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COLLECTION — Volume: 1 Identifier: MS Thr 165

Papers for Alphonse Daudet's Fromont jeune et Risler ainé


Manuscript of Fromont jeune et Risler ainé by French authors Adolphe Belot and Alphonse Daudet.


  • Creation: 1871-1876 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in French.

Conditions Governing Access

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


.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes an unsigned manuscript with autograph manuscript revisions of Fromont jeune et Risler ainé and letters from Adolphe Belot to unidentified correspondents among other items.

Biographical / Historical

Daudet was a French novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and a leading figure in the nineteenth-century school of French Naturalism. Adolphe Belot was a prolific French author and dramatist. Fromont jeune et Risler ainé is a comic drama by Daudet and Belot.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

65M-180. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1966 May.

Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897. Papers for Alphonse Daudet's Fromont jeune et Risler ainé, 1871-1876: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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