Harry Alverson Franck Papers (1899-1986, bulk 1910-1945)
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Title: Harry Alverson Franck Papers
Creator: Franck, Harry Alverson Creator: Franck, Rachel Latta
Inclusive dates: 1899-1986
Bulk dates: 1910-1945
Extent: 29.5 Linear Feet (25 record center boxes, 3 medium flat boxes, 2 small flat boxes, 2 leather cases, and 1 wooden slide box)
Abstract:
The Henry Alverson Franck papers document the life and writings of Franck, a prolific travel writer and "self-proclaimed vagabond," and his wife Rachel Latta Franck. Both Henry and Rachel Franck wrote extensively about their travels around the world, and both published several books cataloging their journeys. The collection spans 1899-1986 contains correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, lectures, journals, diaries, photographs, negatives, slides, postcards, scrapbooks, and other ephemera related to their travels and writing projects. There are also two folders of material from the Franck's daughter Katherine Franck Huettner.
Call number: Franck
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center)