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Alain Arias-Misson papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1514

Content Description

The collection documents the literary work and career of Alain Arias-Misson and consists of correspondence; writings and works by Arias-Misson including poetry, visual poetry, notes, and other writings; writings and visual poetry by others; printed material including cards, pamphlets, ephemera, exhibition catalogs, serials, and books; and born-digital audiovisual materials. Correspondence includes letters to and from both general and literary correspondents. Works of others include work by Jean-François Bory and Ugo Carrega.

Dates

  • 1956 - 2017

Creator

Language of Materials

In French, English, and Italian

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Box 41 (DVD): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Alain Arias-Misson 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

Purchased from Alain Arias-Misson and Librairie Patrick Fréchet on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2018.

Arrangement

Organized into eight series: I. Correspondence, 1960-2014. II. Poems, notes, and writings, 1959-2017. III. Works by others, 1956-1993. IV. Visual poetry and related materials, 1958-2017. V. Cards, pamphlets, and other ephemera, 1959-2004. VI. Plexiglas and other projects, 1960-2017. VII. Printed materials, 1962-2017. VIII. Electronic media, 2009.

Extent

24.33 Linear Feet (41 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.ariasmisson

Overview

The collection documents the literary work and career of Alain Arias-Misson and consists of correspondence; writings and works by Arias-Misson including poetry, visual poetry, notes, and other writings; writings and visual poetry by others; printed material including cards, pamphlets, ephemera, exhibition catalogs, serials, and books; and born-digital audiovisual materials. Correspondence includes letters to and from both general and literary correspondents. Works of others include work by Jean-François Bory and Ugo Carrega.

Alain Arias-Misson

Alain Arias-Misson (born 1936) is a Belgian artist and poet.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, competing priorities, and whether or not further accruals are expected. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections as they are acquired, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

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.
Title
Guide to the Alain Arias-Misson Papers
Author
by Beinecke staff
Date
November 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
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(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

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