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

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

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28 folders

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(1943-2007)

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Material in folders 1-4 came to Cushing Library in a three-ring binder with the handwritten spine title "Francis Charmet (Rev. des 2 mondes + senat." Material in folders 5-14 from a binder titled "20th C. Cocteau, Montherland." Jean Cocteau(1889-1963) was a French surrealist writer. Henry de Montherlant (1896-1972) was a French dramatist.Material in folders

15-16 from a binder titled "Camille Doucet." Doucet (1812-1895) was a French poet and playwright.Material in folders 17-18 from a binder titled "Augustin Filon (Coquelin)." Filon(1841-1916) was a French writer. Material in folders 19-24 from a binder titled "Hanotaux, letters, texts, etc., WWII." Gabriel Hanotaux (1853-1944) was a French statesman and historian. Material in folders 25-28 from a binder titled "Jean Orieux," with note on verso of front cover: "J. Orieux, novelist, writer, etc.-Ac. fr'se. Corresp. w/ Melchior-Bonnet. Left in order acquired-envelopes are separate if I wasn't sure of which letter it goes with."

16/1-3: 15 letters in each folder, most on Revue des deux mondes letterhead, circa 1907-1919.

16/4: 6 letters, most on Revue des deux mondes letterhead, circa 1907-1919.

16/5: "Morceaux Choisis" marked on envelope from Paris dealer Thierry Bodin; Marked up galley proofs in 4 gatherings; Marked up typescripts, 2 sheets

16/6: Marked up galley proofs in 5 gatherings.

16/7: Marked up galley proofs in 4 gatherings, plus 1 typescript sheet.

16/8: Marked up galley proof of title page "Le Cap de Bonne-esperance (1916-1919)," with "Morceaux Choisis (poemes) 1916-1931"marked in pencil; Marked up galley proofs of section titled "Preambule" and paginated 20-54.

16/9: Marked up galley proofs of section titled "L'Invitation a la Mort" and paginated 106-113; Marked up galley proofs of section titled "Discours du grand sommeil (1916-1918), inedit" and paginated 145-148, 181-182, 195-198, 201-220, 227-233.

16/10: Marked up galley proofs of section titled "Morceaux Choisis, L'adieu aux fusiliers marins" and paginated 24-25; Marked up galley proofs of section titled "Poesies 1920" and paginated 237-238, 243-244, 249-252, 277-288, 295-298, 325, 332, 343-344.

16/11: Marked up galley proofs of section titled "Vocabulaire 1922" and paginated 88-93, 95, 97-100, 103-108 in pencil at upper right.

16/12: Marked up galley proofs of section titled "Plain-chant 1923" and paginated 109-119, 120-130 in pencil at upper right.

16/13: Marked up galley proofs of section titled "Plain-chant 1923" and paginated 131-148, 151-153 in pencil at upper right.

16/14: 9 letters from sleeves marked "H. de Montherlant," most signed by Chr. Melchior-Bonnet; "113 Des Beaux-Arts ..." marked in pencil on envelope from Paris dealer Thierry Bodin.

16/15: 9 letters, 4 cards.

16/16: Envelope marked "Camille Doucet" and "The following letters were grouped together-RLD."; 11 letters and documents.

16/17: Envelope marked "Augustin Filon"; 10 letters.

16/18: 11 letters.

16/19: 14 letters (most with accompanying envelopes) from 1941-1942; 1 post card; accompanying catalog description of entire lot.

16/20: 13 letters (most with accompanying envelopes) from 1941-1942.

16/21: Gabriel Hanotaux, "A la recherche de l'Europe," typescript, Undated, 4 pages; 2 telegrams to Melchior Bonnet, Journal Clermont Ferrand, 1927.

16/22: 16 letters and documents (most typescript), circa 1941-1942, with mentions of Melchior-Bonnet.

16/23: 16 letters and documents (most typescript), circa 1941-1942, with mentions of Melchior-Bonnet.

16/24: Felix-Auguste Duvert, vaudevillian, to Nay, 1836, with accompanying catalog description.

16/25: 15 letters (some with accompanying envelopes) from 1946-1949.

16/26-27: 15 letters and post cards in each folder (some with accompanying envelopes) from 1949-1952.

16/28: 12 letters and post cards (some with accompanying envelopes) from 1956-1986.

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