MS Fr 662

Blanchot, Maurice. Maurice Blanchot papers, circa 1950-2003: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b (P-5)
Call No.: MS Fr 662
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Blanchot, Maurice.
Title: Maurice Blanchot papers,
Date(s): 1950-2003.
Quantity: 20 linear feet (22 boxes)
Language of materials: French, German, and English.
Abstract: Preliminary box list only for compositions, journals, and correspondence of French philosopher Maurice Blanchot, with works of others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2014M-161. Purchased with funds from the Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour fund, the Amy Lowell trust, and the Class of 1952 Manuscript Department fund; received: 2015 June 8, 2016 October 19.
2016M-48. Purchased with funds from the Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour fund, the Amy Lowell trust, the Keller Fund, and the Class of 1952 Manuscript Department fund; received: 2016 October 21.

Processing Information:

Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Maurice Blanchot (1907-2003) was a French writer, philosopher, and literary theorist.

Arrangement

Arrangement is original and materials are not fully cataloged. Readers should note that when fully processed, the order of materials may change. Request curatorial file for more detailed lists of files and correspondents.

Scope and Contents

Includes compositions, diaries, correspondence, and compositions by others.
Collection includes a series of "chemises" now identified as Files 1-76 which primarily contain works by Blanchot. The series "documents" contains predominantly works by others than Blanchot.

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