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MS Fr 412

Préault, Auguste, 1809-1879. Auguste Préault miscellaneous correspondence, 1830-1877: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Fr 412
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Préault, Auguste, 1809-1879.
Title: Auguste Préault miscellaneous correspondence,
Date(s): 1830-1877.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (.5 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French with some notes in English.
Abstract: Letters between French sculptor Auguste Préault and various correspondents.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Deposited by Charles W. Millard 3rd, Hirshorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Independence Avenue at Eighth St., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20560; received on various dates; gift: 1997 September 10.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Auguste Préault Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1830-1877 (MS Fr 412). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Préault was a French sculptor, born Antoine Augustin.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters from Préault to others, with an autograph manuscript concerning a portrait by Jean Baptiste Delestre.

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