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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Fr 130

Romain Rolland letters to Lucien Price


Letters from French novelist Romain Rolland to American writer and journalist Lucien Price concerning articles by Price.


  • 1913-1940 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.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Contains letters to Lucien Price concerning published articles received as well as an autograph manuscript in response to a 1921 article by Henri Barbusse and a signed transcript of his 1932 address against the war.

Biographical / Historical

Romain Rolland was a French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, an idealist who was deeply involved with pacifism; Lucien Price was an American novelist and journalist with the Boston Transcript (1907-1914) and then the Boston Globe until his death in 1964.


Arranged chronologically

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

54M-74. Deposited by Lucien Price, Esq.of the Boston Globe; received: 1954 July.

Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944. Romain Rolland letters to Lucien Price, 1913-1940: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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