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K.S. Ernst papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1209
Scope and Contents
The collection includes correspondence, printed materials, writings, mail art, and ephemera. The collection includes many mail artworks from artists including David Cole, Mark Sonnenfield, and John M. Bennett. Also included are Ernst’s Press Me Close business files, buttons, and notes. The strengths of this collection include the mail art and correspondence between artists.
Language of Materials
Includes materials in English, French, German, and Italian.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.

Box 13 (audiovisual and born-digital): Restricted fragile. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
The K.S. Ernst 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
Gift of K. S. Ernst, 2019.
Arrangement
The collection is organized into two series: Series I. Mid-career Mail Art from others and Series II. Old Mail Art and correspondence. Within the series, the materials are organized in alphabetical order.
Dates
1980-2007
Extent
17.63 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
Related Names
Ernst, K. S.
Language of Materials
English
Language of Materials
Italian
Language of Materials
French
Language of Materials
German