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INVENTORY OF THE JASIA REICHARDT ARCHIVE OF CONCRETE AND SOUND POETRY, 1958-1975
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Box 1, Folder 1

Azeredo, Ronaldo

Scope and Content Note

Typographic setting of a concrete poem, unsigned and undated, poet's name typed on sheet, 23.5 x 33 cm.
Box 1, Folder 2

Carmi, Eugenio, 1967-1968

Scope and Content Note

Exhibition announcement "Pitture multiple," 1968, 6 pages with 10 color reproductions of letter-images from 1967.
Box 1, Folder 3

Chopin, Henri, 1977

Scope and Content Note

"Amour toujours voui?", 1977, screenprint with typewritten inscription, 33 x 20.5, and handwritten inscription: "Homage to Jasia. love H. Chopin 1977."
Box 1, Folder 4

Cobbing, Bob, 1970

Scope and Content Note

handmade greeting card, ca. 1970, typed and handprinted in folded card, 22 x 19.5 cm., inscribed by hand inside: "spontaneous / appealin' air / contemplate / apollinaire / Xmas & N Year wishes / Bob & Jennifer."
Box 1, Folder 5

Cox, Kenneth, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 Christmas cards, "Winter solstice," n.d., height 25 cm., inscribed on verso: "best wishes Ken," and "Saturnalia," n.d., folded size 7.5 x 7.5 cm., inscribed with message of apology and greetings to Jasia and Tony Reichardt.
Box 1, Folder 6

Filliou, Robert, 1962

Scope and Content Note

14 page typescript "Lille Kirkestrade no. 1," ca. 1962, with many annotations and a handwritten note to JR on first page (25.8.68). The work was performed by Dick Higgins and Filliou at ICA, 1962.
Box 1, Folder 7

Furnival, John, 1962-1970

Scope and Content Note

pen and ink palindromic poem "Sator-Rotas," n.d. (1964), signed on the verso, 20 x 21.5 cm.; 2 page letter from dated May 13th, 1964, concerning his work, especially the "Tower of Babel" piece, and his feelings about Pop art; pen and ink drawing "Idee fixe" with a print on the verso, dated 1962; collage on luggage label titled "Ma" for Houédard, ca. 1963, 6 x 12 cm.; folding poem "Devil-trap...," n.d. (1963/64), made from collage and pen and ink on black paper, mounted on blue card folder, 13.5 x 14 cm. when closed; handmade card "Pishhthes," n.d. (ca. 1970), collage and print ink on paper with letter to JR on verso, signed, 9 x 14 cm.; pen and ink drawing "Vowel pyramid," n.d. (1965), 12.5 x 12 5 cm.; pen and ink drawing "Sunt Lachrymae," n.d. (ca. 1970), 15 x 15.5 cm.
Box 1, Folder 8

Houedard, Dom Sylvester, 1964-1975

Scope and Content Note

poem "Frog/plop/pond" folded into a child's game, n.d. (ca. 1964/65), 10 x 10 cm. when closed; poem "Womb word...worm wood," 1965, printed red on translucent paper (press smv daneway) for Christmas 1967, signed, dated and numbered 67/100, 84 x 8 cm. when rolled, inscribed on verso: "no. 67 for jasia with luv for newxyear 67. silvester. 67/100"; "Monster (frog)," 1967, ink and photocopy on cut and folded paper, signed and dated, 21 x 8 cm., inscribed "d/h 160367 for jasia with luv"; rough draft for an invitation titled "Begin," 1975, felt pen on green paper with thumbnail sketches in ink inside, 21 x 15 cm.; 8 page typescript "Recent reversals & reflections, sent to JR March 1975.
Box 1, Folder 9

Kriwet, Ferdinand, 1965

Scope and Content Note

letter from, n.d. (1965), with synopsis in German of a lecture he gave at the ICA.
Box 1, Folder 10

Leonardi, Leoncillo, 1961

Scope and Content Note

lithograph, 1961, signed and numbered 24/200.
Box 1, Folder 11

Little Press Book Fair, 1971

Scope and Content Note

poster advertising fair at National Book League, Albemarle Street, London, W1, 4-19 June, 1971, with image of the 1970 fair.
Box 1, Folder 12

Lucie-Smith, Edward, 1965

Scope and Content Note

printed poem "Fir-tree song," 1965, signed, published by Turret Books, London.
Box 1, Folder 13

Mayer, Hansjorg, 1965

Scope and Content Note

pair of lettriste stockings printed with black letters on white stretch nylon, n.d. (1965), length 65 cm.
Box 1, Folder 14-15

Niikuni, Seiichi, 1970-1974

Scope and Content Note

4 photos of Niikuni in his Tokyo studio, May 1974; invitation to Spatialisme/concrete poetry, 1973; poster for ASA 1970 concrete poetry & spatialisme; journal Geijutsu seikatsu 4 1970 with articles "This is concrete poetry" and "Independent word"; Niikuni catalog of visual poems exhibited at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1974; 11 pages of typescript material from which the Whitechapel catalog was edited, includes: bibliography, lists of exhibitions and works, notes on spatialism as a supranational poetic form, biography, notes on some of his works, and ASA manifesto; Whitechapel Art Gallery poster, 1974; Niikuni's death announcement, 1977. In a separate folder are 26 photoprints of Niikuni's poems which were blown up to comprise the Whitechapel exhibition, 1974.
Box 1, Folder 16

