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MS Am 1868

Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974. Jacob Blanck correspondence: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1868
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974.
Title: Jacob Blanck correspondence,
Date(s): 1923-1935.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of American bibliographer and author Jacob Blanck.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*71M-35. Gift of Jacob Blanck; 19 Reservoir Road, Brookline, Massachusetts. received: 1971.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Jacob Blanck Correspondence (MS Am 1868). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Blanck was a bibliographer and author. He was editor of the Bibliography of American Literature.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Consists of letters to Blanck from various correspondents, mostly friends from Boston, but also from a few writers about whom he was doing bibliographical work. Includes 9 letters from Joseph Presser, 34 letters from Harold Koplow Zimmerman, and 9 drawings in pencil and crayon by Hyman Bloom.

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