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Francois Bucher Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-010

Scope and Contents

Professional and personal papers of Francois Bucher (1927-1999), professor of Art History (1978-1996), including correspondence, instructional materials, artwork, research materials, and scholarly works. Significant correspondents include William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Paul Sharits, and Kurt Vonnegut. The collection includes works by Sinclair Beiles, Bucher and Burroughs. Subjects include Bucher's academic career at University of Minnesota, Yale University, Brown University, State University of New York-Binghamton, and Florida State University; Junction B and the Nautilus Foundation in Lloyd, Florida; and Bucher's novel Ein Strahlendes End (A Small Accident).


  • Created: 1300, 1565, 1880-1996
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright in materials created by William S. Burroughs is managed by the Wylie Agency.


9.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Source of Acquisition

FSU Department of English

Method of Acquisition

Donation. Accruals from Fiona Hollier, 2014, and from FSU Art History Department, March 20, 2017.

Francois Bucher Papers
Blake Stricklin, Jennifer Fain, and Rory Grennan
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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