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Register of the Franz Schoenberner Papers, 1899-1970
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Franz Schoenberner Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1899-1970
    Collection number: 72020
    Creator: Schoenberner, Franz, 1892-
    Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope, 1 phonotape reel 1.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Writings and correspondence, relating to German literature, national socialism in Germany, and anti-Nazi German émigré life
    Language: German and English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection 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], Franz Schoenberner Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1972.


    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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei
    Anti-Nazi movement
    Germans in foreign countries
    National socialism
    World War, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945--France
    Germany--History--20th century
    Germany--Intellectual life

    Biographical Note

    Schoenberner, Franz, 1892-1970

    1892, December 18 Born, Berlin, Germany
    1929-1933 Editor, Simplicissimus, German satirical magazine
    1933 Fled to France, Commune de Roquebrune-Cap Martin
    1941 Emigrated to the United States
    1943 Editor, Office of War Information
    1946 Confessions of a European Intellectual (autobiography)
    1949 The Inside Story of an Outsider (sequel to autobiography)
    1951 Assaulted, almost completely paralyzed
    1957 You Still Have Your Head: Excursions of Immobility
    1965 First return to Germany
    1968 Der Weg der Vernunft und andere Aufsaetze (Published and unpublished writings by Schoenberner, 1933ff., including Family Portraits.)
    1970 Died, New Jersey