Marcel Proust Collection
|| Marcel Proust Collection
||0.25 linear feet
||Purchased from Sotheby's of London and Christie,
Manson and Woods
||AG, 5-1994; JEF, 11-13-1998; MN, 1-30-2012
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The Marcel Proust Collection contains
five letters written by persons who served as models for characters in À
la recherche du temps perdu: Robert de Montesquiou (Charlus); Sarah
Bernhardt (also known as Rejane and La Berma); le Duc de Guiche (Saint Loup);
and Dr. Dieulafoy (Dr. Cottard), with an additional letter by Jacques de
Lacratelle. There is also one autographed letter in longhand addressed to
“Chère Madame.” A typewritten copy of this letter is
included. It was published in Lettres à Madame C.
Detailed Description: Series Listing
||Box 1 FF 1-6
||Letters Received. Letters to Proust from several
persons who served as models for characters in À la recherche
du temps perdu.
||Box 1 FF 7
||Letter Sent. Proust’s letter to “Chère
Madame,” published in Lettres à Madame C.
Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing
Series 1 ‒ Letters Received
||Robert de Montesquiou, n.d.
||Sarah Bernhardt (La Berma), 1892 (?)
||Rejane (La Berma), n.d.
||Le Duc de Guiche (Saint Loup), n.d.
||Dr. Dieulafoy (Dr. Cottard), 10-26-1906
||Jacques de Lacratelle, Paris, 10-3 of unknown
Series 2 ‒ Letter Sent
||"Chère Madame," n.d.