Letters received by Pierre André-May, 1922-1971.


Letters received by Pierre André-May, 1922-1971.

A collection of 151 letters, 16 postcards, 5 calling cards, and 4 manuscripts that are mostly addressed to Pierre André-May, editor of the literary journal Intentions from 1922-1924. The letters are from the poets and writers: Max Jacob, Henri Hoppenot, Georges Hugnet, Marcel Jouhandeau and Jules Supervielle, dating from 1922 to 1971. The subjects of the letters include Jean Cocteau, Jouhandeau, Max Jacob, Henri Michaux, André Gide, Marie Laurencin, Armand Salacrou, Velery Larbaud, Jean Cassou and Alfredo Gangotena. The letters also mention Supervielle's novel Le voleur des enfants and his poem A Monsieur Valery Larbaud.

ca. 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)


SNAC Resource ID: 8278391

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