Gabriel Marcel Collection 1898-1973


Gabriel Marcel Collection 1898-1973

These materials, assembled by Darwin Yarish, a Canadian student of Marcel, contain over fifty notebooks kept by Marcel over the years. Drama, from juvenile efforts to several plays written in the mid-1940s, form the second-largest portion of the archive.

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