Frank W. Tober papermaking and paper samples collection


Creator: Tober, Frank W., 1919-1995
Date(s): circa 1050, 1850-1993
Bulk Dates: 1920-1990
Call Number: MSS 0600
Language: Materials in English, German, and Italian.
Abstract: Frank W. Tober collected this wide variety of paper specimens and samples from around the world, including manufacturer's paper sample books, catalogs, individual paper specimens, and a portion of St. Louis collector and bookbinder Francis T. Guelker's collection on the history and craft of bookbinding and papermaking.
Physical Description:
  • 7 linear feet (7 boxes)
  • 4 oversize boxes
Source: Gift of Frank W. Tober estate, 1995.
Processing: Processed by Timothy D. Murray and Teresa K. Nevins, 2008-2009. Encoded by Teresa K. Nevins, July 2009. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard