Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

FISCHER MSS.

The Fischer mss., ca. 1888-1975, consist of the correspondence and manuscripts from the files of German publisher S. Fischer. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically and where available include carbon copies or transcripts of Fischer's correspondence with the particular author. Correspondents include Ilse Aichinger, Edward Albee, Peter Altenberg, Stefan Andres, Lou Andreas-Salome, Gabriel D'Annunzio, Raymond Aron, Ingeborg Bachmann, Herrman Bahr, Fritz Bauer, Richard Beer-Hofmann, Martin Brandt, Thomas Bernhard, Horst Bienek, Bjorn Bjornson, Franz Blei, Johannes Bobrowski, Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, Otto Brahm, Ernst Cassirer, Paul Celan, Lovis Corinth, Edward Gordon Craig, Anna (Johanson) Dauthendey, Max Dauthendey, Richard Demel, Tibor Dery, Alfred Doblin, Albert Einstein, Otto Flake, Jean Giono, Albrecht Goes, George Grosz, Olaf Leonhard Gulbransson, Ott-Erich Hartleben, Gerhardt Hauptmann, Margarete Hauptmann, Manfred Hausmann, Herbert Heckmann, Moritz Heimann, Hermann Hesse, Kurt Heuser, Rolf Hochhuth, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, James Jones, Joseph Kainz, Annette Kolb, Lotte Lehmann, Max Liebermann, Mechtilde Christiane Marie (von Arco-Zinneberg) Lichowsky, Jacques Lipchitz, Franz Liszt, Oskar Loerke, Joachim Maas, John Henry Mackay, Aase Madelung, Golo Mann, Katja (Pringsheim) Mann, Thomas Mann, Marino Marini, Julius Meier-Grafe, Yehudi Menuhin, Henry Moore, Robert Musil, Peter Nansen, Max Osborn, Karl Otten, Boris Pasternak, Walther Rathenau, Christa Reinig, Hans Reisiger, Gabriele Reuter, Rainer Maria Rilke, Luise Rinser, Rudolf Rittner, Felix Salten, Rene Schickele, Carl Ludwig Schleich, Kurt Schuschnigg, Albert Schweitzer, Emil Strauss, Peter Suhrkamp, Friedrich Torberg, Hendrik Willem van Loon, Bruno Walter, Jakob Wassermann, Franz V Werfel, Alma (Schindler) Mahler Werfel, Thornton Wilder, Kurt Wolff, Heinrich Zimmer, Carl Zuchmayer, Stefan Zweig.

The writings in the collections are also arranged alphabetically by author. For a guide to the collection see I.U. Bookman, no. 14 (Mar. 1982)

Collection size: 5,461 items

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