Contents and Arrangement

Communist Party, Fight Against Germany, 1950

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of papers of "Valtin," the literary pseudonym of Richard Julius Herman Krebs. Included is correspondence with family members, literary agents, and friends such as Roger N. Baldwin, Arthur Garfield Hayes, and William Allen White. Also present are lectures, articles, drafts for a novel, Wintertime, material for his autobiography, Out of the Night, and subject files documenting Valtin's career as a German secret agent of the Communist International, a Nazi terrorist, and, later, a war correspondent for the United States Army in World War II.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Communist Party, Fight Against Germany; Jan Valtin Papers, C0731, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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