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Victor Hugo collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 412
Scope and Contents

This finding aid encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts and other papers, by or pertaining to Victor Hugo, acquired by the library from a variety of sources. Materials incorporated into the collection prior to November 1998 have been organized into three series. Series I, Jean Gaudon Collection , contains letters to Hugo and his wife, Adèle, from various individuals, as well as small holograph fragments of drafts of several of his works. Series II, Bronson Pinchot Collection , contains letters from Hugo to various people, letters to Hugo from Juliette Drouet, and several holographs by Hugo, mostly untitled. Series III, Materials from Other Sources , contains additional letters and writings by Hugo.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Victor Hugo Collection is 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

Ongoing collection of documents acquired by gift and purchase from various sources. Source information is recorded on the folders. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

0.6 Linear Feet ((2 boxes) + 1 broadside folder)
Related Names
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
Language of Materials