Filippo Tommaso Marinetti student notebooks and other papers, 1891-1943
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Title: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti student notebooks and other papers,
Date (inclusive): 1891-1943
Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944
1.67 linear feet
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Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
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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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.
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Filippo Tommaso Marinetti student notebooks and other papers, 1891-1943, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession
Acquired in 1989.
Alternate Form Available
Microfiche available of the eight notebooks in which Marinetti recorded secondary school philosophy lectures.
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.
The papers are organized in two series:
Series I: Correspondence;
Series II: Manuscripts.
Subjects - Names
Boccioni, Umberto, 1882-1916
Carli, Mario, 1889-1935
Croce, Benedetto, 1866-1952
D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938
Orano, Paolo, 1875-1945
Pascoli, Giovanni, 1855-1912
Severini, Gino, 1883-1966
Subjects - Corporate Bodies
Subjects - Topics
Futurism (Literary movement)
Genres and Forms of Material