Emile Zola correspondence concerning the Dreyfus Affair
Letters from French novelist, critic, and political activist Emile Zola to unidentified correspondents concerning the Dreyfus Affair.
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Extent.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes ten autograph letters from Zola to unidentified correspondents concerning the Dreyfus Affair.
Biographical / Historical
Zola was a French novelist, critic, and political activist. The Dreyfus Affair was the controversy that occurred with the treason conviction (1894) of Capt Alfred Dreyfus (1859–1935), a French general staff officer. Zola was a leading supporter of Dreyfus.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
63M-54. Purchased with the Friedman fund from Robert K. Black, 109 Lorraine Avenue, Upper Montclair, New Jersey; received: 1963 November.
- Zola, Emile, 1840-1902. Emile Zola correspondence concerning the Dreyfus Affair, 1898-1899: Guide.
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