Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895
- Existence: 1824-07-27 - 1895-11-27
Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), French novelist, playwright, and author
Found in 3 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.
Camille Doucet correspondence
Call Number: GEN MSS 1554
Abstract: Collection of circa 11,000 letters addressed to Camille Doucet (1812-1895), director of the Superintendance générale des théâtres de France and member of the Académie française, from upwards of 1150 correspondents. It offers rich documentation of the French arts and letters in the second half of the 19th century and, in particular, of Doucet’s influence over French theater in his capacity as head of the administration of theaters in the imperial government of Napoleon III between 1853 and...
Dates: 1832-1920, bulk 1850-1895
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,...