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Alphabetical Correspondence, 1928-1987
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Includes correspondence (arranged roughly in alphabetical order) with Lise Deharme, Jean-Serge Elkaim, Julien Gracq, Carlos Lynes, André and Cécile Miguel, André Rodocanachi, Pierre Robin (Beyrouth), Agathe Rouart Valery, François Stasse, Jean Starobinski, Lucien Scheler, Alain and Jacqueline Trutat, Robert Valette and Cécile Eluard, Patrick Walberg, and possibly others.
Similar to the chronological run of correspondence, the letters of identified individuals are primarily in chronological order.
No materials were removed from the collection during 2018 and 2022 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.
- Processing Information
The papers on the French Resistance was processed by Faith Charlton with assistance from Julia English '19 and Matthew Oakland '20 in 2018. Finding aid written by Faith Charlton in 2018. Folder inventory added by Julia English '19 and Matthew Oakland '20 in 2018.
The correspondence was processed by Kelly Bolding, Faith Charlton, and Amy C. Vo in 2022. Finding aid updated by Kelly Bolding, Faith Charlton, and Amy C. Vo in 2022. During 2022 processing, archivists did some minor sorting and interfiling of unsorted letters in the Correspondence series. While materials were removed from binders, most were left in the enclosures (sleeves) in which they were housed at the time they arrived at the library.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication 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 Special Collections 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.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
- Credit this material:
Alphabetical Correspondence; René Char Papers, C1599, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 22