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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Fr 233

Pierre Louys papers


Letters and compositions of French writer Pierre Louys.


  • 1890-1919 and undated

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Contains letters by Pierre Louys, chiefly to Georges Louys, and compositions, including autograph manuscripts containing a draft of a poem, table of contents of a projected anthology of French verse, a book review, and essay on the French orator Jacques Bénigne Bossuet.

Biographical / Historical

Pierre Louys was a French writer of the Parnassian school.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters
  2. II. Compositions

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*64M-131. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1965 January 10.
Louys, Pierre, 1870-1925. Pierre Louys papers, 1890-1900: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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