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Two letters to Jean Seznec

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MS. Eng. c. 7963, fols. 78-79

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 78) Typed letter from William Somerset Maugham, writing from Villa Mauresque, St Jean, Cap Ferrat, acknowledging receipt of Seznec's inaugural lecture, 23 Jul 1952.
  2. (fol. 79) Typed letter from André Chastel, writing from Paris, hoping to see Seznec in the United States the following year and inviting him to write an introductory article for a publication on art and poetry, 8 Dec 1976. In French.

Dates

  • 1952-1976

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

English and French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7963, fol. 78].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7963, fols. 78-79

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16113

Overview

Two letters to Jean Seznec.

Biographical / Historical

Jean Joseph Seznec (1905-1983) was an art historian and scholar of French literature. From 1950 until 1972 he was Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature at Oxford University. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Willem Meeuws in 2019.

Related Materials

Papers of Jean Seznec are held at the Taylor Institution Library, University of Oxford.
Title
Catalogue of two letters to Jean Seznec
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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