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Breton, André, 1896-1966



  • Existence: February 18, 1896-September 28, 1966

André Breton (1896-1966), French surrealist poet, writer, and interpreter.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Eugène and Maria Jolas papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 108
Overview: The Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers consist of manuscripts, letters, photographs, and printed materials relating to the work and lives of the two authors, to their publication, Transition magazine, and to their friend, James Joyce. The first subgroup, the papers of Eugène Jolas, contains his correspondence with such persons as Kay Boyle, Raoul Hausmann, Raymond Queneau, and Jean Wahl, writings (articles, columns, drafts of an autobiography, and hundreds of poems in Enlgish, German, French,...
Dates: 1879-1986

Matthew Josephson papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 26
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, journals, subject files, and writings that document Josephson's life and provide information on the subjects of his research.
Dates: 1917-1979 (inclusive)

Letter : New York, to Blanche Price, 1942 Jun 2

 Part of Collection — Box: 40, Folder: GROUP 1067, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS in French with envelope.
Dates: 1942 Jun 2

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

Preface toRalentir travaux, 1930 Mar

 Part of Collection — Box: 40, Folder: GROUP 1067, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Holograph manuscript signed and dated.

Published in Ralentir travaux by Breton (Paris, 1930).
Dates: 1930 Mar

Victor Serge papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 238
Overview: The Victor Serge Papers contain correspondence; writings; immigration and identification documents for Serge and his wife, Liouba; death masks of Serge and of Leon Trotsky; and various materials concerning Serge (including correspondence, clippings, and photocopies of writings) that were collected by his son, Vlady Kibalchich. The correspondence includes letters between Serge and his wife, son, and other relatives; a few letters between third parties; letters between Serge and his friends and...
Dates: 1912-1994, bulk 1936-1947