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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Elisabeth Marton
RLIN number: NXCP88-A108
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Hungarian Project
Description: Recollections of father's literary law practice and clients, including Ferenc Molnar, Bela Bartok, Jozsef Atilla; life in Vienna 1925-30, remembrances of friends Hannah Szenes, Ferenc and Frigyes Karinthy; survival in Nazi detention camp; work as a seamstress in Hollywood 1947; work as a literary agent, including work with Soviet government on international copyright laws.
Extent: Transcript: 71 leaves, Tape: 2 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1984 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Marton, Elisabeth, 1901-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Literary agent
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 1984
Interviewer: Stein, Rose
Locations discussed: Austria-Hungary; Europe
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Austria--Description and travel; Austria-Hungary; Copyright; Europe; Hungary--Civilization
Topics discussed - Other terms: Literary agents; Marton, Elisabeth, 1901-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018895-14338