Marguerite Yourcenar letters (photocopies) to Gertrude Fay
Letters (photocopies) from French author Marguerite Yourcenar and her companion Grace Frick, to their neighbor and friend, Gertrude Fay.
- 1959-1985 and undated
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English and French.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Conditions Governing Use
Letters may be photocopied.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Letters concern their mutual friends, Yourcenar's writings, activities, travels, illnesses, and many other topics. Letters are in French and in English.
Biographical / Historical
Marguerite Yourcenar was a French author who spent much of her life as a resident of Northeast Harbor, Maine. Grace Frick was her long-time companion. Gertrude Fay was a neighbor and friend of both Yourcenar and Frick in Northeast Harbor.
b [shelved with bMS Fr 422]
Immediate Source of Acquisition
*2002M-72. Gift of Hope Cobb, (via Sue Lonoff), 142 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540; received: 2003 June 10.
Hope Cobb is the daughter of Gertrude Fay (Mrs. Rodman Fay), to whom these letters were sent. Hope Cobb has retained the original copies of the letters.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
- Yourcenar, Marguerite. Marguerite Yourcenar letters (photocopies) to Gertrude Fay: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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