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Peregrine Press and Henry H. Evans Collection
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Description
Correspondence, writings, designs, photographs, prints, artwork and ephemera produced by Henry H. Evans and the Peregrine Press.
Background
Evans was born in Superior, WI, in 1918; alumnus of the Univ. of California, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco State College, and the Univ. of Arizona; opened the Porpoise Book Shop in 1942 in Tucson, AZ, and relocated it to San Francisco, CA, in 1944; in 1949 he bought a hand press and began printing books of poetry and later began producing block prints of his own; many of his linocuts were botanical prints and still lifes, and he produced prints of over 600 subjects.
Extent
19 boxes (12 linear feet), plus flat files
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
This collection is open to researchers.