- Bloch, Donald Beaty
- Call number
- MssCol 321
- Physical description
- 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
- Donald Beaty Bloch papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Donald Beaty Bloch was employed by the Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior. He participated in the founding of the Fortean Society (dedicated to continuing the work of Charles Fort (1874-1932)) and corresponded during the 1940s and 1950s with its secretary, Tiffany Thayer. Collection consists of letters received by Bloch, clippings, ephemera, and other printed matter. Principal correspondents are Tiffany Thayer and Alvin F. Harlow. Some of the correspondence mentions literary figures including H.L. Mencken and Ezra Pound. Included are letters to Bloch from other persons, mainly Forteans, and printed ephemera issued by the Fortean Society.
Source of acquisitionGift, Bloch, Marie Halun, 01/14/1991
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Selected materials available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-504