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Writing, Photograph, and Publication Material




Sales Material



box 1, folder 11

Sylvester & Orphanos catalogue no.23. n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Cover reproduces portrait of SO.

General note

Other catalogs are in the Department's bookseller catalog collection and in the papers of Dan Luckenbill.

Items Collected


Greek Related


Ephemeral Material

box 1, folder 14

Cancelled Melina Merocuri stamp. ca. 1995.

box 1, folder 17

Jose Quintero catalog, Paul Bowles article, and correspondence from Nick Tsacrios 1999







box 1, folder 9

On covers of journals. Robert Stone, James Dickey. 1993-1994.

box 1, folder 16

Copies of The Southern Review, no photos by SO. 1996.

General note

Sent to SO.

Mamie Van Doren


Materials Related to Portraits

box 1, folder 4

Clippings reproducing portraits. 1993.

General Physical Description note: 3 articles. With envelope addressed in Mamie Van Doren's hand and with lipstick prints.

Scope and Contents note

Also copy of article sent to DZ by SO.


box 1, folder 3

Portrait, two figure studies. 1992[?].

General Physical Description note: 3 prints.

Michael Nava



box 1, folder 1

Portrait. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 19.4 × 22.7 cm. Signed by SO.
box 1, folder 2

Portrait with Andrew Ferrero. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 21.1 × 19.5 cm. Signed by SO.

General note

Cf. prints in Michael Nava Papers (collection 1714). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Related Material


Publicity Material

box 1, folder 7

Resume, press releases, invitations, etc. 1991-1995.

Scope and Contents note

Includes ephemera of production of Illya Darling, Los Angeles 1995 (SO had show of photographs at the theater).




box 1, folder 8

Portraits of friends and writers. In: The Ontario Review no.18. 1983 Spring / Summer.

Scope and Contents note

First reproductions of photographic work. Cover and portfolio.

General note

Some of these photographs are mentioned in Dan Luckenbill's Sylvester & Orphanos.



Various Sylvester & Orphanos



box 1, folder 12

List(s) of publications. ca. 1995.


Publicity Material

box 1, folder 13

Copies of articles about Sylvester & Orphanos. 1983, 1991.




Breasting the '90s: Photographing Mamie Van Doren


Manuscript Material

box 1, folder 5

Copy of reminiscence. 1992[?].

General Physical Description note: [1], 6 leaves. Typescript and word processor[?].

Untitled [Photographing Writers]


Manuscript Material

box 1, folder 6

Copy of account of trip with Juli Veee in to photograph authors, etc. on East Coast. 1981 n.d.

General Physical Description note: 3 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Also photocopy of letter from Susan Cheever, 1984. 1 leaf.

Writing - Fiction




Post Manuscript Material

box 1, folder 10

Letter from Colin Wilson. 1989 March 22.

General Physical Description note: Photocopy.

Scope and Contents note

Bathyllus is a short fiction, set in ancient Samos, the Greek island birthplace of SO.