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MS Fr 348

Laignelot, Joseph François, 1752-1829. Joseph François Laignelot plays: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Fr 348
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Laignelot, Joseph François, 1752-1829.
Title: Joseph François Laignelot plays,
Date(s): 1778-1829.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Compositions by the French dramatist Joseph Laignelot.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*81M-48. Purchased with the Duplicates fund from Librairie Garnier-Arnoul 39, rue de Seine, Paris 75006 France; received: 1981 July.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Joseph François Laignelot Plays (MS Fr 348). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Laignelot was a French dramatist, elected deputy to the Paris Convention after the French Revolution. Re-editing one of his pre-Revolutionary theatrical pieces led to his threats of exile.

Scope and Contents

Contains printed and autograph copies of his play, Agis, tragédie en cinq actes et en vers and Rienzi, tragédie en cinq actes et en vers. Also includes police documents ordering his banishment from Paris, and printed eulogy upon his death.

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