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Frank P. Baskin papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1130

Scope and Content

This collection contains a recipe book, newspaper clippings, correspondence, a religious tract, and a newsletter called "Wesley News." The recipe book belonged to Kathryn Wood, who was Frank Baskin's mother-in-law.


  • 1880-1945, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

Frank Perry Baskin (1886-1968) was born in Carrollton, Georgia, to John W. Baskin and Minnie Baskin. He married Della A. (Wood) Baskin (1885-1944) in 1906 and they had at least four children: Frank P. Baskin, Jr. (1909-1985), Frances Baskin (1911-?), William Baskin (1914-?), and Lawrence Baskin (1917-?). In 1947 Baskin married Ruth A. Baskin. Frank Baskin was a salesman for Toledo Scales Company, and later was promoted to sales manager.


0.21 linear ft. (one half document case)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2014

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2017.
Frank P. Baskin papers
Joshua Whitfield
August 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305