Guide to the Internationale Situationniste Records, 1968-1972

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Guide to the Internationale Situationniste Records, 1968-1972

Collection number: M0889

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections Staff
Date Completed:
1996 Nov.
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Internationale Situationniste Records,
Date (inclusive): 1968-1972
Collection number: Special Collections M0889
Creator: Internationale Situationniste
Extent: 2.25 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Purchased, 1991.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Internationale Situationniste Records, M0889, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Includes manuscripts, handouts, correspondence, monographs, movement publications, reprints, pamphlets, posters, stickers, and collages.

Access Terms

Alegro, Daniel.
Brinton, Maurice.
Camatte, Jacques.
Debord, Guy.
Gregoire, Roger.
Katz, Leandro.
Khayati, Mustapha.
Lakhdar, Lafif.
Lallement, Jimmy.
Lamphear, Linda.
Riesel, Rene.
Vaneigem, Raoul.
Vienet, Rene.
Voyer, J.P.
Student movements.
Students--Political activity--France.
France--History--1945-
France--Intellectual life--20th century.


Container List

 

Series I: Manuscripts, handouts, correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Raoul Vaneigem:

 

Trabajo sobre el buen vivir para uso de las jovenes generaciones, Spanish transl. of Traité de savoir-vivre...

Physical Description: Manuscript.
 

Experiments in Daily Life #1, MA: Council for Experiments in Daily Life.

Physical Description: Handout.

Scope and Content Note

 

Some advice concerning generalised self-management, transl. by C. Whitbread from S.I. #12, 1969.

Physical Description: Handout, 3 copies.
Box 1, Folder 2

Horelick and Verlann:

 

To the French section of the Situationist International, letter of rupture addressed to Guy Debord, R. Vienet, R. Riesel... and Sanguinetti. Brooklyn:

Physical Description: 1971.

Scope and Content Note

Handout.
 

Strobe light tyrannies of adolescence and letter. NY: Feb. 1970.

Physical Description: Handout and letter.
Box 1, Folder 3

J.P. Voyer:

 

Lettre ouverte aux citoyens du F.H.A..R. Paris: Institut de Préhistoire Contemporaine, Nov. 1971.

Physical Description: Offset handout.
 

Open Letter to the Citizens of the Homosexual Front of Revolutionary Action. NY: Create Situations. Transl. manuscript of above handout.

Box 1, Folder 4

The Actuality of the Question of Political Propaganda and Organization among Revolutionaries in 1971.

Physical Description: Mimeograph handout, 2 copies.
Box 1, Folder 4

How to Use Reich. English transl.

Physical Description: Handout.
Box 1, Folder 5

Rene Riesel with G. Debord and R. Vaneigem:

 

Councils and Councilists Organizations: Basic Facts. Transl. from International Situationist #12, Sept. 1969, by Create Situations, NY.

Physical Description: Manuscript plus 2 copies.
Box 1, Folder 6

Jimmy Lallement. For a new world. Angers, 1971.

Physical Description: Manuscript.
Box 1, Folder 6

Roger Grégoire and Linda Lanphear. To the readers of Black & Red. Paris, 1971.

Physical Description: Handout.
Box 1, Folder 6

Lafif Lakhdar and Mustapha Khayati. Waiting for the Massacre: 24 Theses on the present situation. Transl. by Create Situations, NY from French version published in "An-Nudhal, 1970.

Physical Description: Manuscript.
Box 1, Folder 7

The Dinosaur has a Spear in its Foot and is Rotting: Ireland 1971. 18 theses. Written by Fiends of Lautréamont, Nov. 1971.

Physical Description: Handout.
Box 1, Folder 7

On the Dinosaur Theses of the Friends of Lautréamont. Signed Cunneen/Verlaan. NY: Create Situations, March 1972.

Box 1, Folder 8

Guy Debord. Society of the Spectacle. English transl. manuscript assigned to the members of the S.I. American branch in response to the Black & Red version. Complete, theses 1-221.

Box 1, Folder 9

Guy Debord. La Sociedad del Espectáculo. Spanish transl. manuscripts assigned to members of the S.I. American and Spanish branches:

 

Capitolo 1, La Separación Consumada. Tesis 1 al 34, 2 versions.

 

Capitolo 2, La Mercancia Como Espectáculo. Tesis 35 al 53. 2 different versions, one is handwritten with message in Dutch.

 

Capitolo 3, Unidad y División Dentro de la Apariencia. Tesis 54 al 72.

 

Capitolo 4, El Proletariado Como Sujeto y Como Representación. Tesis 73 al 124, 2 copies.

 

Capitolo 5 - Missing.

