Miscellaneous correspondence from Alexandre Dumas junior to various recipients

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A miscellaneous collection of 129 autograph letters and other documents, many with envelopes attached, sent from Alexandre Dumas junior to various correspondents between September 1850 and May 1883, all mounted and bound in a large volume, with an engraved portrait of ALEXANDRE DUMAS II printed in Paris mounted on f.1r as a frontispiece to the manuscript.

Administrative / Biographical History

The writer Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), the author of La Dame aux camlias, was the son of the novelist Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870).

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

From the library of Lord Brotherton.


In French.

Other Finding Aids

The letters are listed in the Letters database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letlink.htm#dumas