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At a Glance
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.
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Restrictions on Access
The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-36. 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.
Patrons must use the microfilm copy of the Royal Cortissoz letters. Otherwise, this collection has no restrictions.
Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above. (CCR 2020-10-21)
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.
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.
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 available on microfilm MN# 11922 and 11923.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
Microfilm of St.-Exupery mss Processed HR 12/22/94.
2020-10-21 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Translator of French literature, playwright, journalist. Galantiere 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.