French poetry

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscripts of poems by Andr Finaud ('Tant la barque ...', 1940s), Andr du Bouchet ('Sur la terre immobile' and proofs of 'Ajournement', 1960) and Ren Char ('Le martinet').

Administrative / Biographical History

Manuscripts of French poetry.

Conditions Governing Access

The Special Collections Division is available for anyone to use, regardless of whether you are attached to an academic institution. Access to the Archives and Manuscripts and Rare Books reading room, however, is by prior appointment to access the manuscript material. See our website for more details.