Ou, ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

printed handbill, ca. 1968, 33 x 20 cm., edition of 500.
Box 1, Folder 17

Sharkey, John letter to Reichardt, 1965

Scope and Content Note

typed letter from, 1965, about poetry magazine LOC and raising money.
Box 1, Folder 18

South Street Publications

Scope and Content Note

publication announcement "Handout" nos. 1 and 2.
Box 1, Folder 19

"The kalender", undated

Scope and Content Note

printers scraps, n.d.
Box 2, Folder 1

Latham, John, 1966

Scope and Content Note

untitled, altered book from "skoob" series, 1966, signed and dated, 17.5 x 11.5 cm.
Box 2, Folder 2

Vigo, Edgardo Antonio, 1968-1969

Scope and Content Note

"Poemas Matemàticos (in) comestibles," 1968/1969, welded tin cans with label, 10 cm. in diam., embossed on tin "Envasado 1969," dated on label "Envasados en 1968."
Box 2, Folder 3

Vostell, Wolf, 1966-1967

Scope and Content Note

"Dé-coll/age-happenings," 1966, published by Something Else Press, original print signed and dated 1967, no. 149/500.
Box 3

Kriwet, Ferdinand, 1965

Scope and Content Note

"Campaign radio-text IX," 1965, recording of Kriwet reading his own work in Germany.
1 sound tape reel : stereo.
Box 3

Niikuni, Seiichi, 1974

Scope and Content Note

Recording of Niikuni reading phonetic poems created between 1966-1971. Some tracks include Harry Guest. Signed and dated 1974.
1 sound cassette.
Box 4**

Bann, Stephen, 1967

Scope and Content Note

"Ampersand," made from plywood and painted yellow, signed and dated 1967, inscribed on verso "For Jasia / A souvenir from Brighton, April 1967," 90 cm. high.
Flat file folder 1**

Concrete & kinetic poetry, 1964

Scope and Content Note

poster of "First international exhibition of concrete and kinetic poetry," St. Catherine's College, Cambridge, November 1964, poem by Pierre Garnier, 56 x 18.5 cm.
Flat file folder 2**

Finlay, Ian Hamilton, 1964

Scope and Content Note

"Le circus!!" 1964, poster poem published by Wild Hawthorne Press, 44.5 x 57 cm.
Flat file folder 3**

Furnival, John, 1959

Scope and Content Note

5 items: photograph of drawing "Coalbrookdale Gate, Kensington," n.d. (1959), 50.5 x 49.5 cm., inscribed in pencil: "John Furnival Coalbrookdale Gate, Kensington Original 6' x 6'" (reproduces a drawing made while at the R.C.A. in connection with the "Anti-ugly" campaign, ref. page 2 of the 1971 Ceolfrith retrospective exhibition catalog); "The thought in the hand of a mathematical God," signed and dated 1963, pen and ink on board, 30 x 37.5 cm.; untitled poem, n.d., printed blue on off-white paper, 31 x 31 cm., inscribed on verso: "Happy Christmas John & Astrid"; poster poem "(Bear/ours) the great bear," Ursa Major, 1965, published by Wild Hawthorne Press, 43.5 x 56 cm.; letter dated 10th July 1974 regarding Satie musical evening at the Whitechapel Art Gallery with wallpaper pasted on the side of the handwritten text.
Flat file folder 4**

Gosewitz, Ludwig, 1964

Scope and Content Note

"Der wald steht schwarz und schweigt," 1964, typewritten on card, signed and dated in pencil on verso, 26 x 26 cm.
Flat file folder 5**

Horovitz, Michael, undated

Scope and Content Note

poster poem "Bank holiday," screenprint advertising his book of same name, signed, n.d.
Flat file folder 6**

Kriwet, Ferdinand, 1964

Scope and Content Note

untitled poster poem published by Wild Hawthorne Press, 1964, 44.5 x 57 cm.
Flat file folder 7**

Mon, Franz

Scope and Content Note

poster poem "Epitaph für Konrad Beyer," 1964, published by Wild Hawthorn Press, 57 x 43 cm.
Flat file folder 8**

Boshier, Derek and Christopher Logue

Scope and Content Note

poster poem "Pop song," n.d. (c.1967?), published by Gear Poster, Turret Books, London W.8, 101 x 76 cm.
Flat file folder 9**

Chopin, Henri

Scope and Content Note

screenprints "Le temps aujourd'hui," 1972, signed and numbered 2/71, 77 x 38 cm., and "The common market," 1973, signed and numbered 36/60, 77 x 43 cm.
Flat file folder 10**

Niikuni, Seiichi

Scope and Content Note

poster "Concrete poetry ASA," 1966, 72 x 25.5; poster "In concreto," 1968, for the international concrete and visual poster exhibition of Tokyo.
poster "Exhibition of contemporary concrete poetry," 1970, Geijutsu Seikatsu Gallery, Tokyo, 12 March -1 April.
Flat file folder 11**

Miscellaneous artists

Scope and Content Note

Brian Hindmarch "Even before I wake...," 1977, typographic setting of poem by Jessica d'Este, signed by poet and printer.
Christopher Logue poster poem "Kiss kiss," n.d. (ca. 1967), screenprint devised with Tom Salter, Fulham Gallery, London, 74 x 50 cm. (see also Boshier folder for more Logue).
Tom Phillips "Six pieces op.x," screenprint, signed and dated 1967, 72.5 x 49.5 cm., inscribed: "for Jasia a/p".
Mary Ellen Solt "Forsythia," screenprint, signed, n.d., 89 x 58.5 cm.