Michael Fraenkel papers
Scope and Contents
Writings include typescript drafts of works by Fraenkel, including essays, reviews, and an unpublished work, Mexican Journal, parts of which were published as Land of the Quetzal (1946). Correspondence consists primarily of incoming letters to Michael and Daphne Fraenkel, in addition to some outgoing letters and letters from Fraenkel to his wife. Personal papers include passports, marriage and death certificates, notes, printed versions and clippings of reviews of Fraenkel's work. Carrefour Press papers primarily consist of correspondence received by Michael Peter Harris from 1991 to 2000, in addition to some earlier correspondence, business files, and manuscript submissions by various authors.
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
6.47 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
Michael Fraenkel (1896-1957)
Fraenkel married Daphne Moschos Gillam in 1953. After Fraenkel's death in 1957, Daphne Fraenkel continued as director of Carrefour until her death in 1991. Before her death, she appointed Michael Peter Harris as literary executor and custodian of the Carrefour Publishing Company.
This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization, in 2012.
Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Michael Fraenkel Papers
- by Drew Adan and Jennifer Meehan
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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