Jacob Blanck Papers
Scope and Content
Drafts and proof sheets for five works by Blanck: “Peter Parley to Penrod” (typescript and corrected proof sheets), “Salmagundi and Its Publisher” (carbon of typescript), “Harry Castlemon” (worksheets, three drafts and proof sheets), “American First Editions,” 4th ed. (proof sheets), and “American Authors” (proof sheets).
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Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.
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Jacob Nathaniel Blanck was born 10 November 1906, in Boston, MA, the son of Selig and Mildred Rosenberg (Friedman) Blanck. He attended Boston public schools and received his L.H.D. from Brown University  and P.B.K. from Harvard University in 1970. He was a Rare book editor of Publishers Weekly and Antiquarian Bookman [1936-52], a bibliographer of Americana at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. [1939-41], a consultant on bibliography at Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis , and editor of the Bibliography of American Literature [1943-74]. A member of the American Antiquarian Society, Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (honorary), Massachusetts Historical Society, Club of Odd Volumes(Boston). Blanck died on 23 December 1974, in Boston, MA.
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American bibliographer, 1906-1974.
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