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MS Fr 105

Le Blanc, Jean-Bernard, 1707-1781. Jean-Bernard Le Blanc letters to Richard de Ruffey, 1728-1769: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Fr 105
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Le Blanc, Jean-Bernard, 1707-1781.
Title: Jean-Bernard Le Blanc letters to Richard de Ruffey,
Date(s): 1728-1769.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Letters from French historian and art critic Abbot Jean-Bernard Le Blanc to French author Richard de Ruffey about contemporary authors.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-34. Purchased with the Degrand fund from Theodore Tausky, 3, rue Trouchet, 75008 Paris; received: 1951 July 18.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Jean-Bernard Le Blanc Letters to Richard de Ruffey, 1728-1769 (MS Fr 105). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Abbot Jean-Bernard Le Blanc was a French author, historian and art critic; Richard de Ruffey (Gilles Germain Richard de Ruffey, 1706-1770) was an author and president of the Académie des sciences, arts et belles lettres de Dijon.


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Scope and Contents

Includes 17 letters concerning literary matters and contemporary authors.

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