Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Peter G. Stafford papers, 1960-1971

Series IV: Additions

Accession number: 2015.2016.M117

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Box 39 Folder 1 Typed letter, signed, to Michael & Cindy Horowitz, August 28, 1980.

Sending along the manuscript or outline of a new book (probably his interviews from the 1979 Santa Cruz Colloquium on psychedelic drugs) and asking for advice on finding a publisher. Also, "the latest views about another Colloquium" (which was held in 1981). One page, single=spaced, photo of author imprinted at top.

Box 39 Folder 1 Typed letter signed to Cindy & Mike Horowitz, May 24, 1984.

Is finishing up his new book, The Magic Gram. Discusses the style and look, collages, etc. Any ideas for a publisher? (This book was never published. ) Invites them to Santa Cruz. One page, single spaced. Together with: A typed letter from Horowitz (photocopy of original mailed to Peter in regard to his letter (no. 2). Petaluma, CA, June 13, 1984. Responds to The Magic Gram which he has received and enjoyed but doesn't know about a publisher. Talks about his Leary bibliography in progress and which of Stafford's works will be cited. 2pp, singlespaced.

Box 39 Folder 1 Stafford, "SO Candles for LSD's Jubilee." 1993. 9pp, photo-offset from type.

With photos of Albert Hofmann (discover of LSD), bottle of Sandoz LSD, chemical formula on first page. A history of the discovery and subsequent events through the 1960s. With mailing envelope.

Box 39 Folder 1 Stafford, letter to speakers at the 50th Anniversary of the discovery of LSD symposium held at Santa Cruz, April 1993. One page.

About his intention to publish the proceedings. photocopied from typescript, marked "First Draft" in Stafford's hand.

Box 39 Folder 1 Stafford, review of Mavericks of the Mind: Conversations for the New Millenium, ed. David J. Brown, 1993. 3pp, single-spaced, photocopied from typescript.

Much re: psychedelic drugs.

Box 39 Folder 1 Stafford, "In Appreciation of the Garden." 3pp, photocopy from original typescript, undated

About the community garden in Santa Cruz that he was involved in.

Box 39 Folder 1 Stafford, "The Most Important Book of this Century." 2pp., 1992

Photocopy of his review of Shulgin's Pihkal, published in High Times.

Box 39 Folder 1 Stafford, "Unanswered Questions from Huxley's Experiments" 2pp.

(6 columns) photocopied form Island Views, c. 1991, first published in Blotter, 1978. Review of Huxley's Moksha, ed. by Michael &Cindy Horowitz.

Box 39 Folder 1 Thomas Lyttle, "Peter, Peter, Acid Eater." One page interview in Boing Boing, c. 1992. Photocopy.

Lyttle was editor of Psychedelic Monographs & Essays.

Box 39 Folder 1 Stafford, "The Man Who Turned On the World," an interview with Michael Hollingshead, centerfold of the Berkeley Barb, 2/28-3/5 1975.

8 columns of type on 2 tabloid-size pp. Hollingshead recounts his central role in the LSD story (he was co-owner with Beresford of the "Magic Gram" and turned on Tim Leary to LSD).

Box 39 Folder 1 Blotter, no. 3. Santa Cruz, 1979. Edited by Stafford & Eisner

Somewhat darkened, particularly along original horizontal fold. Signed by contributor Michael Horowitz.

Box 39 Folder 1 Flyer, "An Evening with Peter Stafford, Psychedelic Investigator, Chronicler, Historian & Storyteller." Jan. 18, 1985, Santa Cruz. Measures 8-/12x14 inches.

With photo of Stafford and his books.