Papers of Thomas Mann

Collection Summary

Title: Papers of Thomas Mann
Call Number: MS 74-30
Size: 0.5 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from unknown source
Processed By: DAO, 9-3-1974; SMC, 3-11-1998, MN, 1-2009
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions

None

Content Note

The Thomas Mann Collection is composed primarily of correspondence between Mann and Dr. Herbert Lee van Dowski in Germany. Also included in the collection are newspaper clippings on Thomas Mann as well as several small works on him, the most notable being the one by Dr. Lee van Dowski.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Thomas Mann to Frau Isolani, November 18, 1945
Box 1 FF 2-8 Correspondence from Thomas Mann to Dr. Herbert Lee van Dowski, February 1946-November 1953
Box 1 FF 9-16 Correspondence from Dr. Herbert Lee van Dowski to Thomas Mann, December 1945-January 1962
Box 1 FF 17 Correspondence from Erika Mann to Dr. Herbert Lee van Dowski, March 2, 1962
Box 1 FF 18 Correspondence from Monika Mann to Dr. Herbert Lee van Dowski, March 13, 1971
Box 1 FF 19 Correspondence from George Wenzel to Dr. Herbert Lee van Dowski, December 19, 1966
Box 1 FF 20 Correspondence from H. Wysling to Dr. Herbert Lee van Dowski, August 28, 1971
Box 1 FF 21 Negatives of funeral of Thomas Mann
Box 1 FF 22 Wie ich zuerst meine Frau sah, by Thomas Mann
Box 1 FF 23 Miscellaneous addressed envelopes
Box 1 FF 24 Miscellaneous quotes by Thomas Mann
Box 1 FF 25 Miscellaneous news clippings on Thomas Mann
Box 1 FF 26 Miscellaneous newspaper pictures of Thomas Mann
Box 1 FF 27 Thomas Mann -- Archiv
Box 1 FF 28 Various works on Thomas Mann, including one by Lee van Dowski