Carlton Lake Collection of French Manuscripts, 1377-2000, (Archival material, 1377) [WorldCat.org]
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Carlton Lake Collection of French Manuscripts, 1377-2000,

Author: Carlton LakePierre Albert-BirotGuillaume ApollinaireAragonAntonin ArtaudAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The Carlton Lake Collection contains approximately 350,000 items relating to French art, literature, and music. The majority of the collection consists of papers of numerous French writers, musicians, and artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and includes manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, artwork, music scores, and other materials. The collection is strongest for the period known as the Belle
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Genre/Form: diaries
Drawings
financial records
first drafts
galley proofs
legal documents
love letters
Manuscripts
photographs
postcards
Scores
Scripts
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Carlton Lake; Pierre Albert-Birot; Guillaume Apollinaire; Aragon; Antonin Artaud; Georges Auric; Georges Bataille; Charles Baudelaire; Samuel Beckett; Hector Berlioz; André Breton; Albert Camus; Louis-Ferdinand Céline; René Char; Ernest Chausson; Paul Claudel; Jean Cocteau; Colette; Maurice Darantière; Claude Debussy; Marcel Duchamp; Paul Dukas; Paul Éluard; Léon-Paul Fargue; Gabriel Fauré; Paul Fort; Françoise Gilot; Jean Genet; André Gide; Georges Hugnet; Valentine Hugo; Alfred Jarry; G Jean-Aubry; James Joyce; Franz Liszt; Pierre Louÿs; Stéphane Mallarmé; André Malraux; Henry Miller; Pablo Picasso; Marcel Proust; Maurice Ravel; Maurice Raynal; Arthur Rimbaud; Henri Pierre Roché; Albert Roussel; Maurice Saillet; Saint-John Perse; Antoine de Saint-Exupéry; Jean-Paul Sartre; Erik Satie; Gertrude Stein; Igor Stravinsky; Alice B Toklas; Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec; Paul Valéry; Giuseppe Verdi; Paul Verlaine; Émile Vuillermoz; Émile Zola; Editions J.O. Fourcade.; Librairie Dorbon-aîné.
OCLC Number: 85242202
Language Note: The majority of the materials are written in the French language, with some additional items in English, German, Russian, and Spanish.
Description: 303 document boxes, 25 oversize boxes, 16 bound volumes (127.26 linear ft.), 5 galley folders, 96 oversize folders

Abstract:

The Carlton Lake Collection contains approximately 350,000 items relating to French art, literature, and music. The majority of the collection consists of papers of numerous French writers, musicians, and artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and includes manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, artwork, music scores, and other materials. The collection is strongest for the period known as the Belle Époque, (roughly 1895-1914) and for the years during and after World War I (especially the 1920s and 1930s).

Among the numerous important literary and cultural figures and organizations represented in the collection are Pierre Albert-Birot, Guillaume Apollinaire, Louis Aragon, Antonin Artaud, Georges Bataille, Charles Baudelaire, Samuel Beckett, André Breton, Albert Camus, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, René Char, Paul Claudel, Jean Cocteau, Colette, Maurice Darantière, Marcel Duchamp, Editions J.O. Fourcade, Paul Eluard, Léon-Paul Fargue, Paul Fort, Jean Genet, André Gide, Françoise Gilot, Georges Hugnet, Valentine Hugo, Alfred Jarry, Georges Jean-Aubry, James Joyce, Librairie Dorbon-aîné, Pierre Louÿs, Stéphane Mallarmé, André Malraux, Henry Miller, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Proust, Maurice Raynal, Arthur Rimbaud, Henri-Pierre Roché, Maurice Saillet, Saint-John Perse, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Jean-Paul Sartre, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Valéry, Paul Verlaine, Emile Vuillermoz, and Emile Zola.

A number of significant musical scores, letters, conductor's notes, and other manuscripts created by approximately one hundred composers are also found in the Lake Collection. Among these composers are Georges Auric, Hector Berlioz, Ernest Chasson, Claude Debussy, Paul Dukas, Gabriel Fauré, Franz Liszt, Maurice Ravel, Albert Roussel, Camille Saint-Saëns, Erik Satie, Igor Stravinsky, and Giuseppe Verdi.

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