Scope and Content Note

Box 1, Folder 10

Guy Debord. La Sociedad del Espectáculo. Spanish transl. manuscripts assigned to members of the S.I. American and Spanish branches:

 

Capitolo 6, Tiempo Espectacular. Tesis 147 al 179.

 

Capitolo 7, La Organización de Territorio. Tesis 165 al 179.

 

Capitolo 8, Negación y Consumo en la Cultura. Tesis 180 al 211,

Physical Description: manuscript with corrections.
 

Capitolo 8, Negación y Consumo en la Cultura. Tesis 180 al 211, Published version of this chapter. NY: Vanishing Triangle Press, 1972.

 

Capitolo 9, La Ideología Materializada. Tesis 212 al 221,

Physical Description: 2 copies.
Box 1, Folder 11

Guy Debord. La Societé du Spectacle. Full length documentary film. Paris: Institut de Préhistoire Contemporaine. Publicity literature for film.

Physical Description: 3 items.
 

Series II: Monographs

 

Subseries A. Guy Debord

Box 2, Folder 1

Contre le Cinéma, Institut Scandinave de Vandalisme Comparé / Bibliothèque d'Alexandrie , 1964.

Physical Description: 90 p. Pict. Wrappers.
Box 2, Folder 1

Society of the Spectacle, Detroit: Black & Red, 1970.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers (detached).
Box 2, Folder 1

Society of the Spectacle, Detroit: Black & Red, 1973.

Physical Description: 2nd printing. Pict.

Scope and Content Note

wrappers.
Box 2, Folder 1

La Société du spectacle, Paris: Editions Champ Libre, with original 6 p. folded advertisement flyer. (1st published Paris: Buchet Chastel,

Physical Description: 1967).

Scope and Content Note

Pict. wrappers.
 

Subseries B. Raoul Vaneigem

Box 2, Folder 2

Traité de savoir-vivre à l'usage des jeunes generations, Paris: Gallimard, 1968.

Scope and Content Note

**Has not been returned to Mr. Katz from loan to the "Situationist International 1957-1972" exhibition (Centre Pompidou, Paris; Institutes of Contemporary Art, London and Boston). If it surfaces, it will be forwarded to Stanford University Libraries.**
Box 2, Folder 2

Treatise on Living for the Use of the Young Generation, (transl. of 1st section of Traité de savoir-vivre...) NY: Situationist International, American section, ca. 1969.

Physical Description: Printed wrappers.
Box 2, Folder 2

Revolution of everyday life - part 2, (transl. of 2d section of Traité de savoir-vivre...) NY: Create Situations, ca. 1970.

Physical Description: Black printed wrappers, lilac paper, 1st ed.
Box 2, Folder 2

Revolution of everyday life - part 2, (transl. of 2d section of Traité de savoir-vivre...) NY: Create Situations, ca. 1970.

Physical Description: Printed wrappers, white paper, 2nd ed.
Box 2, Folder 2

Totality for kids, (transl. from French by C. Gray and P. Vissac), NY: Situationist International, ca. 1970.

Box 2, Folder 3

Structure of Appearances, (transl. section of Traité de savoir-vivre... p. 126-133) NY, ca. 1969.

Physical Description: 3 p. offset.
 

Series III: Situationist International movement publications

Box 2, Folder 4

Leaving the 20th century "The Incomplete work of the Situationist International." Transl. and ed. by Christopher Gray. London: Free Fall Productions,

Physical Description: 1974.

Scope and Content Note

Printed wrappers.
Box 2, Folder 4

Situationist International, no. 1. NY, June 1969. Review of the American section of the SI.

Box 2, Folder 4

Vienet, René. Enragés et situationistes dans le mouvement des occupations, Paris: Témoins Gallimard, 1968.

Box 2, Folder 5

Internationale situationniste 1958-69, "bulletin central édité par les sections de l'internationale situationniste." Amsterdam: Van Gennep, 1970.

Physical Description: Silver wrappers.
Box 2, Folder 6

Situationist International anthology, Transl. and ed. by Ken Knabb. Berkeley: Bureau of Public Secrets, 1981.

Box 3, Folder 1

Situationist Times, International edition -

Physical Description: 2 unnumbered issues
Box 3, Folder 2

Situationist Times 3, International British edition, Holland: Jacqueline de Jong, 1963.

Box 3, Folder 3

Situationist Times 4, International edition, Paris: Jacqueline de Jong, Oct. 1963.

Box 3, Folder 4

Situationist Times 5, International edition, Paris: Jacqueline de Jong, Dec. 1964.

