Tragedy of St Louis

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume transcribed by Louis Bellec, 1823-1826, including 'Tragedie Sant Loeis', a play.

Administrative / Biographical History

The transcriber of the manuscript, Louis Bellec, was a farmer in Kergoual, Plumliau.

Access Information


The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Acquisition Information

Presented to University College London by Whitley Stokes.

Other Finding Aids

Dorothy K Coveney, 'A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of University College London' (London, 1935); handlist at University College London Special Collections.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Paper manuscript bound in green and brown morocco, with the title in gilt letters on the back. 27cm.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal copyright restrictions apply.

Custodial History

Given to the philologist Whitley Stokes (1830-1909) as a souvenir of his journey to Rennes by J Loth.

Related Material

University College London Special Collections also holds philological papers of Whitley Stokes (Ref: MS ADD 300), and his collection of works on philology and folklore.