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Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists primarily of the correspondence of 20th-century French poet René Char (1907-1988), including correspondence and records documenting his involvement with the French Resistance during World War II.
The bulk of the collection is currently unavailable as it undergoes processing.
Most of the description included here is from an inventory provided by Marie-Claude Char and Librairie Benoît Forgeot, which brokered the acquisition of the collection.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No materials were removed from the collection during 2018 and 2022 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and 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.
- Credit this material:
Correspondence; René Char Papers, C1599, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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