Henri Peyre letters, 1929-1971.

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Henri Peyre letters, 1929-1971.

Consists of letters to Peyre chiefly from French authors, plus one letter from Peyre to Donald Wing enclosing a typescript of Paul Claudel's "Partage de midi," which Peyre had made from the play at the Bibliotheque Nationale.

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