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Collection Details


Collection Name: Frederick Blank Papers
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/blank.htm
Dates Spanned: 1807-1991
Description: The Frederick Blank Papers consists of 2.6 linear feet of material dating from 1807-1991. The collection focuses largely on subjects related to Blank's military service and to the wall-covering business. It includes clippings, books, court records, correspondence, membership cards, articles, booklets, tear sheets, memoranda, pamphlets, brass buttons, photographs, metal plates, fabric sample books, class notes, tests, brochures, business cards, wall hanging sample books, advertisements, dust jackets, maps, periodicals, and paintings. Of particular note is a framed work of art by Mochi depicting a cock fight.
Broad Subjects: Biography; Military
ASP Subjects: Armed Forces; Letters; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004661