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George H. Bauer Jean Paul Sartre manuscript collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 505
Scope and Contents

A collection of materials by Sartre acquired by George H. Bauer. The majority of the material consists of drafts for individual works in Sartre's series of novels collectively titled "Chemins de la liberté": a holograph and typescript draft of "La mort dans l'âme" and holograph draft pages of "La dernière chance", which contains a section titled "Drôle d'amitié" (which appeared in the journal, "Les Temps Modernes".) Also included are draft pages of essays on Jean Genet, Gjon Mili, a 1947 election, and other subjects, as well as a drawing titled "C'est mon amour aux Baux", and several letters: Fernando Gerassi to George H. Bauer (1962 Jul 28); a draft of a letter [by Sartre?] to an unidentified recipient; Les Éditions Nagel to Jean Cau (1949 Nov 16, on verso of a draft page); Comité français d'échanges avec L'Allemagne Nouvelle to Sartre (1948 Nov 20); and Les Éditions Nagel to Sartre (1948 Nov 16), these last two letters filed with the drafts of "La mort dansl'âme".

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The George H. Bauer Jean Paul Sartre Manuscript 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

Purchased from Ellen W. Bauer on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2001.

Associated Materials

Other Sartre material is cataloged in the Jean Paul Sartre Collection, GEN MSS 143.

1945 - 1962
1.05 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Related Names
Bauer, George Howard, 1933-
Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980
Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980 ($t: Chemins de la liberté)
Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980 ($t: Chemins de la liberté, $n: 4, $p: Dernière chance)
Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980 ($t: Chemins de la liberté, $n: 3, $p: Mort dans l'âme)
Comité français d'échanges avec l'Allemagne nouvelle
Nagel Publishers
Language of Materials