Frank Daniel papers
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Frank Daniel papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Daniel, Frank, 1900-1981
Creator: Newman, Frances, -1928
Title: Frank Daniel papers
Dates: 1913-1977, undated
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft. (1 document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS77

Biographical/Historical Note

Frank Daniel was from Thomaston, Georgia, and attended the University of Georgia in 1922 where he studied for a year at Columbia University in the School of Journalism. He next joined the staff of the Atlanta Journal. Daniel was known for his coverage of the Metropolitan Opera performances in Atlanta. He later did a daily column in the Journal and retired in 1965.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and manuscripts by Georgia authors. Manuscripts include the story "Atlanta Biltmore", by Frances Newman. Correspondents include Ella Mae Thornton, June and Susie Ray, Hansell Baugh, Kemper Herreld, John Easter Minter, Erskine Caldwell, and opera singers Enrico Caruso, Nolan Van Way, and Louis Roney.

Index Terms

Daniel, Frank, 1900-1981--Correspondence
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frank Daniel papers, MSS 77, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1972 and subsequent additions.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Clippings, 1928, 1960
2Correspondence and greeting cards, 1923-1977, undated
3Manuscript, Frances Newman, "Atlanta Biltmore", undated
4Sketches, 1913, undated
5Miscellaneous, undated