Contents and Arrangement

Notes on Roger Caillois, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of working editorial files and author letters for the Pléiade edition of Leger's complete works, published by the French publisher Gallimard in 1972. Included are 18 autographed signed letters (45 pages), 10 typed signed letters (14 pages), 2 copies of manuscripts (12 pages), 8 typed manuscripts with minor corrections (18 pages), 2 telegrams, 2 envelopes, and 14 "tetes de dossiers" manuscripts. Œuvres complètes (Paris: Bibliothèque de la Pléiade, Gallimard, 1972) was the definitive edition of the poet's work. Leger designed and edited the volume, which includes a detailed chronology of his life, speeches, tributes, hundreds of letters, notes, a bibliography of the secondary literature, and extensive extracts from those parts of that literature the author liked.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated during 2012 processing.

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:

Notes on Roger Caillois; Saint-John Perse Pléiade Edition Collection, C1434, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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