Jacques-B. Brunius papers, 1929-1967
- Brunius, Jacques-B.
- Physical Description:
- 11 cubic feet
- Additional Creators:
- Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954, Benayoun, Robert, Breton, André, 1896-1966, Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898, Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968, Ferry, Jean, 1906-1974, Matthews, J. H., Mesens, E. L. T. (Edouard Léon Théodore), 1903-1971, Naughton, Bill, Paulhan, Jean, 1884-1968, Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008, Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970, Taylor, Simon Watson, and Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953
- Language Note:
- Most of the collection is in French.
- Restrictions on Access:
- Unrestricted access.
- The collection contains correspondence, 1940-1967, original works, translations and adaptations, BBC materials, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Correspondents include Robert Benayoun, André Breton, Marcel Duchamp, Jean Ferry, J. J. Matthews, E. L. T. Mesens, Jean Paulhan, Simon Watson Taylor, Brunius's family members, and others. Original works include manuscripts and typescripts of articles, essays, exhibition catalog texts, film reviews, radio scripts, and drawings., Translations and adaptations include works by John Lloyd Balderston, Robert Barr, Lewis John Carlino, Lewis Carroll, Christopher Fry, Henry James, Humphrey Jennings, James Joyce, Thomas Middleton, H. H. Munro (Saki), Bill Naughton, Harold Pinter, William Russo, James Saunders, N. F. Simpson, and Dylan Thomas. BBC materials include World War II intelligence extracts, radio scripts, memos, and official correspondence. Also included are contracts, book lists, and financial records for the French literary revue, Fontaine., and The clippings, 1940-1944, relate to the war and are drawn from many different British and French newspapers. Included with the arts clippings, many dealing with surrealism, are exhibition catalogs and articles from British and French literary, film, and arts periodicals. The photographs are mostly undated personal snapshots, ca. 1950s and 1960s.
- In Rare Books and Manuscripts, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. (#1969-0005R).
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased from Peter Eaton, 1969.
- Index Note:
- Online EAD finding aid available at http://resources.libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/2617.htm
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