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Jack Werner Stauffacher papers, 1956-1958

Creator:
Stauffacher, Jack Werner, 1920-
Subject:
Cook, Gordon
Miller, Henry
Greenwood Press (San Francisco, Calif.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
51 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Jack Werner Stauffacher papers, 1956-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4046 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
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.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Jack Werner Stauffacher.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists
Book design
Drawings
Photographs
Printing
Prints
Publishers
Publishers and publishing
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7183
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209320
AAA_collcode_staujack
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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