Stewart Brand papers 1954-2000
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Biographical/Historical note Stewart Brand was born December 14, 1938 in Rockford, Illinois. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy, a private high school in New Hampshire, and then attended Stanford University where he studied biology. After graduating in 1960 he joined the U.S. Army and was trained as a parachutist. In 1962 he left the U.S. Army and returned to the San Francisco Bay Area to pursue photography. During this time he became involv...
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