Comprises autograph French manuscripts of Henry Card towards various of his poems, plays, and prose writings; also, many letters from or to him, dated between 1873 and 1921; together with various editorial notes concerning the manuscripts written in other, more recent, hands, partly in French and partly in English, and a copy of Andr Gill: Vingt portraits contemporains, Paris, s.d.
Literary papers of Henry Card
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- ReferenceGB 206 MS 1328
- Dates of Creationca.1873-1921
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialFrench English
- Physical Description6 boxes, manuscript, typescript, press-cuttings, and printed material. Most of the material is held in box files labelled A-H, O-U.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Henry Card was born in Paris in 1851. He was a naturalistic writer and author of two novels: Une belle journe (1881) and Terrains vendre au bord de la mer (1906). He was one of the original members of the Acadmie Goncourt
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Purchased from Quaritch/Sotheby's on 26 May 1994.
In French, but with some editorial notes in English.