Scope and Contents
This collection also contains Altagor’s musical creations including his post-war compositions and scores, as well as designs for his musical instruments and the proto-type of one of them, the “pantaphone.” Notebooks, correspondence, and reel-to-reel tapes document his performances, his creative practice, and his involvement with Lettrism.
- 1930-2009, undated
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 17-28 (audiotape reels): Restricted fragile material. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
23.25 Linear Feet (33 boxes)
This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization.
Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Altagor, 1915-1992
- Artists -- France
- Artists -- France -- 20th Century
- Audiovisual materials
- Composers -- France
- Composers -- France -- 20th Century
- Drawings (visual works)
- French poetry -- 20th Century
- Musical instruments
- Paintings (visual works)
- Poets -- France -- 20th Century
- Poets, French
- Sound recordings
- Guide to the Altagor Papers
- In Progress
- by Rosemary K. J. Davis
- February 2018
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English and French.
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