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Gianfranco Sanguinetti Papers

Gianfranco Sanguinetti Papers

Italian writer and activist Gianfranco Sanguinetti was a key figure in the Situationist International, a group of intellectuals and artists that blended avant-garde art practices and Marxist theory into a comprehensive critique of capitalist society. The archive consists of 48 boxes of correspondence, writings, documents, ephemera, and photographs.

Fausto Giaccone Papers

Fausto Giaccone Papers

The Fausto Giaccone Papers feature photographs, slides, writings, printed material and other papers by, to, or relating to Fausto Giaccone. Holdings include photographs from the student movement protests in Rome between 1966-68, including The Battle of Valle Giulia; Palestinian fedayeen from FPLP training in Jordan, and images from Egypt, summer 1968; Isle of Wight Music Festival, 1970; funeral of a fedayeen killed in combat, Lebanon, 1974; Latin America, 1976, etc. Collection is in Italian.

 Dario Fiori Collection

Dario Fiori Collection

Dario Fiori Collection of Italian Counterculture is an expansive holding spanning c. 1965-1985, and includes underground monographs, periodicals, and broadsides that formed the basis for and fomented protests of this period. The material in this collection coincides with other Beinecke holdings linked to Movimento del '77. Collection is in Italian. This collection is still being processed and is not yet available for research.

Uga La Pietra Papers

Uga La Pietra Papers

This collection includes correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed material and other papers by, to, or relating to the Italian artist, designer, and architect Ugo La Pietra. The bulk of the holdings are photographs or photomontages of projects and works in progress, including "Strutturazioni Tussurali," "Nodi Urbani," "Emergenze Urbane," "Sistema Disequilibrante," "Casa Telematica," "Il Commutatore." This collection is still being processed and is not yet available for research.

Tode Collection

Tode Collection

Collection of Studentenbewegung material (1967-1973): books, including pirated editions and publications from the APO era; thousands of issues of more than 400 different serials, including the spectrum of the K-Gruppen; bulletins; posters; more than 100 vinyl records; internal documents of the Kinderladenbewegung. This collection is still being processed and is not yet available for research.

Gianfranco Sanguinetti Papers

Italian writer and activist Gianfranco Sanguinetti was a key figure in the Situationist International, a group of intellectuals and artists that blended avant-garde art practices and Marxist theory into a comprehensive critique of capitalist society. The archive consists of 48 boxes of correspondence, writings, documents, ephemera, and photographs.

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