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Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885



  • Existence: 1802 - 1885

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Noël J. Cortés Collection of French Manuscripts

Call Number: GEN MSS 1173
Scope and Contents:

The collection consists of manuscript letters, writings, and documents, mostly in French, by writers, artists, historians, and philosophers, including Alexandre Dumas, Victor Hugo, Paul Morand, and George Sand.

Dates: 1760-1927

Victor Hugo collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 412
Abstract: Collection contains letters to and from Victor Hugo, as well as holographs of writings by Hugo. Correspondence includes letters to Hugo from Juliette Drouet, Aleksandr Herzen, comte Léopold Hugo, Jules Janin, Jean Toussaint Merle, and Jules Michelet. Letters from Hugo include letters to Laure Junot, duchesse d'Abrantès, A. de Beauchesne, Alexandre Dumas, and Almire Gandonnière. Writings contain holograph drafts of fragments of several works, including poems from Châtiments and Toute la...
Dates: 1816-1876

Matthew Josephson papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 26

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)

Frederick R. Koch collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Abstract: 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,...
Dates: 1640-1983

Letter : Paris, to Madame Clement Hemery, Cambrai, France, 1833 Dec 23

 Part of Collection — Box 68: [Barcode: 39002137225430], Folder: GROUP 2704, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS with address leaf.

In French.

Dates: 1833 Dec 23

Letter : to Paul Chenay, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box 68: [Barcode: 39002137225430], Folder: GROUP 2704, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Manuscript copy of a letter dated [1860] Mar 31, in an unidentfied hand, containing instructions to Chenay about a portrait he was to make of Hugo.

At head of letter: "Copiee par moi sur l'original appt. a M. Paul Waratte."

Dates: n.d.

Letters : to Edouard Thierry, undated

 Part of Collection — Box 272: [Barcode: 39002140921264], Folder: 9
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Two autograph manuscript letters, signed, to Edouard Thierry, discussing social and professional matters.

Dates: undated

Norman Holmes Pearson Collection of “Art for the Wrong Reason”

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D....
Dates: 1833-1979