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Biographical/Historical note

Scope and Contents note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Correspondence, 1950-1967

Series II: Research Notes by Bourgeois on Boylesve

Series III: Photographs

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rene Boylesve research materials, 1950-1967 MS 589



creator Bourgeois, Andre
Title: Rene Boylesve research materials
Dates: 1950-1967
Abstract The material in this collection consists of papers from the files of Andre M.G. Bourgeois, Professor of Romance Languages, at Rice University, concerning the life of Rene Boylseve, with particular reference to poems, written by him to Betty Halperine During the First World War. Rene Boylesve was the pseudonym of Rene-marie-auguste Tardiveau, a French novelist noted for his social histories set in the Touraine region of west-central France. He was elected to the French Academy in 1918. (1 box)
Identification: MS 589
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center

Biographical/Historical note

Rene Boylesve was the pseudonym of Rene-marie-auguste Tardiveau, a French novelist noted for his social histories set in the Touraine region of west-central France. He was elected to the French Academy in 1918.

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Scope and Contents note

The material in this collection consists of papers from the files of Andre M.G. Bourgeois, Professor of Romance Languages, at Rice University, concerning the life of Rene Boylseve, with particular reference to poems, written by him to Betty Halperine during the World War I. Correspondents include Betty Halperine (Rene Boylesve's mistress 1914-1926), Jeanne Armand Calliat, and Marie Mors-Boylesve (sister of Rene Boylseve).

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Author (aut) Boylesve, René, 1867-1926
Subjects
French poetry

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Rene Boylesve Papers, MS 589, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift from June M. Bourgeois, September 2011.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Correspondence, 1950-1967

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence to Andre Bourgeois, 1953-1955
2 Betty Halperine to Andre Bourgeois, 1952-1966
3 Jeanne Armand Calliat to Andre Bourgeois, 1953
4 Marie Mors-Bloylesve to Andre Bourgeois, 1950-1962
5 Correspondence regarding Bouregois' publication of Borlesve poems, 1967

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Series II: Research Notes by Bourgeois on Boylesve

Box Folder
1 6 Poems to Betty Halperine (typewritten and handwritten copies)
7 Boylesve family history notes
8 Bourgeois book notes
9 Auguste Chevigne "Le jardin secret" notes
10 Publications
11 Correspondence regarding Tardiveau, 1955
12 Tardiveau family chronology notes
13 Tardiveau title papers (typescript copy)

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Series III: Photographs

Box Folder
1 14 Unidentified image of man at desk, possibly Boylesve
14 Sculpture of Boylesve in a garden, 1951
14 Portrait identified as Numa Blanc, Monte Carlo, G. Detaille

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