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Creators:
Stauffacher, Jack Werner
Dates:
1956-1958
Size:
51 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.staujack
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 collaborati...

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Creators:
Stauffacher, Jack Werner
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1993 February 8
Size:
38 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.stauff93
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Jack Stauffacher conducted 1993 February 8, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Stauffacher, Frank, 1914-1955
Dates:
1927-1962
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.staufran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, 1940-1942, including insurance information and an application for a dorm in the Navy; correspondence, 1928-1959, including drafts of letters, letters to his friend Tom Scott (2 are illustrated), correspondence with family, including his brother, publisher Jack Werner Stauffacher, and letters regarding the San Francisco Intern...

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Creators:
Mullican, Lee, 1919-1998
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1992 May 22-1993 Mar. 4
Size:
160 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.mullic92
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Lee Mullican conducted 1992 May 22-1993 Mar. 4, by Paul Karlstrom for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home/studio in Santa Monica, Calif.

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Creators:
Mullican, Lee, 1919-1998
Dates:
1947-1991
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mulllee
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A photograph of Mullican, 1965; printed material, 1947-1989, including exhibition catalogs and announcements, posters, brochures, several reproductions of Mullican's work on greeting cards; and the first publication (1947) of the Illuminati, printed by Jack Werner Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press, San Mateo, California: The Gain of Aft, limited e...

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Creators:
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976
Dates:
1903-1991
Size:
5.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cunnimog
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of photographer and teacher Imogen Cunningham, date from 1903 to 1991. The collection measures 5.9 feet of material, including correspondence, business and financial records, writings, printed matter, and photographs, and provides a good overview of Cunningham's life and career.

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Creators:
Mergenthaler Linotype Co.
Dates:
1886-1997
Size:
108 Cubic feet (257 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0666
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document primarily the history of typeface development at the Mergenthaler Linotype Company of Baltimore, Maryland. The company supplied most of the typesetting machines used in the printing industry, both in America and worldwide. As changing technology ended the usefulness of the linotype machine the company pioneered new computer-driven, photo typesetting machines.

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Creators:
Society for the History of Technology
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Dates:
1956-2017
Size:
353 Cubic feet (378 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0400
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Society for the History of Technology Records (SHOT) consists of documents relating to SHOT from its inception in 1958- [0ngoing]. The collection is divided into two subgroups: Subgroup I, General Records, 1956-2009 which consist of papers generated and received by Melvin Kranzberg in his various roles as an officer of SHOT, as well as papers of other SHOT officers. Subgroup II,Technology and Culture Records, 1958-2009, consists of documents relating to the Society's journal, Technology and Culture. T & C is a quarterly publication containing articles of interest to and written by historians and students of technology. The records consist of material generated by Melvin Kranzberg in his role as founding editor-in-chief (1959-1981), first at Case Western Reserve and later at Georgia Institute of Technology, and was succeeded at the National Museum of American History by Robert Post (1981-1996) whose editorial assistants were Brooke Hindle, Helena Wright, Jeffrey Stine, Art Molella and Joan Mentzer. When the museum ended its support of the journal, it moved to the Henry Ford under the editorship of John Staudenmaier (1996-2010) and after that to the University of Oklahoma under the editorship of Suzanne Moon (2010-2020).

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