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MS Fr 281

Baldensperger, Fernand, 1871-1958. Fernand Baldensperger letters to Horace S. Craig: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Fr 281
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Baldensperger, Fernand, 1871-1958.
Title: Fernand Baldensperger letters to Horace S. Craig,
Date(s): 1940-1955.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Abstract: Letters of French-born professor Fernand Baldensperger to French scholar Horace S. Craig concerning their academic research interests.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*72M-30. Gift of Mrs. Horace S. Craig, 511 Four Mile Road, Apt. 813, Alexandria, VA 22305; received: 1972 Oct.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Fernand Baldensperger Letters to Horace S. Craig (MS Fr 281). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Fernand Baldensperger was a professor of Comparative Literature, who taught at the University of Nancy (1894), the University of Lyon (1900-1910), the University of Paris (1910-1935), Harvard (1935-1940) and UCLA (1940-1945). Horace S. Craig received his Ph.D. in French Literature from UCLA in 1941 and collaborated with Baldensperger on a published collection of 19th- and 20th-century literary criticism.

Scope and Contents

Chiefly includes letters from Baldensperger to Horace Sidney Craig concerning their academic research interests, observations on World War II, and family matters.

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