18th-19th Century Correspondence of French Authors, Historians and Celebrities

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TxAM-CRS 411-15

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18th-19th Century Correspondence of French Authors, Historians and Celebrities

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24 folders

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(1943-2007)

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Material in folders 1-6 came to Cushing Library in a three-ring binder with the handwritten spine title "P'sse Marthe Bibesco Corresp." Marthe, Princess Bibesco, French version of Marta Bibescu (1886 Bucharest-1973 Paris), nee Marta Lucia or Marthe Lucie Lahovary (also spelled Lahovari), was a Romanian-French writer, whose papers are at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin.Material in folders 7-10 from a binder titled "H. Bidou," i.e., Henri Bidou (1873-1943). Material in folders 10-15 from a binder titled "Henry Bidou." Material in folders 16-18 from a binder titled "Gilbert Cesbron," with note on verso of front cover: "Envelopes left w/ letter if everything can be read. Otherwise, envelopes in case after the contents. 1 envelope was loose."Gilbert Cesbron(1913-1979) was a French novelist.Material in folders 19-24 from a binder titled "J. Carcopino (Corresp. a/. M.-Bonnet)," with note on verso of front cover: "Jerome Carcopino 1881-1970, historian etc., Ac. fr'se, Collabora aVichy." The addressee, Christian Melchior-Bonnet (1902-1995), was a writer and director of the magazine Historia.

15/1-2: 12 letters each folder, most with accompanying envelopes.

15/3: 10 letters, most with accompanying envelopes ; manuscript paginated 6-18.

15/4: 14 letters, most with accompanying envelopes.

15/5: Princesse Bibesco, "Franchet d'Esperey, Marechal de France," typescript, 6 pp; 2 letters; 1 card; Comte Wladimir d'Ormesson, speech in honor of Princesse Bibesco on occasion of her receiving the Croix de la Legion, 6/4/1962, 6 pp.

15/6: 4 newspaper clippings, 2 journal clippings.

15/7-8: 17 letters in each folder

15/9-10: 16 letters in each folder

15/11: 19 letters.

15/12: 16 letters.

15/13-15: 17 letters in each folder

15/16-17: 15 letters in each folder, most with accompanying envelopes.

15/18: 16 letters, most with accompanying envelopes; 2 printed marriage invitations.

15/19: 15 letters, some with accompanying envelopes; 2 post cards.

15/20-21: 17 letters in each folder (some with accompanying envelopes) and post cards.

15/22: 17 letters (some with accompanying envelopes).

15/23: 14 letters (some with accompanying envelopes).

15/24: 7 letters (some with accompanying envelopes); 1 post card; 1 printed card expressing condolences to the Carcopino family, April 1970.

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Arranged alphabetically.

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