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Dick Higgins papers, 1960-1994 (bulk 1972-1993)

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Circa 118 items were transferred to the Getty Research Library for accessioning and cataloging 6 Mar 1996. A few titles had multiple copies and others were duplicates of items already in the Library.

Petasz, Pawel. 10 theses, 1978. 100. Karton, 1984/1986. Köln: Edition Hundertmark, 1986. ASA. (1-3; vol. 4, no. 4; vol. 5, no. 5; vol. 6, no. 6) Kempton, Karl. A/round / Karl Kempton. Toronto, Canada: CURVD H 388, 1988. AB : art in bookform : an exhibition / curated by Maurizio Nannucci and Pier Luigi Tazzi. Florence : Zona Archives, 1987. Friedman, Ken. After fluxus. Hombeek, Belgium : PostFluxPost, Luce Fierens, 1992? Alabama dogshoe moustache #5 / ed by Geof Huth. Schenectady, N.Y. : G. Huth, c. 1989. Andersen, Eric. Anne Regge, Poul Nesdunk, Geert Reiemsbrah, Michael Nesredep. Tryk Mogens Sandberg, 1983? Higgins, Dick. The autobiography of the moon : a commentary on the hsin-hsin-ming. Backworks. Backworks? New York, 1976. Vostell, Wolf. Betonierungen / Vostell. Hinwil [Schweiz] : Howeg, 1971? The Black Mountain Poets: the emergence of an American school of poetics, June 26-28, 1987. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY : Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Bard College, 1987. Nichol, B. P. Bored messengers. Prince George, B.C. : Gorse Press, 1988. Higgins, Dick. Buster Keaton enters into Paradise, 1994. Calm seas, auspicious gales. Marciana, Isola d'Elba, 1983. Higgins, Dick. Cat Alley : a long short novel, 1976. Granary books Catalog. No. 26 (Aug 1989). Giorno Poetry Systems Institute Catalog. No. 19 (1989) Something Else Catalog. Fall/Winter (1973/1974). Nichol, B. P. CCMC with Steve McCaffery : sketching 2. Toronto, 1988. Clown war, ca. 1972. Coda: poets & writers newsletter. Collaborations and connections : 20th century collaborative bookworks: 11 Feb 1990- 25 Mar 1990, University Art Museum and Hayden Library, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Higgins, Dick. Computers for the arts. ca. 1970. Contemporaries: new art from Finland, 1982-1983. Contemporary authors autobiography series. D.i.s.c.o.t.h.è.q.u.e.-- : expériences sonores d'artistes : Maison du livre, de l'image et du son, Ville de Villeurbanne, octobre-novembre 1989. Higgins, Dick. A bio/bibliography, 1979. Drawing toward sculpture : six Maine sculptors, Chris Duncan, Lewis Iselin, Phil Kaelin, Gretchen Lucchesi, Celeste Roberge, Carolyn Treat. Portland, Me. : Baxter Gallery, ca. 1987. E pod. Ear magazine. Exquisite corpse. Baltimore, Md. : Culture Shock Foundation, 1983. Hendricks, Geoffrey. Five found photographs / Geoffrey Hendricks. New York : Printed Editions, ca. 1979. Friedman, Ken. Fluxus 1992. Budapest: Artpool, 1992. Freibord. French window: idée, Goran Trbuljak ; conception et réalisation, Ida Biard. Zagreb: Galerija Studentskog centra, 1973. Baxter, Glen. Funny looking. Liège: Cirque Divers, 1991. Palaia, Franc. Great walls of China. foreword by Peter Frank., 1984. Grupa 143. Beograd: Galerija Sre'cna nova umetnost; Zagreb : Galerija Studentskog Centra, 1979. Higgins, Dick. Happytime: the medicine man, 1992. Hole. no. 2 (1990). Du Pont, Diana C. In dialogue: the art of Elsa