Filippo Tommaso Marinetti student notebooks and other papers, 1891-1943

Finding aid prepared by Annette Leddy.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti student notebooks and other papers,
Date (inclusive): 1891-1943
Number: 890122
Creator/Collector: Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944
Physical Description: 1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
Repository:
The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
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 is in Italian

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.

Administrative Information

Access

Open for use by qualified researchers.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti student notebooks and other papers, 1891-1943, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 890122.
http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa890122

Acquisition Information

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.

Arrangement note

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

Indexing Terms

Subjects - Names

Boccioni, Umberto, 1882-1916
Bottai, B.
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

Editions Sansot

Subjects - Topics

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

Genres and Forms of Material

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