Papers, 1930-1960.


Papers, 1930-1960.

Papers of a French professor at the University of Maine. Included are correspondence, research notes, and lectures relating to the French poet Henri de Régnier (1864-1936). Correspondents include Jacques de Lacretelle, Claude Debussy, George Duhamel, and Henri de Régnier. Also included are copies of her M.A. and Ph. D. theses, an index to her Ph. D. thesis, unpublished manuscripts, and a copy of her book of poetry Nothing but song.

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