Rady and Robert Mapplethorpe : Santa Barbara Museum of Art, February 6 through March 28, 1993. The International Shadow Project: Art Gallery, San Diego State University, August-September, 1989. Mac Low, Jackson. Is that wool hat my hat? : (from what Richard Kostelanetz asked me at the 12th International Sound Poetry Festival, Washington Square Church, New York, 4/13/80) : for two, three, or four voices, 1982. Higgins, Dick. The journey : eight colored scenes, 1992. Kaldron. Latitudes 320-490. No. 1 (1979). Walter, Daniel. A little beard book. Urbana, Ohio: Oll Korrect Press, ca. 1975. Bernard, Sidney. Metamorphosis of peace: essays & poems. Newton, MA.: Arts End Books, ca. 1984. Mississippi Mud. no. 20 (1979). Fox, Connie. Nachthymnen. Santa Barbara: J. Mudfoot, 1986. Trbuljak, Goran. Neobjavljene stranice iz zapisa jednog umjetnika 1968-1978 = Les pages non-publiées des ecrits d'un artiste 1968-1978. Zagreb: Galerija Studentskog Centra, 1978. Nichol, B. P. New new H blues. Toronto : CURVD H&Z 379, 1988. Sikorski, Tomasz. Obrazy. Klodzko: Klodzki O'srodek Kultury, Galeria, 1987. Higgins, Dick. Of celebration of morning: a polysemiotic fiction, 1980. Barbieri, Olivo. Olivio Barbieri : Commune di Rimini, Assessorato alla Cultura, Galleria dell'Immagine, Palazzo Gambalunga, 23 aprile-21 maggio, 1983? Petasz, Pawel. Pages of contemplation. Jqe Rubber Press, 1978. Bernstein, Charles. Poetic justice. Baltimore: Pod Books, c. 1979. Neveu, Angéline. Rêve. Vanves : Cahiers Loques, 1982. Finlay, Ian Hamilton. A sailor's calendar; a miscellany. New York: Something Else Press, 1971. Sartori (Win-Spr. 1989). Rice, Shelley. Schemes, a decade of installation drawings. New York, NY : E. Meyer, 1981. Higgins, Dick. Six trivial reflections, c. 1978. Sparrow. no. 24 (1974). Walter, Daniel. Spasmic vistas. Urbana, Ohio: Oll Korrect Press, ca. 1974. Higgins, Dick. Spring game: an opera for shadow puppets, 1974. Stanze del tempo: Irma Blank, Helmut Dirnaichner, Christina Kubish, Elisabeth Scherffig. Milano: Centro Internazionale Brera, 1988. Higgins, Dick. Suggested by small swallows, 1973. Madson, Jerry. A summer of blues : a experimental novel. Bemidji, MN: Truly Fine Press, ca. 1975. Nichol, B. P. Three rhymes. North Vancouver, B.C.: Silver Birch Press, 1988. Lax, Robert. Tiger. Lyndonville, Vt.: Furthermore Press, ca. 1983. Phillips, Tom. Dante's Inferno: materials for a book [exhibition] 2-26 Nov 1983, Waddington Galleries, 1983. Uni/vers(;), (1987-1992) : peacedream-project : 5 Jahre : Künstlerprojekt für Visuelle und experimentelle Poesie = 5 years : artists' project for visual and experimental poetry. Halle/Saale : Poetry Factory, 1992. Unmuzzled Ox. Galerie und Edition Hundertmark. Verlagsverzeichnis 1970-1991. Smith, Vincent D. Vincent Smith, monoprints : January 13-February 10, 1989, MASC, Mid Hudson Arts and Science Center, 1989. Harroff, William. William Harroff, artists' books. Edwardsville, IL : W. Harroff, 1989? The Word and beyond: four literary cosmologists / Dick Higgins ... [et al.]. New York: Smith, 1982. Words. vol. 11, no. 5 (1974). Writer's digest, reader's art. Franklin Furnace, New York, May 20 to July 1, 1989. Upjohn, Judith Farley. You can't get milk from an earlobe : primal time at the (cafe wha?). New York City: Flockophobic Press Ltd., c. 1990.

Microfilm

Higgins acquired from various sources books with pattern poetry examples (49 microfilm titles on 40 reels). Most of these books are rare, a few being perhaps the only copies in the United States. The reels, some of which contain more than one monograph, were transferred to the library. Following is a list of titles:

El piston [microform]. Ano 1, num. 1 (abril 1864) Madrid : Hemeroteca municipal, 1864 Abele von und zu Lilienberg, Matthias, 1616 or 18 1677. Kuenstliche Unordnung [microform] : das ist, Wunder seltsame niemals in offentlichen Druck gekommene Gerichts und ausser Gerichts doch warhaffte Begebenheiten, meistentheils aus eigener Erfahrnus / zusammengetragen und ebner massen, mit gantz neu erfundnen lustigen und kurtzweiligen Anmerckungen, doch zwischen Schimpff und Ernst gezieret und vermehret durch Matthiam Abele, von und zu Lilienberg. Zum andernmal aufgelegt. [Nuremberg] : Verlegung Michael und Johann Friderich Endtern, 1670. Abele von und zu Lilienberg, Matthias, 1616 or 1618 1677. Metamorphosis telae judiciariae, das ist, Seltzame Gerichts Haendel [microform] : samt denen hierauf gleichfalls seltzam erfolgten Gerichts Ausspruechen, Zusammengetragen mit lustigen Anmerckungen erlaeutert auch unterschiedlichen Geschichten vermehret, und an vielen Orten verbessert / durch Matthiam Abele von Lilienberg, der hochloebl. Fruchtbringenden Gesellschafft Mit Genossen. Zum sechstenmal gedruckt. Nuernberg : In Verlegung Iohann Georg Endters, 1684. Arvidi, Andreas. Manuductio ad poesin svecanam, thet aer, en kort handledning til thet swenske poeterij, versz eller rijm konsten [microform] / foerfaerdigad och sammandragen vthaff Andrea Arvidi. Strengnaes : Zackarias Brocken, 1651. Baianus, Andreas. Panegyricvs sine verbis de S. Philippi Nerii lavdibvs [microform] : dictvs in eius diei celebritate Vrbeveteri in maiore basilica, anno. M.DC.XXIX avctore Andrea Bajano ... Vrbeveteri : Ex typographia Rainaldi Ruuli, 1629 Bonifacio, Baldassare, 1586 1659. Balthassaris Bonifacii Mvsarvm liber XXV, Vrania [microform] : ad Dominicvm Molinvm. Venetiis : Apvd Antonivm Pinellvm, 1628. Bosworth, William, 1607 1650? The chast and lost lovers [microform] : lively shadowed in the persons of Arcadius and Sepha, and illustrated with the severall stories of Haemon and Antigone, Eramio and Amissa, Phaon and Sappho, Delithason and Verista ... : to this is added the contestation betwixt Bacchus and Diana, and certain sonnets of the author to Avrora / digested into these poems by Will. Bosworth. London : Printed by F.L for Laurence Blaiklock ..., 1651. Boyssieres, Jean de. Les troisiemes oevvres [microform] / de Iean de Boyssieres. A Lyon : Pour Loys Cloqvemin, 1579. Caramuel Lobkowitz, Juan, 1606 1682. [Primus calamus ob oculos ponens metametricam] Ioannis Caramvelis Primvs calamus ob ocvlos ponens metametricam [microform] : qvae varijs currentium, recurrentium, adscendentium, descendentium, nec non circumvolantium versuum ductibus, avt aeri incisos, avt bvxo inscvlptos, avt plvmbo infvsos mvltiformes labyrinthos exornat. Romae : Fabius Falconius excudebat, anno 1663. Cerone, Pietro, ca. 1560 1625. El melopeo y maestro [microform] : tractado de mvsica theorica y pratica ; en que se pone por extenso, lo que vno para hazerse perfecto musico ha menester saber ; y por mayor facilidad, comodidad, y claridad del lector, esta repartido en XXII. libros ... / compuesto por el R.D. Pedro Gerone ... En Napoles : Por Iuan Bautista Gargano y Lucrecio Nucci, impressores, 1613. Chabrol, C. L'Orizelle dv sr. Chabrol, ov, Les extremes movvements d'amour [microform] : tragi comedie. A Paris : Chez Matthiev Colombel, 1633. Cirier, Nicolas, 1792 1869. L'oeil typographique [microform]. Offert aux hommes de lettres, de l'un et de l'autre sexe, notamment a MM. les correcteurs, protes, sous protes, etc. Paris, Firmin Didot; et chez l'auteur, 1839. Coste, Guillaume de. La Lizimene, comedie pastoralle [microform] / par le sr. G. de Coste. A Paris : Chez Thomas de la Rvelle, 1632. Curti, Lancino, d. 1512. [Epigrammaton libri decem] Lancini Cvrtii Epigrammaton libri decem [microform].Mediolani : Apud Rochum & Ambrosium fratres de Valle impressores : Philippus Foyot faciebat, 1521. Dick, William B. (William Brisbane), 1827 1901. Dick's original album verses and acrostics [microform]. Containing original verses for autograph albums; to accompany bouquets; for birthdays; for wooden, tin, crystal, silver and golden weddings; for album dedications; for philopena forfeits; for congratulation; for valentines in general, and all trades and professions. Also a collection of two hundred and eighteen ladies' Christian names, with their derivation and meaning, and an original acrostic with each name. New York, Dick & Fitzgerald [c. 1879] Gonzalez Estrada, Jose. Poesias [microform] / de D. Jose Gonzalez Estrada. [Madrid : Duran?, 1864] Gonzalez Estrada, Jose. El siglo poetico [microform] / escrito por Jose Gonzalez Estrada. Burdeos : Impr. Jacquet, 1861. Gorgias, of Leontini. [Helenes enkomion] Gorgiae Helena [microform]; recognovit et interpretatus est Otto Immisch. Berlin und Leipzig, W. de Gruyter, 1927. Le Comte. La Dorimene dv sr. Le Comte [microform]. A Paris : Chez Cardin Besonge, 1633. Liceti, Fortunio, 1577 1657. Ad Alas Amoris divini a Simmia rhodio compactas ... encyclopaedia Fortvnii Liceti [microform] ... Patauij : Typis Iulij Criuellarij, 1640. Liceti, Fortunio, 1577 1657. Ad Epei secvrim encyclopaedia Fortvnii Liceti [microform] ... Bononiae : Typis Iacobi Montij, 1637. Liceti, Fortunio, 1577 1657. [Ad Syringam Publilianam encyclopaedia] Fortvnii Liceti genvensis in Patauino lyceo philosophi ordinarij ad Syringam Pvblilianam encyclopaedia [microform]: in qua Publilij fistula describitur, explicaturq; tactis vetustioribus poematijs sphere, throni, labyrinthi, ac pepli ... Patauij, apud Liuium Pasquatum, & Iacobum Bortolum. 1635. Liceti, Fortunio, 1577 1657. Allegoria peripatetica de generatione, amicitia, et privatione in Aristotelicvm aenigma Elia Lelia Crispis [microform] / Fortvnivs Licetvs genvensis ... Patauij : Apud Gasparem Criuellarium, 1630. Liceti, Fortunio, 1577 1657. L'amicitia incomparabile de gl'illvstriss. signori Niccolo Barbarigo e Marco Trivisano, gentilhuomini venetiani [microform] : celebrata con diuerse maniere di poesie et altre compositioni volgari et latine da molti eccellenti ingegni del nostro secolo ... In Venetia : Apresso Marco Ginammi, 1627. Liceti, Fortunio, 1577 1657. Encyclopaedia ad Aram mysticam Nonarii Terrigenae anonymi vetustissimi [microform] / Fortvnivs Licetvs ... Patauij : Apud Gasparem Criuellarium, 1630. Liceti, Fortunio, 1577 1657. Fortvnii Liceti...Ad Syringam, a Theocrito syracusio compactam & inflatam, encyclopaedia [microform]... Vtini, Ex typographia Nicolai Schiratti, 1655. Liceti, Fortunio, 1577 1657. Fortvnii Liceti...Vlysses apvd Circen, sive, De qvadrvplici transformatione, deque varie transformatis hominibus dialogvs ethico physicus [microform]. Vtini, Ex typographia Nicolai Schiratti, 1636. Lobo, Manuel da Gama, 1658 1742, praeses. Caesareas conclusiones [microform] : deductas ex elegantibus titulis D. de Jure codillorum & C. de crimine expilatae haereditatis his quae ibi suttiliter notavit ... Emmanuel a Gama Lobo, cujus nominis ingeniosum anagrama Malo Gamam Labeone V. quinquies eum explicat ... & defendit Felix Josephus a Costa ...Ulyssipone Occidentali : Apud Petrum Ferreyra ; 1726. Mairet, Jean de, 1604 1686. Chriseide et Arimand [microform] : tragi comedie / par le sieur Mairet. A Paris : Iouxte la copie imprimee a Roueen, Chez Iacqves Besonge, 1630. Montluc, Andrien de, 1568 1646. La comedie de proverbes [microform] : piece comique. 2. ed. A Paris : Chez Francois Targa, 1640. Pigna, Giovan Battista, 1529 1575. Io. Baptistae Pignae carminvm lib. qvatvor [microform]... His adiunximus Caelii Calcagnini carm. lib. III, Lvdovici Areosti carm. lib. II. Venetiis, Ex officina Erasmiana, Vincentii Valgrisii, 1553. Pignoria, Lorenzo, 1571 1631. Miscella elogiorvm adclamationvm adlocvtionvm conclamationvm epitaphiorvm et inscriptionvm [microform] / avctore Lavrentio Pignorio patavino, Io. Baptista Martinio collectore. Patavii : Apvd Impr. Camerales, [1626] Rarezas literarias [microform]; florilegio de composiciones curiosas y extravagantes de autores antiguos y modernos, recopilados y ordenadas por Eduardo de Ory. Cadiz, M. Ceron Bohorquez, [1939] Rayssiguier, sieur de, fl. 1630 1636. La Celidee sovs le nom de Calirie, ov, De la generosite d'amovr [microform] ... / par le sieur de Rayssigvier. A Paris : Chez Tovssainct Qvinet, 1635. Reuchlin, Johann, 1455 1522. [De arte cabalistica] Ioannis Revchlin ... De arte cabalistica libri tres [microform] : iam denvo adcvrate revisi. Haganoae : Apud Iohannem Secerium, 1530. Salmon Macrin, Jean, 1490 1557. [Lyricorum libri duo, epithalamiorum liber unus] Salmonij Macrini Ivliodvnensis Lyricorvm libri dvo ... epithalamiorvm liber vnvs [microform]. Parisiis : Ex officina Gerardi Morrhij, 1531. Speed, Samuel, 1631 1682. Prison pietie, or, Meditations divine and moral [microform] : digested into poetical heads, on mixt and various subjects : whereunto is added a panegyrick to the right reverend, and most nobly descended, Henry Lord Bishop of London / by Samuel Speed ... London : Printed by J.C. for S.S. ..., 1677. Spelta, Antonio Maria, 1559 1632. La cvriosa et diletteuole aggionta del sig. Ant. Maria Spelta, cittadino pavese, all'historia sua [microform] : nella qvale oltra la vaghezza di molte cose, che dall'anno 1596 fino al 1603 s'intendono, sono anco componimenti arguti, da quali non poco gusto gli eleuati spiriti potranno prendere. In Pavia : Appresso Pietro Bartoli, 1602. Spelta, Antonio Maria, 1559 1632. Donneschi trofei dal sig. Ant. Maria Spelta, poeta regio [microform] : ad honore delle done cortesi, benigne, e saggie, et a conivsion delle ingrate, orgogliose, e rozze, gratiosamente eretti : opera molto esemplare, e di gran frutto, a fare, che i Mariti amando, e rispettando le Mogli, viuano lieti, e concordi nelle case loro. In Pavia : Apresso Pietro Bartoli, 1612. Spelta, Antonio Maria, 1559 1632. Enchiridion, seu, Commentarivm ad contexendas epistolas [microform]. Necnon dicendi primordia ab Antonio Maria Spelta ... quam plurimis ex auctoribus collectum ... Papiae, Apvd Hieronymvm Bartolvm, 1591. Spelta, Antonio Maria, 1559 1632. Historia d'Antonio Maria Spelta, cittadino pavese, de'fatti notabili occorsi nell'vniuerso [microform] : & in particolare del regno de'Gothi, de'Logobardi, de i duchi di Milano, & d'altre segnalate persone, dall'anno di nostra salute VL. fino al MDIIIC : nel qual tempo fiorirono i vescoui, che ressero la chiesa dell'antichissima e real citta di Pauia, le cui vite breuemente si narrano : con vna nvova aggivnta dell'istesso autore dall'anno 1596 fino al 1602. In Pavia : Appresso Pietro Bartoli, 1603. Spelta, Antonio Maria, 1559 1632. La Pavia trionfante [microform] / d'Antonio Maria Spelta. In Pavia : Per Andrea Viani, 1606. Spelta, Antonio Maria, 1559 1632. La solenne et trionfante entrata dell'illustrissimo & reuerendissimo vescouo monsignor Gio. Battista Biglio nell'antichissima & regal Citta di Pauia [microform] : con le allegrezze & archi, con le historie, imprese, emblemi, simboli, gieroglifici, imagini, iscrittioni, versi, sentenze, & motti / del signor Antonio Maria Spelta ... ; con vn discorso dell'istesso auttore dell'origine, forma, vso & misteri del Pallio. In Pavia : per Pietro Bartoli, 1609. Stevenson, Matthew, fl. 1654 1685. Occasions off spring, or, Poems upon severall occasions [microform] / by Mathew Stevenson. London : Printed for John Place, and are to be sold at his shop ..., 1645. Sutor, Andreas. Der hundert augige blinde Argos und zwey gsichtige Janus, oder, Latinum chaos der andere Bettl Hafen, sage, Hoenig oder Glucks Hafen [microform] : aus vilen Buecheren herausgezogene nutzlich, geist und weltliche Ehr und Lehr Spruech : emplemata, lemmata, seltzsame Spruechwoerter ... / ab Andrea Sutore ... Augspurg ; und Muenchen : verlegt und zu finden bey Mathaeus Rieger, 1740. Tellez Giron, Pedro, duque de Osuna, 1574 1624. Carminvm libri qvatvor ossvnensivm dvci, Collegii neapolitani Societatis Iesv mvnvscvlvm [microform] : laudationem continens, qua a Patribus eiusdem Societatis exceptus est. [after 1617] Voulte, Jean, d. 1542. [Inscriptionum libri duo]. Ioan. Vvlteii Rhemi inscriptionvm libri duo [microform] : ad Aegidium Boherum, Archid. Rhem & Auen : ad Barpt. Castellanvm Nicaeum Xeniorum libellus. [Paris] : Apvd Sim. Colinaevm, 1538. Wang, Chung hou, b. 1887. Chinese palindrome, the world's most exquisite literature [microform] / by Wang Chung Hou. Singapore : China Society, [196 ]




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