (UCR) Libraries' Cataloging and Metadata Services Department. Includes material on Hutchinson’s online exhibit of previous hit B. Traven next hit material as well as articles by other previous hit B. Traven next hit researchers.
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]. Heidi L. Hutchinson collection on previous hit B. Traven next hit , Collection 280. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Acquisition Information

Information unavailable.

Processing History

Processed by Heidi L. Hutchinson, 2012.

Biography

Heidi L. Hutchinson, librarian in the University of California, Riverside Libraries' Cataloging and Metadata Services Department, served as Special Collections Cataloger and Curator of The previous hit B. Traven next hit Collections in Special Collections & Archives from 2002-2012. She was responsible for creating and mounting online the finding aids for the various previous hit B. Traven next hit -related archival collections and also for answering questions and fulfilling requests for previous hit B. Traven next hit scholars worldwide.
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 press clippings, printouts, and other material regarding research conducted on previous hit B. Traven next hit by Heidi L. Hutchinson, librarian in the University of California, Riverside UCR) Libraries' Cataloging and Metadata Services Department. Includes material on Hutchinson’s online exhibit of previous hit B. Traven next hit material as well as articles by other previous hit B. Traven next hit researchers.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged into five series. The series arrangement is as follows:
  • Series 1. FInding aids for the The previous hit B. Traven next hit Collections , 1985-2008.
  • Series 2. Website index for the The previous hit B. Traven next hit Collections , 2008-2009.
  • Series 3. Exhibitions on previous hit B. Traven next hit , 2006-2007.
  • Series 4. Correspondence regarding The previous hit B. Traven next hit Collections , 2002-2012.
  • Series 5. Articles on previous hit B. Traven next hit , 1977-2012.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

previous hit Traven, B next hit .
University of California, Riverside. Dept. of Special Collections.

Genres and Forms of Materials

Correspondence.
Printouts.
Typescripts.


Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Finding aids for The previous hit B. Traven next hit 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit : Table of Contents, Index of names, and finding aids to Binders 1-25. 2002-2003.

Box 1, Folder 2

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

Box 1, Folder 3

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

Box 1, Folder 4

Gerd Heidemann collection on previous hit B. Traven next hit : 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit : finding aid by Heidi L. Hutchinson (desk copy). 2007.

 

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

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains concepts, drafts, and other material used for The previous hit B. Traven next hit 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit . 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit 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

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

Box 2, Folder 11

previous hit B. Traven next hit online exhibition, 2007: concept and drafts. 2007.

Box 2, Folder 12

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

 

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

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains correspondence (primarily e-mail) between Heidi L. Hutchinson and various researchers regarding The previous hit B. Traven next hit 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit researcher writing about the early years of Ret Marut who made extensive use of The previous hit B. Traven next hit 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit (director: Xavier Villetard) for Franch and German TV. 2010-2011.

Box 2, Folder 18

Correspondence between Heidi L. Hutchinson and Jörg Thunecke, a previous hit B. Traven next hit 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit . 1977-2012.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains articles about previous hit B. Traven next hit by various authors, primarily relating to The previous hit B. Traven next hit 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 " previous hit B. Traven next hit : The intersection of biography and bibliography" (typescript, 1984?) and " previous hit B. Traven's next hit 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit Nachlass at the University of California, Riverside"; includes 2 drafts of a paper given at the previous hit B. Traven next hit conference in Stockholm (1999) and photocopy of published article from previous hit B. Traven next hit the Writer (2003), p. 50-68. 1999-2003.

Box 2, Folder 21

Article by Michael L. Baumann titled " previous hit B. Traven next hit : 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 " previous hit B. Traven's next hit 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: previous hit B. Traven next hit was a closed book"; an interview with Heidi L. Hutchinson and Melissa Conway about The previous hit B. Traven next hit 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 previous hit B. Traven next hit collections at UC Riverside" (2010); includes several drafts of a paper presented at the Conference " previous hit 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