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Guide to the Papers of Stewart Brand M1237
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Description
The Steward Brand papers contains correspondence, personal journals, manuscripts, photographs, poject records, articles, and publications.
Background
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 involved in the legitimate scientific study on the effects of LSD, the study occurring in Menlo Park, California.
Extent
53.0 Linear feet (120 manuscript boxes, 4 flat boxes, 17 seven-inch reels, 15 audiocassettes, 140 micro-cassettes, 3 hard disk cartridges)