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Corrected script of 'A season in hell' by Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891), translated by Terence Tiller (1916-1987)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1410
Scope and Contents The typesript corrected script of A season in hell is 40pp and has manuscript annotations. It is accompanied by a letter with BBC heading and dated 27 May 1975 from Terence Tiller to 'Dear Reggie' - Reggie being the late Professor Reginald Donald Smith (1914-1985), New University of Ulster, and husband of Olivia Manning (1908-1980). The collection also contains a short script of Four of a kind by Paul Verlaine, also translated and...

Material relating to the French Studies of E. R. Anderson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1093
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following material relating to French Studies and a piece of work on Charles-Georges Le Roy, noted as per content of each box: Box 1 8 x files/folders - Notes on: Eugene; Condillac; Athalie; Mithridate; Berenice; and Phedre; and French magazine cuttings Box 2 ...

Notes taken by William S. Mitchell at lectures by Charles Sarolea

 Fonds — Box: Gen.784, Folder: Gen.784/2
Identifier: Coll-1659
Scope and Contents Notes taken by William S. Mitchell at lectures on French literature given by Charles Sarolea. This is most likely William Smith Mitchell, who graduated MA in 1932.

Papers of Professor George Saintsbury

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-79
Scope and Contents The Papers of Professor George Saintsbury include articles, introductions, addresses, lectures, obituaries, reviews, letters and postcards, and notes. The collection consists of holographs, typescripts, galley proofs, page proofs, and corrections. There is an autograph manuscript ofA last scrap book, and others of miscellaneous articles.

Papers of Professor John Orr

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-77
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the papers, lectures and correspondence of Professor John Orr, mainly relating to Romance linguistics. The correspondence includes 20 letters from the poet Jules Supervielle, dating from 1947-1955. The collection also includes 7 diplomas: Hon. Doct. University of Caen (1945); Officier de la Legion d'Honneur (1946); Encomienda de Alfonso x el Sabio (1953); Commandeur de la Legion d'Honneur (1955); LL.D, St Andrews University (1955); Hon. Doct. Paris University (1956);...

Papers of Professor R.L.G. Ritchie

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-93
Scope and Contents The papers of Professor Ritchie consist mainly of material relating to a projected work on the French element in Scots. The collection is composed of general and introductory material, notes on purely Scots words, material on phonology, a glossary, a bibliography, and unworked notes on French loanwords and personal names. There is also material on Arthurian studies.

Recueil de Desseins Ridicules, by Georges Focus

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1945
Scope and Contents This is a bound manuscript volume containing approx. 125 pen-and-ink drawings by Georges Focus, often signed by the author and sometimes dated 1694 or 1695. This artwork was produced during his confinement at the Parisian asylum 'Les Petites Maisons', where he was sent in 1680. The illustrations represent various scenes, such as episodes of the artist’s life taking place in mainly Parisian or Roman settings, and excerpts from Virgile Travesti by the poet Pierre...

Ts translation by W. H. Auden (1907-1973) of 'The Knights of the Round Table', a play by Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1670
Scope and Contents Ts, 114pp, quarto. A final leaf of blue paper carries the printed mark of 'Mrs Marshall's', 28 Southampton Street, WC.2 (Play typists since 1884) and is stamped by the firm at 23 April 1957 [or 1951]. An embossed print bearing the same information is on the first page.