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MS Fr 345

Barthélemy, J.J. (Jean-Jacques), 1716-1795. Jean-Jacques Barthelemy compositions: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Fr 345
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Barthélemy, J.J. (Jean-Jacques), 1716-1795.
Title: Jean-Jacques Barthelemy compositions,
Date(s): 1759-1760 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Autograph compositions by the French writer Jean-Jacques Barthélemy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*81M-35. Purchased from Olivier Roux Devillas, 12, rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris; received: 1981 July.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Jean-Jacques Barthelemy Compositions (MS Fr 345). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Trained as a Jesuit priest, Jean-Jacques Barthélemy was keeper of the French royal collection of medallions and elected to the French Academy in 1788. He is known for his novel about the travels of a young Scythian in the fourth century B.C., Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece, completed in 1788.


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Scope and Contents

Consists of two autograph manuscripts: [Lysis and Philocles: A philosophical dialogue], and Sur l'heptacorde. Also includes a list of works by the author and notes from the French Academy Dictionary.

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