Jean Varda papers, [ca. 1950-1971]

Varda, Jean, b. 1893 d. 1971
Painter, Muralist, Sculptor, Collagist
Active in Calif.

Collection size: 18 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Writings by and about Varda; two letters to Anne Ryan, ca. 1950; and twelve typescripts of letters to Harry Truman, the Pope and Lyndon Johnson. Also included are an obituary, 1971; a letter from Victor M. de Suvero to Jack Stauffacher enclosing a photograph of Varda, and Stauffacher's reply, 1971.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Sausalito, Calif. Born 1893, died 1971.

Donated by Jack Stauffacher, a friend of Varda.

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