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Camille Doucet correspondence
Call Number: GEN MSS 1554
Overview: 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 1870,...
Dates: 1832-1920, bulk 1850-1895
Edmond Plauchut Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1462
Overview: Correspondence, writings, photographs, drawings, and other personal papers by or relating to Edmond Plauchut. The materials document Plauchut's literary works, his travels, and his life at George Sand's Nohant estate. Writings include early poems; manuscripts for the book Autour de Nohant (Paris: Calmann Lé́vy, 1897), the study Les anciennes provinces de France: Le Berry, and his unpublished memoir Les malheurs d'un homme...
Dates: 1850-1996, bulk 1850-1909
Maurice Sand Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1463
Overview: The Maurice Sand papers contains family and professional correspondence, publishing contracts, writings, drawings, posters, and other material by or about the nineteenth-century author, illustrator, and puppeteer. The collection offers substantial documentation of Sand's theatrical work from the late 1840s to the 1880s; included are holograph scripts, scenarios, or posters for over forty puppet plays created by Sand. The collection also includes three novel drafts, a set of playing cards issued...
Dates: 1833-1995, bulk 1848-1889
Solange Clésinger-Sand Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 755
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers documenting the life and work of Solange Clésinger-Sand. Correspondence consists of letters to and from Clésinger-Sand and third-party letters between family and others. Notable correspondents include the following friends, family, and family friends: Éduoard Bourdet, Alphonse Guérin, Amélie Grille de Beuzelin, Maurice Sand, Charles Poncy, Samuel Rocheblave, and Jules Troubat. Writings by Clésinger-Sand include complete...