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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1868

Jacob Blanck correspondence

Correspondence of American bibliographer and author Jacob Blanck.


  • 1923-1935

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

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.

Biographical / Historical

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


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*71M-35. Gift of Jacob Blanck; 19 Reservoir Road, Brookline, Massachusetts. received: 1971.
Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974. Jacob Blanck correspondence: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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