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Vielé-Griffin, Francis, 1864-1937
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Francis Vielé-Griffin Collection
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.4 linear feet
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Firestone Library (mss): Box 1


Contains manuscripts and miscellany, but the bulk of the collection consists of family and literary correspondence of the American-born French poet Francis Vielé-Griffin.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains Vielé-Griffin manuscripts and miscellany, but the bulk of the collection consists of family and literary correspondence of Vielé-Griffin. Among the family correspondence are letters by the poet's father and sister which shed light on the experience of the American-born's childhood in France. The literary correspondence includes the poet's letters to Albert Mockel, Stuart Merrill, and Edouard Dujardin. In addition, there are letters from Edmund Gosse, Stephen Massett, Thomas Sturge Moore, George Moore, Rodin, Johannes Schlaf, Henri Barbusse, Francis Jammes, Marcel Schwob, and James McNeill Whistler. There are also five autograph manuscripts of Vielé-Griffin's verse: "En Arcadie," "Les Brumes," "Pour le 2 Novembre," "Communion," and "Samle France."

Collection Creator Biography:

Vielé-Griffin, Francis, 1864-1937

Francis Vielé-Griffin was an American-born French poet who became an important figure in the French Symbolist movement.

Collection History


Various AM. Negative microfilm of letters of Andre Gide to Francis Viele-Griffin is a gift of Mr. Rosenthal of the University of Chicago Library.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2012.

Folder inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Francis Vielé-Griffin Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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