Doucet, Camille, 1812-1895
Camille Doucet (1812-1895) was a French dramatist, government official, and member of the Académie française. From 1853 to 1870, during the Second Empire of Napoleon III, Doucet served as the director of the Superintendance générale des théâtres.
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Call Number: GEN MSS 1554
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1832-1920, bulk 1850-1895