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Finding Aid to the Alice B. Toklas Letters to Donald H. Frank
GLC 21  
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Description
The correspondence contains references to San Francisco, Paris during and after World War II, Gertrude Stein, William James, Virgil Thomson, and Thornton Wilder. Also mentioned are productions of Stein's works, and publications of Toklas' cookbook and her autobiography, "What Is Remembered."
Background
Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) was an author and the life partner of Gertrude Stein. Don Frank is the son of one of Toklas' childhood friends. After his service in the armed forces, he met Toklas in Europe.
Extent
20.0 folders
Restrictions
The Alice B. Toklas estate retains copyright.
Availability
The collection is open for research. Please call the San Francisco History Center for hours and information at 415-557-4567.