Edith S. Frank Papers, 1918-1988

Summary Information

Title: Edith S. Frank Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1918-1988

  • Frank, Edith S., 1902-1991
Call Number: Mss 940; Micro 754; PH Mss 940

Quantity: 1.8 c.f. (1 record center carton, 1 archives box, 2 card boxes, and 1 oversize folder), 1 reel of microfilm (35mm), 92 photographs, and 13 negatives

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Edith Sinaiko Frank, a native of Madison, Wisconsin, mainly relating to her adult life, marriage to David S. Frank, and volunteer involvement with many charitable, civic, and cultural organizations in Madison, Chicago, Toledo, and Charleston, West Virginia, as well as her deep interest in art and music. Included are biographical clippings (portions available only on microfilm), photographs, travel diaries, writings and class papers, correspondence with friends and associates such as Minsa Craig, Clarence Eidam, Dame Myra Hess, Aurora Natola-Ginastera and Alberto Ginastera, and Wolfgang Stresemann. Newsletters, membership materials, clippings, publicity, and correspondence document the organizations with which she was associated such as the Toledo United Nations Association, the Madison Art Center, the Wisconsin Jewish Archives, and various chapters of the American Association of University Women and the League of Women Voters. Also included are fragmentary papers of her husband, a president of Pure Oil Company; her mother, Sarah Goldberg Sinaiko of Madison, also an active civic volunteer; and other Sinaiko Family relatives. The Sarah Sinaiko files concern the Neighborhood House and include some correspondence with Marie C. Kohler.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00940
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