Donald E. Francke Papers, 1941-1985

Summary Information

Title: Donald E. Francke Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1941-1985

  • Francke, Donald E. (Donald Eugene), 1910-1978
Call Number: Mss 553; M87-015; M90-291; M94-279; M98-065

Quantity: 8.6 c.f. (22 archives boxes); plus additions of 11.4 c.f., 23 photographs, and 3 negatives

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Donald E. Francke, a distinguished American pharmacist and editor of several publications. As chief pharmacist for several large university hospital pharmacies and editor and publisher of several pharmacy journals, Francke was concerned with drug nomenclature, professional ethics, and drug information. From 1944 to 1963, Francke worked to improve pharmacy school curricula and the image and education of hospital pharmacists. Francke was also active in numerous professional organizations, and advocated establishing international ties among pharmacists. The collection includes correspondence, conference materials from European meetings and study missions, extensive materials on FIP conferences, 1953-1977, including copies of papers given at the Press and Documentation section meetings, speeches, research files, and writings.


Forms part of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Archives collection.

Language: English, French, German, Japanese

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