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Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944



  • Existence: 1866-01-29 - 1944-12-30

Romain Rolland (1866-1944), French dramatist, novelist, essayist, art historian, and mystic.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter : Zug, Switzerland, to William Lyon Phelps, 1912 Aug 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 5, Folder: GROUP 87, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS responding to an article sent by Phelps and discussing Rolland's opinions on Sarah Bernhardt, Henry Bataille, and Edmond Rostand.

Accompanied by a summary of the letter in English, written in manuscript in an unidentified hand.

In French.
Dates: 1912 Aug 21

Henri Peyre letters

Call Number: GEN MSS 309
Overview: Consists of letters to Peyre chiefly from French authors, plus one letter from Peyre to Donald Wing enclosing a typescript of Paul Claudel's "Partage de midi," which Peyre had made from the play at the Bibliotheque Nationale.
Dates: 1929-1971

"Voix libres d'Amerique" and "Un grand European: G. F. Nicolai", 1917, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 61, Folder: GROUP 2333, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Essays, holograph, with revisions, signed.

"Voix libres d'Amerique," published in Demain, 1917, is accompanied by proofs, with holograph revisions

"Un grand European," about Georg Friedrich Nicolai, apparently was also published in Demain.

In French.
Dates: 1917, n.d.

Kurt Wolff archive

Call Number: YCGL MSS 3
Overview: The papers consist of letters, manuscripts, and other documents from the business files of Kurt Wolff Verlag. Chiefly correspondence with authors of the German Expressionist literary movement. Includes contracts, financial statements, and documentary material. Correspondents include Walter Hasenclever, Franz Kafka, and Franz Werfel. Most letters to the Kurt Wolff Verlag are directed to Kurt Wolff himself; others are addressed to persons associated with the Kurt Wolff Verlag, e.g. Georg Heinrich...
Dates: 1907-1938