Black Stone Press : papers and ephemera, 1974-1996


Black Stone Press : papers and ephemera, 1974-1996

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Merwin, W.S. (William Stanley), 1927- (person)

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Rilke wrote to Werfel in 1913 after reading Werfel's first 2 books of poems, Der Weltfreund and Wir sind. They met for the first time in the same year. Ruth Siebe-Rilke was the daughter of Rilke and Clara Westhoff; here she signs her name Ruth Fritzsche-Rilke. She was at that time the administrator of the Rilke family archive, located in Fischerhude, near Bremen, Germany. (More recently the archive has been located in Gernsbach.) From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werf...

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Biography Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American poet, editor, and publisher, was born in March of 1919 in Yonkers, N.Y., the son of Charles S. and Clemence Ferling. From 1920 to 1924, he lived in France with his aunt, and after their return to the U.S., was educated in New York, at the Riverside Country School (1927-28) and Bronxville Public School (1929-33). Ferlinghetti attended high school at Mount Hermon School in Greenfield, Mass. (1933-37), t...

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Pagnol, Marcel, 1895-1974 (person)

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American humorist and clergyman. From the description of Letters, 1877-1914. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122561397 American humorist and lecturer. From the description of ALS, [ca. 1885] Mar. 8, San Francisco, to Thomas G. Gentry. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540649 Robert Jones Burdette was an American humorist and lecturer. Born in Pennsylvania and raised in Illinois, he served with distinction in the...

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Peter Koch, founder and proprietor of Black Stone Press, views his role in book creation as multifaceted. The poet, publisher, and printer has described himself as “Artist/Collaborationist, Designer/Printer, and Publisher,” as well as an “Archeologist of the Book, Book Architect,... Typographer/Printer to the Ur-text Project, [and] (urban) Cowboy Surrealist.” In describing his intentions, he quotes Chairil Anwar: “I’ll dig down and root out every word until I’ve gone...

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Koch, Peter (person)

Biography The Black Stone Press was located in Missoula, Montana, from 1974-1978. It then moved to San Francisco. In 1982 the press was renamed Peter Koch, Printer, and in 1984 it moved from San Francisco to Oakland. Following the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, the press again relocated, this time to Berkeley. From the guide to the Black Stone Press : papers and ephemera, 1974-1996, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special ...

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