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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Fr 106

George Sand miscellaneous papers

Letters and compositions by the French author George Sand.


  • 1829-1872

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.


.4 linear feet (1 box)

Letters, 1829-1832, to François Duris-Dufresne concerning personal and literary matters; letters, 1853-1859, to Gustave Vaëz about her literary and dramatic works; and other letters to various friends. Also contains manuscripts of Sand's writings, including three poems, chapters from Consuelo and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt, her play La Poupée ou les Deux Filons, and receipt for publication of Mariette.

Biographical / Historical

George Sand (pseudonym of Amantine Lucille Aurore Dupin Dudevant) was a French author.


Arranged in two series:
  1. I. Letters of George Sand
  2. ___George Sand letters to François Duris-Dufresne, 1829-1832
  3. ___George Sand letters to Gustave Vaëz, 1853-1859
  4. ___George Sand letters to others
  5. II. Compositions by George Sand

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.
Sand, George, 1804-1876. George Sand miscellaneous papers, 1829-1872: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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