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Allen Jennings Barthold papers

Call Number: MS 1323

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers relating to the Courier de Boston, a newspaper published in the 1780s, and its editor Paul Joseph Guérard de Nancrède.

Scope and Contents

The papers of Allen Jennings Barthold consist entirely of materials relating to the Courier de Boston, published in the 1780s, and to its editor, Paul-Joseph Guérard de Nancrède. Included are correspondence, the bulk of which is with Nancrède's great-granddaughter, Mrs. Katharine de Nancrède Pond; two short articles about the journal by Barthold; and transcripts and photostatic copies of issues of the journal and of other documents relating to Nancrède. A number of the papers are in French.


  • 1929-1932


Language of Materials

The materials are in English and French.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Allen J. Barthold, 1981-1982.


0.5 Linear Feet

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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Correspondence and papers compiled by Allen Jennings Barthold relating to the Courier de Boston, a newspaper published in the 1780s, and its editor Paul-Joseph Guérard de Nancrède.

Biographical / Historical

Allen J. Barthold, 1900- : A.B., Lehigh U., 1921; Ph.D., Yale, 1931; instructor in Romance languages, Lehigh U., 1921-1922, 1923-1924; instructor in French, Yale, 1924-1936, asst. prof., 1937-1939; prof. of modern languages, 1939-1967 and emeritus prof. of Romance languages, Lehigh U., 1967-.

Guide to the Allen Jennings Barthold Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
August 1983
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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