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Francis Steegmuller papers, 1877-2002 

Creator: 
Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994.
Phys. Desc: 
69 linear feet (69 linear feet 121 boxes; 2 flat boxes; 2 tube boxes)
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Author. Steegmuller is the author of books about such noted authors as Flaubert, Maupassant, and Apollonaire. He has contribured numerous short stories and articles to THE NEW YORKER. Columbia University A.B., 1927; A.M., 1927.

Scope and Contents

Letters from Somerset Maugham, Graham Greene, Edith Sitwell, Adlai Stevenson, and Jacques Lipschitz. Notes and correspondence relating to Steegmuller's books, as well as manuscripts of the books, make up part of the collection. Also, seven scrapbooks of clippings and 37 inscribed books; manuscripts and proofs for his translation of Flaubert's MADAME BOVARY; and two solander cases containing 155 photographs, mounted and inscribed, taken by Steegmuller on his trips to France, 1948, 1950, Italy, 1950, and the Virgin Islands, 1949.