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MS Am 2353

Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974. Jacob Blanck papers concerning Jonathan and the rainbow, 1947-1966: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2353
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974.
Title: Jacob Blanck papers concerning Jonathan and the rainbow,
Date(s): 1947-1966.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drafts of Joseph Blanck's Jonathan and the rainbow, as well as correspondence concerning its illustration and publication.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

72M-16. Deposited by Mr. Jacob Blanck, 19 Reservoir Road, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 02167; received: 1972.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Jacob Blanck Papers Concerning Jonathan and the Rainbow, 1947-1966 (MS Am 2353). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Blanck was a bibliographer and author. He was editor of the Bibliography of American Literature. His Jonathan and the rainbow was published in 1958 by Houghton Mifflin.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes typescript drafts with autograph revisions and corrections of Jonathan and the rainbow, as well as correspondence between Blanck and Houghton Mifflin. There is also correspondence between Blanck and the book's illustrator Louis Slobodkin, and between Houghton Mifflin and Slobodkin, as well as royalty accounts and other business records relating to the book.

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