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Frank Stauffacher papers, 1927-1962

Stauffacher, Frank, 1914-1955



Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet

Summary: 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 International Film Festival and The San Francisco Museum of Art's film series "Art in Cinema"; art works, including 8 sketches and 4 paintings; short stories, one with illustrations, and writings on film; minutes of the San Francisco Film Festival; printed material, 1946-1962; 3 photographs of Stauffacher; and correspondence and writings relating to a Frank Stauffacher memorial organized by Tom Scott and Jack Stauffacher.

Biographical/Historical Note

Filmmaker; San Francisco, California.


Donated 1987 by Jack Stauffacher, brother of Frank Stauffacher.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Frank Stauffacher papers, 1927-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.