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Register of the Robert Holtzmann Papers, 1912-1943
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Holtzmann Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1912-1943
    Collection Number: 49015
    Creator: Holtzmann, Robert, 1883-
    Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 3 microfilm reels, 4 envelopes (4.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, pamphlets, leaflets, newspaper issues, clippings, and photographs, relating primarily to the activities of the Tannenbergbund, a right-wing German political organization, active from 1926 to 1933, founded by General Erich Ludendorff. Includes correspondence with E. Ludendorff.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: German.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert Holtzmann papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1949.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Ludendorff, Erich, 1865-1937.
    Tannenbergbund.
    Nationalism--Germany.
    Germany.
    Germany--History--1918-1933.
    Germany--Politics and government--1918-1933.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, pamphlets, leaflets, newspaper issues, clippings, and photographs, relating primarily to the activities of the Tannenbergbund, a right-wing German political organization, active from 1926 to 1933, founded by General Erich Ludendorff. Includes correspondence with E. Ludendorff.

    Biographical Note

    1883 Born in Duerrheim/Baden
    1904 Became a lieutenant in the Imperial German Army. Later transferred to the Infantry Regiment Grossherzog v. Baden Nr-126 in Strassburg
    1913 Promoted to First-Lieutenant, Imperial German Army
    1916 From November until the end of the war was commander of Flying Division I on the Western Front, and of Flying Division 16 in the East and in Serbia
    1920 In January resigned his commission in the armed service. In the same month took a position with the firm Starck-Michael & Co., Berlin, as a commercial employee responsible for the purchasing of coal tar and tar products
    1922 In January took a position with the firm Herrmann C. Starck, a stock brockerage in Berlin
    1963 Died