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Jean Cocteau Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 041b

Scope and Content

The collection includes 32 letters, dated 1912-1958, from Jean Cocteau to various recipients including Madeleine Le Chevrel and Henri Sarguet. There is one undated poem: "Le Printemps a Fond de la Mer."

Dates

  • 1912-1958
  • Majority of material found within 1912-1925

Creator

Access

The collection is open for research.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) was a French poet, novelist, playwright, artist and filmmaker.

Extent

0.02 Linear feet (32 folders)

Language of Materials

French

Abstract

Letters written by Jean Cocteau to Madeleine Le Chevrel, Henri Sarguet, and others. Also includes a poem.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Related Material

The Cocteau letters are part of the Miscellaneous Papers of French Authors collection at the University of Florida.

Title
A Guide to the Jean Cocteau Letters
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
Date
September 2011
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755