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Finding Aid to the Otto Maenchen-Helfen Papers, 1921-1974, bulk 1921-1965
BANC MSS 78/101  
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Description
The Otto Maenchen-Helfen Papers 1921-1974 (bulkdate 1921-1965) contain the correspondence, publications, research, and writings of multilingual Austrian historian, author, and traveler Otto Maenchen-Helfen (1894-1969). The collection has been divided into five series: Correspondence; Publications; Research; Professional Associations; and Biographical Materials. The Publications and Research series consist mainly of materials documenting Maenchen-Helfen's lifelong study of the Huns and their empire. Within these series are the photographs, essays, maps, and notes of Maenchen-Helfen's work for his book, The World of the Huns. The Professional Associations series documents his tenure at the University of California, Berkeley and his participation in the American Oriental Society and the Society of Asian Art.
Extent
Number of containers: 7 cartons Linear feet: 8.75
Restrictions
Materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.