Frank W. Tober papers


Creator: Tober, Frank W., 1919-1995
Date(s): 1791-1995
Bulk Dates: 1945-1995
Call Number: MSS 0602
Language: Materials in English.
Abstract: The Frank W. Tober papers comprise letters, postcards, photographs, pamphlets, magazines, newspaper clippings, newsletters, printing ephemera, invoices, notebooks, woodblocks, prints, coins, sculpture, and other realia. A major portion of the papers relate to Tober's collections and collecting activities. Tober was a chemical engineer with a substantial personal interest in the study of rare books, printing, Napoleon and the French Revolution, and, in particular, literary forgery.
Physical Description:
  • 4.3 linear feet (8 boxes)
  • 1 oversize box
Source: Gift of Frank W. Tober estate, 1995.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Teresa K. Nevins, November 2009. Updated by Dustin Frohlich, June 2014. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard