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Bertrand Dorny collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00406

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of approximately twenty-seven printed exhibition catalogs, announcements, sale catalogs, and reproductions of artwork by Bertrand Dorny and Anne Walker (dated 1976-2012, in English and in French). Also a DVD, "Les livres de Bertrand Dorny 1962-2007." There also is correspondence concerning the exhibitions of Anne Walker's and Bertrand Dorny's work at Smith College and Mount Holyoke College (1993-1994), correspondence with Michel Butor (1994), a letter (1994) from Ed Kessler, Dorny's replies to Robert Herbert's questions (1997), and Anne Walker's answers to Herbert's questions (2002). Letter to "Bob and Fi" Herbert (1988) added to collection in 2019.

Dates of Materials

  • 1976 - 2012

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.


0.438 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift : Robert Herbert, 2016.

Finding aid to Bertrand Dorny collection
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Ellice Amanna
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2019-10-28: Finding aid updated to current standards and published.

Repository Details

Part of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063