Houssaye, Arsène, 1815-1896
- Existence: 1815 - 1896
Arsène Houssaye (1815-1896), French novelist, poet, and man of letters.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Camille Doucet correspondence
Call Number: GEN MSS 1554
Overview: Collection of circa 11,000 letters addressed to Camille Doucet (1812-1895), director of the Superintendance générale des théâtres de France and member of the Académie française, from upwards of 1150 correspondents. It offers rich documentation of the French arts and letters in the second half of the 19th century and, in particular, of Doucet’s influence over French theater in his capacity as head of the administration of theaters in the imperial government of Napoleon III between 1853 and 1870,...
Dates: 1832-1920, bulk 1850-1895
Signature and portrait, n.d.
Part of Collection — Box: 57, Folder: GROUP 2199, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Signature written on a card containing a portrait engraving of Houssaye.