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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Fr 119-119.5

Grace Norton papers


Papers concerning Michel de Montaigne by American scholar of French art and literature Grace Norton.


  • 1898-1912

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in French and English.

Conditions Governing Access

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


3.7 linear feet (18 volumes)
Consists of preliminary typed drafts with annotations of Lexique de la Langue de Montaigne, Index of the Names in Montaigne, Lexique to Sebon, and manuscripts of Norton's lectures on Montaigne's classical reading.

Biographical / Historical

Norton was an American literary scholar who studied 16th-19th-century French art and literature.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition information listed with each item.
Norton, Grace, 1834-1926. Grace Norton papers, 1898-1912: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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