Filippo Tomasso Marinetti's class notes, essays, and stories that he wrote for secondary school in Alexandria, Egypt. One
notebook by Leone Marinetti. Selected correspondence, 1891-1943, with school friends and the school rector. Letters concerning
the futurist enterprise from Gino Severini, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Umberto Boccioni, Mario Carli, Benedetto Croce, B. Bottai,
Giovanni Pascoli, Paolo Orano, and Marinetti's French publisher Sansot.
Marinetti, Italian writer, polemicist and performer, was the founder
and leader of futurism. Born to Italian parents, he was educated at French
schools in Alexandria and France. As an adult he lived primarily in Italy but
composed his literary work in both French and Italian.