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Pat Frank Papers

 Collection — Box: 311
Identifier: MSS 87-12

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between author Pat Frank and Dr. Norman L. Kilpatrick, Director of Florida State University Libraries. Includes a list of short stories by Frank published between 1941 and 1954.


  • 1941-1954


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Pat Frank (1907-1964) was born in Chicago, Illinois, and became a resident of Atlantic Beach, Florida. He attended the University of Florida. He worked as a reporter in New York and in Jacksonville for the Jacksonville Journal. He served in the armed forces during World War II. Mr. Frank was the author of several books including Alas Babylon, Forbidden Area, The Long Way Round, Hold Back the Night, An Affair of State, and Mr. Adam. Mr. Frank also wrote many short stories. He visited Florida State University in 1954 and lectured to a group of English students.


1.00 folders (1 folder.)

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US