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Finding Aid for the Otto Maull Papers, 1910-1930
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Otto Maull Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1930
    Collection number: 1466
    Creator: Maull, Otto, b. 1887
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Otto Maull (1887-1957) was a German geologist and author who spent time in Latin America, which resulted in the publication of Die Landschaften Mittel-Brasiliens: Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise 1923 (1925) and Vom Itatiaya zum Paraguay: ergebnisse und erlebnisse einer forschungsreise durch Mittelbrasilien (1930). The collection consists of manuscripts, notes, pamphlets, reprints, offprints, newspapers, magazines, and clippings mostly in German, about South America, and one folder about Canada.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    Maull was a German geologist and author who spent time in Latin America, which resulted in the publication of Die Landschaften Mittel-Brasiliens: Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise 1923 (1925) and Vom Itatiaya zum Paraguay: ergebnisse und erlebnisse einer forschungsreise durch Mittelbrasilien (1930); he died in 1957.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, notes, pamphlets, reprints, offprints, newspapers, magazines, and clippings mostly in German, about South America, and one folder about Canada. Much of the collection concerns Brazil, including German schools in Brazil and travel. Also includes materials relating to German organizations in Brazil and other South American countries, and institutes in Germany with a Latin American orientation.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Maull, Otto, b. 1887--Archives.
    Authors, German--20th century--Archival resources.
    Latin America--Description and travel.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.