Scope and Contents
The Henri Peyre Letters consist of letters to Peyre chiefly by 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 copy of the play at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Some of the materials listed were previously cataloged separately.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Henri Peyre Letters are the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Henri Peyre, 1941-1981.
0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
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.
Henri Peyre was a member of the Yale University faculty for thirty-five years, and served as chair of the Department of French for twenty-five years.
- Atkinson, Geoffroy, 1892-1960
- Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986
- Bonnefoy, Yves, 1923-2016
- Breton, André, 1896-1966
- Camus, Albert, 1913-1960
- Char, René, 1907-1988
- Claudel, Paul, 1868-1955
- Fontainas, André, 1865-1948
- Giono, Jean, 1895-1970
- Guillén, Jorge, 1893-1984
- Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963
- Maritain, Jacques, 1882-1973
- Maritain, Raïssa, 1883-1960
- Marly, Anna, 1917-2006
- Maurois, André, 1885-1967
- Peyre, Henri, 1901-1988
- Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944
- Romains, Jules, 1885-1972
- Saint-John Perse, 1887-1975
- Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980
- Schlumberger, Jean, 1877-1968
- Ungaretti, Giuseppe, 1888-1970
- Valéry, Paul, 1871-1945
- Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975
- Wing, Donald Goddard, 1904-1972
- Guide to the Henri Peyre Letters
- Under Revision
- by Beinecke Staff
- August 1997
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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