The Atrocity Exhibition (and associated material)

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88938/3/7
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000026.0x000157
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      3 files

Scope and Content

There are no manuscripts or typescripts for The Atrocity Exhibition. The material comprises:

  • two original publications (both 1968) of 'Why I Want to Fuck Ronald Reagan';
  • 'advertisements' by Ballard placed in Ambit magazine (1967-1971);
  • a greetings card and a postcard (neither used) displaying images relating to J F Kennedy and to Ronald Reagan (1981 and 1984), and a typed comment (2008) on a passage concerning Reagan from The Atrocity Exhibition;
  • The Atrocity Exhibition (Re/Search edition, 1990), exhibiting revisions to the text in Ballard's hand.

Conditions Governing Access


Not Public Record(s)