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COLLECTION — Folder: 1 Identifier: MS Am 3326

Jacob Blanck letters to Karl Zamboni

Letters from American editor, Jacob Blanck, to American antiquarian bookseller, Karl Zamboni.

Dates

  • 1945-1954

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Condition Description

Good; a few sheets acidic.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

.08 linear feet (1 folder)

11 manuscript and typescript letters plus three postcards and a few notes; one letter accompanied by a dandruff treatment formula.

Biographical / Historical

Jacob Blanck was an American bibliographer and editor. His positions included rare book editor of Publishers Weekly and Antiquarian Bookman, 1936-1952; bibliographer in Americana at the Library of Congress, 1939-1941; and editor of Bibliography of American Literature, 1943-1974.
Karl Zamboni (1906-1997) was an American antiquarian bookseller in California.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2020M-7. Purchased with funds from the Jacob Blanck Book Fund, 2019 July.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2019.
Link to catalog

Creator

Title
Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974. Jacob Blanck letters to Karl Zamboni, 1945-1954 (MS Am 3326): Guide
Status
in_progress
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Date
2019 July 24
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou03233

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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