Peyre, Henri, 1901-1988
- Existence: 1901 - 1988
Henri Peyre (1901–1988), French-born American linguist, literary scholar, and Sterling Professor of French Emeritus at Yale University.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 33
Overview: Papers of John Maudgridge Snowden Allison, author and professor of history at Yale University. The papers contain correspondence, teaching materials, and research files, including original letters and documents by French political figures of the 18th and 19th century. Among these are François Guizot, Alphonse Larmartine, King Louis Philippe, Chrétien Malesherbes, and Adolphe Thiers. Also included is a promissory note by Talleyrand and documents signed by Louis XVI. Among his personal...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 35
Overview: The Chimera Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, and business papers relating to the publishing history of Chimera: A Literary Journal (1942-1947), with manuscripts of writings by Barbara Howes, editor of Chimera from 1943 to 1947.
Call Number: GEN MSS 883
Overview: The Jacques Guicharnaud Papers consist of correspondence with literary and teaching colleagues, publishers, family, and friends; autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of plays, literary criticism, and other writings; a small amount of drafts and offprints of literary criticism by colleagues; syllabi, lecture notes, and administrative papers relating to teaching at Yale University and Harvard University; printed material including theater programs and clippings relating to theater in France...
Dates: 1943-circa 2005
Call Number: OHI, Item OHI 30 18 a-b
Call Number: MS 1395
Overview: The Henri M. Peyre Collection consists of a single volume presented to Professor Peyre on the occasion of his eightieth birthday. The volume contains photostatic copies of almost 350 letters from former Yale students, written in 1980 and 1981, with a foreword by Georges May.
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.