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Robert Valançay correspondence, 1921-1978

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Finding aid for the Robert Valançay correspondence, 1921-1978
Series II. Manuscripts and photographs, ca. 1932-1978 9.0 folder(s)
Series contains manuscripts, including translations, and a few letters by Valançay, as well as ca. 50 photographs, most presumably taken by Valançay. Also clippings and 5 manuscripts by others.
Box Folder
3 6 Manuscripts and letters: Valançay, 1932
2 handwritten letters to Louis Parrot concerning Parrot's unwillingness to lend him certain surrealist journals.
3 6 Biographical notice
3 6 Letter to Biblioteque nationale, 26 Feb 1945
1 handwritten letter to the "Administrateur" of the BN concerning permission to review Sade's manuscript in the "Enfer."
3 6 Letters between Valançay to Hébertot, 17 Oct 1931-10 Apr 1932
9 typed letters concerning making a copy of a recording of Apollinaire and 8 typed letters from Hébertot responding to Valançay.
3 6 Translations, essays and notes by Valançay
A group of 21 German poems translated by Valançay for Parisot's Anthologie de la Poésie humoristique. Two short essays on Marcel Jean and essay entitled "Introduction" on the romantic writer Ludwig Tieck. Notes by Valançay on Cravan's journal Maintenant.
3 7 Translation by Valançay
Partial translation of Essay on Woman in Three Epistles into French from English by Valançay
3 7 Articles
on André Breton, Jean Paulhan and various other topics.
Box Folder
4 1 Photographs
2 Dance hall pictures, 12 portraits of Mme and M. Valançay, 6 nude model pictures in a studio (dealer speculates that it might be Breker's studio), 10 photos of women on a beach (Valançay's wife Henriette is one of the women in these pictures, another may be Germaine Hugnet), 19 pictures taken at Eluard's Domaine du Percq in 1934 of Eluard, Nutsch, Germaine and George Hugnet and Henriette Valançay, 3 pornographic postcards. Valançay presumably took most of these pictures.
4 2 Manuscripts by others, 1933, 1948
A typed manuscript by Otto Grautoff dated Feb 1933, entitled "Die Literatur. 4 typed manuscripts by Walter J. Moeschlin dated 1948, entitled "Franziskusbild," "Der Sturm," "Der Strom Asmuth," and "Orkeanos." A bibliography of Apollinaire. 4 photographs of a Henry-Dompard.
Box Folder
5 1-5 Unidentified letters and cards
5 1 Letters, cards and postcards
Approximately 25 unidentified letters and 25 unidentified cards and postcards
5 2 Christmas and New Year's Cards
from friends, colleagues and acquaintances, ca. 85 items.
5 3 Cards
5 4 Cards
5 5 Cards


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