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MS Judaica 1

Papers concerning the Dreyfus Affair, 1826-1908: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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Last update on 2014 June 9

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b, pf
Call No.: MS Judaica 1
Title: Papers concerning the Dreyfus Affair,
Date(s): 1826-1908 and undated.
Quantity: 1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Yiddish, French, and English.
Abstract: Papers concerning the trial of French army officer Alfred Dreyfus.

Acquisition Information:

57JM-1. Lee M. FriedmanCollection of Judaica; received: 1957.

Access Restrictions:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Papers Concerning the Dreyfus Affair, 1826-1908 (MS Judaica 1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Historical Note

Alfred Dreyfus was a French army officer who was tried for treason in 1894 and imprisoned on Devil's Island.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Content

Contains correspondence, writings, notes, legal documents, record books, photographs, drawings, and other material relating to the Dreyfus affair, as well as a logbook of the first year of Dreyfus's imprisonment on Devil's Island, 1895-1896. Contains visiting cards, autographs, telegrams, photographs, political cartoons, and drawings. Among the legal documents are contracts, passes, affidavits, regulations, and summons. Correspondents include Alfred Dreyfus, Emile Zola, Georges Duruy, Fernand Labori, Marie Georges Picquart. Contains manuscripts of articles and books by Zola, Georges Clemenceau, and others. Also contains notes on the Zola trial by Zola and Labori.

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