Papers related to Steven Schuyler's doctoral thesis entitled Kurt Wolff and Hermann Broch: Publisher and Author in Exile.
Original gift, received in 2006, features two drafts of Schuyler's doctoral thesis (entitled Kurt Wolff and Hermann Broch: Publisher and Author in Exile) for the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University. There is one typescript photocopy of an undated draft, with corrections, annotations, and six leaves of notes by Helen Wolff, and one typescript photocopy, dated May 1984, of the final draft. Schuyler's thesis discusses Wolff as founder of Pantheon Books and publisher of European and émigré work in translation, and the translation and publication of Broch's Der Tod des Vergil (The Death of Virgil). The drafts are accompanied by one typescript carbon letter from Schuyler to Helen Wolff, Kurt Wolff's wife and publishing partner, and three audio cassettes. In his letter, dated May 29, 1984, Schuyler responds to Wolff's comments on his thesis. The audio recordings, dated August 21, 1979, include interviews with Helen Wolff.
Additions, received in 2008 and 2009 consist of correspondence and research notes relating to Schuyler's thesis. Along with additional correspondence with Helen Wolff, there is correspondence with literature scholars, writers, publishers, and research institutions, including Joseph Campbell, Karl Siegfried Guthke, Roman Jakobson, Wulf Köpke, Paul Michael Lützeler, Hans Sahl, and Christian Wolff.