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16 letters between Stauffacher and Gordon Cook, written while Stauffacher was in Italy researching the history of printing, and 2 letters from Henry Miller to Stauffacher concerning Miller's books: Smile at the Foot of the Ladder, Quiet Days in Clichy, and The World of Sex. Also included are 32 unsigned prints and drawings by Cook for a collaborative book with Stauffacher, and a photograph of Cook.
Jack Werner Stauffacher papers, 1956-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 4046 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Typographer, publisher, and designer; San Francisco, Calif. Born 1920. Stauffacher has collaborated with many Bay Area writers and artists, including Hassel Smith, Gordon Onslow-Ford, Sam Francis, Gordon Cook, and Henry Miller, in the creation of notable publications from his Greenwood Press.
Donated 1986 by Jack Werner Stauffacher.
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