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Michel Butor papers, 1981 April - 1983

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0178
Bib ID 4078571 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Butor, Michel
Title Michel Butor papers, 1981 April - 1983
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box); 235 items
Language(s) English , French .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, papers, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials. Much of the correspondence concerns his American teaching and lecture engagements, primarily at the University of Louisville. There are also letters from his colleagues in France, including Françoise Van Rossum-Guyon, with a copy of her Introduction to an edition of Balzac's LE PÈRE GORIOT with Butor's critical letter for the publisher. There are critical and biographical manuscripts about Butor, and several printed works, each inscribed with a note by its author.

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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Michel Butor papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of L'eon Roudiez, 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Roudiez, Prof. Léon. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1984. Accession number--M-84.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/14/89.

Revision Description

2020-07-20 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Subject

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Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
French literature -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rossum-Guyon, Françoise van, 1932- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
University of Louisville -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Michel Butor (1926-2016) was a leading philosophical writer in the French "new novel" school and a university professor in the United States as well as in Europe.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts



Box 1 Butor, Michel


Box 1 Gautier, Blaise


Box 1 Van Rossum-Guyon, Françoise van

Series II: Arranged Correspondence


Box 1 A


Box 1 Aas, Nicole


Box 1 Adamson, Ginette


Box 1 Amelinckx, Frans


Box 1 Antonietti, P


Box 1 Akeroyd, Richard H.


Box 1 Alperson, Philip


Box 1 Anker, Valentina


Box 1 B


Box 1 Banks, Thomas


Box 1 Bernard, Jeanne


Box 1 Binh, Le Nhat


Box 1 Ball, Bertrand


Box 1 Baril, Germaine


Box 1 Butor, Marie Joseph Mas (Mrs. Michel)


Box 1 C


Box 1 Canova, Pauline


Box 1 Cary, E


Box 1 Charles, Hélène


Box 1 Cronholm, Lois S.


Box 1 Czynski, Konrad


Box 1 D


Box 1 Delmont, Angela


Box 1 Didier, Batrice


Box 1 Duvillier, Laurent


Box 1 F


Box 1 Finnell, Susanna


Box 1 G


Box 1 Gaddy, Barbara E.


Box 1 Gergarias (?), Mary


Box 1 H


Box 1 Herzinger, Kim


Box 1 Heyndels, Ralph


Box 1 Hofmann, Margaret


Box 1 Hollier, Denis


Box 1 Hellerman, Jacqueline Desrez


Box 1 Hunt, Josel


Box 1 J


Box 1 Janvier, Ludvovic


Box 1 Jeannet, Frédéric Yves


Box 1 K


Box 1 Kerz, Gabriele


Box 1 Kolbert, Jack and Ruth

With photographs


Box 1 L


Box 1 Lough, Tom


Box 1 Lafarge, Catherine


Box 1 M


Box 1 Melman, Jeffrey


Box 1 Maccheroni, Henri


Box 1 Miller, Elinor S.


Box 1 Miscellaneous

With photographs


Box 1 N


Box 1 Nostrand, Howard L.


Box 1 Naslund, Sena Jeter


Box 1 Norman, Buford


Box 1 Otter, Anne


Box 1 P


Box 1 Parsont, Mina


Box 1 Pfeffer, Wendy


Box 1 Plantiveau, Monique


Box 1 Prigent, Michel


Box 1 Parant, Jean Luc


Box 1 Prêtre, Jean Claude

With photographs


Box 1 R


Box 1 Ratouis, Marielle


Box 1 Raymond, P


Box 1 Reda, Jacques


Box 1 Rogers, Michelle

With photographs


Box 1 Roudiez, Léon


Box 1 S


Box 1 Sacré, James


Box 1 Saipal, M


Box 1 Saillard, Martine


Box 1 Schwartz, Debora


Box 1 Sicard, Michel


Box 1 Soullier, Colette


Box 1 Santschi, Madeleine

With photographs


Box 1 V


Box 1 Vladislav, Jan


Box 1 W


Box 1 Waldorf, Barbara


Box 1 Wixon, Kathryn A.


Box 1 Wright, Elise U. (Mrs. John D.)


Box 1 Y


Box 1 Yoken, Mel B.


Box 1 Z


Box 1 Zaayer, Tjeerd


Box 1 Zancotti, Servane

Series III: Documents, Manuscripts, and Printed Items


Box 1 Documents: Michel Butor


Box 1 Manuscripts: Michel Butor


Box 1 Printed Items, Biographical: Butor


Box 1 Printed Items, with notes by the author


Box 1 Czynski, Konrad


Box 1 Godel, Vahe


Box 1 Heyndels, Ralph


Box 1 Jeannet, Frédéric Yves


Box 1 Pousseur, Henri


Box 1 Santschi, Madeleine