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:
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.
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.
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.