Hello, all.

I wonder if anyone here knows the whereabouts of the artists' book collection of Artoposto (Dorothy Harris). I understand that she died in 2005. In the eighties I had the pleasure of visiting Dorothy in Atlanta and seeing (and holding and hearing details about) the "wee books" she'd received in the mail over the years.

Chris Dodge, USA, ex-DeSirey Dodge Peace Post (in network Anna Banana, John Held Jr., Robin Crozier, A1 Waste Paper, Shozo Shimamoto, Ryosuke Cohen—a lifetime or two ago)

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Maybe this interview in the 90-ies helps to make connections?

http://iuoma.org/blog_new_2015/2015/06/14/mail-interview-with-arto-...

Thanks for this, Ruud. I'd forgotten (if I ever knew) that Dorothy once lived in Minneapolis. Another lifetime ago I met Scott Helmes there (not "Helms" as arto posto she spelled it in the interview). One mail art contact with whom I am still in touch mentions: "I thought Dorothy Harris' collection was absorbed by Ruth Sackler, no? My memory is hazy on this." But I haven't verified this.

Ruth Sakner (if that is the correct name) sadly died beginning this year. Only Marvin Sackner now is over and he is taking care of the archive. Not sure if the collection went there.....

Some of her archive now online at the John  M. Flaxman Archive of Correspondence Art in Chicago. A lot of our old envelopes and letters on there but no 'zines I sent her. I guess they must be some place else?  http://digital-libraries.saic.edu/cdm/search/collection/mailart/sea...

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