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INVENTORY OF THE FILIPPO TOMMASO MARINETTI STUDENT NOTEBOOKS AND OTHER PAPERS, 1891-1943
890122  
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Biographical/Historical Note
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  • Controlled Access Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti student notebooks and other papers
    Date (inclusive): 1891-1943
    Collection number: 890122
    Creator: Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944
    Extent: 1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
    Repository: Getty Research Institute
    Research Library
    Special Collections and Visual Resources
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
    Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
    Abstract: 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.
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    Language: Collection material in Italian

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Publication Rights

    Preferred Citation

    Filippo Tommaso Marinetti student notebooks and other papers, 1891-1943, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 890122.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired in 1989.

    Alternate Form Available

    Microfiche available of the eight notebooks in which Marinetti recorded secondary school philosophy lectures.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes class notes, essays and stories that Marinetti wrote for secondary school in Alexandria, Egypt. One notebook was written by Leone Marinetti. There is also correspondence, 1891-1936, a small amount of which is with school friends and the school rector, but most of which concerns the futurist enterprise. There are letters from Gino Severini, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Umberto Boccioni, Mario Carli, Benedetto Croce, B. Bottai, Giovanni Pascoli, and Paolo Orano, among others, and from Marinetti's French publisher Sansot. There is a small number of Marinetti's writings, primarily dramas and "syntheses," generally in typescript.

    Arrangement

    The papers are organized in two series: Series I: Correspondence ; Series II: Manuscripts .

    Controlled Access Terms

    Subjects

    Education, Secondary—Egypt—Alexandria
    Experimental theater
    Futurism (Art)
    Futurism (Literary movement)

    Form/Genre

    Diaries

    Contributors

    Boccioni, Umberto, 1882-1916
    Bottai, B.
    Carli, Mario, 1889-1935
    Croce, Benedetto, 1866-1952
    D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938
    Orano, Paolo, 1875-
    Pascoli, Giovanni, 1855-1912
    Severini, Gino, 1883-1966
    Editions Sansot