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Lewis Galantière papers, 1920-1977

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0467
Bib ID 4078798 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Galantière, Lewis, 1895-1977
Title Lewis Galantière papers, 1920-1977
Physical Description 36 boxes (36 boxes 1 flat item)
Language(s) English , French .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/18_G-GL_02.pdf

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This collection has no restrictions.



Selected materials cataloged; remainer arranged.



Writers represented in the correspondence files are Margaret Anderson, Sherwood Anderson, George Antheil, Djuna Barnes, Clive Bell, Malcolm Cowley, E.E. Cummings, John Dos Passos, Ford Madox Ford, Ernest Hemingway, Richard Hughes, Eugene Jolas, Archibald MacLeish, H.L. Mencken, Henry Miller, Adrienne Monnier, Man Ray, Elmer Rice, Jules Romains, Gertrude Stein, John Steinbeck, Allen Tate, Carl Van Vechten, Robert Penn Warren, and Edmund Wilson. Galantiere's best known work as a translator was that of the writings of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and the collection contains in addition to correspondence, twelve manuscripts, all bearing the author's and the translator's corrections. He also wrote extensively on economic subjects and current history, and these files and manuscripts are present in the collection. Galantiere wrote plays in his own name and adapted Jean Anouilh's ANTIGONE for Katharine Cornell in 1946, and there are materials relating to these works.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.

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.

To cite, quote and publish the Saint Exupery files contact Societe pour l'oeuvre et la memoire de Saint Exupery 23 rue Gazan 75014 Paris.

Preferred Citation

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

Alternate Form Available

Antoine de Saint-Exupʹery: [Terre des hommes].. are on: microfilm MN# 95-2015-2.

Royal Cortissoz letters are also available on microfilm MN# 11922 and 11923.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Microfilm of St.-Exupery mss Processed HR 12/22/94.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Anderson, Margaret C. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Anouilh, Jean, 1910-1987 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Antheil, George, 1900-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, French Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Barnes, Djuna Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bell, Clive, 1881-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cummings, E. E (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dramatists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Expatriation -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
French literature -- Translations into English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hughes, Richard, 1900-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International Chamber of Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Man Ray, 1890-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Monnier, Adrienne Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
PEN (Organization) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Radio Free Europe Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Romains, Jules, 1885-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tate, Allen, 1899-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Translators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Office of War Information Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World politics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Translator of French literature, playwright, journalist. Galantiere (1893-1977) worked for the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris from 1920 to 1927, and came to know many French writers and American expatriates. He also worked with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Office of War Information, and Radio Free Europe. He was president of the American branch of P.E.N., 1965-1967.