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Gianni Bertini papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 970
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, posters, visual poetry, artwork, writings, audiovisual materials, and electronic media documenting the life and work of Gianni Bertini. Correspondence includes letters from artists, galleries, and others. Notable correspondents include P. A. Benoit, Jean-François Bory, Henri Chopin, Jacqueline de Jong, Jean Dubuffet, Jean-Clarence Lambert, Sarenco, and Serge Vandercam. Artwork includes examples of MEC-Art (mechanical artwork), paintings, and other works by Bertini, P. A. Benoit, Henri Chopin, Bernard Heidsieck, Jean-Clarence Lambert, Ben Vautier, and others.
Language of Materials
In Italian, French, English, and German.
Conditions Governing Access
This material is open for research.

Box 110 (digital media): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Box 117 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Ownership & Copyright
The Gianni Bertini Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
July 2012 Acquisition: Purchased from John Benjamins Antiquariat b.v. and Phillipe Luiggi on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2012.

August 2012 Acquisition: Purchased from Derbylius Libreria Galleria di Carla Roncato on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2012.

September 2013 Acquisitions: Purchased from John Benjamins Antiquariat b.v. and Phillipe Luiggi on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund.

January 2016 Acquisition: Purchased from Philippe Luigi on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2016.
Arrangement
Organized into four groupings: July 2012 Acquisition; August 2012 Acquisition; September 2013 Acquisitions; and January 2016 Acquisition.
Dates
1946 - 2010
Extent
53.67 Linear Feet ((100 boxes) + 15 broadside and 2 broadside oversize )
Related Names
Bertini, Gianni, 1922-2010
Language of Materials
Italian
Language of Materials
Italian
Language of Materials
French
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English
Language of Materials
German