F. Holland Day correspondence with Spoelberch de Lovenjoul
Letters from American photographer and publisher F. Holland (Fred Holland) Day to literary scholar Spoelberch de Lovenjoul.
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Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Chiefly letters relating to Honoré de Balzac from Spoelberch de Lovenjoul to Day, together with drafts of letters by Day and translations of them into French by Louise Imogen Guiney. Also includes a few other papers and memorabilia such as a beaded cross from the grave of Balzac and an inscribed photograph of Spoelberch de Lovenjoul.
Biographical / Historical
Fred Holland Day was an American publisher, "art" photographer, and leader of the aesthetic movement in fin-de-siècle Boston. Spoelberch de Lovenjoul was a Belgian-born aristocrat and literary scholar.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
42M-619. Gift of Charles Eliot Goodspeed; received: 1941.
- Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland), 1864-1933. F. Holland Day correspondence with Spoelberch de Lovenjoul, 1889-1892: Guide.
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