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Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1889-07-05 - 1963-10-11

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), French author, artist, and filmmaker

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Bettina Bergery papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 844
Overview: The Bettina Bergery Papers consist of 122 volumes of diaries, 1940-1980; a small amount of other autobiographical writings and writings about fashion design; correspondence with family and friends; scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed material relating to her interests in fashion, art, and politics; photographs and photograph albums relating to the Shaw Jones family, Bergery's friendships, travel in French Equatorial Africa, and diplomatic travels with Gaston Bergery; biographical material,...
Dates: circa 1900-circa 1990, bulk 1940-1980

Mary Butts papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 487
Overview: The Mary Butts Papers consist of writings, correspondence, and other papers of the British writer Mary Butts, as well as papers of her daughter Camilla Rodker Bagg and other family members, and the research files and drafts of writings about Butts of several researchers. The papers span the years 1830 to 1990, but the bulk fall between 1915-37. They are organized into three series: Papers of Mary Butts, ...
Dates: 1830-1990, bulk 1915-1937

Drafts of "Le fil de soie", [1948]

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 80, F-10
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Article, holograph and typescript, corrected and signed, on the subject of silk. Accompanied by typescript notes, dated "22 Avril 1948," describing the agenda for the June 1948 international congress on silk in France.
Dates: [1948]

Drawing, [ca. 1950s]

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 80, F-9
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Drawing of altar and visages for the Église Française in London, England, with stamp of the estate, "G. Lalo," on verso.
Dates: [ca. 1950s]

Drawing of Orpheus and a horse, [ca. 1920]

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 80, F-5
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Drawing made on tracing paper.
Dates: [ca. 1920]

Essay on French character and the arts, [ca. 1955?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 80, F-6
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Essay, holograph, intended for a British audience. Accompanied by an English translation, typescript, carbon , made by an unidentified translator.

In French.
Dates: [ca. 1955?]

Hound & Horn records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 458
Overview: The Hound & Horn records contain correspondence, drafts of writings, financial records, and ephemera relating to the literary quarterly. The records feature original letters from well-known Modernist era authors during the tenure of the journal from the late 1920s through mid 1930s, including Bryher, Jean Cocteau, E. E. Cummings, René Daumal, T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, François Mauriac, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Stephen Spender, Gertrude Stein, Robert Penn Warren, William Carlos...
Dates: 1925-1940

Introduction toLes Chevaliers de la Table Ronde, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 159 (Broadside), Folder: GROUP 80, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Holograph written on menu cards of a Biarritz hotel.

With AM English translation in an unidentified hand.

In French.
Dates: n.d.

Eardley Knollys papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 205
Scope and Contents: The Eardley Knollys papers contains correspondence, writings, personal and family papers, photographs, and business papers relating to Eardley Knollys and Storran Gallery. Material documents Knollys's relationships with writers, artists, poets, playwrights, and art critics.
Dates: 1862-2009

Frederick R. Koch collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Overview: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings, and...
Dates: 1640-1983

James Lord papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 790
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by James Lord in the course of his activities as an art critic and writer, and includes drafts of writings, research material, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual recordings. Correspondence (Series I) is both personal and professional, and relates chiefly to the artistic and literary world of mid- and late-twentieth-century Paris. Writings (Series II) include Lord's extensive research files, drafts, and primary sources for...
Dates: 1909-2018, bulk 1946-2003

"Louxor", 1949 Sep 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 80, F-7
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Page proof, corrected, for an article about Luxor, Egypt.
Dates: 1949 Sep 21

"Madone", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 80, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, holograph, corrected. With ALS to "Cher parrain" regarding a book he has been reading.

In French.
Dates: n.d.

"Pablo Picasso", 1953 Sep 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 80, F-8
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Page proof, corrected, for an article.
Dates: 1953 Sep 21

Sketches, [ca. 1950]

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 80, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: One sketch in ink of faces from Antigone, one in pencil of a centaur, possibly from one of the murals in Menton or Villefranche.
Dates: [ca. 1950]

Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 76
Overview: The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers contain manuscripts of writings, letters, clippings, photographs, artworks, and personal papers relating to the life and work of Gertrude Stein and her companion, Alice B. Toklas, and to Gertrude's brother, Leo Stein, an artist and writer. As well as holding the bulk of Stein's literary output (often described as "experimental" or "cubist" writing), the materials document Stein and Toklas' involvement with the literary and art...
Dates: 1837-1961

Samuel Steward papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 987
Overview: Correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, artwork, research materials, printed materials, and other papers by, to, or related to Samuel Steward. Correspondents include Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, George Platt Lynes, and Thornton Wilder. Writings include drafts of homoerotic novels written under the nom de plume Phil Andros, and a translation of Querelle of Brest by Jean Genet. A focus of the papers is Steward's sexual exploits, which are documented in diaries, photographs, and other...
Dates: 1930-2003

"Sur le bout de la langue", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 160 (Broadside), Folder: GROUP 80, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, holograph, with corrections.

An earlier title, "Sans famille," is lined through.
Dates: n.d.

The Virgil Thomson Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 29, MSS 29A
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer and critic Virgil Thomson (1896-1989)
Dates: 1804-1990 (inclusive)

Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 30
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the German-American composer Kurt Weill (1900-1950) and the German-American actress and singer Lotte Lenya (1898-1981)
Dates: 1890-1984, inclusive