Box 3, Folder 5

On the Poverty of Student Life, NY: Situationist International. ca. 1969.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers. 24 p.
Box 3, Folder 5

Poor and the Superpoor, NY: Create Situations, 1971.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers. 46 p.
Box 3, Folder 5

Beginning of an Epoch, NY: Create Situations, 1971.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers. 64 p.
Box 3, Folder 5

Veritable Split - Public circular of the Situationist International. London: B.M. Piranha, 1974.

Physical Description: Printed wrappers. 125 p.
Box 3, Folder 6

Velli, Michael. Manual for Revolutionary Leaders. Detroit: Black & Red, 1972.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers. 271 p.
Box 3, Folder 6

Perlman, Fredy. Incoherence of the intellectual. Detroit: Black & Red, 1970.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers. 117 p.
Box 3, Folder 7

En Cuestión No. 1, Buenos Aires: Internacional Situacionalista, 1971.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers.
Box 3, Folder 7

Omphalos. London, n.d.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers.
Box 3, Folder 7

Diversion Nr.1, Ed. by Jon Horelick. New York, 1973.

Physical Description: Gold wrappers.
Box 3, Folder 8

Voyer, Jean-Pierre. Reich, modo de empleo. Institut de Préhistoire Contemporaine. Transl. into Spanish by Tita Carrión. Berkeley, 1973.

Physical Description: 8 p. staple bound pamphlet, 4 copies in different colored papers.
 

Series IV: Reprints and Pamphlets - from SI and offspring groups

Box 3, Folder 9

Enragés and the situationists in the Occupation Movement, France, May-June 1968. By René Viénet. England: Tiger Papers Publications.

Physical Description: 27 p.
Box 3, Folder 9

"Self-realisation, communication and participation," reprint chapter from Leaving the 20th Century. By Raoul Vaneigem.

Box 3, Folder 9

"Traffic," reprint chapter from Leaving the 20th Century. By Raoul Vaneigem. I.S. No. 6, 1961.

Box 3, Folder 9

"End of Prehistory." 2 advertisement pamphlets for 2 90-minute cassettes from radio broadcast, Berkeley, 1972.

Box 3, Folder 9

Brinton, Maurice. The Irrational in Politics, Detroit: Black & Red, 1975.

Physical Description: Pict.

Scope and Content Note

wrappers. 95 p.
Box 3, Folder 9

Lip and the self-managed counter-revolution, from Negation # 3. Detroit: Black & Red, 1975.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers. 95 p.
Box 3, Folder 9

Camatte, Jacques. Wandering of Humanity, Detroit: Black & Red, 1975.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers. 64 p.
Box 3, Folder 9

1917 to 1921, Detroit: Black & Red, 1972.

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers. 86 p.
Box 3, Folder 9

"Root, Branch & Mammal no. 2 - a monthly bulletin of animal discourse," Vermont: Center for the Study of Cultural Morphology & Mutation, ca. 1970.

 

Series V: Posters, Stickers and Collages

Box 4, Folder

"Negotión y Consumo en la Cultura." Ch. VIII of Guy DeBord's Society of the Spectacle.

Physical Description: Metal and paper plates; 3 cover plate negatives.
Box 4, Folder

Original collage by Leandro Katz. "Negotión y Consumo en la Cultura." For front cover of T.R.V.T. publication, 1971.

Box 4, Folder

Original collage by Leandro Katz. "Negotión y Consumo en la Cultura." For back cover of T.R.V.T. publication, 1971.

Box 4, Folder

Documento No. 1. By Daniel Alegro, Grupo "En Cuestión," Argentina, 1971. New York: The Vanishing Triangle Press - T.R.V.T. 1971

Physical Description: Pict. wrappers, plastic covers.
Box 4, Folder

Original photo novel collage by Leandro Katz. Documento No. 1. For cover of T.R.V.T. publication.

Physical Description: Signed by Katz.
Box 4, Folder

"Hello Man! I'm a Picture of a Woman." New York: Create Situations, S.I. , NY branch, Aug. 1970.

Physical Description: Sticker, 2 copies.
Box 4, Folder

"A Flash of Insight into Maoist 'Correct Thought'."

Physical Description: Sticker.
Box 4, Folder

"... Create Situations that Go Beyond the Point of No Return." NY: Create Situations, ca. 1969.

Physical Description: Poster.
Box 4, Folder

"You'll Want to Read This." NY: Speedwrath.

Physical Description: Subway car poster.
Box 4, Folder

Original photo novel cover collage by Leandro Katz. "Latinamerica and I have a Little Nest in Switzerland." New York: T.R.V.T., 1970.