The correspondence contains references to San Francisco, Paris during and after World War II, Gertrude Stein, William James,
Virgil Thomson, and Thornton Wilder. Also mentioned are productions of Stein's works, and publications of Toklas' cookbook
and her autobiography, "What Is Remembered."
Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) was an author and the life partner of Gertrude Stein. Don Frank is the son of one of Toklas' childhood
friends. After his service in the armed forces, he met Toklas in Europe.