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Finding Aid for the Stathis Orphanos Papers, ca. 1983-
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Writing, Photograph, and Publication Material




Sales Material



Box 1, Folder 11

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

Scope and Content Note

Cover reproduces portrait of SO.


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 9

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

Box 1, Folder 16

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


Sent to SO.

Mamie Van Doren


Materials Related to Portraits

Box 1, Folder 4

Clippings reproducing portraits. 1993.

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

Scope and Content Note

Also copy of article sent to DZ by SO.


Box 1, Folder 3

Portrait, two figure studies. 1992[?].

Physical Description: 3 prints.

Michael Nava



Box 1, Folder 1

Portrait. n.d.

Physical Description: 19.4 × 22.7 cm. Signed by SO.
Box 1, Folder 2

Portrait with Andrew Ferrero. n.d.

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


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 Content 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 Content Note

First reproductions of photographic work. Cover and portfolio.


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[?].

Physical Description: [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 1981 to photograph authors, etc. on East Coast. n.d.

Physical Description: 3 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Content 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.

Physical Description: Photocopy.

Scope and Content Note

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